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Shift Engineer

Published on 25.12.2021


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Industries :
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Mechanical equipment, machines
Metallurgy, steel industry
Distribution, selling, wholesale
Public buildings and works sector, construction
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Position : Shift Engineer

We are looking for Shift Engineers.

Duties :

  • To support the running of the factory by resolving breakdowns and by delivering maintenance and drive improvement across the factory in terms of new machinery, hygiene, quality and performance.
  • Responsible for all reactive and proactive maintenance work, whilst making sure it is carried ot to the highest possible standards across the whole of the site.
  • Expected to carry out all maintenance across the factory in both low care and high care environment.
  • Attend to breakdowns onsite ensuring that there is always a rapid response and that plant equipment and machinery breakdown time is minimized
  • Carry out repairs to plant and equipment during production, effectively and efficiently, either alone and or as part of a team.
  • Carry out PPM onsite whilst always ensuring that there is a pro-active approach to planned maintenance and a high PPM output.
  • Deliver on plant uptime and maintenance KPI’s through planned, preventative, and predictive maintenance.
  • Maintaining tools and equipment, so that they are in a safe working condition; as well as making sure that the workshop and plant rooms are safe environments at all times.
  • Maintain daily report logbook.
  • Ensure work orders are completed on time.
  • Liaise effectively with external contractors
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Production In Charge.
Required profile for job ad : Shift Engineer


  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience – Cement industry knowledge may be an added advantage.
  • Have a proactive approach to fault finding, a commitment to continuous improvement and personal development
  • Must have the knowledge, discipline, and initiative to work alone.
  • Practical attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Must be computer literate – MS word & excel
  • Must have effective communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to deal with individuals in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Possess excellent decision-making skills.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
Job criteria for job ad : Shift Engineer
Job category :
Marketing, communication
R&D, project management
Industries :
Mechanical equipment, machines
Metallurgy, steel industry
Public buildings and works sector, construction
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bo - Bonthe - Freetown - Kabala - Kailahun - Kambia - Kenema - Koidu - Magburaka - Makeni - Moyamba - Port Loko - Pujehun - Waterloo
City : Freetown
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Number of Position(s) : 9

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