Shift Technician- Mechanical | kenya mechanical engineering jobs

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi, Kenya
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About us
From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people. Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.


Kenya Breweries Limited operates within a multi-cultural, multinational, multi-currency environment. The department packages a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; the main role of the department is to package product in a manner that is safe, cost effective, the right quality, in the right format, process efficient and delivered OTIFNE. The consumer is now more discerning, and demands both highest quality and value for money, therefore the packaging department must maintain product quality, that entails both the intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of beer.


About the role
This role works directly with the Asset care manager, area Engineers, section Managers (Quality and team leaders) and very closely with the Site Manager, Engineering stores manager, Technical department and the operators.


Externally this role also has regular contacts with Contractors, Equipment suppliers and consultants and Site safety.


Market Complexity:

The company has undergone changes in its asset care policy through adoption of Reliability centred maintenance (RCM) strategy focused on attaining maximum equipment reliability and performance at optimum cost.
The role works hand in hand with the asset care manager in setting and executing asset care performance objectives with KPI’s to address all key elements of the strategy.
The role does assist for medium and long term asset care planning in line with strategy. The ultimate goal is to embed the 9 BCM asset care pillars that will drive paradigm shift in the ways assets are managed.
Leadership Responsibilities:


Decision Making Authority

Provide builds into maintenance plans, weekly, monthly & annual in liaison with planner, E&I Engineer and ACM.
Spearhead continuous improvement activities.
Implementation of engineering and maintenance issues within agreed standards.
Spearhead problem solving in liaison with ACM and E&I Eng.
Decide on temporary remedial measures and modification on Mechanical systems to sustain production while arrangements for permanent solution are being made.
Freedom of action within company policy and procedures.
Evaluation of the quality of spares supplied.
Recommend stocking of non-stock items.

Area Engineer administratively and on day-to-day activities
Site safety team on PTW system, safety standards i.e. providing Engineering solutions through ERICPD, SFIP, SIRC closure
Stores manager on receipt of ordered services stock and non-stock.
Electrical and Instruments Engineer in relation to maintenance, plant modifications, breakdown maintenance and continuous improvements.
Procurement on supplier reviews, spares acquisition and resolving TQ
Shift Managers and operators on day-to-day activities in site operations.
Quality manager on equipment effectiveness validation and defect identification and elimination
Utilities team on utilities optimization
OPEX team through MMS on driving best practices, DMAICs and process codification.
Work with External contractors on commissioning of contracted new installations and supervision of repair/service and maintenance works.
Top Accountabilities


Decision Making Authority

Responsibility for asset maintenance and recommendation on improvement, replacement, modification and decommission.
Ensure availability of non-stock/nil stock spares
Determine equipment centre lines, track deviations, stop and fix any equipment deviating from standard operating parameters.
Determining causes of breakdowns and giving solutions
Order available spares from store during B/downs or maintenance.
Deciding on which tasks to refer to ACM
Key Performance Indicators

Execution of maintenance activities to plan i.e. zero maintenance excess.
Deliver on quality by ensuring process parameters are controlled and maintained within recommended set values through equipment process validation
New installations/plants operate as per agreed commissioning standards.
Champion raising and closing of SIRCs
Deliver plant Reliability as per AOP
Deliver plant Availability as per AOP
Weekly tracking and control of equipment MTTR & MTBF.
Deliver on AOP Maintenance Cost Per HL
Ensure delivery of zero harm agenda by ensuring 100% working of all equipment safety mechanisms
Optimize water and energy usage as defined by OEM
Track PPM completion and backlog management
Environmental KPI’s.
Adherence to training plan
Adherence to walk about and inspection schedule
Carry out failure mode analysis on replaced components for feedback to ACM, E&I engineer and OEM
Lead delivery of RCPS as per defined triggers
Compliance to audit one plan.
Capturing all machine related issues in CMMS (SAP)
Drive improvement through use of MMS tools (e.g. DMAICS, STM, FI etc)
Standardizing of maintenance procedures and processes i.e. centre lining, process equipment codification
Drive sustainability projects i.e. Energy and water optimization
Qualifications and Experience Required:

HND or Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with over 5 years’ experience in FMCG.
Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering & Process technology.
Ability to interpret technical drawings, maintenance manuals, schematic drawings and general engineering specifications to carry out the job.
Use of SAP – maintenance
Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM)
Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Assessment (FMECA)
Asset care Best Practice
Knowledge of Bottling procedures to avail plant utilities and equipment service
Appreciation of procedures of personnel, stores, security and purchasing departments
Trouble shooting skills.
Ability to communicate in both written and oral formats.
Planning/ Presentation/Organizational skills
Knowledge in industrial health & safety and management techniques
Knowledge of World Class Manufacturing standards
High interpersonal effectiveness to develop and sustain robust relationships
Role model of high performance coaching skills and people management
Good negotiator
Good industrial relations skills
Familiar with skills and competency descriptions and able to interpret training and development needs
Knowledge of ISO 9001 for Quality, Energy Management Policy  HACCP- ISO 22000 for food safety,  ISO 14001 for Environment  & OHSAS – ISO 18001 Health and Safety  standards plus any other management systems that may apply.
Diversity statement


Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender or ethnicity.


We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.


Character Is Everything


Worker Type :

Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)

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