Maintenance Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka



Vacancy title:
Maintenance Engineer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Science & Engineering ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, May 14 2024

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa

Role purpose
// Perform plant asset maintenance jobs in line with BAYER procedures and best practices and thereby assure safety of equipment and people.
// In liaison with the Plant Engineer, perform plant maintenance and reliability tasks safely, timely and cost effectively and thereby delivering at least 95% plant availability rate annually.
// The Maintenance Engineer will work closely with other key staff on site to improve production facilities and reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns.

Key responsibilities and tasks
// Responsible Foster safety culture in plant.
// In liaison with the Plant Engineer, develop preventive maintenance tools for the site.
// Carry out routine maintenance activities as prescribed by the Equipment OEM and BAYER asset reliability protocols.
// Provide Technical and Organizational co-ordination and control of Electrical/Mechanical/Instrumentation repairs and service activities at the plant/site in line with plans developed by Plant Engineer in accordance with Bayer best practices.
// Have specialist knowledge of:
o Corn seed processing technology
o Mechanical equipment maintenance
o Maintenance planning
o Reliability engineering
o Complex faultfinding
// Strong team leader skills, to ensure multiple activities are executed accurately, to Bayer high standards and in time
// Timeous completion of allocated tasks

Experience, Skills and Qualifications
// A degree in BEng Mechanical Engineering/ BEng Industrial Engineering
// Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
// Minimum of 3 years hands – on experience in a production facility
// Strong condition monitoring experience.
// Experience with CMMS
// Strong organizational and planning ability
// Strong teamwork (flexibility to work with cross functional teams and positively influencing others)
// Good Problem-solving skills
// Good communication skills and report writing

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

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