Market Development Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description: Market Development Engineer (Kenya)
Our client is a global leader of engineering solutions in the food and beverage industry for process technology, mechanical technology, industrial refrigeration, transport cooling, farm and dairy technologies. 
They are seeking to hire a Market development Engineer for East Africa based in Nairobi.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Market development in the food and beverage market – Food, Dairy, Beverage, Brewing industry
  • Focus on the market development in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda
  • Market research to identify clients
  • Visit existing customers
  • Expand on the customer base – customer development
  • Research and find industries that has a need for the equipment
  • Cold calling, client visits at least 4 days per week
  • Work in coordination with technical staff in developing quotations for clients
  • Marketing of Industrial equipment
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Key Requirements
  • Experience in diary industry/ beverage at least 5years
  • Experience in SEPARATING BUSINESS a must
  • Mechanical or food engineering degree or Diploma is a requirement.
  • Knowledge about East African food market.
  • A back ground in project management will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of pumps, valve, and heat exchanges, separators and homogenizers,
  • Food engineering back ground.
  • Must have own transport a valid driving licenses.
Supervisory Responsibilities                            
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Customer Service – ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Written Communication
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Contributes to profits and revenue;
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments
  • Organizational Support
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles;
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritises and plans work activities;
  • Professionalism
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness;
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner;
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment;
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Innovativeness and creativity
Skills Required
  • Language Skills  (English, Swahili)
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Computer Skills (Micro soft office. Suite)
How to Apply
Applications quoting the position title with detailed CV, with contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other not relatives) should be submitted to 8th March 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NB: Please clearly indicate in the subject line as “Market development Engineer (Kenya)”

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