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East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC) is a leading cement manufacturer, situated in Athi River about 30km from Nairobi, and pioneered the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933.
Having started as trading company importing cement, it has grown over the years and now produces about 1.3 million tons of cement per annum.
The cement manufactured by East African Portland Cement Company, is sold under the brand name Blue Triangle Cement and has been instrumental in the regions social-economic development as virtually all spheres of development have benefited from the use of Blue Triangle Cement.
The company has undergone turbulence in recent times and now intends to implement a restructuring program designed to transform its operations.
As part of this program the Company is seeking to fill the following positions:
Ref: EAPCC/MM /01/07/2012
Reporting to the Head of Production Operations the Maintenance Manager will be responsible for formulating and implementing cost effective maintenance strategies for functional ability, availability and reliability of the plant and equipments to optimize production.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Develop and improve the maintenance department strategies, goals, objectives and operational principles in line with company goals and objectives.
Manage the maintenance functions in a view to cost effectively maintain and improve the company assets for higher availability and reliability.
Provide technical advice to address plant failures, trouble shooting and during jobs ex ecution in a view to ensure jobs are done safely, accurately, efficiently and cost effectively.
Control recourses utilization within the section for efficient achievement for set targets at optimum cost.
Supervises outsourced service providers/contracts for delivery of quality goods and services as per specifications.
Works with project engineering to ensure the reliability and maintainability of new and modified installations.
Participate in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plant and equipments.
Professionally and systematically define, design, develop, monitor and refine plant and equipment maintenance plans including condition monitoring, preventive maintenance and scheduled shutdown maintenance.
Develops engineering solutions to repetitive failures and all other problems that adversely affect plant operations.
Provide value analysis reports on the plant and equipments including asset utilization, overall equipment effectiveness, remaining useful life, repair/replace, repair/redesign and make/buy decisions.
Continuously develop a highly motivated, crossed- skilled team through staff appraisal and training every year.
Promote safe working environment to ensure zero lost time accidents and compliance with statutory requirements.
Continuously benchmark on plant and asset improvement areas to achieve world class performance parameters.
We would like to discuss this position with interested but qualified candidates who satisfy the following minimum qualifications;
University Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or any other equivalent
Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
At least 7 years relevant working experience ¡n a heavy plant maintenance, fabrication and maintenance planning preferably in a manufacturing company 3 of which should be in senior management position.
Strong interpersonal and people management skills
Impeccable trouble shooting and analytical skills
Good communication and leadership skills
Unquestionable character and integrity.
Focused , organized and able to work under pressure
Flexible and able to work for long and odd hours
Good team player, networker, self motivated, creative and innovative.
If you believe you fit any of the required profiles, please send your application with a CV containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration as well as copies of academic/professional certificates and full contact details of three (3) professional references to:
The Managing Director,
East African Portland Cement Company Ltd.
P.O Box 20 code 00204
To be received not later than 24th July, 2012 at 12.00 pm.
Only qualified candidates will receive a response.
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