Yalelo is seeking a skilled Processing Maintenance Engineer who will ensure that machinery and equipment related to the processing plant runs smoothly and reliably. This includes but not limited to ice machines, blast freezers, reefers, and chillers. The Processing Engineer is also responsible for planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance, responding to break downs, supervising technical staff, and ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation.

Location: The role will be primarily based in Siavonga at our Production plant.

The Right Fit candidate will be responsible for:

  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance
  • Responding to breakdowns
  • Diagnosing faults and repairs equipment
  • Supervising engineering and technical staff
  • Supporting procurement in procuring specialized components, fixtures, or fittings for processing plant unit
  • Managing processing plant budgets
  • Maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Creating maintenance procedures and SOPs
  • Managing stocks of supplies and equipment.
  • safe working conditions
  • Implementing continuous improvements
  • Implementing restore to original programs for deteriorated units

The Processing Maintenance Engineer Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronic engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, or production engineering
  • A Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • 4 years of relevant work experience in the food processing industry
  • Experience in working on storage, pumps, valves, lines etc.
  • Member of the Engineering Council of Zambia

If this is YOU, Yalelo wants to hear from you today!!!

This is a full-time position and the successful candidate must be available to work weekdays and weekends.