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Thursday, February 2, 2017
Senior Mechanical Engineer Job in Nairobi Kenya
Duma works is recruiting a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our client; a manufacturing social enterprise based on the outskirts of Nairobi.
Our client is looking for a driven candidate to fill the Senior Mechanical Engineer position at its modern clean cookstove manufacturing facility.
He/she will Develop, improve and implement manufacturing processes, including tools and jigs for fabrication, assembly, finishing, and infrastructural materials, among others.
Roles and responsibilities
Work closely with and help to train QC inspectors, technicians and production personnel in enhancing the quality and manufacturability of our product.
Creating and editing SOP’s and QC inspection documents.
Root cause analysis and trouble-shooting production issues and further refining the production system. This often requires creativity and resourcefulness to keep the factory running while waiting for proper repairs or components.
Evaluation, maintenance and repair of factory equipment including mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic systems.
Take a leadership role in bringing up new production lines.
Read and manipulate models and drawings in CAD.
Problem finder and solver.
Mechanical aptitude, ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical issues with production equipment and tooling.
Detail oriented and well organized.
Works well in a team.
Comfortable working with basic shop machines and tools: manual mill, lathe, welders, etc.
Familiarity with basic metrology as it applies to our stove parts and tooling.
Welding and fabrication skills are preferable.
Experience in a medium volume, medium tech manufacturing setting, preferable.
Electrical control system basics is preferable.
Solidworks CAD skills: able to read drawings and complete design work
Professional Portfolio and detailed CV are to be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org marking the subject as “2647”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2647 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.
Deadline for receiving applications: 28th February 2017
N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to +254702093793.
If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer