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Chief Engineer

KN & Associates LTD

Our client, a leading agro-processing company, is looking for a qualified candidate to occupy the position of: Chief Engineer

Job Purpose

The Chief Engineer (who will be reporting to the General Manager) will be responsible for the technical planning and supervision of operations, maintenance and repairs of all production equipment and vehicles of the company, development of engineering solutions for the company's engineering related challenges. The Chief Engineer's presence is expected in the office, on the factory floor and on location outdoors.

Key Responsibilities

Act as the main point of contact for communication on engineering and transport issue between the organization and the department
Effectively manage the engineering & transport departments to achieve organizational objectives
Plan and manage the maintenance and repair of all site machinery and vehicles
Monitor and produce quarterly performance reports for submission to the GM
Evaluate and maintain all occupational health and safety programmes for your departments
Maintain records of engineering activities for the company for audit purposes
Plan, write and schedule with the GM on the implementation of audit on key operational practices for your department. Report on audit results
Manage and report on the economical use of fuel by the generators. Eliminate wastage and inappropriate use of fuel
Maintain and manage machinery to a budget agreed with the CM. Produce a monthly report on this communicate information about machinery that may adversely affect the production of finished products as soon as possible to GM
Analyse engineering and transport costs. Identify, implement and report to GM on cost reductions.
Meet deadlines and be avaliable after normal business hours when required
Operate your departments with minimum effect and reducing the impact on the environment. Ensure ethical practices in your departments. Understand and implement the objectives of the sustainability committee
Undertake any other duties assigned by the GM

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

First Degree or HND in Electrical Engineering
Fair knowledge in Mechanical Engineering
Hands-on experience in refrigeration
A master's degree in a relevant engineering field would be an added advantage
Not less than 4 years work experience in the food and beverage indusutry
Good oral and written english
Strong knowledge of MS Office, including word, excel and PowerPoint

Candidate's Required Skills Set

Planning & Organisation
Supervisory skills
Problem-solving and analytical abilities
Communication & interpersonal skills
Initiative & proactivity
Team leader
Demonstrates integrity and good work ethics

Contact address

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Higher National Diploma
    • 3 - 5 Years
    • Others
    • Greater Accra
    • Accra
    • careers.knassociates@gmail.com
    • 31-May-2018
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