Mechanical Technician at Twiga Foods

Date Posted: March 15, 2021, 2:15 p.m.

Job Description

In line with Twiga Foods purpose and the significant role played by the Warehouse (Supply Chain), the Mechanical Technician installs, troubleshoots and repairs mechanical systems. The role holder is also responsible for monitoring and record keeping for utilities e.g. LPG and water. The role holder works closely with the Maintenance Engineer to ensure equipment availability and reliability, timely procurement of spare parts and building services maintenance.

Responsibilities

Carry out routine inspection, repairs, and preventive maintenance of all machines and equipment (crate washing machine, extender belts, racking, and material handling equipment i.e. reach trucks, forklifts, hand pallet trucks, pallet lifts) to ensure they are in good working condition. 

Disassembling and assembling of all the mechanical components (gears, transmission belts, bearings, pumps) of machines and equipment for repair and maintenance 

Carry out checks, repairs and preventive maintenance for building services (plumbing, ventilation, sewerage) 

Carry out lubrication, cleaning, and tightening of all machines and equipment 

Read and interpret drawings to understand the assembly and functionality of machines and equipment 

Train machine operators on safe handling of equipment and monitor conformance to the set-out machine operation guidelines 

Monitor and maintain records on the utilities’ usage 

Proper usage, maintenance and record-keeping of tools 

Provide coverage for the boiler technician 

Observe the set Health, Safety, and Environment guidelines (PPE, LOTO) during repair and maintenance of machine

 

Requirements

Minimum Diploma in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering

Minimum 2 years experience in a manufacturing/ factory set up

Basic Computer Skills (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to Twiga foods via the email [email protected] or visit the link https://twiga.com/careers/
Twiga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion equal treatment of all applicants. Twiga does not charge its applicants any fees whatsoever and has not authorized any agent to levy any fees on its behalf.

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