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Maintenance Manager At Tomato Jos

Date Posted: 21/May/2019
Deadline: 27/May/2019

Tomato Jos is an agricultural production company that believes in the power of farming and processing local food products for local consumption. Over the next five years, Tomato Jos will increase production in its world-class farming operations, forward-integrate into tomato processing via the construction of a processing facility and distribute its products nationwide. Our mission is to make tomato production a sustainable, profitable business for the Nigerian farmers with whom we work, and deliver all-natural, locally-sourced packaged goods produced in Nigeria for Nigerian consumers.

Maintenance Manager


To provide the most efficient and safe machinery for maximum production through maintenance and ingenuity.


Short-term goal: Get all equipment up and running safely and effectively.

Long-term goal: Reduce M&R costs down to below 10% of total asset value per year.

The Position

Applicants should have strong problem-solving skills, an interest in farming, and the ability to manage logistical challenges. This position requires someone to use their engineering skills to advance their opportunities in agriculture. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the maintenance department
  •  Oversee the mechanical team and the engineering team
  •  Oversee installation of infrastructural projects like irrigation, fencing, road construction, building construction, etc.
  • Operate any and all agricultural equipment.
  •  Tractors, combines, on and off-road vehicles, support equipment, generators, pumps, etc.
  • Service, repair and perform maintenance of all equipment.
  • Design and fabricate agricultural equipment.
  • Tractor implements, greenhouses, trailers, tanks.
  • Order for parts and material.
  • Manage inventory of all equipment and the fuel required for operations.
  • Organization, design, and upkeep of the shop areas.
  • Manage tools
  • Train team on how to use them safely and effectively.
  • Work with management to determine what is needed.
  • Create a system for organizing and storage of tools.
  • Create M&R SOP’s and trainings.
  • Keep accurate records of costs and service dates.
  • Maintain equipment so that goals of efficiency and safety are met.

Job Requirements

  • Must be willing to work long hours in field conditions.
  • Must be trustworthy.
  • Must have basic mathematical skills.
  • Preferably applicants will have a degree or certificate in a related subject (agriculture, engineering, etc.)
  • Must have experience operating vehicles, generators, pumps, and diesel-powered equipment.
  • Must have at least 2 years mechanical experience fixing diesel and gas powered engines.
  • Must have welding and fabrication experience.
  • Must have basic understanding of electrical wiring.
  • Must be able to read and write in English.
  • Preferably applicants should also speak Hausa.
  • Masters Degree or an equivalent is added advantage.


Farming operations are located in the Kaduna State area. Applicants must be willing to relocate to the area. Certain projects may involve travel, which Tomato Jos will accommodate.


Monthly salary: Depends on experience

Basic communication allowance.



1.       Study the job description above.

2.       Interested applicants should send in their detailed Curriculum vitae and cover letter to [email protected]

3.       Applications must be submitted before 11.59 pm on Monday 27th May, 2019.

Note that applications submitted after the deadline or elsewhere will not be considered.

Any applicant not contacted within two weeks of submitting application has not been considered for the position.

Method of Application

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