Machine Operator

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time Applications have closed

We are looking for a Machine Operator
Lactalis Zambia Limited is the leader in dairy industry and supplier of quality dairy products in Zambia. The Company subscribes to world class quality standards in manufacturing and distribution of its products. An opportunity exists for talented individuals who wishes to develop a career in this exciting industry as Machine Operator reporting to the Production Controller.
Among other responsibilities, you are expected to:
Ability to be able to run production machines and processes used in the manufacturing of products
Ensuring that cleaning of the machine and area of operation is done before, during and after production
Ensuring that quality of product is not compromised before, during and after production
Ensuring CIP/hygiene cleaning is done on the machine with designated detergents as recommended
Ensuring that plant procedures are followed in running of the machines
Maintaining adequate records of key production variables such as production volume, yield, plant uptime, utility consumption, etc, as required
Participating in plant maintenance program and ensuring that all breakdowns are reported immediately they occur
Communicating directly with the maintenance department to coordinate maintenance and repair work in process areas
Performing daily, weekly, monthly and any other preventive maintenance activities as required.
Assisting maintenance technicians in performing maintenance and repairs and assisting with diagnosing and trouble-shooting maintenance related issues.
If you have the following:
Grade 12 Certificate
Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related field
2 years’ experience in a busy environment
Technical skills
Experience in running of processing/filling machines
Ability to work long hours
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Applications along with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of qualifications should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager no later than Tuesday, 6th April 2021. Email: