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13 Jan 2023

Machine Operator – Bule Hora 3 Positions (Re Advertisement) at Kerchanshe Trading Company

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Job Description

Kerchanshe Trading P.L.C is the largest producer and exporter of coffee in Ethiopia, It has a proud history of providing quality coffees to the local and international markets. Currently our company needs a dedicated and motivated candidate

About Job

We are looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery. You’ll ensure the interminable and efficient running of coffee production. The Machine Operator will also be responsible for inspecting parts to specifications and making adjustments, or tool changes as necessary to maintain quality specifications. Candidates for this position should be detail-oriented and willing to learn and should be able to follow instructions, work with others, and help ensure that all safety regulations are followed.


  • Perform necessary pre-operation activities to ensure proper equipment startup and operation on multiple pieces of equipment
  • Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during operation to ensure quality production and minimal unplanned stops
  • Keep an updated database on all of the machines information, defective units and final products.
  • Regularly conduct tests of the machines performance and operating capacity.
  • Communicate with team members and support teams to ensure continuous production of the correct product at high quality levels with minimal wasted time and materials
  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift
  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
  • Assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery.
  • Ensure the machines are regularly checked and cleaned.
  • Monitor and control the machine performance and settings.
  • Perform periodic checks on equipment and solve problems as detected.
  • Observe and follow company safety rules and regulations.

Job Requirements

Education : Level III/IV/BSc Degree in General Mechanic, electro mechanical /electrical/ mechanical engineering.

Experience :  At least 3/4/5 years of experience respectively at leading or supervising operating, engineering/maintenance team, and experience in a coffee manufacturing environment is a plus


  • Proven experience as a machine operator
  • Good understanding of production procedures and best practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of safety methods and hazard regulations.
  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools
  • Understanding of coffee production procedures
  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
  • Teamwork and communication skills

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 19 January. 2023


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