Mechatronics Technician

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  • Location:

    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Industry:

    Manufacturing / Production
  • Job Type:

  • Salary:

  • Required Experience:

    2 to 5 years
  • Posted:

    9th March, 2017 (1 year ago)
  • Application Deadline:

    19th April, 2017

Name: MacTay Consulting
Phone: 01 270 6336
Address: No. 5 Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street Lekki Lagos Nigeria,

Job Description

Our client in the FMCG sector is looking to hire qualified candidates in Lagos to fill the vacant position of Mechatronics Technician. The jobholder is responsible for a trouble-free production and improvement by eliminating technical losses. The scope of the position contains the installation of new equipment, keep machinery on basic conditions, changeover, troubleshooting and technical improvement projects.


·   Ensures the functionality of safety installations and perform regular checks

·     Eliminates upcoming technical safety issues

·     Installation and ramp up of new equipment

·  Troubleshooting in timely manner at all production lines as well as compressor, CIP and DI water system related to quality and performance deviations based on technical problems

· Perform changeover activities at the production line and work on improvements to reduce planned downtimes

·   Improve unplanned downtime by setting new solutions in process and operation

·   Support production team by structured problem solving to find the root cause

·       Operate and maintain compressor and DI water system

·    Shop floor training of operators in best practice methods and problem analysis

·       Plan, execute and improve mechanical and electrical maintenance of the whole equipment

·       Responsible for spare part management

·       Repair mechanical and electrical components

·       Initiate and support improvement projects

·     Control maintenance costs and support operations manager in maintenance budget planning

·       Ensure growth of knowledge by setting all kind of standards (SOPs, working procedures, visual controls, maintenance plan, etc.)

·       Support shift leader in enabling operators to perform on high level


·   OND mecha-tronics or electrician with mechanical experience or mechanic with further qualification in electrics

·  Work experience: at least 3 years of experience in technical role

· Experience in problem-solving methods (Ishikawa, Six Sigma, 6W2H, Root cause analysis, etc.)

·  Knowledge of the cosmetic, chemical, beverage or food plant, with proven experience in maintenance and operational field

·    Ability to read, interpret and understand plans, electrical/process schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, P&IDs

·   Experience with repairs and maintenance of processing equipment

·    Good communication skills and proactive behavior

·    Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

·   Basic knowledge of programming PLC Siemens S7

·   SAP desired, but not a must



·  B.Sc or HND in a related field.  

·  A minimum of 2:2 or lower credit is required.


Required Skills