The Technical apprenticeship program for Nairobi is designed for college graduates who have desire to gain working experience in the factory set up where they learn form the experienced employees practice their trade in order to develop their competitiveness in the job market.
Knowledge and application of technical skills to Operate machinery safely and effectively in order to meet the production plan. Conduct cleaning and lubrication as required. Possess a basic knowledge of the principles of mechanism, motion and pneumatics.
Maintain machinery to the prescribed standards and levels of cleanliness.
Understand properties of materials being handled. Able to perform correct adjustment and setting.
Proactively work with Professional Maintenance and Quality Control staff to achieve zero breakdowns and zero defects.
Carry out product and process changeovers/wash-outs to maintain quality standards whilst minimizing the impact to the production plan.
Utilize all appropriate safety and environmental procedures relating to the Sourcing Unit and allocated equipment to ensure a safe working environment for the whole team. Understand the legal responsibility placed upon individuals.
Full knowledge of the workplace and hazards within it. Utilize all appropriate safety and environmental procedures for people, processes, materials, products and equipment relevant to the task.
Reduce costs due to waste and minimize impact to health, safety and the environment through working to eliminate waste and through the correct management of waste and hazardous materials.
Monitors quality against set standards and reports any product and packaging faults. Detects process abnormalities quickly and takes emergency action to prevent them.
Knowledge and understanding of the key principles of WCM and an awareness of the tools used to identify and prioritize losses in the production area and eliminate them; role requires data collection.Monitor measures and performance after initial improvements and take further action as required
Key Skills and Qualifications
A minimum of National Diploma or Higher National Diploma in either Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronic, Chemical or Analytical Engineering
Applicant must be a committed team worker with a strong sense of responsibility and good attention to detail. Effective problem-solving skills and an agile mind are essential.
Not more than 2years working experience.
IT Skills –Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office; Excel and Word programmes.
Evidence of a good work ethic and broad extra-curricular activities through the participation in part-time work or interest in hobbies, sports and other past-times.
A high level of motivation and personal discipline.
The ability to work as a team member and possess good interpersonal, communication and literacy skills.
To work with efficiency, accuracy and to be able to meet deadlines.
To be able to prioritize workload and work under own initiative.
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