KWAL Handyman Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Oct 6, 2016

KWAL is looking for a well-organized and highly motivated individual who is result-oriented to fill the following position:
Job Title: Handyman
Ref: HM-10-2016-Nairobi

Function / Division: Supply Chain
Department: Plant Operations

Supervisor / Manager Title: Foreman

Location: Nairobi
Job Purpose: The job holder will assist in maintenance requirements for equipment, building and the general housekeeping of the  grounds to ensure that facilities and equipment at KWAL are in good shape at all times.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Perform routine and adhoc maintenance or housekeeping work in accordance to the job cards and report any change of tasks to the Foreman in adherence to safety policies and procedures.
  • Inspect the site in order to identify and rectify safety hazards in collaboration with the foreman.
  • Maintain the assigned tools and equipment in good working order
  • Control the access of workshop by unauthorised staff with the aim of ensuring that housekeeping and safety procedures are enforced in the workshop area.
  • Provide support, where necessary, personnel visiting the site such as contractors to ensure adherence with work instructions and safety policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Certificate in a technical field.
  • At least one (1) year experience in handling Handyman roles within a manufacturing organisation.
Competencies / Attributes
  • Hands on experience in carrying out routine fixes and maintenance.
  • Ability to do manual work over a long period of time.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.
  • High level of Integrity.
Relationships and working contacts
  • Internal – Plant operation team, all staff.
  • External- Suppliers, Contractors.
Work Environment: This role is based on site.

How to Apply

If you feel you meet the requirements for this position, send your updated CV with email & telephone contacts of three professional referees and the application letter quoting the Reference number & Title of the position as the subject to: 

The Human Resources Director, 

to be received not later than October 10th, 2016 

Do not attach any certificates/scanned documents to your application. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

KWAL is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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