Maintenance engineer


Job Summary

To develop and monitor a program for the mechanical maintenance of plant, machinery and equipment to ensure that these continue to operate at optimum levels with a minimum of downtime.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

A reputable organisation seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.

Reports to:

  • Technical Manager


  • Manufacturing and Technical Services

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop preventive maintenance schedules for plant, machinery and equipment to ensure that these continue to operate at optimum levels.
  • Monitor the performance of plant and equipment and revise maintenance schedules as necessary to ensure their continued effective performance.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of budgets to ensure that maintenance is carried out within agreed costs.
  • Ensure that all documentation and procedures are provided by suppliers and contractors when receiving new plant and equipment.
  • Determine the optimum level of spare parts to be held in stocks to ensure that availability maintained at minimum cost.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of stocks and maintenance carried out.
  • Maintain contact with other departments ensure that any plant shutdown is carried out a minimum cost and inconvenience 
  • Monitor the result of the planned maintenance program and introduce any required changes where effectiveness needs to be improved.
  • Maintain knowledge of new development in maintenance practices and procedures to ensure that there is continuous improvement in maintenance standards.

Job Requirement:

  • First Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • At least 3years’experience as Maintenance Engineer
  • Experience in the Food and Beverage industry
  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of modern maintenance techniques
  • IT literacy
  • Good interpersonal skills  

Personality Competencies: 

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively 
  • Ability to resolve conflicts
  • Honesty.

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