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  • Posted: Mar 15, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of franchised micro-entrepreneurs, who operate low-cost, high...
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    Wheel Loader/Tractor Operator

    The successful candidate will be responsible for operating heavy equipment, including wheel loaders and tractors, to load and move materials as required. The Wheel Loader/Tractor Operator will work closely with the Operations team to ensure efficient and safe handling of materials and adherence to safety regulations.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Follow weekly shift plans and daily set production schedules to execute all assigned tasks as per the work instructions. 
    • Performing Autonomous Maintenance tasks on the wheel loader daily
    • Performing Autonomous Maintenance checks on all vehicles on site as well as attachments which include windrow turners, front-loaders, forklifts and other site vehicles
    • Attend scrum meetings and other sessions called by the line manager to discuss and resolve work challenges
    • Proactively propose to your supervisor possible solutions to challenges affecting productivity, quality, health & safety in your work area
    • Lead workmen (turnboys or juniors) at your section to resolve agreed issues
    • Actively support and be involved in maintenance activities related to all site vehicles i.e wheel loader, tractors, forklifts and associated attachments"
    • Meet biweekly with your supervisor to review and set expectations for your performance
    • Meet biweekly with your reports to review and the set expectations for their performance
    • Report your sections performance against set production schedules to your supervisor on a daily basis on the established platforms  
    • Training new or existing wheel loader /vehicle drivers on the operation of all vehicles (tractor/forklift/wheel loader) and attachments
    • Work with other section leads to ensure that processes run in sync as per the production schedule
    • Lead your teammates in your section to execute daily production schedules
    • Attend and actively participate all team meetings
    • Maintain effective working relationships through treating your colleagues with respect
    • Resolved misunderstandings and report unresolved issues with suggestions to your Supervisor or talent partner
    • Report any complaints or concerns raised by existing customers or any other member of the community
    • Adhere to set shift plans and work orders. 
    • Proactively ask or seek clarification from your Supervisor on any areas of work that are unclear
    • Openly share ideas during scrum and team meetings on how current processes can be improved
    • Participate in new improvements initiatives as assigned by your supervisor
    • Use resources assigned to you sparingly as per the resource plan shared by your Supervisor
    •  Use and handle assigned company assets as per set policy
    •  Conduct scheduled Gemba walks in your area/section to identify opportunities for process improvement 
    • Coach fellow workmen and support them to understand the process and equip them to detect and/or challenges/variances in the line of their day to day duties
    • Conduct scrum meetings at your section


    • Valid driver's license with appropriate vehicle class qualifications to operate forklifts, tractors and  wheel loaders including attachments
    • At least 2 years experience in the operation of wheel loader and its  attachments (e.g. windrow turners, crawlers, trailers, wagons)
    • A diploma will be an added advantage
    • Experience in basic wheel loader maintenance will be an added advantage 
    • Knowledge related to heavy equipment operation

    Closing: 31, March 2023

    Method of Application

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