Description

Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL) is the leading manufacturer and distributor of wines and spirits in Kenya , Eastern and Central Africa region.
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Machine Operator (Nairobi)

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical 

Introduction

The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the assigned machine runs optimally in terms of quality and quantity within a safe working environment.

Specification

  • Perform the adjustments and setting of the assigned machine to ensure quality output at their station and reduction of product wastage
  • while upholding safety and product quality standards.
  • Prepare all necessary tools, equipment and materials required for the assigned machine in compliance with the approved processes and
  • procedures.
  • Operate the assigned machine in accordance with the operating procedures to ensure proper operation of the machine and safe working
  • environment.
  • Inspect inputs and outputs for quality to identify causes of defects and rectify to ensure product quality and minimise wastage.
  • Comply with all applicable quality, safety, health and environmental standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BRC, IFS, HACCP, Organic,
  • ISO 17025, SANS 1841) where applicable
  • Carry out minor/routine maintenance of the respective machine and ensure that cleaning is done before and after every production run and
  • comply with plant/equipment scheduled maintenance.
  • Liaise with maintenance for major breakdown and to ensure that the machines are serviced on time and routinely to reduce plant down time.
  • Participate in the actual change over process to ensure the product quality is upheld in the next shift.
  • Prepare and submit reports to the Line Controller of downtime and the product quality index at their station with the aim of driving
  • enhanced performance.
  • Inspect the quality of dry goods to ensure conformance to the established standards for a high quality product index.
  • Minimize waste
  • Responsible for volume control on the process control (filler)
  • Record all breakdowns
  • Inspect Quality of dry goods

Requirements

  • A Certificate in Electrical, Mechanical or Production Engineering
  • At least two (2) years’ experience in a production setting in a similar organization.
  • Working technical knowledge on basic machine operations and maintenance is an added advantage.
  • Practical experience in use of MS packages.

Method of Application