Sectional Engineer at Lafarge Africa Plc

Sectional Engineer at Lafarge Africa Plc


Lafarge Africa Plc is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group – the biggest building and concrete solutions company in the world. It is a publicly quoted company on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and serves Nigeria with a wide range of building and construction solutions designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects like individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Sectional Engineer

Requisition ID: 659
Location: Opebi – Ikeja, Lagos


  • Within the framework of the plant’s objectives assigned by the Mechanical Manager, the role holder job assignment is to optimize the maintenance and repair activities on all plants and equipment within his area of coverage in order to ensure their efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Prepare Maintenance Program, Organize and Supervise Maintenance Work carried out on all plants and equipment, including their auxiliaries.
  • Prepare Daily and Monthly maintenance reports on plants and equipment in his section.
  • Implements Mechanical Procedures
  • Implement Holcim quality, safety, health and environmental policy in area of responsibility.
  • Carry out Scheduling, Planning of works (including resources) and execute jobs.
  • Manage his team by:
    • Defining Tasks and Objectives and annually carry out their Performance Reviews;
    • Ensuring Quality Work ;
    • Ensuring good working relationship with and between his work force;
    • Motivating his team and ensure good level of disciplines.
  • Implement Training Plan for Improving Personnel Skills.
  • Contribute to Preparation and Work within the Departmental Budget.
  • Facilitate communications and relationship by:
    • Attending Departmental Meetings;
    • Attending Plant/Departmental Safety Meetings:
    • Conveying Management Policies/Departmental Decisions to the subordinates and give feedbacks;
    • Communicating results to the Mechanical Manager.
  • Updates himself of general Cement Plant and Engineering Practices.

Education & Experience

  • First Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent 
  • Minimum of 5-years relevant experience preferably in a cement industry.

Technical Competencies:

  • Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • In-depth knowledge of practical mechanical operations and application
  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards
  • Good knowledge of safety rules applied to maintenance of Dust Control Equipment and other Equipment around the cement Plant
  • Hands-on experience
  • Good knowledge of cement manufacturing processes and products
  • Predictive and preventive maintenance
  • Experience in the implementation of quality and environmental management systems like ISO 9001:2000, EMS – ISO 14001
  • Micro data processing (Word, Excel, Power Point, AutoCAD,).

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal relationship
  • Good level of self confidence and control
  • Good sense of judgement
  • Eager to learn and apply
  • Good level of order and cleanliness.

Managerial Competencies:

  • Team leadership
  • Good level of communication and innovation
  • Sense of organization and delegation
  • Good initiative and sense of anticipation
  • Analytical mind and logical approach to problem solving
  • Performance oriented
  • Decision-making capacity /Self confidence
  • Ability to influence, develop and/or motivate people to the achievement of jobs objectives
  • Time management.

How to Apply
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