Job - MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
9,000 ZMK ~$689 USD MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
Meat processing, Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only

Our Client, a meat processing business in Zambia seeks a Mechanical Technician to assist in the upkeep of all mechanical installations and controls and to carry out routine mechanical maintenance of plant equipment and machinery. And to ensure effective maintenance of plant processing equipment

Position Published
26 Jun 2019
Position Updated
26 Jun 2019
Applications Received
32 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
1 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
45%
26 Jun
23850
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
32 Applications
1 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Factory Manager
Supervision Of
Self
Interacts With
Factory Supervisors, SHEQ, Financial Controller; Suppliers and service providers
Job Description
Perform daily and weekly inspection of facility to ensure smooth operations of all the processing plants
Work closely with external technicians in routine servicing plant equipment
Escalate maintenance issues to the Factory Managers for effective resolution
Inspect equipment to identify operational inefficiency and facilitate optimization
Perform periodic maintenance and routine calibration of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems
Work with the Procurement Manager in the disposal of worn-out/damaged machinery as well as the installation of new equipment
Conduct risk assessments to identify possible hazard around building facilities or premises
Design and implement programs for effective maintenance operations of the plants
Ensure adherence to health/safety procedures and policies
Ensure strict adherence to the maintenance budgets
Monitor equipment inventory and place orders when necessary to ensure availability of required resources
Conduct negotiations with third party contractors to determine the rate and terms of service
Maintain accurate record of maintenance operations and present to the Factory Manager reports of daily activities.
Candidate Specification
Experience
3 years
Education Level
Diploma Level
Qualifications
Diploma/Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Software
MS Office
Equipment
Job related
Knowledge Of
Thorough knowledge of equipment and maintenance requirements
Skills To
Ensure effective maintenance of plant processing equipment and buildings
Ability To
Repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
Personality
Organised, Observant, Innovative
Other
Experience in the maintenance of meat processing equipment is an added advantage.
Organisation
Industry
Meat processing
Culture
Fast paced, interactive
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 20 and 40 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Nationals Only
Yes
Remuneration
Between 5,000 and 9,000 ZMK
- in USD
Between $383 and $689 USD
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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