Zambeef Products Plc
Zambeef Products Plc
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Maintenance Planner

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Job Description

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, stockfeed 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.


The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • In conjunction with superior, raises job cards and issues to artisans, follows up progress on opened job- cards, carries out filling and generates reports from the same
  • In collaboration with Engineering Stores Clerk, ensures that minimum stock levels of critical spares are maintained, and routinely follows-up with procurement on new stock or services ordered
  • In conjunction with the Safety Officer and/or other Supervisors, carries out Risk Assessments prior to task execution, detailing the work procedure
  • Co-ordinate Plant Condition Monitoring (including walk-around checks), activities in close collaboration with the Supervisors; keeping records of the same
  • In consultation with the Supervisors, do work scheduling, estimating the hours and man-power needed to effectively execute the task
  • Ensures adherence to EHS standards e.g. ISO/ZABS
  • Document Control e.g. Engineering Drawings/Manuals/Technical publications
  • Accurately measure maintenance activities and report accordingly
  • Compiling/delivering reports from the CMMS programme, regarding the work execution/management

The Required Qualifications are:

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Minimum craft certificate in Mechanical or Electrical
  • Three(3) to five(5) years’ experience
  • A member of Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

The Required Attributes Include:

  • Ability to identify and accurately describe Mechanical and Electrical spares
  • Ability to read and interpret suppliers’ manuals and drawings
  • Ability to learn and apply best practices in maintenance
  • Ability to organise and plan tasks
  • Numerical and Computational Skills
  • Communication
  • Creativity and Problem-Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Interpersonal Skills

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 to:


Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 18th August, 2023.

Application deadline
18 Aug 15:00
Hand deliver applications to
THE HR OPERATIONS MANAGER Zambeef Products PLC P/B 17, Woodlands Lusaka
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Zambeef Products Plc
Processing & Distribution
Crop farming
Dairy, Meat & Poultry
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.