Mechanical Engineer at Mabati Rolling Mills Limited (MRM)

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  • Company: Mabati Rolling Mills Limited (MRM)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Engineering Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description
Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd (MRM) is the flagship company of SAFAL GROUP, which is the leading manufacturer of flat and long steel products in Africa. Safal was incorporated to consolidate the operation of several allied companies in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Angola and Malawi. The group’s companies have Galvanizing lines in Kenya , Uganda and Tanzania. We run the Aluminium -Zinc and Color Coating lines in Kenya, thus we are the first Company to implement the Aluminium-Zinc technology in Africa. In Kenya, the service centres are at Thika, Mombasa,Kisumu + Kisii.
Overall Purpose of the Position:
  • Responsible for effective Maintenance of plant equipment/machinery and improving the overall plant performance in line with the management approved guidelines.

Job Functions Maintenance

Industries Manufacturing


Key Performance Areas:

  • Develop and implement the overall mechanical works strategy for the mechanical maintenance
  • Identify gaps in the mechanical processes and implement strategies to close gaps, improve equipment reliability, sustainability and reduce maintenance costs
  • Prepare drawings of the mechanical equipment parts in AUTOCAD software.
  • Ensure mechanical installations for the plant conform to approved standards to eliminate breakdowns
  • Implement and manage projets to improve equipment and safety performance, sustainability to reduce cost
  • Ensure that all mechanical equipment are installed and functional to support the production team
  • Scheduling and assigning work to meet maintenance completion dates, undertake effective planning and prioritisation of workload whenever necessary
  • Works closely with operations team in providing solutions to problems and advice on technical issues
  • Analyse all machine failures (breakdown, unplanned corrective maintenance) and implement corrective measures to prevent re- occurrence of failures and safety incidents
  • Establish and coordinate the maintenance and safety procedures, service schedule, and supply of materials required to maintain machines and equipment in the prescribed condition
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) when required in line with the agreed format
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation and to make recommendations to maintenance team
  • Supervise, guide and review activities of staff under your supervision in the structure on technical duties
  • Inspection of work performed by outside contractors to ensure it meets management expectations as per the scope of the work assigned
  • Ensure observance of safety rules, regulations and practices
  • Minimum Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering- Plant Option
  • Good knowledge of AUTOCAD software for designing.
  • Minimum 8 years experience in similar position in a busy manufacturing company
  • Knowledge in RCA methodology
  • Posses good knowledge in identifying and managing spare parts
  • Good working knowledge of machines in process industry, hydraulics and pneumatics is desirable.
  • Computer proficiency especially in PM module in SAP – ERP.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings as well as use of Auto CAD.
  • Ability to work independently and exhibit right leadership
Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 28 March. 2022
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