Kadisco Paint Vacancy Fresh Gradates

Kadisco Paint and Adhesive Industry S.C. previously known as Kadisco Chemical Industry PLC is a privately owned company located in Addis Ababa in the Akaki Kality Industrial Zone area. Kadisco is a company that traces its origins back from a small automotive parts dealership that was operating in one of the busy streets of Addis Ababa back in late 60’s. During the period until 1975 it had the opportunity to act as the sole distributor for Sadoline Paints. In 1979 it was registered as the sole company to manufacture adhesives and glue. By stages, the company developed into a diversified paint manufacturer.

In February 2015, Asian Paints Ltd and Kadisco Paint and Adhesive Industry SC formed a joint venture for business in Ethiopia and came to be known as Kadisco Asian paints. Asian Paints is India’s leading paint company and Asia’s second largest, with a group turnover of USD 2.7 billion. The group has an enviable reputation in the corporate world for professionalism, fast track growth, and building shareholder equity. Asian Paints operates in 19 countries and has 26 paint manufacturing facilities in the world servicing consumers in over 65 countries.

Today the company produces a full range of paints for the construction, industrial and automotive sectors. It also produces wood and concrete lacquers as well as adhesives for the wood and leather industry.

1: Engineering Head

Skill and educational background

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field.
Proven experience in engineering and maintenance roles, preferably in a manufacturing or industrial setting.
Strong knowledge of machine operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Familiarity with ERP systems, particularly SAP.
Demonstrating strong leadership and effective communication skills.
Familiarity with quality management systems such as 5-S, ISO-9000, ISO-14000, ISO-45001, and OHSAS.
Knowledge and experience in implementing continuous improvement methodologies such as 5-S, Kaizen, and CILT.
Understanding of MTTR (Mean Time to Repair) and MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) concepts.
Ability to collaborate and follow up with quality assurance, production departments, and planning teams.
Experience in supplier selection and pricing negotiations for machine spares.
Proficiency in managing information and quotes from vendors.
Vendor evaluation is based on their quality, delivery, and service (QCD).
Responsible for making order schedules for machine spares.
Strong working knowledge of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and TQM (Total Quality Management) principles.
Additional Requirements

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Effective leadership and team management abilities.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of quality standards and compliance regulations.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
Proficiency in relevant computer applications used in engineering and maintenance.
Willingness to stay updated with the latest industry trends and advancements.
Commitment to maintaining a safe and productive work environment.
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Deadline: Aug 01, 2024

Application Way

Candidates are requested to submit their updated resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please mention the job title “Application for the position of Engineering Head” in the subject line of the email.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin as soon as they are received and only complete applications will be considered. In the event that an outstanding applicant is identified early in the search process, we reserve the right to appoint them before the deadline. For this reason, we encourage interested candidates to apply at the earliest possible time. Due to the high volume of applications, we regret that we will only be able to contact shortlisted candidates.

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