Plant Manager – Power Generation – Kibwezi

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Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, an organization operating a Biomass Energy Generating Plant in Kibwezi, is currently in search of a Plant Manager. The Power plant they manage is completely sustainability, as it relies on internally produced biomass derived from deceased sisal plants that have naturally reached the end of their life cycle. The Plant Manager will be responsible for the overall management, operation, and welfare of the plant. They are specifically looking for a candidate who has prior experience working with boilers and/or in an electricity generation plant.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage day to day operations of the biomass facility, ensuring optimal performance and output.
  • Coordinate and manage maintenance teams to ensure regular upkeep and preventive maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitor and optimize biomass stock logistics and handling process.
  • Collaborate with regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with permits and regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and address operational issues promptly to minimize downtime.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify potential issues and implement corrective actions.
  • Track and analyze operational data to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Maintain a working relationship with KPLC and other stakeholders.

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ideally have at least five years of experience of working with boilers and/or in an electricity generation plant – experience with Turbines will be an added advantage.
  • Technical knowledge of boiler systems and/or power generation.
  • Commitment to safety and environmental sustainability.
  • Management experience with excellent leadership and communication skills.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Competitive Package depending on experience and qualifications.
Location: Kibwezi, Makueni County
Career Level: Management
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 25th February, 2024