Head of Engineering Job, Engineering Kenya Jobs 2021,
Title: Head of Engineering,
Our client is a leading manufacturer of glass bottles and containers. They seek to hire a self-driven, passionate and results-focused Head of Engineering to manage the mechanical engineering tasks, maintenance planning and execution of works in accordance with engineering needs work plan and budgeting plans.
- Coordinate section activities through the planning with departmental managers to ensure the objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
- Manage and ensure effective implementation of mechanical engineering and maintenance functional policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of assigned department activity so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements, fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective service.
- Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for plant maintenance
- Provide advisory assistance in regard to equipment and equipment needs and conditions.
- Identify staff development needs and train the maintenance personnel in plant equipment maintenance and safety methods, procedures, and techniques for maximum productivity.
- Maintain all equipment manuals, equipment warranties, and tool inventories.
- Assist with the supervision of installation and commissioning of plant equipment.
- Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work.
- Work closely with the Deputy GM to review and prioritize work requests.
- Has a supervisory role over all manpower under his department.
- Budgeting and Financial Planning
- Compliance to ISO and HACCP requirements:
- Ensure all activities relating to mechanical engineering are fully captured and transacted on the SAP platform.
- Follow up status of spare parts stock and find new source of spares
- Plan for Preventive maintenance of all equipment to confirm the highest performance
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