Day Mechanical Specialist

Kisumu City, Kisumu Salary Negotiable

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Spearhead daily TEBWA(Team based walk-about activities).

Qualification Level: Bachelor
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years
Reports To: Site Mechanical engineer.


KBL operates within a multi-cultural, multi-national, multi-currency environment. KBL operates within the East African region and currently has a significant market share in beverages business. The Role is based in KBL Kisumu brewery.


- Mechanical and Electrical & instrumentation maintenance.

Market Complexity:

- The company has undergone changes in its asset care policy through adoption of Reliability centred maintenance (RCM) strategy focused on attaining maximum equipment Reliability and performance at optimum cost.

- The role does assist for medium and long term asset care planning in line with strategy. The ultimate goal is to embed the 9 BCM asset care pillars that will drive paradigm shift in the ways assets are managed.

Purpose of Role:

- Site shift Support, maintenance and issue resolution.

Key responsibilities on above equipment’s:

- Spearhead daily TEBWA(Team based walk-about activities).

- Service refurbished/standby spares and equipment and ensure they are ready for utilization.

- Spearhead critical preventive schedules as assigned on SAP.

- Carry out corrective, statutory and breakdown maintenance and ensure 100% completion on shift.

- Generate maintenance tasks and liaise with planner, engineers for execution/resolution.

- Carry out CI activities within the plant as directed by mechanical/electrical engineer.

- Work with engineers and OEM on Process optimization.

- Suggest for replacement of plant and recommend installation of new Equipment’s and Modifications.

- Liaise with engineers and stores to ensure optimal stock levels of spare parts.

- Coach and develop technical /operators. E.g. on Autonomous maintenance, CILT and on equipment functionality/maintenance.

- Suggest and/ or carry out performance improvement modifications.

- Implement safety and risk mitigation plans for day maintenance activities.

- Set shift teams for success by ensuring all equipment’s are available for production of quality products in a safe manner, offer timely support at any time required


- Liaise with contractors/suppliers on plant maintenance and spares quality

- Responsibility for asset maintenance within the day, coaching of operators on asset operations and maintenance and problem solving.

- Recommendation on improvement, replacement and modification

- Recommend for purchase/ availability of non-stock/stock spares

- Determining causes of breakdowns and giving solutions

- Recommend change in maintenance systems/methodology for equipment’s


Degree in Mechatronics/Mechanical engineering or Higher National Diploma in Mechatronics/Mechanical Engineering with over 5 years’ experience in process.


- Thorough knowledge in safety systems, permitting and SFIP Protocols

- Knowledge of Electrical, Mechanical Engineering & Process technology combined.

- Knowledge on scada system and operations

- Ability to interpret technical drawings, maintenance manuals, schematic drawings and general engineering specifications to carry out the job.


- Knowledge in best practise tools kaizen or six-sigma or ppms or EISC etc in relation to asset care will be an added advantage.

- Appreciation of procedures of personnel management, stores, security and purchasing departments

- Knowledge of ISO 9001 for Quality, Energy Management Policy, HACCP- ISO 22000 for food safety, ISO 14001 for Environment & OHSAS – ISO 18001 Health and Safety standards plus any other management systems that may apply.

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