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Mechanical Engineer in Training at Kilombero Sugar

Job Purpose:
To develop him/her through a special Engineer in house Training Programme to attain the necessary practical Mechanical Engineering competencies, expertise, sugar processing technology and management skills. The applicant must be a dynamic and result oriented person and will fill the position of Mechanical Engineer Trainee in manufacturing department.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all mechanical functions in the manufacturing department.
  • Responsible for managing, leading, monitoring, organising and planning.
  • Perform projects as may be assigned by the mentor.
  • Preparing monthly reports.
  • Prepares project presentations.
  • Manage /oversee all mechanical work on abnormal projects during off crop.
  • Provide engineering for support for specifications and plant modifications.
  • Maintain effective engagement with key maintenance and engineering service level providers.
  • Promote a culture of consistently assessing risks and drive continuous improvement throughout operations.
  • Conduct regular internal and external exercises benchmarking exercises to identify and develop Engineering best practices and improvement opportunities.
  • Promote and adhere to Kilombero Sugar Co Ltd procedures, policies and guidelines, including without limitation, those relating to Safety, healthy, Environment, Risk and Quality (SHERQ).
  • Responsible for statutory requirements as may be delegated by Mentor

Job requirements:

  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Effective communication in both English and Swahili language.
  • Ready to work long hours.
  • Sound mental and physical health.
  • Registered by ERB as a Graduate Engineer
  • Burning desire to succeed in a high performance environment.
  • Self-motivated and ability to motivate others.
  • Report writing.
  • Creative, innovative and team working skills.

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Terms of service:
The successful candidate will be initially taken on as a Mechanical Engineer in training and upon successful completion of the training programme, can be engaged on permanent terms.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please apply for the position on or before 14th June 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.