Machine Operator (Re-advertisement)

Date Posted: Jan. 2, 2022, 6:06 a.m.

Job Description


The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the assigned machine runs optimally in terms of quality and quantity within a safe working environment.

Job Functions    Plant & Workshop

Industries    Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)



Perform the adjustments and setting of the assigned machine to ensure quality output at their station and reduction of product wastage while upholding safety and product quality standards.

Prepare all necessary tools, equipment and materials required for the assigned machine in compliance with the approved processes and procedures.

Operate the assigned machine in accordance with the operating procedures to ensure proper operation of the machine and safe working environment.

Inspect inputs and outputs for quality to identify causes of defects and rectify to ensure product quality and minimise wastage.

Comply with all applicable quality, safety, health and environmental standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BRC, IFS, HACCP, Organic, ISO 17025, SANS 1841) where applicable

Carry out minor/routine maintenance of the respective machine, ensure that cleaning is done before and after every production run, and comply with plant/equipment scheduled maintenance.

Liaise with maintenance for major breakdown and to ensure that the machines are serviced on time and routinely to reduce plant down time.

Participate in the actual change over process to ensure the product quality is upheld in the next shift.

Prepare and submit reports to the Line Controller of downtime and the product quality index at their station with the aim of driving enhanced performance.

Inspect the quality of dry goods to ensure conformance to the established standards for a high quality product index.

Minimize waste

Responsible for volume control on the process control (filler)

Record all breakdown

Inspect Quality of dry goods



A Certificate in Electrical, Mechanical or Production Engineering

At least two (2) years’ experience in a production setting in a similar organization.

Working technical knowledge on basic machine operations and maintenance is an added advantage.

Practical experience in use of MS packages.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to KWAL via their job portal on Kenya Wine Agencies Ltd (KWAL) Jobs

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