HC Solutions Ltd is a Human Resources Management Agency registered in Rwanda. The Company has a team of highly experienced Human Resources professionals, with a rich exposure in various sectors including Banking, Hospitality, Telecom, Logistics, Manufacturing, NGO’s, UN Agencies etc. We are recruiting on behalf of our special Client on the position of Reliability Supervisor.

Job information

Role title : Reliability Supervisor

Reports to: Site Manager

Org Unit: Country Operations

Role Intent:

  • Maintain plant/equipment/buildings/workshops to achieve maximum plant availability and equipment capacity (Maintenance Excellence)
  • Implement the “company Way of Maintenance” (iAMP) to ensure that the SPO is best-in-class
  • Ensure that the plant realizes agreed capacity and teams address areas for improvement
  • Work according to the highest standards of maintenance, ensuring compliance to minimum operating standards
  • Implement preventative / reactive maintenance initiatives and plans to reduce costs and downtime
  • Optimize maintenance performance> by achieving the highest standards of efficiencies, quality, and agreed/required standards of maintenance
  • Adopt and embed best practices as guided by Manufacturing Optimization and Group CoE’s
  • Work as a member of a team to achieve QCDSSM targets
  • Train operators to undertake basic AM tasks
  • Promote a culture of consistently assessing risks and driving continuous improvement throughout operations
  • Adhere to and promote SHERQ & Food Safety standards


  • Develop Preventative Maintenance schedules and optimization plans
  • Plan daily tasks (repairs/maintenance) in a logical, systematic, efficient, and effective manner as required by a daily/weekly plan and taking into account operations

  • Ensure compliance in SHERQ practices using site tools
  • Adhere to iAMP standards policy and practices
  • Promote and adhere to company’s procedures, policies, and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)

  • Conduct plant/machine inspections and risk assessments to identify potential problems (Safety, Quality, Reliability) and ensure necessary tasks are incorporated into a maintenance plan
  • Deliver planned and unplanned maintenance tasks, routines, walking tour checks, Condition Based Monitoring and assist in large-scale maintenance events to ensure maximum utilization of plant and equipment
  • Support production activities in all aspects of plant changeover, special clean i.e., stripping, overhaul of parts, rebuild, test and assist production with start-up
  • Diagnose equipment faults and rectify
  • Provide expertise related to mechanical failure and drives, networks, software, control failures
  • Ensure Plant, Equipment, BOM information and WO’s are captured accurately on system
  • Ensure maximum uptime is maintained through the adequate supply of parts and by closely monitoring stocks, reordering, and adding new items when necessary
  • Supervise external contractors
  • Report as per requirements using the Maximo system to retrieve data

  • Ensure continuous improvement by implementing functional best practices and conducting physical inspections
  • Lead plant optimization activities
  • Take part in activities to manage optimization projects and deliver technical support

  • Work within financial procedures to contribute to the development and monitoring of budgets
  • Core Behaviours:

  • Direction: Understand the facts, listen to key stakeholders and communicate objectives clearly, concisely and consistently
  • Alignment: Clearly define roles, responsibilities and expectations, and think and act in ways that benefit the whole function
  • Commitment: Be consistent in what we say and do, clearly linking strategy to decision-making and performance
  • Develop: Develop: Build and develop manufacturing capabilities
  • Additional Job Requirements:

  • Apprentice trained Engineer with strong mechanical skills and/or electrical qualifications
  • Preferred – experience with materials handling equipment e.g., bucket elevators
  • Preferred – experience in utilities e.g., dust extraction and air handling
  • Experience in leading optimisation initiatives
  • Millwright or equivalent preferred
  • Experience in FSSC compliance/ISO systems compliance
  • Experience in controlled substance management (Vitamin A)
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Interested candidates should submit their detailed Curriculum Vitae, academic documents, and other relevant certificates at [email protected] not later than 24th April 2022 at 5 PM.