Terms of Reference: Electro-Mechanical Expert

Location:  Addis Ababa

Deadline: Jul 30, 2022

Job Description


Implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Special Initiative Jobs (SI Jobs) program of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusam- menarbeit GmbH (GIZ) is promoting job-creating growth in selected sectors in Ethiopia. SI Jobs targets private sector development for economic clusters in selected geographical areas and promotes sustain- able investments that leads to more employment.

The sequa gGmbH implements the SME Grant Scheme in Ethiopia on behalf of the GIZ SI Jobs Scheme. The SME Grants Scheme targets SMEs, mainly in the textile/ garment sector. The overall objective of the SI Job is to increase innovation and productivity in selected SMEs in the textile/ garment industry in Ethiopia in a way that creates jobs. The growth of the private sector plays a crucial role in the overall growth of a nation.

TGA Garment Factory was established in 2018 with a paid-up capital of 1,000,000 Birr and currently has capital of 4,200,000 birr producing knit and woven Garment products for local Market. Currently, the company has 50 permanent employees and is planning to create additional 50 permanent and 50 contract job opportunities in the next two years by improving overall performance of the Company.

We are looking for electro mechanical that will ensure that electrical installation of the production lines is installed, maintained, optimally utilized and improved in support of the factory. The consultant will collaborate very closely with the sequa project team and TGA Garment Factory.


  • Complete electrical installation of the production lines
  • Maintain and operate Embroidery machine
  • Maintain and operate Steam Boiler Machine


  • To provide the technical expertise related to the garment machineries and ensure that the electrical installation of the production lines is installed, maintained, optimally utilized and improved in support of the factory.
  • Define Electro-mechanical related KPIs for the factory
  • Proper installation of Electrical System for the Production Lines with proper electrical Load balance
  • Ensure Production Machines including cutting, sewing, Finishing and Embroidery machines are set up as per defined parameters
  • Ensure machines are repaired and maintained in compliance with maintenance and repair standards
  • Maintain and repair Steam Boiler and Computerized Embroidery Machines
  • Resolve Machine Related Production Issues as needed

Searched qualifications of the expert:

  • Electrical and Mechanical engineer or related field.

Job Requirements


  • B Sc. Or M sc. in electrical/mechanical engineering
  • Have excellent communication skill in English plus Amharic

Working Experience

  • 10 years of relevant experience, of which at least 5 years in supervisory and managerial positions in a garment/textile sector

How to Apply

The consultancy service is required for 30 days. There is a possibility to extend the contract in case of need. Kindly send your CV or technical statement as well as applicable day fee to selome.melese@sequa.de before the 30th of July 2022.