Location Dukem (Addis Ababa Area), Ethiopia
Date Posted October 16, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Job Purpose:  to provide the technical expertise related to production machines and managerial leadership to the mechanic team to ensure production machines, equipment and the associated spare-parts and work-aids are installed, maintained, optimally utilized and improved in support of the Factory.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Define mechanic-related KPIs for the Factory
  • Manage production machines and spare parts inventory in the Factory
  • Ensure production machines are set up as per defined parameters
  • Manage changeover – time, people and equipment
  • Ensure machines are repaired and maintained in compliance with maintenance and repair standards
  • Monitor safety of production machines and take actions to address safety issues
  • Resolve machine-related production issues as needed
  • Provide managerial leadership to the Mechanic team
  • Understand and live by the Company’s core values
  • Take accountability for growing and continuously improving oneself Responsibilities
  • Supervise processes to meet specified factory production goals on time and at specified quality.
  • Supervise factory employees, train new employees, and enforce safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist the General manager with managing plant activities and coordinating employees.
  • Maximize yields, workflow, and schedules without compromising safety or quality.
    In coordination with the production manager, the assistant manager has to plan and submit the inventory of the factory.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience and the last two years in managerial (supervisory) roles in a plastic manufacturing environment
    • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related

Language skills: Written and spoken English a must, Amharic and local dialects a plus

Functional Requirements:

  • Machine repair technical expertise
  • Understanding of preventative maintenance system and spare parts management
  • Understanding of training systems to drive to predictive maintenance
  • Understanding of machine safety requirements
  • Has the drive to lead, engage and enable teams and coach individual team members
  • Has the drive to meet or exceed a standard of excellence on an ongoing basis
  • Has the drive to systematically seek out information about things and issues to resolve problems

Location: Dukem (Addis Ababa Area)

Applying Instructions

  • Interested applicants can submit their applications within 10 working days from the date of this


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