Alliance One Tobacco (Malawi) Limited is a subsidiary of a trusted provider of responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and ingredients, operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers. A career opportunity has arisen in our organisation for the position of Utility Supervisor within the Engineering Department.


The successful applicant will report to the Engineering Shift Controller.

Key responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Overhauls of boiler and associated equipment (pumps, fans, stockers, valves e.t.c.)
  • Overhauls of tobacco hand stemming equipment – conveyors, fans, classifiers, threshers, cylinders, SILOs, Re-driers and presses
  • Conducts day maintenance on utility equipment and hand stemming hall equipment
  • Conducts preventive/predictive maintenance as and when required
  • Monitors boiler and utility equipment in operation
  • Takes vibration measurements of boiler and utility equipment
  • Conducts Thermo Imaging of boiler and utility equipment
  • Attends to boiler and utility equipment breakdown
  • Supervises boiler operators and plumbers
  • Preparing preventive/predictive maintenance plans
  • Utilities monitoring and management e.g. coal and water.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of Trade Test, Grade 1 in General Fitting or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    BSc in Mechanical Engineering is an added advantage.
  • Must have an experience in Plant Maintenance and installation, Workshop Practices and Utility systems Maintenance
  • Must be able to Interpret Engineering Diagrams
  • Should be Computer literate.

The Person:-

  • Should be a team player
  • Should be of sober habit with good interpersonal skills
  • Be prepared to work on weekend, Public Holidays, Night Shift and long hours.

The position will be based in Lilongwe, and a competitive remuneration and the normal company benefits will be offered.

Mode of Application
Send your application with names of three traceable referees and clearly marked “Utility Supervisor” on the envelope no later than 27th June, 2022.

The Human Resources Service Controller – Factory
Alliance One Tobacco Malawi Limited
P.O. Box 30522
Lilongwe 3.