Mechanical Engineering Technician


PRI is hiring a Mechanical Engineering Technician.


Mechanical Engineering Technician – mechanical engineering technicians entail various functions to keep mechanical systems running effectively.

  • This position reports directly to MD Managing Director.


  • Familiarity in operating, fault investigation and repairs of PLC controlled electromechanical grain silo system with SIEMENS SIMATIC S7-300 and SCHNEIDER Modicon M340;
  • Train a team for routine preventive maintenance;
  • Bring experience to implement cost-effective modifications in equipment/process design to enhance productivity and safety;
  • Direct and supervise mechanics and electricians to replace / repair equipment;
  • Prepare and maintain inventory of spares and consumables;
  • Provide technical solutions to electrical and mechanical problems found in a variety of equipment including heavy lift cranes, forklifts, batch weighment systems, weighbridges;
  • Ensure compliance with health/safety procedures and regulations;
  • Implement quality control systems useful in evaluating and testing mechanical processes/product for consistency;
  • Development of prudent mechanical maintenance practices with the aim of facilitating the performance of all activities in the most economical way.


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferably from a reputable university;
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in construction or manufacturing or bulk handling industry. Experience in Africa and Portuguese are advantages;
  • Proficiency in planning, deploying resources, preparing weekly and monthly reports for management and familiarity with EXCEL is a must;
  • Fluency English (spoken and written), willingness and ability to learn Portuguese;
  • Ability to guide and train junior team;
  • Proven, self-motivated problem solver with time management skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent listening skills.

How to Apply


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