Machine Operator – Mombasa at WTS Energy

Posted 4 months ago

Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow standard operating procedures for safe start up and shutdown of oil extraction machines.
  • Complete pre-start up, start up, operational and shut down checklists before plant operations commence.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the working area.
  • Maintain various operational records and logs and produce operational reports.
  • Oversee the flow of information and reports, coordinate actions when necessary, and ensure response plans are followed during emergencies and natural disasters.
  • Interface closely with the operations In-charge and maintenance to ensure key operational matters are performed, communicated and documented.
  • Follow standard procedures and switching orders in accordance with standard operating and safe switching practices.
  • Ensure smooth transition of position during shift operations.
  • Comply with all HSE safety regulations and adhere to proper codes and standards with a thorough understanding of safety procedures related to Electrical Systems.
  • Handle any other duties assigned by management from time to time.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Diploma in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering or equivalent experience and a minimum of 3 years related work experience.
  • Fluent knowledge of English.
  • 2 years of operator experience in a vegetable oil extraction plant will be an added advantage
  • Firefighting & HSE basic courses (preferred).
  • Experience with troubleshooting of plant upsets and taking corrective action.
  • Experience with shift report writing.
  • Familiarity with commissioning, start-up, decommissioning, and compliance with local/national and international standards and codes related to health, safety, and environment is preferred.

Required Competencies:

  • Problem Solving
  • Flexibility
  • Planning target control
  • Decision Making
  • Spirit of Enterprise
  • Communication
  • Listening and reception
  • Staff management and development.

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