Manager – Engineering (Mechanical – Pharmaceutical Formulations) – 1 Position

Senior Manager – Engineering (Utilities & Projects) – 1 Position


Shelys Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a member of the Aspen Group of Companies, is a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company in East Africa. We are seeking to recruit individuals with experience as machine operators and having knowledge of production procedures.


Desired Profile

Education: BE/ B.Tech – In Mechanical/ Chemical engineering with 8+ years of experience or

Diploma in Mechanical / Chemical engineering with 10 + years of experience in engineering department with any reputed API / Pharma Formulation Company 


Duties & responsibilities


Must have hands on experience of in day to day engineering activities of Pharma formulation production equipment of Capsules, Ointment, Tableting lines (Granulation & Compression), Liquid lines  ( Manufacturing & Filling ) & Packaging lines. Should familiar with HVAC systems, purified water system, major utilities like, water treatment plants, Air compressors, Chillers, FO Boilers Etc.


Must have work experience on RMG , FBE , FBD , Lifters, Loaders, Closed granulation lines , Auto coaters, Tablet compression machines ( D/B/DB/BB Tooling) , Sachet filling , octagonal & Cantilever blenders, Blister packing machines , Coding machines , Bottle washing machines , Filling machines , packing machines etc.


Implementation of in house projects: Monitoring projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs, quality compliance and manpower planning to ensure timely execution of projects

Required Candidate profile

·         Functional job knowledge, Excellent Troubleshooting ability

·         Cost Consciousness, Time Management & Planning Skills

·         Commanding communication skills & ability to influence and strong leadership.    

·         Good exposure of Multiple packing lines - Blister, Bottles etc.

·         Good Managerial exposure

·         Working knowledge on SAP , MS Office , Auto cad must


Key Responsibilities:

·         Planning & Execution of Preventive & Predictive Maintenance activities of Process, HVAC & Utility equipment.

·         Reduction of equipment Downtime, Increase Operational Efficiency, Reduce the Risk of Expensive Maintenance, Increase the Life of Equipment

·         Maintaining & control the inventory levels of spares / consumables.

·         Reducing Costs without Compromising on Reliability & Increasing the Uptime & Lifecycle of Equipment's

·         Strategies for avoiding poor maintenance practices which lead to plant incidents

·         Execution of necessary validations before handing over the equipment / facility for practical operation.

·         Verification of quantity and quality of works done by all contractors.

·         Execution of all mechanical activities related to the major modification / expansion projects as per the schedules.

·         Ensuring work permits raised for Hot work, work at height, vessel entry, general work permits etc.

·         Preparation of SOPs and Protocols time to time as per the plant equipment requirements.

·         Preparation of Bill of materials and Procurement of the Materials as Per P&ID

·         Coordinating with production blocks in charge related to documentation, preventive & Predictive maintenance

·         Ensuring engineering requisitions entered in SAP.

·         Preparation of schedules for major modifications and expansion project works.

·         Electrical & Maintenance support will be add on advantage.

·         Minimizing performance bottlenecks for high productivity with maximization of men, material, cost & machine.

·         Implementing maintenance schedules and carrying out periodic checks to ensure performance of various equipment and maintaining requisite documents for the same.

·         Utility modifications/ energy conservation, Planning/ implementing technological changes to enhance efficiency equipment.
Modifications in equipment, process flow, working practices, consumables, etc. for controlling & reducing conversion cost per unit produced.


Interested candidates have to send their application letters, updated CV (including three referees), copies of academic certificates and daytime telephone contact to the undersigned through email below.

To, Regional Head – Technical

Shelys Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

New Bagamoyo Rd, Mwenge,

P.O. Box 32781, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Applications to reach us on or before 30th August, 2020; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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