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Maintenance Manager – Nyamira, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • 10+ years’ experience in a maintenance management role in the dairy sector
  • Strong knowledge of engineering concepts, including electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems.
  • Ability to keep track of and report on activity.
  • Experience in planning maintenance operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with staff members.
  • Competent in problem-solving, team building, planning and decision making.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Performs maintenance management by supervising maintenance personnel and establishing priorities in maintenance schedules.
  • Maintaining manufacturing assets and facility, parts inventory, monitoring purchase orders, invoice approvals, and assisting in managing the department budget.
  • Manage maintenance personnel by setting direction and priorities.
  • Proposal training and continuous development on all maintenance personnel.
  • Performs Performance Evaluations on direct reports at least once a year.
  • Performs other duties by coordinating work with outside inspections, providing project management, ensuring the safety of personnel, and performing other duties as required.
  • Managing, maintaining, and establishing maintenance procedures for production lines in a dairy-manufacturing environment to ensure production meets or performs better than budget.
  • Maintaining quality standards and associate safety standards.
  • Monitoring line efficiencies; monitoring labor cost; and other expenses.
  • Responsible for maintaining Food Safety and Quality Systems as assigned.
  • Help coach, train Technicians, and participate in on-the-job training.
  • ensuring that all maintenance operations are done in accordance with company policy and OSHA guidelines.
  • ensuring the facility satisfies all industry regulations.
  • Managing budgets.
  • Forecasting, ordering, and price negotiation for spare parts inventory.
  • developing and implementing a proactive maintenance program.
  • Firing/hiring maintenance staff.
  • Coordinating the completion of complex repairs.
  • Hiring subcontractors for specialized maintenance work.
  • Looking for new ways/tools/assets to improve productivity and cut costs.
  • Drafting maintenance reports.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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