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Agriculture Electrical Engineer (1)

Zambia Sugar Plc, , a large agro-industry which is part of Ill0vo Sugar Ltd, is the leading sugar producer in Zambia. Its main activities are the growing of sugarcane. the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar downstream products. The Company has a permanent employee base of 1 700 employees and offers medical, educational, sport, recreation and other social facilities on the Estate in Mazabuka. The recently expanded Nakambala Sugar Mill area comprises approximately 28 000 hectares of irrigated sugarcane. An approximately 17 000 hectares of the planted area is owned by Zambia Sugar Plc.: and the balance of 11 000 hectares is owned by fourteen commercial Growers and three small-scale grower entities whose affairs are managed by the Estimated Recoverable Crystals (ENC) Commrttee comprising membership from Zambia Sugar Plc. and the Growers. The Company now invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position;

Main responsibilities

• To provide Managerial and Technical input of tie operations of the Electrical section in irrigation, in order to meet irrigation water demand

• To provide effective maintenance management of irrigation electrical works in the Estate Irrigaton pumps stations and Company Irngation projects

• Designing and constructing electrical works, maintenance and general maintenance of irrigation infrastructure Controlling Manpower, Operation and Capital budgets for the Irrigation Electrical

section

• Maintaining and implementing Irrigation Electrical Operations with the Agric team to meet the agreed Company Objectives

• Supporting a cross function culture of continuous improvement and best practice in electrical maintenance

• Performance manage the electrical team to ensure all jobs are done to standard on time safely and provide coaching and mentoring to improve team performance.

• Project implementation and supervision to ensure timely delivery up to handover stage and within budget.

• Ensuring that best practice is followed in electrical safety , legality and ensuring quality service and products

• Ensuring achievement of all performance related targets such as Score Card performance on Safety , Risk and improvements in DIFR and TIFR

• Undertake team performance settings and reviews in the section in accordance with Company Performance Management procedure

Qualification and Experience

• Bachelor Of Science or Engineering in Electrical Engineering

• At least five years’ experience in an irrigation industry of which 3 years is at Senior level

• Essential knowledge of electrical engineering., irrigation pump and motor process, occupational Safety and Health Act computensed planning systems, Project Management , Financial Management and Energy Management

• Must be a member of Engineering Institute of Zambia

Candidates who meet the above qualifications and specifications should apply enclosing their detailed curriculum vitae and copies of educational and professional qualifications, contact address, and phone numbers to the undersigned:

The Director – Human Resources,

Zambia Sugar Plc,

PO Box 670240,

Mazabuka.

Application deadline
4 Apr
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