Dawa Life Sciences

Machine Operator at Dawa Limited

00100, Nairobi Kenya
July 10, 2024
Application deadline closed.
Deadline date:
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Brief Job Description:

Machine Setup and Preparation:

  • Prepare machines for production runs by ensuring proper calibration, alignment, and adjustments.
  • Install and adjust necessary tools, fixtures, or attachments to facilitate production processes.
  • Load raw materials into the machine and ensure proper feeding mechanisms are in place.

Machine Operation:

  • Operate assigned machines according to established procedures and guidelines.
  • Monitor machine operations to ensure they are running smoothly and efficiently.
  • Make necessary adjustments to machine settings and controls to maintain quality and
  • Troubleshoot and resolve basic machine malfunctions or issues that may arise during operation.
  • Perform regular inspections and preventive maintenance tasks to keep machines in optimal condition.
  • Monitor production output and quality, adjusting as needed to meet production targets.

Quality Control:

  • Conduct regular quality checks on output to ensure it meets established standards.
  • Inspect finished products for defects, such as incorrect dimensions or visual imperfections.
  • Identify and address any quality issues promptly, escalating problems to supervisors as necessary.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate production records, including machine logs, output quantities, and any issues encountered during operation.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions, safety hazards, or quality concerns to the appropriate personnel.
  • Suggest process improvements or modifications to enhance efficiency and productivity.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Adhere to all safety protocols, guidelines, and regulations while operating machinery.
  • Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) and work instructions.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, ensuring that all tools and materials are properly stored.
  • Any other allocated duties by the section supervisor(s) or designee

Qualifications and Experience:

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • To be considered, these minimum requirements must be evident on your resume.
  • Previous experience as a machine operator or in a similar manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • High school and above certificate.

Additional Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
  • Good Documentation Practices, Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Attention to detail and ability to detect and resolve issues, Integrity, Self-motivated
  • Right Attitude with high degree of teamwork
  • Able to work in shifts.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and technical skills, Ability to read and interpret technical documents, such as blueprints or work instructions.
  • Basic understanding of machine operation and maintenance, Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot technical problems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, Physical stamina and ability to lift heavy objects and stand for extended periods.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and ability to follow them strictly.

Method of Application

Send your application to careers@dawalifesciences.com