Maintenance Planner

Kisumu City, Kisumu Salary Negotiable

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Qualification Level: Diploma
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 5 years
Reports To:Engineering and packaging Lead.


KBL operates within a multi-cultural, multinational, 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.This role works directly with the Engineering and packaging lead and indirectly with Brewing and Quality lead, Site electrical and instruments engineer, Site Mechanical Engineer, site Utilities & facilities manager, stores manager, Shift operations managers and the Technical operators. This role also has regular contacts with Contractors, Equipment suppliers, consultants and Site safety.

Dimensions Site facilities and Equipment’s for plant with 1million HL capacity Diageo Standards, Legal and other requirements compliance as applicable for maintenance.Financial:Maintenance budget of Site Facilities & buildings, Brewing, filtration, laboratory and logistics machinery and equipment. For a Plant with capacity of 1Million Hecto litres per year.

Market Complexity:KBL has undergone changes in its asset care policy through adoption of business centred maintenance (BCM) strategy focused on attaining maximum equipment availability and performance at optimum cost.The role works hand in hand with the Engineering and packaging lead in setting and executing asset care performance objectives with kpi’s to address all key elements of the strategy.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:The Planner is responsible for the effective execution of all maintenance work control processes.The Planner manage’ s work priority, develop job plans, define parts and material, define crafts and skills and engage the proper resources to develop a safe, effective and efficient work control plan Champion development and full utilization of computerized maintenance system- SAP in the department and continuous review and implementation of system developments related facilities as they become relevant. Develop maintenance strategy and procedures according to industry best practices and WCM in response to plant performance and failures.


Degree/Higher national Diploma in Electrical, mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering.Recognized qualification in computer/information technology necessary. Where university education may be missing, several years of engineering planning plus demonstrated capacity to deliver the challenges can qualify for this role.Experience3 years’ experience in a FMCG manufacturing environment in an Asset care/operational role-Maintenance operations and planning.Sound understanding of CMMS, Engineering best practise Tools e.g. AMIS-Kaizen-six sigma, fundamental principles of reliability centred maintenance RCM and its applications in a manufacturing industry.Track record of delivery by aligning key colleagues behind a clear, shared vision for change.Skill/Knowledge Expert in CMMS especially SAP.Highly skilled in computer applications and packages.·Has clear understanding of machinery, process & KPI reporting.Thorough knowledge in safety systems, permitting and SFIP Protocols

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