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Victory Farms   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Mechanic

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Victory Farms is the fastest-growing aquaculture operation in sub-Saharan Africa, and seeks an experiencedand passionate Mechanic to join our team at this exciting period of expansion. The Mechanic will be acornerstone supporting the large-scale construction projects that are core to the company’s growthstrategy.


Responsibilities

• Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.

• Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
• Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
• Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
• Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
• Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
• Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
• Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
• Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
• Provides mechanical maintenance information by answering questions and requests.
• Prepares mechanical maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
• Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
• Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Mechanical engineering
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Tool operation and maintenance; Version control and configuration management; Work place safety; Problem solving; Machine operation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Victory Farms

Agriculture, fishing, forestryCompany size: 100-500 people

We started in 2015, scouting for a site location in Lake Victoria. We met countless stakeholders - many of whom would become our greatest advocates.


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