Production Operator at Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd

On Monday, March 21st, 2016
Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd is in the middle of a Ksh. 25 Billion (USD.287M) turnaround process with major investments going towards expanding and modernizing the fleet, improving rail infrastructure, introducing high-end technology with a vision of becoming the premier rail and logistics provider.

Exciting career opportunities in Operations department has risen and we now seek to recruit a strategic, committed & results driven persons.
Purpose: We require an all-rounded Production Operator.
1 Post

To operate sleeper reconditioning furnace/equipment
Key Strategic Deliverables
  • Provide process integrity and maintain process quality for all furnace process operations
  • Following established environmental, health and safety standards and procedures while performing daily duties. Is constantly aware of, and looks for, ways to eliminate safety hazards and improve the overall safety of the workplace
  • Furnace lighting and temperature control of the equipment during the production process
  • Maintain operating records and logs
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew
  • Function as a viable member of the furnace team
  • Operate the furnace as directed during the melting process
  • Interpret and control the furnace conditions as they relate to the product being produced
  • Set up furnace hardware including hearth, molds, shields and feeders
  • Conduct preventive and general maintenance on furnace hardware including hearth, molds, shields and feeders, gate valves, burners, funs and, recovery systems and other support systems
Key Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies
Job Requires
  • Furnace operation skills
  • Sleeper reconditioning skills
  • Railway safety and accident investigations.
  • Computer literacy.
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • O level certificate.
  • Craft certificate in boiler/furnace operation an added advantage.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • At least two years’ experience in furnace operation
  • At least two years’ experience in sleeper reconditioning processes
How to Apply:
Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application letters, with detailed CVs including a day time contact phone number and email addresses citing the relevant job title on the subject line to:- [email protected]

Note: The deadline for submitting application is before by close of business on 23rd March, 2016

In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6 months old.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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