Electrical Engineer Job Opportunity at Knauf

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Electrical Engineer Job Opportunity at Knauf

Knauf stands for opportunity. We know that opportunity looks different to each person, and we are proud that we see opportunity in everyone. This exciting role within the Maintenance Team could be the perfect next opportunity for you to build a unique career, in a values-led culture with a clear purpose of making tomorrow a home for all of us.

We are a global manufacturer of construction materials and within our Group, our 41,500 team members in 90 countries across 300 sites provide a huge opportunity for anyone with ambition and energy. We value everyone’s contribution equally and we ask that you bring your whole self to work, to enrich the business further, as together we achieve more in a safe and inclusive environment.

Knauf Gypsum Tanzania Limited is proud to be part of the Knauf Group. We have a 9-year heritage in Gypsum manufacturing and have big plans for the future. Our global reach in 90 countries continues to grow and we are looking for passionate, ambitious people to help us achieve our goals. We are all led by the same core values and believe in the powerful potential of large companies to have a positive impact on the world. We are now looking for another team mate to join us in Mkuranga Plant as Electrical Engineer.

Can you say ‘yes’?

Do you treat your colleagues with respect?

Do you always have the customer in mind?

Do you act with future generations in mind?

Do you like to seek out opportunities to grow and develop?

Do you have a proven track record of delivering results?

As an Electrical Engineer at Knauf Gypsum Tanzania Limited, you will be responsible for managing electrical department to create and implement the best electrical maintenance vision, strategy and procedure to improve plant operational performance.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensuring the effective operation for the electrical system of medium & low voltage switchgears, generators, transformers, motors, burners, invertors, plc, instrumentation, and automation control system and to be adhered to standard safety instruction.
  • Develop a planned electrical preventive maintenance (PPM) schedule, ensure full preventive maintenance is carried out, and lead the team to act effectively to minimize the overall plant downtimes as well keep the machinery work in proper conditions saving the overall power consumption.
  • Provide engineering support by responding to requests for mechanical & electrical and software problems, perform root cause analysis and resolve problems.
  • Manage the process of the introduction of new machinery, up to full installation and required commissioning in collaboration with all relevant parties.

What we’d love for you to have:

  • We are interested in you as a person: your attitude, behaviors and values. As long as you have the willingness to learn anything you need for the role that you don’t already have, we’d love to speak to you.
  • If you have experience and qualification in the following areas:

Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent

  • Good Knowledge on Manufacturing Industry, Knowledge about Gypsum products is of added advantage.
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical maintenance operations and equipment.
  • Knowledge in electricity and electronics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

We’ll provide:

  • A competitive salary
  • Health insurance cover
  • Year end-performance benefit.

What happens next?

We appreciate that your time is precious and applying for a new job can be a lengthy process – so we have committed to replying to your application within 3 working days.

To enhance the diversity and inclusivity of our team, we strongly encourage women to apply. We believe in equal opportunity and value the unique perspectives and contributions that women bring to our workplace. Join us in making tomorrow a home for all of us.


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