Admin and Planning Engineer

Yalelo Limited - Location: Zambia, Lusaka

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Admin and Planning Engineer

Yalelo is seeking a highly analytical, meticulous and hands-on Admin & Planning Engineer with extensive experience in Proactive Maintenance, Project Management, Spare parts procurement and material coordination.

Location: The role will be primarily based in Lusaka but may require occasional travel to Siavonga.

The Right-Fit candidate will:

  • Own computer maintenance management system (CMMS FIIX).
  •   Increase Global Completion of planned work in FIIX
  • Positively IMPACT work schedule compliance
  •  Reduce Overdue preventive maintenance work orders
  •   Improve the quality and content of information on plant units
  •  Receive and process work orders after planning
  •  Define clearly the scope of work to be performed.
  •  Develop a detailed job plan with all work sequences involved to adequately complete the repairs, including equipment downtime and man-hours required.
  •   Determine and list all safety procedures associated with the work to be performed.
  •  Provide a parts list with reference numbers and exact locations for every work order and ensure that all required parts are in stock before job scheduling.
  •  Positively impact MTBF – Mean Time Between Failures
  •  Determine the cost involved for parts and supplies for each work order.
  •  Ensure proper management of project scope change and deliverables
  • Order all non-stock spare parts and materials as required by the job plan.
  •  Participate in the /Weekly work order/Project milestone review and weekly scheduling debrief with Engineering Manager

Our Admin & Planning Engineer should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electromechanical, Electrical/Electronic or other relevant qualification
  • Industry Experience:  ​At least three (3) years’ work experience maintenance.
  • Certifiable technical training in Project Management will be added advantage
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to work a schedule outside business hours and/or flexible shifts.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to work in a team.
  • Be detail-oriented and meticulous.

Technical Skills/Competencies

  • Local Statutory Safety and Environment regulations and procedures
  • Problem solving methods and tools (Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Risk Analysis (FMEA)).
  • Strong computer knowledge, Fiix or CMMS, Microsoft Project, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Strong technical knowledge of maintenance operations
  • Knowledge of refrigeration
  • Knowledge in Electricity/Mechanical /PLCs/ (Control Systems) and Instrumentation/Electronics


Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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Employer name

Yalelo Limited

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