Plant Mechanic (Horticulture) – Kibwezi, Kenya

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 NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a well-established plantation with operations in Kenya and Tanzania is currently seeking to recruit a in their Technical department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for carrying out mechanical repairs, routine plant machinery servicing and cleaning, maintaining the working area, workshop tools and equipment. He/she must have a minimum of 7 years of experience as a Plant Mechanic.

Key Requirements.

  • Performs general maintenance works, repairing and maintaining of plant machinery.
  • Maintains Plant machinery functional by conducting inspections, repairing engine failures, repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions, replacing parts and components, repairing body damage.
  • Conducts thorough inspections and evaluations of problematic machinery or parts to identify issues.
  • Orders and replaces parts and components and repairs body damage as needed.
  • Performs regular inspections and maintenance on working machinery to ensure proper upkeep.
  • Maintains detailed records of each machine, including any maintenance, inspection, or repair services performed.
  • Observe Safety and Health regulations and procedures including proper lifting techniques.


  • Must be a Diploma holder or Trade Test Certificate Grade 1 or Technician craft 3.
  • At least 7 years’ working experience.
  • Experience on CAT or KOMATSU will be an added advantage.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • KCSE Mean Grade of C or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use a range of tools.

Please click on the tab below to apply:

Salary: Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh.45,000 – 50,000
Location: Kibwezi, Kenya (Makueni County )
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 22/06/2024