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Senior Mechanic

Jeddah , Saudi Arabia Posted 2021/01/20 10:22:57 Expires 2021-03-21 Ref: JB4274462

Job Description

Purpose of the job

To drive the frontline maintenance activities in the factory so as to ensure that the manufacturing team is able to achieve its daily production targets as per the production plan by minimizing Engineering downtime. The incumbent is required to follow the Engineering Maintenance strategy with regard to breakdowns.

Key Accountabilities


Perform preventative maintenance activity for all the production/utility equipment in order to carry out the standard maintenance schedule so as to minimize machinery breakdowns.

Responsible for monitoring, updating and improving the planned maintenance system and ensure that progress is monitored as planned.

Ensure that plant and equipment performs to manufacture the products efficiently and to high quality standards.

To liaise, assist with training and support other departments in general running of the factory.

Undertake the training of others on preventive maintenance as required.

Ensure reactive and preventive maintenance tasks are completed on time without fail.

Make continuous improvement suggestions so as to reduce the overall machine part costs.

Attend the section reviews as per the SADAFCO Operating System (SOS) by giving feedback for agreed actions or commit to new actionsplans and participate in continuous improvement activities.

Must be able to do the preventive maintenance and troubleshooting of milk pasteurizers, homogenizers, filling and packaging machines, boilers, air compressors ect.

Health & Safety

Ensure a clean and safe working area and potential risks are communicated for corrective action in order to follow the company’s health & safety policy

Personally demonstrate safe behavior and take responsibility for the management of health & safety of engineering staff and contractors

Ensure all work conforms to statutory & safety requirements

Support a culture that enhances behavioral awareness to reduce accidents and “near misses”.


Prepare and fill up all required information in maintenance sheet/ report by recording any abnormal events that could happen during the production process with the equipment/machine.


Job Requirements

Educational level: Diploma in Mechanical engineer or similar

Specific diploma/education: none

Minimal experience: 3 years of relevant experience

Relevant experience with RTD dairy processing and processing equipment (GEA, TetraPak)

Understanding of preventative maintenance and TPM

Route Couse analysis and coming up with practical solutions

Languages: Fluent in English. Knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage

Academic qualifications required 03 years diploma in electrical or electronics technology.

Must be minimum 5-year experience in related fields. Must have basic knowledge of process control and automation and must have basic knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems. Must be able to install and trouble shoot PLC, Relay logic control systems, frequency drives electrical low-tension distribution and control systems.

Job Details

Job Location Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Job Role Other
Joining Date 2021-03-01
Employment Status Full time
Employment Type Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Years of Experience Min: 3 Max: 3
Residence Location Saudi Arabia
Degree Diploma

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