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Utility Engineer

We are a leading FTSE company with truly international credentials. Spread across six continents, our regions are the United States of America; Americas and Sub Saharan Africa; Europe and North Africa; and Asia-Pacific and Middle East.



 Vacancy No: 23
 Section/Unit: Manufacturing
 Grade Level: Engineering
 Supervisor: Engineering Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Madani
 Duration: 1 Year contract (Renewable)
 Closing Date: 01 Nov 2021


British American Tobacco, a truly global company with a highly successful past and an exciting future ahead. As one of the leading tobaccos and nicotine companies across the globe, Specialties on Tobacco, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Careers, FMCG, Agricultural operations, and Research & Development, we are always looking to offer our consumers new products, choices and advanced technologies. That’s why we’ve continuously expanded our product portfolio, explored new avenues and looked for fresh talent who can shape our future. From the successes of our traditional business to the acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. and our $billion investment in potentially reduced-risk products, we’re passionate about the future we’re building.

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Follow all Utility across 3 shifts a day and 7 days a week to meet all requirements of the safety, production and office works.
  • Hold the responsibility for utility activities and ensure that the related departments are operating in line with the set objectives.
  • Follow up and make sure that any necessary measurements and checks are carried out.
  • Ensure that the company’s machinery and equipment and properties are protected
  • Troubleshooting and carrying out repairs on Utilities equipment’s with the aim of reducing factory downtime.
  • Carry out planned maintenance on utilities equipment's (ex. vacuum pumps, compressors, generators, HV /MV / LV panels and Voltage Stabilizers, Firefighting station, chillers, AHUs and etc.).
  • Coaching and supervising new electrical technicians and those on industrial attachment and also operators on electrical operations and safety.
  • To ensure machine downtime logs are accurate and both periodic and preventive maintenance are well planned and coordinated, and follow –up with the contractor during implementing the major/annual service.
  • Translate EH&S goals into actionable targets and motivates others to achieve.
  • Participate in weekly meetings and follow up on actions arising from the meetings.
  • Actively participate in Gap analysis and troubleshooting by using problem solving and improvement tools.
  • Assist on the Factory improvement projects and machine installation.
  • Prepare a weekly report of the unit’s condition and service requirement.
  • Assist the other departments particularly to Project Manager with planning and executing of all types of projects.
  • Ensure that team members are properly trained for the work assigned to them
  • Ensure that safety procedures are understood and strictly followed
  • Ensure that all external resources who will be working in the facility activities are well aware and trained about BAT EHS standards and their activities comply with it.
  • Adhere to the clean desk policy used by BAT.
  • Comply with HR systems, policies and procedures.
  • Comply with Records Management policy.
  • Implement risk assessment suggestions
  • Ensure to take all preventive and corrective actions in order to always comply with all legislations in the area of responsibility.
  • Manage the systems under your control in such a way that all systems are available as and when required by the factory.
  • Manage the systems under your control in such a way that the possibility of faults or failures is minimized and recognized in advance.
  • Ensure that all team members are properly trained for the work assigned to them
  • Ensure that safety procedures are understood and strictly followed
  • Adhere to the clean desk policy used by BAT.
  • Define cleaning procedures for the area under your control and ensure that
  • Keep System Manuals, system procedures and operations procedures in place
  • Keep Reporting systems be in place with control mechanism (inputs, outputs and trends).



 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

*Minimum Qualification :

  • BSC degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical).

*Skills and Experience Required :

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar industrial environment               
  • High level of communication external parties.    
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours.                                  
  • Knowledge of MS word, Excel ,PowerPoint  and Acess software.
  • English both written and spoken.
  • Team Management Skills.