Overview

Machine Operator

The job holder will be responsible for ensuring that the assigned machine runs optimally in terms of quality and quantity within a safe working environment.,

 

Specification

Perform the adjustments and setting of the assigned machine to ensure quality output at their station and reduction of product wastage while upholding safety and product quality standards.
Prepare all necessary tools, equipment and materials required for the assigned machine in compliance with the approved processes and procedures.
Operate the assigned machine in accordance with the operating procedures to ensure proper operation of the machine and safe working environment.
Inspect inputs and outputs for quality to identify causes of defects and rectify to ensure product quality and minimize wastage.
Comply with all applicable quality, safety, health and environmental standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BRC, IFS, HACCP, Organic, ISO 17025, SANS 1841) where applicable
Carry out minor/routine maintenance of the respective machine, ensure that cleaning is done before and after every production run, and comply with plant/equipment scheduled maintenance.
Liaise with maintenance for major breakdown and to ensure that the machines are serviced on time and routinely to reduce plant down time.
Participate in the actual change over process to ensure the product quality is upheld in the next shift.
Prepare and submit reports to the Line Controller of downtime and the product quality index at their station with the aim of driving enhanced performance.
Inspect the quality of dry goods to ensure conformance to the established standards for a high-quality product index.
Minimize waste
Responsible for volume control on the process control (filler)
Record all breakdown
Inspect Quality of dry goods

Requirements 

A Certificate in Electrical, Mechanical or Production Engineering
At least two (2) years’ experience in a production setting in a similar organization.
Working technical knowledge on basic machine operations and maintenance is an added advantage.
Practical experience in use of MS packages.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL)

Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL) is the leading manufacturer and distributor of wines and spirits in Kenya , Eastern and Central Africa region.

Since 1969, when KWAL was incorporated with the objective of providing an avenue for importation and distribution of wines and spirits and enable indigenous Kenyans to participate significantly in this sector; we have delighted consumers across Eastern Africa with award winning and quality beverages.

As a beverage company dealing with both alcoholic drinks – wines and spirits – and non-alcoholic ones including grape juice and syrup, KWAL’s business includes manufacture, import, distribution, sale and export of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. We are continuously committed to quality in all aspects of our business.

Wine, is a flagship product of KWAL and has predominantly been enjoyed by our esteemed clientele, who cherish rewarding themselves and savour the good things in life. This is the delight, value and quality that KWAL brings to its valued clientele and stakeholders.