Manufacturing / Mechanical


About me:

Over the years I have built up a diverse range of skills and quality that I believe match the job descriptions of this role. I'm very positive and love being at work. I have goals outside of work which means I need to perform to high standards in my work inorder to achieve these goals, I'm very focused in my work and very good in planning and organizing my work, so if you can give me alot of tasks and different projects to work on, they will be always be done on time to the necessary standards.
I'm very good with clients and customers because I understand for your business to be successful I need to act as a a positive role model by means of providing outstanding services so that the customers and clients could come back again and again.
I'm happy working on my own but I also love to work as part of the team. I'm a fast learner, if you give me tasks I will learn very quickly and be the first person to volunteer to do the job needed to be done, and Mark my words, if you hire me in this position I will work to the highest standards to help you achieve your financial and commercial goals.
Hezron otieno owiti..


Mechanical  Maintenance technician-B.Braun pharmaceutical (k) ltd(Multinational):2019 -present
Duties andResponsibilities

Disassembling and assembling of all the mechanical components (gears,sprocket transmission belts, bearings, pumps) of machines and equipment for repair and maintenance.
Undertake a variety of mechanical fitting duties, maintain production machineries, fit/ assembly of mechanical  components making use of appropriate machinery /hand tools, design and fabrication of machine components.
Maintains, diagnoses and repairs a variety of equipment including; high pressure pumps, centrifugal pumps, conveyor systems, air compressors, electro-mechanical equipment, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems,  pressure equipment, gearboxes, generators,Blow fill seal(BFS) Machines
Making parts and installing and testing machineries.
Performs preventive/predictive maintenance procedures e.g. daily checklists and advise the company on areas of improvement to maximize output and reducing breakdowns
Carrying out maintenance and identifying and repairing faults in equipment.
Read and interpret drawings to understand the assembly and functionality of machines and equipment.
Designing and implementing equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability.
Commission,service and repair mechanical products installed in the plant.
Working with other professionals, within and outside the engineering sector.
Maintains supplies inventory by checking mechanical spares stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for mechanical spares and other related consumables.
Solving complex problems with manufacturing departments, sub-contractors, supplies and customers.
Handle customer complaints and quality concerns regarding the products and services supplied.
Planning and designing new production processes.
Performs basic cutting and welding procedures.
Monitoring and commissioning plants and systems..  
Managing projects.
Investigating and testing ideas to improve existing systems or to overcome machinery problems.                                

Mechanical maintenance technician
Kenya Breweries Ltd (KBL-Nairobi): 2018 -2019                             
Duties and Responsibilities:  
Performed maintenance of pumps, filling,capping and labeling machines, conveyors and utilities such as boilers, air compressors, ETP etc
Reported breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns to management.
Performed machinery modification and support the implementation of TPM in the factory.
Prepared and implement machinery maintenance schedule for all machinery within the factory.
Carry out preventive and repair work on industrial power tools e.g pneumatic pumps, grinders, drills etc.
Maintained, repaired and optimize plant and associated devices in packaging department.
Carry out routine CILT (cleaning,inspection,lubrication),AM(autonomous maintenance),PM and CM tasks to ensure equipment reliability is above target to enable full realization of production capacity.
Complied with all safety, health and enronmental standards, policies and procedures in the assigned line.
Attended breakdown, identify fault and solve problems with minimal downtime to production.
Ensured machine KPIs such as availability, reliability and efficiency through scheduled, preventive and corrective maintenance.
Operate an electro mechanical systems and HMI (Human machine interface) for regular activities and troubleshooting as per standard operating procedures.
Test and evaluate equipment performance at the plant based on Technical and safety specifications.
Carried out routine inspections and maintenance of the machinery in the factory.                          

Maintenance Manager 
Patiala Distillers (K) Ltd: February 2012 -2018
Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitored production cost by proper utilization of resources in the plant and budgetary control.
Effectively delegate any maintenance tasks to be resolved on each shift.
Evaluated breakdowns and malfunctions by problem-solving techniques to identify root cause of a problem. 
Train machine operators on safe handling of equipment and monitor conformance to the set out machine operation guidelines.
Developed and managed the departmental strategy while monitoring implantations in the scope area in line with the engineering strategy.                        
Developed and managed the Total preventive maintenance in the engineering and production areas; while ensuring machine, equipment and process safety for optimum efficiency.
Developed a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) schedule, ensure full preventative maintenance is carried out, plan for the pending maintenance activities.               
Developed and managed engineering standards and procedures to effectively utilize equipment and materials to maximize production and product quality.                                                                     
Managed contractors on- site to ensure they meet legal and company requirement.
Led and managed the installation and commissioning of new machines.
Ensured availability of appropriate engineering resources.
Implemented procedures and processes to ensure compliance of the integrated management system ( Quality,EMS, OHS) and regulatory standards.

Mechanical Maintenance Technician 
Friendship Containers Manufacturers Ltd: 2009-2012
Duties and Responsibilities:  
Performed maintenance roles based on knowledge of Kaizen, Lean and six sigma Autonomous Maintenance [AM], Total Productive Maintenance [TPM] on utilities such as boiler, air compressors, generators etc.
Diagnosed Root cause of breakdown using 5 whys techniques.
Prepare and follow strict preventive maintenance plan and report any deviation to management.
Continuously focus on 5s.
Prepared and executed maintenance schedules and procedures for machines like injection molding, seamers, press work and working in Tool room operating machines like grinding, lathe, milling,shaper, broaching,Band saw, shearing, hobbing, Drilling etc. 
Developed maintenance schedules and enforce them among maintenance staffs.
Physically fit and carry heavy pieces of loads around.
Tracking and prepare MTTR and MTBF to improve the machines efficiency of injection molding, crab tree printing, cane line, press work machines and seamers.
Perform activities such as preventive maintenance in line with standard operating procedures.
Ensured production equipment is repaired and maintained.
Assisting mechanical engineers in designing, testing, perfecting and maintaining products, machinery and equipment.
Attended MMS (Manufacturing management system) training such as 5s audit.


Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering-Technical University of Kenya-2018- in progress(2021)
Certificate in AutoCAD with a distinction-Webbs institute:2018 January-March
Diploma In Mechanical Engineering (Production option) Attained a Pass -The Technical University of Kenya: 2006-2008.
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education- Urudi Mixed High School Attained B-(Minus): 2000-2003.
Kenya Certificate of Primary Education-Konditi Primary School Atttained 483/700:1991-1998.

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