Wheel Loader / Tractor Operator

Date Posted: April 16, 2022, 4:19 a.m.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Wheel Loader/ Tractor Operator to join our team in Kinanie, AthiRiver.



Follow weekly shift plans and daily set production schedules to execute all assigned tasks as per the work instructions. 

Performing Autonomous Maintenance tasks on the wheel loader daily

Performing Autonomous Maintenance checks on all vehicles on site as well as attachments which include windrow turners, front-loaders, forklifts and other site vehicles

Attend scrum meetings and other sessions called by the line manager to discuss and resolve work challenges

Proactively propose to your supervisor possible solutions to challenges affecting productivity, quality, health & safety in your work area

Lead workmen (turnboys or juniors) at your section to resolve agreed issues

Actively support and be involved in maintenance activities related to all site vehicles i.e wheel loader, tractors, forklifts and associated attachments""

Meet biweekly with your supervisor to review and set expectations for your performance

Meet biweekly with your reports to review and the set expectations for their performance

Report your sections performance against set production schedules to your supervisor on a daily basis on the established platforms  

Training new or existing wheel loader /vehicle drivers on the operation of all vehicles (tractor/forklift/wheel loader) and attachments

Work with other section leads to ensure that processes run in sync as per the production schedule

Lead your teammates in your section to execute daily production schedules

Attend and actively participate all team meetings

Maintain effective working relationships through treating your colleagues with respect

Resolved misunderstandings and report unresolved issues with suggestions to your Supervisor or talent partner

Report any complaints or concerns raised by existing customers or any other member of the community

Adhere to set shift plans and work orders. 

Proactively ask or seek clarification from your Supervisor on any areas of work that are unclear

Openly share ideas during scrum and team meetings on how current processes can be improved

Participate in new improvements initiatives as assigned by your supervisor

Use resources assigned to you sparingly as per the resource plan shared by your Supervisor

 Use and handle assigned company assets as per set policy

 Conduct scheduled Gemba walks in your area/section to identify opportunities for process improvement 

Coach fellow workmen and support them to understand the process and equip them to detect and/or challenges/variances in the line of their day to day duties

Conduct scrum meetings at your section


Skills and qualifications you’ll need :

Valid driver's license with appropriate vehicle class qualifications to operate forklifts and wheel loader including attachments

At least 2 years experience in the operation of wheel loader and attachments (e.g. windrow turners, crawlers, trailers, wagons)

Diploma will be an added advantage

Experience in basic wheel loader  maintenance will be an added advantage


How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to Sanergy via the link Jobs at sanergy

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