ALS Chemex
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Maintenance Technician

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Job Description

  • Ensure all routine maintenance tasks are attended to timeously to ensure minimal downtime on all laboratory instrumentation and auxiliary equipment
  • Ensure preventative maintenance schedules are in place and adhered to, to ensure minimal instrument breakdowns
  • Plan preventative maintenance schedules periodically to ensure smooth running of the laboratory facility
  • Liaise with equipment vendors and plan preventative maintenance to ensure minimum downtime of the laboratory operations
  • Source equipment from credible suppliers to ensure low costs on maintenance and short lead times
  • Liaise with all section heads on preventative maintenance schedule in line with operational requirements
  • Coordinate the manpower resources within the maintenance department to ensure efficiency in attending to breakdowns and all maintenance schedules
  • Supervise the teams’ outputs, manage performance and train where necessary to provide an optimal support infrastructure to the operational unit
  • Attend weekly production meetings with constructive input to the overall goals of the operations unit
  • Ensure regular housekeeping inspections to assess the day to day up keep of the site and to ensure support equipment is in functional conditions at all times.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Ensure ALS Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times


  • A Minimum of a Maintenance Artisan Diploma or equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • 3-5 years Laboratory experience is an added advantage.
  • Hands-on experience in developing and implementing preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability of planning and scheduling repairs.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical , electronic and mechanical systems
  • Physically capable and available to work overtime including weekends, public holidays, and evenings.
  • Attention to detail and able to work under pressure and independently
  • High level of integrity and excellent communicating skills
  • Ability to multi task and meet challenging deadlines

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