New Jobs at ALAF


Coater Operator at ALAF

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate the control desk at the coater room
  • Check the production order requirements and prepare its inputs in advance
  • Check quality of the materials used, applicator rolls, pick up rolls and maintain the process parameters


  • Set correct gap required for the applicator and pick-up rolls
  • Feed the process parameters into the scada as required
  • Ensure the material is treated using the recommended procedure before paint is applied.
  • Carryout Autonomous maintenance and housekeeping of the section
  • Adhere to health and safety guidelines as per company policy
  • Fill in the operation parameters as specified in the coater room logbook

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum academic qualification: Minimum Form 4 Level
  • Qualifications as an added advantage: Craft Certificate in mechanical or paint process exposure

Experience required:

  • General work experience (years): 6 months
  • Specific to the position (level/discipline/years): Min: 6 months
  • Industry: Manufacturing

Key competencies and skills

     No medical / mental conditions e.g. not epileptic, not allergic paints, does not nose breed etc.
     Ability to work with own hands
     Safety conscious
     Good eyesight
     Ability to hear without training
Language requirements:
Computer literacy:
·       Basic knowledge in computers
Personality profile:
Additional/specific work requirements

  • Ability to be trained


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Electrical Engineer at ALAF

  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of PLC system, and other related instrumentation equipment like temperature sensors, limit switches, proximity sensors, flow switches, flow monitors, pressure switches etc.
  • Parameterization and maintenance of frequency Drive Systems.
  • Understanding the electrical drawing for problem troubleshooting in all areas of electrical control systems.
  • To inspect and confirm precise installation of electrical equipment, testing of continuity, polarity, insulation and earthling system and correction for any abnormality found.
  • To lead and ensure the entire shift works are maintained throughout, utilize the plant capacity.
  • To ensure smooth production and attend any breakdown at timely.
  • Planned equipment inspections with checklists and reporting all equipment abnormalities observed.
  • Preparing Monthly technical report for all scheduled/unscheduled maintenances or equipment breakdown duties/responsibilities.
  • Preparing RCA report for equipment breakdown of more than one (1) hour so as to get root cause of the problem.
  • Safety compliance as per company’s requirements by conducting daily toolbox meeting before attending any job.
  • Preparing/writing all attended shift duties in a shift logbook and timely sending the same which was prepared in an Excel sheet.
  • Ensuring the maintenance management strategies for spare parts, planned maintenance task and planned outages to increase plant reliability.
  • Identifying and manage inventory level of critical spares and work closely with supply chain department to ensure parts availability and durability.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum three (3) years working experience.
  • Proven experience working in electrical engineering roles within a manufacturing environment.
  • Registered with ERB as Graduate Engineer
  • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering principles, practices, and standards.
  • Proficiency in electrical design software, CAD tools, and PLC programming.
  • Familiarity with industrial automation systems, control systems, and motor drives.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to diagnose and resolve complex electrical issues.
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytical abilities.
  • Commitment to safety, quality, and continuous improvement.


Electrical Technician at ALAF

  • Performing routine maintenance tasks on electrical equipment to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
  • Troubleshooting electrical malfunctions and implementing effective solutions to minimize production downtime.
  • Conducting preventive maintenance inspections on electrical systems and equipment to identify potential issues before they escalate.
  • Installing, repairing, and maintaining electrical components such as motors, switches, sensors, and control panels.
  • Collaborating with other departments to identify electrical needs and requirements for new projects or upgrades.
  • Attend PM activities at MCL, CRM, CCL when required during SSD
  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations and protocols while performing electrical maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Execute planned PM for SSD (scheduled shut down)
  • Ensure safety measure and switch gear safety test are done as required.
  • Assist in monitoring and maintenance of substation includes recording of meter reading.
  • Attend promptly to machine breakdowns
  • Documenting maintenance activities, including repairs, inspections, and preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Participating in training sessions to stay updated on the latest technologies and best practices in electrical maintenance.

Report all accidents and near misses and ensure compliance to EHS

  • Diploma or certification in Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience working as an Electrical Technician in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical systems, components, and principles.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting electrical malfunctions and implementing effective solutions.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues from various departments
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and respond to emergency maintenance situations as needed.


Production Engineer at ALAF

  • Overall production and quality management at CCL.
  • Oversee the Colour Coating process and ensure cost effective production.
  • Ensure production targets are met through daily execution of Production Programmes at CCL.
  • Monitor product standards and implement quality-control programs to ensure timely production and acceptable quality.
  • Ensuring optimum equipment capacity utilization against requirements; analyse quality and quantity of production and initiate corrective actions to eliminate deficiencies.
  • Monitor order priorities/ backlogs, equipment breakdowns, and other aspects affecting planned schedules; initiate solutions for repetitive equipment failures and product complaints.
  • Drive the implementation and usage of systems of production tracking (SAP) and inventory Control including bar code system.
  • Schedule and organise the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Support Maintenance programmes to ensure CCL and other allied equipment are healthy.
  • Cost and consumption control of Paints, gas, electrical energy, APR, etc. at CCL to ensure that they conform to the Budget targets.
  • Manpower management ensuring discipline across the shop floor and reduction of avoidable costs. (working out the human and material resources needed)
  • Supervising and motivating a team of workers; reviewing worker performance, appraisal of subordinates and identifying training needs.
  • Ensure compliance to Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain system conformance to ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 standards at and CCL.
  • Implement and support 6 K activities.
  • working with other managers to implement the company’s policies and goals
  • Ensure Preparation and circulation of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual MIS reports for information and corrective actions
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the management from time to time.

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Budgetary responsibility

  • Monitor and Control of colour coating line variable cost as per set targets.
  • Manage plant productivity to ensure volume achievement as per set targets.

Procurement responsibility

  • Monitor and control of consumables
  • Raising purchase requisitions for replenishment of required items.

Ensure desired quality of the procured materials and give feedback to the suppliers in the case of

Qualifications required:

  1. Minimum academic qualification: University degree in Engineering or equivalent
  2. Qualifications as an added advantage:  SAP knowledge and computer suit
  3. Professional registration: Be a registered member of engineering professional body

Experience required:

  1. General work experience (years): Minimum 5 years
  2. Specific to the position (level/discipline/years):  Minimum of 7 years of relevant manufacturing engineering and supervisory experience.
  3. Industry: Manufacturing /Engineering

Key competencies and skills:

  1. Team leadership,
  2. Technical skills
  3. Organization skills
  4. Interpersonal skills
  5. Problem solving skills
  6. IT and numerical skills
  7. Communication skills

Language requirements:

  1. English
  2. Kiswahili

Computer literacy:

  1. Proficiency in computer software applications; MS Word / Excel/ Power point.
  2. Knowledge in SAP ERP PP module.

Personality profile:

  • Strong willed individual able to drive through organizational action plans with minimum supervision. Ability to take up challenging assignments under pressure and deliver to promises.Additional/specific work requirements
  • Knowledge and experience in coated products Process: Production & Quality ISO Systems: EHS & OSHA Systems

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