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Plant Operator at AAA Growers. Nairobi

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Job Description

Responsible for oversite and management of all activities in the production area. The upkeep and maintenance of the infrastructure within, activities to ensure best output. General plant hygiene and health.

Key tasks:

Ripening & Ripening Chambers.

  • Manage weekly ripening programs.
  • Following and help keep SOPs to ensure quality and safety.
  • Communicate to immediate manager in-case of any deviations on ripening process.
  • Ensuring a prompt communication on each ripening process. Follow agreed format on communication.
  • Ensure raw material with correct quality attributes for ripening is used i.e., correct dry matter content, correct size profile etc. in liaison with the QA manager.
  • Ensure stocks for ripening consumables e.g., ethylene is adequate. Observe a correct re-order level.
  • Consult with maintenance manager to ensure scheduled maintenance plan for the ripening chambers is followed.
  • Completing ripening logs.

Avocado grading machine.

  • Manage and Oversee machine operation.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot operating equipment.
  • Perform general housekeeping.
  • Ensure plant adheres to safety and environmental rules.
  • Ensuring that issued PPEs are kept and used as prescribed.
  • Control further processing of products until conditions likely to cause non-conformities are addressed.
  • Calibrating machines to ensure required productivity levels and adherence to quality measures and standard are met.
  • Manage weekly and monthly production schedules, maintenance reports and daily production reports.
  • Coordinate with the maintenance manager on repair and servicing of production equipment to ensure prudent operations.
  • Reporting defective machines to the production in charge/manager

Key performance indicators.

  • Timely analysis and communication to the reporting manager.
  • Timely sending of all the reports
  • Effective traceability of any faulty part of machine
  • Clean working environment.

Key Competencies

  • Degree in Mechatronic Engineering /or Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience.
  • Understanding and commitment to Health and Safety best practice.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, good team spirit.
  • Good time management skills
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