Friday, March 13, 2009

Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited Vacancies

The Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited operates Kenya's only petroleum refinery, situated in Mombasa.

The company renders a vital service to the Kenyan economy. It is an equal opportunity employer offering long term career prospects and is looking for suitable candidates to fill the positions listed below.

1. Mechanical Technicians (3 Positions).

Purpose of the job

The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of complex Mechanical equipment/s which will include pumps, steam turbines, reciprocating Compressors and gearboxes .

The work involves troubleshooting and root cause analysis and also the application of some of the latest techniques and systems for maintenance.

The Person

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be in possession of a HND in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 2 years experience preferably in a process industry.
  • Experience in the petroleum industry will be an added advantage.
  • Candidate must be between 24 and 35 years.
These are positions with good opportunity for growth into supervisory roles.

2. Instrument Technician (1 Position)

Purpose of the job

To be responsible for the maintenance of instrumentation equipment which will include control valves, quality measuring instruments, converters, transmitters, safeguarding systems for boilers and furnaces, distributed control system and trouble shooting.

The Person

The ideal candidate must:
  • Be a holder of HND in Instrumentation Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a process industry.
  • Experience in Petroleum Industry will be an added advantage.
  • Candidate must be between 24 and 35 years old.
This is a position with good opportunity of growth into a supervisory role.

3. Laboratory Technicians (2 Position)

Purpose of the Job

To test own products, intermediates and third party samples and to ensure that only on-specification products are released to the market place.

The Person
  • Be aged between 24 and 30 years old.
  • Be in possession of at least a diploma in Laboratory technology or analytical Chemistry.
  • Minimum three years experience in a position of a similar nature.
  • Analytical, result oriented, and able to meet strict deadlines in a highly demanding work environment.
  • Computer literate
  • Exposure in an ISO certified environment will be an added advantage
If you meet the above criteria and are seriously interested in pursuing your career in a challenging business environment, please send your hand written application with detailed curriculum vitae, expected pay, three references and day time telephone contact preferably cell phone to the address below not later than 27th MARCH 2009

Human Resources Manager
Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd
P O Box 90401
Mombasa.

Additionally, KPRL aims to address the gender imbalance in the workforce and Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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