Factory Engineer Job. Highlands Mineral Water Company

Factory Engineer Jobs, Engineering Jobs, Highlands Mineral Water Company Jobs

Highlands Mineral Water Company  Limited, established in 1954, is one of the pioneers of the soft drinks industry in Kenya. Our product range includes Highlands bottled water, Highlands Cordials, CLUB carbonated soft drinks and RIO ready-to-drink juices.

Factory Engineer

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 7 years

Location: Nyeri

Job Field: Engineering / Technical

Job Summary: 

The Factory Engineer will coordinate all Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil. Carpentry etc.) and related activities to ensure that they are performed efficiently and within the agreed costs and timelines.

He will also ensure that factory operations continue with minimal technical and related interruptions.


  • Development and oversight of Engineering and related budgets and Controlling and prioritizing maintenance, projects and continuous improvement activities to within 0.01% of approved budget.
  • Maintaining a wide range of electro-mechanical manufacturing equipment, facilities and utility plants with varying degrees of automation
  • Planning and directing installation, testing and handing over of new equipment and facilities to the day to day operators and users.
  • Managing engineering stores activities: sourcing for engineering and related technical spares while ensuring optimal stock of critical technical spares.
  • Sourcing and supervising competent and professional contractors for specialized technical work and ensuring value for money
  • Establishing and ensuring implementation of policies, procedures and standards within the engineering section
  • Hiring, training, developing and monitoring the performance of Engineering staff ¡n liaison with Plant Manager and Human Resources Manager.
  • Ensuring that the operations are safe, reliable and environmentally responsible.
  • Performing administrative duties like reviewing and writing of reports, approving technical related expenditure in liaison with the Plant Manager and enforcing company policies within the department.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related engineering disciplines.
  • At least seven (7) years’ engineering experience gained from busy FMCG manufacturing factories, two (2) of which should have been in a supervisory role and one (1) doing hands on maintenance and/or Engineering Projects work
  • Ability to build a strong team and ability to get desired results from the team.
  • Exceptional passion for engineering and related activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and positively influence others.
  • Exceptional commitment and willingness to work for varying hours, sometimes long hours and some other times during non-official working days

How to Apply

Send your Curriculum Vitae to  hr@highlandske.com .

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