IOI Loders Croklaan

Maintenance Engineer - Tema

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Active since 04-07-2017 Job category Engineering - Execution
Location Tema Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 40 Salary -
Summary of Position
Directs and coordinates activities of maintenance team during repairs, maintenance and installation of equipment and other facilities to ensure effective, efficient and continuous production.

1. General Duties:
  • Schedule repairs, maintenance and installation of equipment
  • Review job orders to determine work priorities
  • Ensure maintenance team adhere strictly to safety regulations before, during and after maintenance.
  • Develops and maintain preventive maintenance programs in conjunction with maintenance team
  • Develop predictive maintenance plan to avoid unexpected equipment breakdown
  • Ensure downtime is kept to the minimum and breakdowns are quickly resolved
  • Ensures adequate inventory of spares for plant maintenance
  • Prepares department budget and monitors expenditure of funds in budget
  • Responsible for the implementation of maintenance programs like TPM.
  • Participate in hiring of new maintenance employees and training
  • Directly In charge of the management of technical stores ensuring proper storage of spares.

2. Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises employees in maintenance department
  • Planning, assigning and directing maintenance work
  • Addressing complains and resolving problems
  • Appraising performance of team members
  • Motivating as well as maintain discipline among team members

3. Other Duties

  • Performs any other responsibilities that may be assigned from time to time.

4. Departmental Relations

  • Maintain contacts with all departments especially production team on matters concerning maintenance of equipment and building

5. External Relations

  • Directly supervise the work of external contractors during maintenance.

6. Responsibility for Company Asset

  • Has responsibility to ensure proper inventory ,control and maintenance of all tools and machinery for plant maintenance


1. Educational Qualification

  •  BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering


2. Previous Experience

  •  A minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar role


3. Technical Skills

  •  Ability to trouble shoot and analyse mechanical problems including hydraulic/pneumatic system and static/dynamic rotative equipment such as pumps, gearbox, conveyor, agitator, compressor, hydraulic press; etc.
  •  Ability to modify and develop alternative solutions to equipment problems
  •  Understand equipment functionality in relation to operation and production
  •  Able to read mechanical P&ID drawings
  •  Strong knowledge of LOTO procedures
  •  Good skill handling and operating hand tools, power tools (such as lathe, shaping, milling and drilling machine), test equipment and measuring instruments.
  •  Knowledge in the use FMECA for maintenance planning


4. Personality

  •  Attention to detail
  •  Persistence
  •  Openness to experience
  •  High level integrity
  •  Can do attitude

Company profile

The Choice for Shea and IOI Loders Croklaan

Shea grows in West-Africa only and IOI Loders Croklaan, with offices in Ghana and Burkina Faso, is active in eight countries in West-Africa.

IOI Loders Croklaan, part of the Malaysian IOI Group, is a global producer of oils, fats and nutritional ingredients. The core business is currently focused on palm oil, palm- and Shea-based fractions for applications in the food industry worldwide.

Manufacturing facilities are based in the Netherlands, United States, Canada and Malaysia and sales offices are located worldwide.


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Engineering - Execution
Industry / Industries Manufacturing
Region Ghana
Keywords Maintenance Engineer

Contact information

Name Zachariah Adomako