Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Processing Plant Assistant Manager

Engineering Job Vacancies in Kenya.
Processing Plant Assistant Manager
Company Description
Sanergy is a social venture that builds a sustainable sanitation network throughout Nairobi’s slums, by creating a network of local entrepreneurs who run small-scale sanitation centers.
We provide affordable, accessible and hygienic sanitation services to individuals, thereby making a valuable contribution to their communities.

We collect and convert the waste from our network of toilets into valuable by-products such as fertilizer and energy.
Role & Responsibilities
The Processing Plant Assistant Manager is in charge with overseeing and operating the treatment plant for organic waste.
This includes work planning/ performance management, human resource and facility management, inventory and budget management, process improvement as well as cross-team communication and collaboration.
The Processing Plant Assistant Manager reports directly to the Engineering Operaitons Manager and is in charge of the Processing Team Supervisors.
Key Accountabilities
Work planning/ performance management
Develop shift plans on a monthly basis and work plans on a weekly basis and ensure that they are adhered to and tasks are performed satisfactorily and on time
Provide instructions to the Team Supervisor during weekly work plan meetings
Evaluate and complete performance appraisals of Waste Processing Team employees
Human resource and facility management
Ensure that all waste is processed using appropriate means in the most safe and efficient manner possible
Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate occupational and environmental health and safety regulations
Develop, implement, continuously evaluate and update work instructions
Responsible for striving for and meeting Key Performance Indicators developed for Waste Processing
Interview, hire and train new staff required for waste processing
Maintain discipline, high morale and good personnel relations among the team
Interpret monitoring data, troubleshoot problems and develop and implement solutions to improve current treatment process
Interpret laboratory data for compost boxes and windrows
Establish and conduct quality control of finished product
Support Processing Team Supervisor in treatment of waste, ordering and provision of equipment and manpower needed
Focus on continuous improvement process  through most effective usage of manpower and equipment
Implement research experiments
Plant inspection
Oversee waste treatment plant staff as well as development of the site and its operations
Prepare and complete routine maintenance inspections of plant facility and equipment and  ensure that the facility is kept in good order
Ensure malfunctioning equipment is repaired in order to provide a safe working environment.
Inventory and budget management
Track and record expenses daily and submit budget on time
Ensure requests for MPESA payments are submitted for approval on time
Bi-weekly submission of petty cash expenses
Cross- team communication and collaboration
Provide assistance to other teams in hosting trainings and site visits
Attend all scheduled meetings and company functions as required
Undertake other assigned duties and projects as required
Computer skills: MS office, Email, Internet  and preferably, Salesforce
Excellent leadership skills
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Strong in problem solving and analytical thinking
Detail and results oriented
Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or Equivalent, with a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours
Minimum of 2 years work experience as a supervisor or manager
If you are interested and believe that you possess the necessary skills and background, please submit your application online
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...