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[Job Vacancy] Mechanic Supervisor at Presco Plc

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Presco is a fully-integrated agro-industrial establishment with oil palm plantations, palm oil mill, palm kernel crushing plant and vegetable oil refining and fractionation plant. It also has an olein and stearin packaging plant and a biogas plant to treat its palm oil mill effluent. It is the first of its kind in West AfricaPresco specialises in the cultivation of oil palm and in the extraction, refining and fractionation of crude palm oil into finished products. Presco supplies specialty fats and oils of outstanding quality to customer specifications and assures a reliability of supply of its products year round. This is made possible by the integrated nature of the company’s production process. Presco is the Nigerian market leader for specialty fats and oils. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Mechanic Supervisor

Location: NigeriaDepartment / Section: Maintenance / Mechanic

Job Purpose

Responsible for supervising and coordinating the maintenance and repair activities of machinery and equipment within the oil palm mill.
They lead a team of mechanics and technicians, ensuring that all mechanical systems are well-maintained, operate efficiently, and meet safety and environmental standards.

Key ResponsibilitiesSupervision and Team Leadership:

Lead and supervise a team of mechanics and technicians, providing guidance, training, and support to enhance technical skills.
Schedule and assign tasks to maintenance staff, ensuring coverage for routine and preventive maintenance.

Maintenance Planning and Execution:

Develop and implement preventive maintenance plans and schedules for machinery and equipment. Regularly inspect equipment with a proactive approach to reduce unplanned downtime.
Coordinate with maintenance manager and production teams to minimize downtime and disruptions.
Oversee and assist in troubleshooting and repairing machinery breakdowns, ensuring prompt and effective solutions.

Standards Compliance:

Uphold strict standards and ensure compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs), safety protocols and environmental regulations
Promote and enforce a safe working environment and handling of all mechanical machines and equipment

Documentation and Reporting:

Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including work orders, equipment history, and maintenance schedules.
Prepare regular reports on maintenance performance for management.
Manage inventory of spare parts, tools, and maintenance supplies.

Additional Responsibilities:

Any other responsibility that may be assigned from time to time by Technical Officer/Maintenance Manager

Job Specification

Bachelor’s Degree/HND in a relevant Mechanical Engineering field or equivalent work experience.

Additional Qualification:

Several years of experience in mechanical maintenance, preferably in an industrial setting like an oil palm mill.
Familiarity with safety regulations and environmental compliance in the palm oil industry.
Proficiency in using maintenance management software and tools.
Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, machinery, and equipment used in palm oil milling.

Basic Skill:

Effective leadership and communication skills.
Ability to work in a physically demanding environment, including standing and walking for extended periods.
Willingness to work in shifts, including nights and weekends, as required.
Exposure to noise, machinery, varying temperatures and challenging weather conditions



How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Application Deadline 31st October, 2023.