Machine Operator job at Dawa Limited
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Vacancy title:
Machine Operator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

Dawa Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, July 23 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Dawa Limited is one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturers of human healthcare products in Kenya and East Africa. Through our specialised human health division, we have over the decades provided front-line products that have ensured enhanced quality of life for patients.

Brief Job Description:
Machine Setup and Preparation:
• Prepare machines for production runs by ensuring proper calibration, alignment, and adjustments.
• Install and adjust necessary tools, fixtures, or attachments to facilitate production processes.
• Load raw materials into the machine and ensure proper feeding mechanisms are in place.

Machine Operation:
• Operate assigned machines according to established procedures and guidelines.
• Monitor machine operations to ensure they are running smoothly and efficiently.
• Make necessary adjustments to machine settings and controls to maintain quality and
• Troubleshoot and resolve basic machine malfunctions or issues that may arise during operation.
• Perform regular inspections and preventive maintenance tasks to keep machines in optimal condition.
• Monitor production output and quality, adjusting as needed to meet production targets.

Quality Control:
• Conduct regular quality checks on output to ensure it meets established standards.
• Inspect finished products for defects, such as incorrect dimensions or visual imperfections.
• Identify and address any quality issues promptly, escalating problems to supervisors as necessary.

Documentation and Reporting:
• Maintain accurate production records, including machine logs, output quantities, and any issues encountered during operation.
• Report any equipment malfunctions, safety hazards, or quality concerns to the appropriate personnel.
• Suggest process improvements or modifications to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Safety and Compliance:
• Adhere to all safety protocols, guidelines, and regulations while operating machinery.
• Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions.
• Maintain a clean and organized work area, ensuring that all tools and materials are properly stored.
• Any other allocated duties by the section supervisor(s) or designee

Qualifications and Experience:
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
• To be considered, these minimum requirements must be evident on your resume.
• Previous experience as a machine operator or in a similar manufacturing environment is preferred.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• High school and above certificate.

Additional Skills
• Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
• Good Documentation Practices, Good Manufacturing Practice
• Attention to detail and ability to detect and resolve issues, Integrity, Self-motivated
• Right Attitude with high degree of teamwork
• Able to work in shifts.
• Strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills, Ability to read and interpret technical documents, such as blueprints or work instructions.
• Basic understanding of machine operation and maintenance, Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot technical problems.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment, Physical stamina and ability to lift heavy objects and stand for extended periods.
• Knowledge of safety protocols and ability to follow them strictly.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
High School

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Job Info
Job Category: Engineering jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, July 23 2024
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 10-07-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-07-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-07-2067
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