Deadline: 20 Apr 2023.
Date posted: 11 Apr 2023.



Job Purpose

Managing the physical assets under his control with regards to running order, preservation and increasing plant efficiency. To supervise and plan running of daily tasks of mechanical and stores section.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure smooth and efficient maintenance operation of Tanzania factory
  • Ensure good maintenance standards to minimise down time and cost
  • Draw up maintenance schedules for all equipment in the section and ensure that these schedules are maintained
  • To inspect all sections of the plant frequently and to assess demands that will be made on the Mechanical department, to action plans accordingly
  • To do fault finding on machines, and to improve plant efficiency by optimising the available equipment
  • To identify improvements in the process that could be made by modifying or replacement of plant and to bring such information to the attention of management
  • Generate reports based on maintenance activities carried out throughout the Factory
  • To identify and conduct such training required by the mechanical team
  • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment. Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used
  • Enforce corrective discipline where required
  • Ensure that both he/she and his/her subordinates obey safety regulations and observe safety precautions as laid down in the Machinery and Occupational Safety Act
  • Lead project teams to ensure World Class Manufacturing (WCM) projects are completed timeously
  • Prepare Capex applications for improvement projects
  • Ensuring contractor compliance to all company standards and procedures
  • To inform plant management of all situations or conditions that could result in downtime and to take all such remedial action as is necessary to minimise downtime as a result thereof
  • Negotiate, in the company’s interests, with suppliers of equipment and services. Ensuring that proper specifications are given to such suppliers, and that work done by such is of the required standard
  • Perform other tasks as specified by the Engineering Manager

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience will include a minimum of 4 years experience within a 24 hour manufacturing plant, as part of the maintenance team
  • Experience will include a minimum of 1 year team leadership/management within a 24 hour manufacturing plant, as part of the maintenance team
  • Computer literacy essential
  • Be able to interact and communicate effectively on all levels

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