Head of Engineering Job, Engineering Kenya Jobs 2021,

Title: Head of Engineering,

Industry: Manufacturing,

Salary:  Competitive,

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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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