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Workshop Technician

FullTime Kenya, Makueni Posted 1 month ago

Industry: Manufacturing

Role: Engineering

Closing: 29/12/2022

Position: Workshop Technician- Vegetable Oil Extraction Plant

Industry: Manufacturing

Reports to: Maintenance Superintendent

Location: Wote in Makueni


Our client in vegetable oil extraction, is seeking to recruit a Workshop Technician. Successful candidate will be responsible for responsible for all workshop process/production engineering relative to machining, precision fitting, welding & fabrication, overhaul and repairs


Main accountabilities and Responsibilities


  1. Welding, repair, rebuilding and fabrication of aluminium, cast-iron, stainless steel and mild steel products.
  2. Sheet metal fabrication
  3. Drawing and designing sheet metal and structural drawings
  4. Interpreting engineering drawings
  5. Handling workshop processes of; fabrication, precision fitting, machining and pipe fitting.
  6. Operation, repair and maintenance of welding machines which includes; TIG, MIG, ARC. Gas welding and cutting sets, etc.
  7. Precision use of metal cutting machines like; laser cutting, water jet, plasma cutting and shearing machines
  8. Operation of CNC welding and cutting machines
  9. Surface preparation and coating of metals which includes powder coating and zinc metalizing,
  10. Heat treatment of metals
  11. Repair of moulds, dies, jigs, formers and fixtures
  12. Planning and execution of work including leading a team


Qualifications and Experience


  • Holder of diploma in mechanical engineering(production option)from a reputable institution, or final craft certificate and demonstrated experience in a busy workshop
  • Over 5 years of sound continuous and detailed experience in welding in terms of TIG, MIG, ARC and gas welding relative to aluminium, cast-iron, alloys and stainless steel among others.
  • Conversant with using hot work permits, JSA and all applicable occupational health and safety procedures
  • Conversant with fire safety
  • Conversant with all advanced welding tools and methodologies,

Conversant with all workshop processes;


Required competencies


  • Must be organized and punctual.
  • Well-presented and professional.
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to effectively manage time.
  •  Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong multitasking skills
  • Great interpersonal skills


Key Performance Indicators


  1. Precision repair, fitting and rebuilding of Mechanical parts
  2. Specialized welding, repair, rebuilding and fabrication of Aluminium, cast-iron and stainless steel,
  3. Precision workshop processes in usage and maintenance of workshop machines including welding appliances.
  4. Precision interpretation of engineering drawings and designs.


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