Plant Operator Jobs, Engineering Jobs, Jobs In Thika

Location: Thika, Kiambu county

Our client, a manufacturer of hygiene products, is hiring a Plant Operator (Graduate Trainee)  to join their company.

Job summary:

The purpose of this job is to provide leadership to operate the machine, and prepare shift operations to achieve production targets along with quality and other specified goals.


  • Development of a broad and deep knowledge of machine equipment and support for the smooth functioning.
  • Work closely with other plant operators to ensure production and shift handing over are done effectively.
  • To ensure effectiveness of all processes internal and external.
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports for the shift to engineer
  • Motivate and ensure high performance from the team during the shift operation.
  • Actively participate in the plant improvement activities
  • Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures for the working processes
  • Maintaining the shop floor clean & hygienic by participating in 3’s Patrols.
  • Ensure quality control of all company production output during the shift operation.
  • Ensure all statutory compliances during the production process.
  • Support engineers in machine downtime to rectify the problems.
  • Working with enthusiasm to overcome the errors and indulge in increasing the efficiency of machine.
  • Working safely, and creating & maintaining the safe environment to others.
  • Other duties as assigned by the management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Fresh graduate who graduated 1 or 2 years ago (maximum)
  • Work experience of at least 1 year in a manufacturing set-up will be an added advantage
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Team player with good attitude towards work and colleagues.

Department: Production

Reports to: Shift Engineer

Direct reports: Maintenance Technician, Machine Operators

How to Apply

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 26th April 2019

Correspondence: Detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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