Vacancy: Electrical Engineer

Date 01 Jun 2023
Job Type Full-time

Company Profile

HPW Fresh and Dry Ltd is a fruit processing companyHPW is synonymous with fresh from harvest fruit, crisp and crunchy vegetables from Africa and Asia. We develop stand-alone products for our customers that meet the most exacting quality standards and offer maximum availability - for wholesalers and retailers, as well as for the food industry.

Job Description

  • Department: Technical

  • Reports to: Technical Manager

  • Directly supervises: Facility Maintenance team

  • Location: Onsite at HPW Fresh and Dry Ghana, Adeiso, E/R, Ghana

Job Purpose

Designing, maintaining, implementing, or improving electrical installations within the facilities and on equipment.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Design, develop, install, and maintain the facilities including electrical systems

  • Management of the daily facility maintenance operations

  • Provide technical leadership to the facility maintenance team

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose complex electrical failures within the facility

  • Implement maintenance and testing programs for all installations

  • Advice management when procuring new machines and installations

  • Implement strict work management systems for efficiency

  • Implement strong performance evaluation systems for productivity  

  • Implement inventory management of all maintenance materials

  • A liaison between operations and maintenance for effective communication

  • Use of onsite maintenance software for all maintenance activities

  • Proper documentation of maintenance activities

  • Use of analytical tools for maintenance optimization

  • Research and development of maintenance processes for efficiency

  • Supervise external contractors

  • Training and development of maintenance technicians

  • Adherence to food safety protocols

  • Adherence to health and safety protocols

  • Submission of reports

Departamental relations : maintains contact with all departmental heads and other line managers/staff

External relations: 3rd party contractors related to maintenance works

Equipment/Tools to be used: Computer, toolboxes


Responsible for the compliance of the following clauses related to BRC and IFS Standards.

2.2.1 prerequisite programs

Maintenance programs for equipment and buildings

4.1 External standards

4.2 Site security and food defense

4.3 Layout, product flow and segregation

4.4 Building fabric

4.5 Utilities – water, ice, air and other gases

4.6 Equipment

4.7 Maintenance

4.8 Plant layout and process flow

4.9 Production premises

4.12 Foreign material risk mitigation & Waste Disposal

Required Skills or Experience

  • Minimum of Degree in Electrical Engineering

Technical and Personality Competencies:

  • Ability to use manual and power tools

  • Good communication skills

  • Good knowledge in quality and health and safety standards

  • Good knowledge of MS Office

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent organization and time-management skills

  • A team player with leadership abilities

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

Physical Requirements:  walking, standing, squatting, sitting, and lifting of materials required on the job 

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