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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Engineering Manager job in Tanzania

KVTC is the largest grower of teak in Africa and has established plantations in Tanzania since 1992. In 2009 KVTC commenced commercial production of sawn timber, wooden flooring and other specialty teak products.
KVTC is proud to operate one of the most modern wood processing facilities in Africa and is widely recognized as one of the most innovative forest management projects on the Continent.
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As part of the development and succession planning KVTC is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to assist in maintaining and improving performance of the plants:
The Role:
· Manage a team of mechanics and electricians
· Maintain operational availability of the plants
· Plan and schedule maintenance requirements for the factory
· Control Engineering budgets
· Analyze and resolve bottle necks in the process
· Maintain Health and Safety Standards
· Manage Overall Mill and Site Environmental Standards
· Degree or Diploma in Electrical of Mechanical Engineering
· Hands-on practical manager / problem solver
· Minimum of 15 year experience in Engineering field
· Preferably experience in forest industry or agro-processing industries (sugar, tea or similar)
· Experience with PLC Controllers, Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Mechanical Systems is a must
· Computer literate (MS Office, Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point)
· Fluent in both English as Kiswahili
· Tanzanian or East African (Kenya, Uganda)

Kilombero Valley Teak Company
PO Box 655 Ifakara, Tanzania
PO Box 12452 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview; deadline for application is 31st December 2010

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