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    Alan & Grant, is a Human Resources and Business Advisory firm. By combining creative and strategic minds, we co-create relevant and impactful solutions to our clients.
    …additionally, we are developing capabilities to create and manage a portfolio of HR & Enterprise Products aimed at enhancing employee performance, business agility and overall pr…

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    Head of Technical

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 10 years
    • Location Plateau
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    Job Description

    The Technical Head is responsible for optimal utilization of any plants /machinery/equipment. He is also responsible for the identification and implementation of new technical designs in accordance with modern maintenance standards.

    • Availability of utilities services (Water, Electricity, Ice Banks, Compressed air & Steam etc.)
    • Machinery, Plant and Equipment performance efficiency.
    • Support Strategic Business Units and liaise with vendors on service and maintenance of vehicles & trucks
    • Develop, review, and implement the department’s operations reengineering to ensure that the operations are lean, effective, efficient and bring value to the organization.
    • Oversee day-to-day implementation of strategies and operations of the department. This can be done through supervision, coaching and feedback mechanism.
    • Break down the overall corporate strategy into specific and achievable tasks and assign such tasks to various roles in the department.
    • Develop and Ensure Compliance to planned maintenance schedules.
    • Compliance to SOPs & departmental operation process/Procedures.
    • Establish and execute a performance measurement system to evaluate the effective and efficient utilization of plant and machinery.
    • Train, guide and mentor technical staff in their day-to-day functions.
    • To always have the plant’s maintenance meeting weekly with all the technical officers (supervisors and other managers) on the plant’s issues and the way forward to give their best approach that will enhance effective results with a view to achieving preventive maintenance of plants and machinery.
    • Prepare reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly or as may be required by management) to the COO/CEO on asset acquisition, usage, maintenance or disposal as it regards technical inputs
    • To ensure implementation of any approved company policies as regards work process and procedures
    • Ensure all records of plants/machinery being operated by technical staff are properly kept.


    • Minimum of graduate education degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline.
    • Relevant postgraduate degrees would be an added advantage. (e.g COREN, NSE, CQE & CMfgE).
    • Management certification required.
    • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in hands-on mechanical/electrical engineering, preferable in an agriculture plant, food processing industry with heavy weight equipment.
    • Sound knowledge in electrical testing design, mechanical production technologies, electrical systems, technical management, developing budgets.
    • Basic safety, quality focus, process improvement and good leadership skills are highly required.
    •  Excellent Computer/Technical Skills.
    • Excellent communication Skills
    •  Good hands-on experience on the ERP application Relationship Management
    • Good knowledge of Assets Structure.
    •  Ability to work in a high-pressure, deadline-driven environment
    • Exceptional communication and reporting skills.
    • Solid working knowledge in all required software and programming languages.
    • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to delegate responsibilities effectively.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Alan & Grant on to apply

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