Machine Specialist Job in Kenya

Key Purpose Statement

The primary role of the Machine Specialist is to maintain, repair and optimise plant and associated devices to ensure that plant availability and product quality at minimum cost; without sacrificing standards. The role also entails providing specialised machine skill and knowledge to the shift team, and to support the operations, maintenance and problem solving activities of the shift teams.

Key Duties & Responsibilities    

Provide Specialist support to the shift based teams during operations.  This will include standby and day shift support

Where requested, assist as a functional expert in problem solving

Provide guidance and advice to the shift based teams on machine operation, machine fault finding and correct responses to machine failure modes

Train, coach, assess and sign-off PA’s and Operators on asset care and autonomous maintenance practices

Review SIC’s and address deviations regularly

Take part, as a functional expert, in regional and central plant optimisation trials

Development of operational, technical and work instructions

Ensure adherence to NPD procedures

Efficiently applies rigour and operating discipline to ensure decisions are made on a timely basis

Skills, Experience & Education    


5 years’ work experience (FMCG an added advantage)

PC literacy essential – Microsoft packages

Knowledge of D365


Diploma in Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering

N6 with Trade Test (Millwright)

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