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Head of Engineering

Date:  12 Feb 2024
Country:  Gabon
Function:  Not Applicable
Sub-Function:  Not Applicable

Position           : Engineering Head          

Business Unit  : Palm & Rubber

Job Function   : Maintenance & Projects

Desired Qualification    : Bachelor of Engineering

Desired Experience    : Minimum15 Years



  • Detailed knowledge of Projects & Maintenance
  • Hands-on experience in a multi-discipline environment
  • Strong management, delegation, planning , leadership & communication skills
  • Hands-on knowledge of AutoCAD, MS projects, ERP and related tools




  • Palm and Rubber Plantations Engineering Services in respect of,
    • Infrastructure development (Housing, Roads, Buildings, Bridges)
    • Fleet (Heavy and light equipments, vehicles) Maintenance
    • Electrical infrastructure development and maintenance
    • Cost reduction & Efficiency Improvement


  • Projects execution as per agreed Timeframe, Specifications and CAPEX budgets
  • Progress reports on Budget Vs Actual, Project time-lines and qualitative aspects
  • Lead continuous improvement on operational excellence in mill & rubber plants
  • Develop a strong management team to plan, implement and control the maintenance and repair of agricultural equipment, heavy machinery and vehicles
  • Coordination with internal and external stakeholders
  • In consultation with Plantation, determine mechanization needs for quality, productivity and efficiency improvements.
  • Compliance to company laid down procedures as per MATS standard
  • To organize maintenance teams with requisite skills for preventive maintenance , breakdown maintenance and execution of projects in the plantation
  • To ensure uptime and uninterrupted availability of equipment's
  • Develop reliable vendors for spare parts and maintenance services
  • To prepare capital expenditure and annual maintenance budget proposals in line with business needs.
  • To ensure compliance to budgeted expenses.
  • To implement TPM way of working among the maintenance staff.
  • To ensure appropriate engineering solutions are designed and executed for prevention of accidents and unsafe conditions


Job Description

Key Deliverables

Strategic Effectiveness

Operational Effectiveness

Organizational Effectiveness


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