Zambeef Products Plc
Zambeef Products Plc
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Machinist – Novatek Mpongwe

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Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and Agribusiness Company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region. It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.

Zambeef Products PLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate for the role outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.

MACHINIST – NOVATEK MPONGWE (01)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • Machines, repairs, maintains and installs plant / machinery and equipment to ensure efficient operations and achieve production targets
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.
  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work-piece as guides for subsequent machining as necessary.
  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines as necessary to machine parts as required.
  • Selects appropriate machines (e.g. lathes) and position or load material for a job.
  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
  • Verifies conformance of finished work-piece to specifications, using measuring and inspection tools as necessary
  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.
  • Performs routine maintenance and cleaning tasks on machines as required.
  • Ensures that the machining workshop is clean and tidy.
  • Use knowledge and skills to proactively and innovatively find and execute solutions for making spares for plant equipment as required by the maintenance department.
  • Ensure that tools for lathe, milling and drill equipment are available and serviceable.
  • Responsible to ensure that the workshop specialised equipment are kept in good order i.e., bending press, guillotine, hydraulic press, pipe bending machine and pedestal drill.

The Required Qualifications are:

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Certificate in Machining/Mechanical Technician
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
  • 3 years relevant experience.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their applications letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees by hand or email.

Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
7 Aug 14:00
Hand deliver applications to
THE HR OPERATIONS MANAGER Zambeef Products PLC P/B 17, Woodlands Lusaka
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Zambeef Products Plc
Lusaka
Agribusiness
Processing & Distribution
Crop farming
Dairy, Meat & Poultry
Livestock
Fish farming
Food & Groceries
This is a group of companies consisting of Zambeef, Zamleather, Zambeef Retailing, Zampalm and Zam Chick that are involved in the production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, milk, dairy products, eggs, stock feed and flour. Zambeef Products Plc also has large row cropping operations (predominantly maize, soya beans and wheat). The company has a vision to be one of the most accessible and affordable quality protein providers in the Southern Africa region.