Milling Electrician



The Mission of Simba Holdings Limited (SHL) is to enrich people’s lives by providing premium quality everyday products and services at competitive pricing. Providing the best work culture & family-like yet professional environment for our staff. At SHL we ensure we have staff with the right knowledge, skills and abilities. For this reason, we now seek to recruit a dynamic and energetic person who is performance-driven, suitably qualified, and experienced to fill the vacant position of Milling Electrician in Lusaka.


Reporting to the Head Miller, the Milling Electrician will be responsible for the day-to-day effective & efficient inspection, repair & maintenance of all electrical & mechanical equipment on site.


  • Monitor and adjust, when necessary, plant set points to ensure the effective and efficient running of plants.
  • Inspection of all electrical and mechanical equipment on the site.
  • Monitor and inspect the plant for potential and existing defects.
  • Carrying out scheduled preventative maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Fault finding and repairs on electrical.
  • Check report books daily and liaise with the Head Miller on action to be taken on reported defects.
  • Report any defects noticed while performing normal functions.
  • Perform breakdown functions on electrical and mechanical equipment at the Mill.
  • Assess the parts needed for a job and place orders for those parts
  • Install improvements and major upgrades to the electrical plant and subsystems.
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
  • Provide technical support on process equipment in order to achieve optimal performance.
  • Maximize the capacity and efficiency of the plant while ensuring product quality.
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained to minimize unplanned downtime.
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts required for proper operation including roles.
  • Responsible for coaching and developing staff operation skill
  • Repair and replace defective components in motors, generators, controllers, storage batteries, switchboards, conductors, switches and varied electrical fixtures and ensure installations are to manufacturer standards.


  • Degree in electrical/Food Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as an electrician in a Milling Plant
  • Knowledge of Grain Milling Equipment is an added advantage
  • Experience reading blueprints and technical drawings
  • Experience fabricating, assembling, and installing wire harnesses
  • Experience installing electrical panels
  • Excellent skills with computers, in problem-solving, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Mastering Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) programs.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English.
  • This person is required to walk, climb ladders, use tools and work in confined spaces, sometimes in extreme temperatures.
  • Be able to work in an environment of industrial and office work for extended periods of time.


  • Complex Problem-Solving skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Innovative thinking
  • Technological Knowledge
  • Root Cause analysis


  • Sober habits,
  • Honesty,
  • Inclusiveness and tolerance,
  • Initiative,
  • Confidentiality.

Suitably qualified and enthusiastic candidates should send their CV with certified copies of professional and academic qualifications to [email protected] by 28th November 2022.

SHL is an equal opportunities employer. Therefore, women, men and persons with disability are all encouraged to apply.

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