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
Our client is a food processing manufacturing company who seeks to recruit a qualified Business Manager to oversee the operations of the Naivasha produce division providing leadership to deliver excellence in the production of quality foods, productivity, and a safe and professional working environment.