Maintenance Planner

  • Job Type: ContractFull Time
  • Location: Zambia
  • Date Posted:


Company Summary:

Job Description:

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and agribusiness company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stockfeed and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.
Zambeef Products PLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate for the role outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.
The Required Skills for this Role Include:

In conjunction with superior, raises job cards and issues to artisans, follows up progress on opened job- cards, carries out filling and generates reports from the same
In collaboration with Engineering Stores Clerk, ensures that minimum stock levels of critical spares are maintained, and routinely follows-up with procurement on new stock or services ordered
In conjunction with the Safety Officer and/or other Supervisors, carries out Risk Assessments prior to task execution, detailing the work procedure
Co-ordinate Plant Condition Monitoring (including walk-around checks), activities in close collaboration with the Supervisors; keeping records of the same
In consultation with the Supervisors, do work scheduling, estimating the hours and man-power needed to effectively execute the  task
Ensures adherence to EHS standards e.g. ISO/ZABS
Document Control e.g. Engineering Drawings/Manuals/Technical publications
Accurately measure maintenance activities and report accordingly
Compiling/delivering reports from the CMMS programme, regarding the work execution/management

The Required Qualifications are:

Grade 12 certificate
Minimum craft certificate in Mechanical or Electrical
Three(3) to five(5) years’ experience
A member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

The Required Attributes Include:

Ability to identify and accurately describe Mechanical and Electrical spares
Ability to read and interpret suppliers’ manuals and drawings
Ability to learn and apply best practices in maintenance
Ability to organise and plan tasks
Numerical and Computational Skills
Creativity and Problem-Solving
Attention to Detail
Interpersonal Skills

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their applications letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:
Zambeef Products PLC
P/B 17, Woodlands
Lusaka or
Email: [email protected]
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 18th August, 2023.

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