Job title: ENGINEER

Company: Emirates Flight Catering

Job description: FC07 – Central Refrigeration & Air conditioning Engineer

Applications are invited for the position of Central Refrigeration & Air conditioning Engineer.

  • Position within: Engineering Department
  • Reports to: Engineering Manager
  • Location : Dubai International Airport
  • Category : Catering Operations
  • Department : Central Refrigeration & Air conditioning

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible to maintain advanced Central Refrigeration & Air conditioning systems and equipment, Automated Plant Rooms and various locations, HVAC Systems, Building Management System, Cold Rooms, Chillers, Freezers, Fridges, Spiral Chillers and Ice machines.
  • Maintain Central Refrigeration Systems, particularly Zanotti Systems, Ammonia Systems, Glycol System in safe and reliable manner.
  • Work on diagnosing and troubleshooting of Refrigeration racks and Electro mechanical equipment’s of the refrigeration and air conditioning system with direct DX and primary & secondary loop system. Trace SC, Tracer Summit, Danfoss, Dixell, Emersion Etc. control system.
  • Perform diagnosis and maintain Industrial refrigeration compressor racks for Chiller, Blast Chiller, Freezer and Blast Freezer, Cold room, Freezer room, Chiller and Freezer cabinets, Spiral blast chiller, Ice machines for Refrigeration system.
  • Supervise the maintenance activities to ensure proper and efficient operations in the assigned section.
  • Arrange and review all maintenance requests carried out on a daily basis.
  • Assign fresh maintenance requests to the concerned staff and supervise the work, ensuring it is carried out quickly, professionally and in a cost effective manner.
  • Ensure that any subcontractors employed by the company are carrying out their work as per EKFC standards efficiently without any disturbances to the overall workflow.
  • Monitor all the preventive maintenance required.
  • Required to coach, supervise, train, motivate and counsel maintenance employees to achieve company objectives.
  • Drive and implement vigorous, realistic as per OEM maintenance schedules are in place and monitor performance against the schedule. Oversee equipment calibration and certifications of the advance central Kitchens and Catering systems are maintained in timely manner.
  • Guide the team to perform troubleshooting with robust solutions to ensure system recovery with minimal or no disruptions to operations. Ensure optimum output at all times while proposing recommendations for improvements and act as a role model by adopting a positive attitude at all times.
  • Design and recommend process changes, procedure redesign, etc., as needed to support the business while assisting with quality and outsourcing efforts.
  • Prepare and cascade common objectives for process redesign across the business to maintain high quality, customer-focused service delivery, to ensure the business remains compliant with ever-changing state and federal regulations, and to preserve transaction accuracy and efficiency.
  • Develop and propose budget for the upcoming year in regards with systems’ upkeep and facelift.
  • Manage stocks and supplies to guarantee availability when required and safeguard down time of equipment.
  • Lead the team in ensuring adherence to all safe working practices in accordance with safety legislation, operational safety of all employees, equipment and assets at all times.
  • Encourage the team and drive adherence to all quality systems and policies in accordance with ISO 45001:2018 international standards and Company Policy. Ensuring the quality standards are met by all employees at all times.

Other Accountabilities:

  • Approve repair schedules ensuring cost effective, timely resolutions and manage within the departments budgetary constraints.
  • Sets performance objectives that are clear, specific, challenging and achievable and provides regular feedback on performance.
  • Ensure the maintenance teams have clearly documented roles, responsibilities expectations and accountabilities at all times.
  • Oversee all duty rosters and ensure they comply with all Company policy and legal requirements whilst, effectively covering the requirements of the business.
  • Implement and maintain excellent communication platforms with peers and colleagues at all times.
  • Organize cross functional groups across departments to work collaboratively toward the effective and efficient pursuit of pre-determined goals.
  • Deliver Project requirements to ensure completion within agreed parameters of project.
  • Collaborate with contractors to review documents and as build drawings before taking handover of the projects and update on regular basis for any changes.
  • Conduct Project commissioning and acceptance tests for projects.
  • Be support focal point to end users in identifying issues and resolving them.

Essential Requirements and Competencies

  • Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10 years of relevant experience handling maintenance & repair of advanced Central Refrigeration & Air conditioning.
  • Highly experienced in handling emergency situations with refrigeration system in safe manner.
  • Experience and sound knowledge on troubleshooting and faults identification and rectification in HVAC, Central Refrigeration & Air conditioning facilities.
  • Experience and sound knowledge on troubleshooting and faults identification and rectification in, Chiller racks, Blast Chiller rack, Freezer racks, Ice machines, Cold room and Cabinets, BMS, and Chiller/Freezer/Blast Chiller racks and control system.
  • Experience in Managing and leading the team and efficient in delivering the solution independently to the best of company interest.
  • Sound knowledge / experience in Engineering Legislation with strong exposure to Quality standards and Safety system practices.
  • Experience in managing and developing a team.
  • Ability to stay calm in Emergency situations.
  • Ability to Multi task.
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems associated with maintenance and breakdown issues.
  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to set priorities and assign work to other professionals.

Expected salary:

Location: Dubai International Airport, Dubai

Job date: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 23:57:10 GMT

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