Maintenance Specialist

  Location: Dar Es Salaam, TZ

Job Function:  Maintenance

Job Type:  Permanent

Job Requisition ID:  3717

About the Unit

YARA Tanzania is duly registered company under the Laws of Tanzania as a subsidiary of Fertilizers Holdings AS. with headquarters in Dar es Salaam. The aim is developing a market concept that increase the number of farmers that use fertilizer in Tanzania including  better knowledge in plant nutrition, improved distribution  and logistics.

One of  Yara investments in the country includes the construction of a 40 KT bulk terminal near  the port of Dar Es Salaam which handles importation of bulk fertilizer, packaging and sale  in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi The position of Maintenance Specialist is responsible for all aspects of safety, maintenance, inspections and cost in the Dar es Salaam Terminal. The incumbent will be based in Dar es Salaam Tanzania.


  • Ensure optimum plant performance
  • Provide the required support and advise in operations management to ensure smooth plant operations and compliance with all relevant safety procedures in line with YARA standards
  • Ensure high equipment availability and optimum reliability
  • Continuously improve equipment operational condition and maintenance practices
  • Work with computerized maintenance system and Yara systems such as Synergi
  • Adhere to Yara Safety guidelines, 5S and other Lean principles in execution of all maintenance duties
  • Manage systematic inspections
  • Plan and manage all  costs related to maintenance
  • Lead, motivate and develop the maintenance team


  • Holder of Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years experience in Maintenance in an industrial environment
  • 5 years progressive experience in a multinational company
  • Conversant in microsoft office applications
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili languages
  • Additional Information
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Energetic and hands-on leader

Contact details Apply no later than 19th June 2020