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Maintenance Superintendent-Engineer

FullTime Kenya, Wote-Makueni Posted 27/04/2023, 11 months ago

Industry: Manufacturing

Role: Engineering

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 07/05/2023

Client: Confidential

Position: Maintenance Superintendent-Engineer

Industry: Manufacturing

Reports to: Plant manager

Location: Wote- Makueni


Our client in manufacturing industry, is seeking to recruit a Maintenance Superintendent/Engineer. Successful candidate will be responsible for assuring maintenance plan definition and updating.

Main accountabilities and Responsibilities

- Assuring Maintenance plan definition and updating.

- Assuring field Maintenance operative procedure definition and implementation

- Maintenance policy definition and implementation.

- Technical modifications proposals.

- Failure and criticality analysis review and recommendations drawing to production operations.

- Ensure that the Operative Maintenance staff and Maintenance engineering staff are functioning under an optimized operational organization e.g.: available manpower, budget, machineries, equipments, tools.

- Responsibility and coordination of the main maintenance disciplines sections: mechanical, electrical, instrument

- Responsible for all the maintenance activities performed on site, reliabilities of the plant including all the equipment, machinery, etc. and their technical performance.

- Coordination of scope of work and during the execution phase of modification/improvement required.

- Responsible for the optimization of the maintenance cost and issuance of the yearly maintenance budget.

- Responsible as performing authority of all the relevant activities performed by Maintenance team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSC or MD or Secondary Level Technical Education.
  • 5 years of experience in manufacturing \ production plant, preferably vegetable oil extraction plant.
  • Familiar with maintenance methodology and working method, maintenance optimization and industry safety procedure


  • The Maintenance Superintendent should ensure that all maintenance activities are carried out in a safe manner.
  • They must ensure that machinery and equipment is properly maintained and that employees are trained on how to carry out maintenance tasks safely.
  • They must also identify and mitigate any potential safety hazards in the maintenance activities and ensure that employees are aware of these hazards and how to avoid them.
  • They must ensure that the maintenance activities comply with all relevant HSE regulations and standards.