Assistant Manager – Electrical Engineering Job At Sotik Tea, Kenya




Assistant Manager Engineering- Electrical
 
We are an organization located in a rural environment 50kms from Kericho town consisting of tea estates and two highly automated tea factories.
We have an innovative approach to the growing and manufacture of black tea and pride ourselves in the quality of our personnel and productivity.
To strengthen our Engineering operations we are seeking to recruit Assistant Manager Engineering-
Electrical to be based in our factories.
The Assistant Manager Engineering-Electrical will be responsible for availing engineering resources, which should be reliable within tight targets and cost constraints.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the individual will work on the development and/or execution phases of engineering operations and activities within the company.
He is expected to be a team player who will lead a team of electrical, mechanical, building and installation personnel in achieving the engineering objective.
He should be hands on person whose team will look upon for advise on matters of machinery faults trouble shooting and maintenance.
The Applicant should have:
  • A Degree or higher in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or equivalent from a recognized institution. Those with a Higher National Diploma ¡n Electrical Engineering or a related field and 8 yrs experience are encouraged to apply
  • At least 5 years post training experience.
  • Preferably not less than 3 years relevant experience in management level position.
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in electrical control circuit design and implementation in both relay logic and PLCs.
  • Knowledge of operations and maintenance of mechanical systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and experience in project management will be an added advantage
  • Good and proven administrative experience and skills.
  • A good command of data management and analysis tools and proficiency ¡n the Microsoft office suite with the ability to effectively use the internet to obtain data and reference material.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good interpersonal skills.
  • Aged between 27 to 40 years old.
Key Responsibilities
  • Manage plan and control resource utilization in the department for efficient achievement of set performance targets at optimum cost. Review and address performance issues with department staff.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and managing their implementation.
  • Provide technical assistance to engineering teams to ensure tasks are executed efficiently and reliably.
  • Directly supervising and implementation of projects.
  • Liaises with the production team to ensure continuous plant operation by providing fast and efficient online support.
  • Advise on plant improvement with a view of adopting emerging technologies.
  • Keep accurate utility and maintenance records.
  • Perform plant/equipment risk assessment and advice on strategic actions to be taken in a view to guarantee plant safety. Enforce safety standards.
Applications, including detailed C.V., to be submitted to the
Managing Director,
Sotik Tea Companies,
PO. Box
Private Bag 20406, Sotik or
E-mail: info@sotiktea.co.ke by 28th February 2014.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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