Reefer Supervisor Job, Latest Engineering Jobs Kenya,


  • Maersk is currently looking to hire a candidate to take up the role as Reefer Supervisor in Mombasa.

He/she will be responsible for:

  • Equipment maintenance, repair of refrigerated containers and generators(gensets) according to manufactures specifications and client’s standards.
  • Ensuring that reefer/genset technicians are performing their job efficiently keeping a watch on safe operations) and providing training to new technicians.
  • Assist and Participate in any internal or external audits

We offer

In this position, the incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Refrigerated containers and refrigeration systems
  • Gain valuable experience while being part of Maersk
  • Relevant next career steps might be:
  • Reefer Manager in a bigger site, area
  • Terminal functional position

Key responsibilities

  • Supervise the workshop team and ensure they deliver on all their KPI’s
  • Coordinating with yard operations for placement and removal of refrigerated containers from the working area.
  • Perform Maintenance and Repairs on the different manufactured Refrigerated Containers which includes: Star cool, Daikin, Thermoking and Carrier Containers.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for meeting daily targets, including managing third-Party clients and meeting operational KPI’S.
  • Coordinate all pre-trip inspection, minor repairs of refrigerated containers and generator sets as per standard operating procedure in place.
  • The Incumbent will also implement and conform to all Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.
  • Ensure close coordination with EMR team to avoid communication gaps and customer upsets that may result from poor coordination.
  • Sending weekly, monthly report of all reefer activities and generator sets handled at the reefer depot.
  • Ensuring all tasks are accorded the urgency they need, mail attended to promptly.
  • Plan for timely call outs for minor repairs for refrigerated containers and generator sets that may have passed PTI but failed at the port.


  • Ensure all repairs are captured and accounted for in MERC Plus.
  • Achieve Daily Targets.
  • Cost Driven.


  • Perform Reefer repairs according to Customer standards and requirements.
  • Ensure all third-Party Units Estimated within 48 hrs of entering the Depot.
  • Ensure all Maersk Reefer Units Estimated within 2 days of entering the Depot.
  • Manage OOS according to Customer KPI’s set for Depot operations.

Health and Safety:

  • Observing and adhering to HSSE procedure in place including using appropriate working tools and personal protective equipment and conforms to Global Health and Safety Standards.
  • Ensuring that the reefer cleaning area, genset storage racks, reefer spares stores are always clean and tidy
  • The successful candidate must conform to Company Health and Safety rules and Regulations and be responsible for adhering and completing actions in Gizmo.

We are looking for

  • (IPE Factor: Knowledge) Diploma or certification in refrigeration/electrical/Mechanical
  • 4+ years’ experience as a Reefer Technician
  • Extensive knowledge in repairing refrigerated containers/systems both mechanical and structural
  • Knowledge of container business and related functions
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative/be proactive
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with staff, customers, service providers etc.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good physical condition and stamina
  • Fluency in English


How To Apply

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