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Maintenance Manager


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Location : NairobiKenya
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Job type : Full Time
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Job Description

The role:

  • Design and project management of production lines.
  • You will be a key member of NPI cross-functional team (NPD – M&S)
  • Production Line Layout as and when.
  • Facility Layout – in conjunction with support from Factory Manger, the Snr Exec, and Operations Exec.
  • Process Flows
  • Process development – project-based, with support of Factory manager.
  • Capacity Models and Utilization Models • Line Balancing, capacity utilization
  • Costing of Assembly Processes – with the support of Factory managers Snr Exec and Operations Exec, will coordinate with the supply chain for full product pricing using the existing ERP system.
  • Continuous Improvement action reducing costs.
  • Work instructions.
  • Standard Operating Procedures related to Engineering activities
  • Installation and commissioning of all new equipment
  • Direct communication with machinery suppliers (for troubleshooting).
  • Overseeing & scrutinizing purchasing of all maintenance items and spare parts.

The Candidate:

  1. 10 or more years in a senior maintenance role in a confectionery factory.
  2. Mechanical/Electrical/Manufacturing Engineering degree.
  3. Has worked in a hands-on maintenance role for 5 years.
  4. Ability to efficiently lead and organize a team for the team members skills to improve as well as streamline operations of the team to ensure the team is lean and not overstaffed
  5. Ability to troubleshoot (root cause analysis)
  6. Strong experience required with the following:
    1. Boilers
    2. Air compressors
    3. Reverse Osmosis units
    4. Motors, pumps and geared systems
  7. Must have very strong knowledge in mechanical and electrical insights of Machines and equipment relevant to the confectionery industry.
  8. Must have analytical and problem-solving skills, use statistical methods, direct input from production (Gemba), and be extremely hands-on.
  9. Must be able to personally implement engineering concepts on the production floor (very important).


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Frank Management Consult Ltd
Nyaku House, 1st Floor Argwings Kodhek Rd,Hurlingham
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call us at (254) 020 2724724 / (254 )745897222.

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