Electrical Technician Job in Kenya 2013


Position: Electrical Technician
One Position

Company Profile: Our client is a manufacturer of food related products and has been in operations for over 50 years.

They are currently looking for suitable candidates to fill the above mentioned position.

Reporting to the maintenance engineer the potential candidate must have worked in a foods factory and specifically handled electronics and electrical works in the following specific areas;

  • Bottling or canning lines (PET bottles or Glass Bottles)
  • FFS machines mainly for powders or granulated products
  • Thick viscous products filling (PET bottles or Cans)
  • Labelers and coding machines
  • Proven to work with Siemens, Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi software is very key
  • Must be fully versed with local and international electrical standards and regulatory issues and MUST be able to work with electrical and circuit diagrams
  • Energy management with a deep understanding of energy losses, waste streams identification, best practices in electrical energy conservation, ability to initiate speedy improvements and medium term projects arising from energy audits or surveys
  • Not less than 4 years actively involved in maintenance work, energy management, trouble shooting and design work
  • Diploma in Electrical/electronic Engineering – HND in electrical/electronic engineering is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in TPM/Lean Sigma concepts preferred
Detailed Job Description
  • Study equipment electrical diagrams, blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine electrical installation procedures in line with electrical safety standards
  • Play a leading role in energy conservation activities/projects in line with business energy policies and cost saving measures.
  • Execute energy survey and audit findings or other initiatives either self-generated or delegated
  • Ably trouble shoot software related issues especially Siemens S7, Allen Bradley, Mitsubishi among others including handling programming issues
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance, condition monitoring tasks to detect and forestall problems while escalating complex issues beyond their control to the engineer in a sustainable manner
  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of electronic units and systems.
  • In Liaison with the engineer, update equipment electrical spare parts list whenever needed or as result of major changes in technology or process.
  • Coordinate efforts with other maintenance staff involved in installing or maintaining equipment or components
  • Adhere to clean and hygienic standards by keeping work stations clean, free of dirt and promoting food safety program
  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests
  • Operate equipment to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions
  • Examine work orders and converse with equipment operators to detect equipment problems and to ascertain whether mechanical or human errors contributed to the problems
  • Train mechanics and operators on simple diagnostic tools that reduce equipment and quality defects in a sustainable manner
  • Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components, replacing worn parts, such as gaskets or seals in watertight electrical equipment
  • Consult the engineer to plan layout of equipment or to resolve problems in system operation or maintenance
  • Develop or modify industrial electronic devices, circuits, or equipment, according to available specifications with approval from the engineer
  • Calibrate testing instruments and installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications
  • Keep record documents for equipment replaced or repaired
How to Apply
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.

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