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Vacancies in Winnie’s Pure Health, Kenya

Maintenance Technician

Reports To: Production & Operations Manager
Direct Reports: None
Job Purpose
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing routine factory maintenance tasks to maintain the manufacturing plant, equipment and facilities in good working order and improving equipment reliability by increasing the mean time between failure (MTBF) while reducing the mean time to repair (MTTR). This is to be achieved through performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of the factory’s business goals and objectives.

Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines.
·         Perform minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballast, sockets, fuses, minor appliances, cords, etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools.
·         Performs minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, trenching and laying new lines, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.).
·         Performs minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. repairing pallets, preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.).
·         Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and perform scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment during machine service.
·         Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
·         Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make necessary adjustments.
·         Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
·         Inspect newly acquired equipment upon arrival, checking every part to be sure that they are working and meet up with industry standards before they are used in the factory
·         Carry out routine servicing of equipment as part of measures to prevent breakdowns and malfunctions, which could thwart production activities.
·         Keep record of maintenance activities to track the lifespan of equipment, maintenance costs and performance metrics.
·         Troubleshoot equipment to determine specific malfunctioning issues and tackle them accordingly
·         Communicate with management or contractors to inform them about equipment faults and best maintenance techniques to implement for maximum performance.
·         Assist in the development of planned preventative maintenance schedules (PPM).
·         Identify spares requirements and control / monitor usage.
·         Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment.
·         Diagnose and replaces faulty electrical components of machine, such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices, using appropriate hand-tools.
·         Minor fabrications for process improvements, automation and autonomations
·         Any other duties as directed by the company management (Production & Operations Manager and/or Directors).
General Provisions/Requirements
·         Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties with the appropriate PPEs
·         Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas; full use of logout/tagout procedures
·         Strictly abide by safety regulations during manufacturing activities, keeping equipment in check to avoid mechanical hazards that could cause harm to operators and workers.
·         Teach workers how to operate equipment to avoid pressing the wrong buttons that could trigger accidents, which could lead to casualties.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
·         Asset Care & Improvement – nil unreported breakdowns,
·         Maintenance Cost – sustain an average below 2% of total revenue
·         Plant Performance & Efficiency – achieve 95% Performance, 75% OEE, 40% Capacity Utilization*
·         Systems – full implementation of Preventive/Scheduled Maintenance, Autonomous Maintenance, SMED
·         Maintenance Capturing & Data Control – On Time Preparation, entry and filing of Maintenance Documents & Records
 Key Competencies
·         Proven experience as maintenance technician
·         Good welding skills
·         Good knowledge and understanding of electrical, automated (and semi-automated) manufacturing processes and other systems
·         Ability to interpret and work with PLC units
·         Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
·         Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
·         Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
·         Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime
Behavioural Competencies
·         Ability to multitask and prioritize work
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·         Attention to detail

·         Ability to be adaptable and flexible
·         Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
·         Assertive and proactive and
·         Planning, coordinating and organizing skills
Educational Background
·         Diploma/HND in Engineering or related course
·         At least 2 years working experience
·         Knowledge and experience in ISO & GMP
·         Training in Kaizen/Six Sigma/TPM an added advantage

Stores Clerk (18-25K)
Job Purpose
The Stores Clerk is responsible for monitoring and tracking inventory, maintaining proper and accurate records for accountability and traceability purposes. Further, he/she will implement and enforce control measures and ensure that operations are done as documented.
·         Facilitate activities in the Stores
·         Ensure that materials received and issued are as per the set quality standards
·         Ensure receipt of items against approved order purchased while ensuring specifications and adhered to
·         Arrange and facilitate arrangement of items in the Stores as per the agreed storage system; while ensuring labelling and coding of products is done correctly for easy retrieval
·         Maintain optimum stock levels for all products in the Stores and facilitated re-order on items below the minimum stock levels
·         Track inventory movement by ensuring that proper documents are maintained for reference purposes
·         Daily tracking and up-date of stock levels for traceability and accountability purposes
·         Implement FIFO method of item issuance to allow for adequate stock rotation to avoid wastages and/or damages
·         Conduct periodic spot counts for items in the Stores to ensure that accountability and avoid variances
·         Make analysis of actual physical stock count against system balances as a way of stock control to avoid pilferages
·         Supervise, facilitate and coordinate timely transfer of items while ensuring product handling procedures are adhered to
·         Facilitate accurate and timely up-date of the bin cards for traceability and accountability purposes
·         Enforce and uphold access control in the Stores for security purposes
·         Prepare, generate and submit accurate reports in line with the timelines provided
·         Any other duties not necessarily mentioned which are in line with the position of a Store Clerk
Behavioural Competencies
·         Planning, coordinating and organizing skills.
·         Mature with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·         Analytical skills with a keen attention to detail
·         Result oriented, assertive and proactive
·         Ability to multitask and prioritize work
·         Ability to be adaptable and flexible
·         Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
·         1 – 2 years’ experience in Stores Management in a manufacturing setup. Experience in the FMCG will be an added advantage
Education and specialist Knowledge Required
·         Degree/ Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management/ Inventory Control & Management or relevant field
·         Computer proficiency especially Excel
·         Professional certificate from an accredited body – CIPS/KISM
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