Kenafric Industries Electrical Engineer Job in Kenya

Kenafric Industries Limited

Job Vacancy: Electrical Engineer

Main Purpose of this Position: Ensuring electrical, instrumentation & programming engineering services are provided to production and projects while ensuring availability & safety of machines in order to deliver quality product in line with set standards.

Key Deliverables for this Position

  • Design engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks.
  • Ensure machine availability & Operational Efficiency
  • Achieve Quality targets
  • Achieve Cost targets

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing the departmental strategy in line with the policies processes and procedures achieve the institutions objectives.
  • Implement processes and procedures to ensure compliance of the Integrated Management System (Quality, EMS, OHS) and regulatory standards.
  • Design and implement an advanced electronic control systems for mechanical systems.
  • Analyze existing engineering and production procedures and suggest improvements
  • Assist in designing and implementing cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability
  • Design advanced precision equipment for accurate or controlled applications.
  • Design, develop or implement control circuits or algorithms for electro mechanical or pneumatic devices or systems.
  • Conduct studies to determine the feasibility, cost or performance benefits of new and existing Mechatronics equipment for CAPEX investments
  • Apply Mechatronics or automated solutions to the transfer of materials, components or finished goods.
  • Design self-monitoring mechanical systems, such as gear systems that monitor loading or condition of systems to detect and prevent failures.
  • Monitor or calibrate automated systems, industrial control systems or system components to maximize efficiency of production.
  • Planning and monitoring respective technical projects by preparing budgets, cash flows and time schedules to ensure no cost overrun.
  • Identify and select materials appropriate for mechatronic system designs and upgrade the design of such devices by adding mechatronic elements.
  • Research, select, or apply sensors, communication technologies, or control devices for motion control, position sensing, pressure sensing, or electronic communication.
  • Provide training, consultation and guidance on topics such as mechatronics or automated control.
  • Benchmarking and Implementing best practices in manufacturing and respective areas of work Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

Key Indicators

Financial Resources / Other key Resources / Assets

  • People
  • Machines
  • Spares

Direct Reports (Jobs reporting to this position)

  • Project Team

Key Interfaces


  • Production


  • Contractors

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechatronics Engineer/ Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent

Professional Qualifications

  • Member of a professional body

Job / Functional Skills

  • Leadership skills
  • Engineering Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Employee Relation Skills
  • Lean Management Skills
  • Programming (PLC, HMI)

General Skills

  • Teamwork
  • Communication Skills
  • IT skills
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management


  • Customer Centric
  • Ownership
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Leadership

Relevant Experience

  • At-least 5 year relevant experience in Manufacturing

How to Apply

All applications must go to

Deadline for applications is 22nd November 2019

Engineering and Technical
Updated: November 18, 2019 — 2:26 pm