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Position Details: Chief Engineer

Location: Eldoret, Kenya
Openings: 1


Job Title: Chief Engineer Operating Company (OPCO)

Reporting line: Factory Manager

Experience: Minimum 7 years, including 2 years in continuous processing plant e.g. Sugar factory, Oil & Gas, chemical manufacturing

Positions reporting directly to this role: Senior Engineers

Objective of the role:

·         Area of specialization includes conditioned base maintenance, implementing & overseeing a maintenance program and breakdown maintenance.

·         Maintenance and inspection of operating equipment including a steam boiler.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  1. Essential

·         Develop operating and capital budgets and manage expenditures to achieve the business unit objectives.

·         Participate in the management of the plant as a member of the Factory Manager’s staff.

·         Participate in the management of the business.

·         Provide training, coaching, and development to the maintenance employees.

·         Ensure company operations meet the required safety, quality and environment standards.

·         Budget preparation, preparing contract documents and evaluating tenders.

  1. Secondary

·         Evaluating performance of executive staff.

·         Aid in implementing ISO 9001 and ISO14000.

·         Build an effective team to manage all activities.

Key Working Relationships:


  • Factory Manager
  • Production Manager
  • QA Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • Key Executive Office


·         Technical Consultant

·         Service Contracts

·         Vendors

·         Customers

Education Qualification:

  1. Essential             

·         Mechanical or Chemical Engineering Degree

  1. Desirable/Preferred     

·         Engineering Degree with Business Management Course

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