Schneider Electric Technical Team Leader (Data Centre, UPS & Cooling) Job in Kenya

Schneider Electric East Africa

Job Vacancy: Technical Team Leader (Data Centre, UPS & Cooling)

Schneider Electric East Africa is looking for a highly motivated technical professional with rich experience to join our Secure Power & Cooling Services Business as the Technical Leader for Nairobi location.

This position will report to the Field Services Operation Manager.

This position requires to be a people manager along the business and set up a strong team for the business.

The candidate must be comfortable in Services Business related to Secure Power equipment (UPS) and Cooling (PAC) like Modernization / Up-Gradation / Recurring Services / Spare parts and various Digital services within various market segments.

Range of Services include:

  • Power equipment as uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), Automatic voltage regulators, Transient voltage surge suppressors, rectifiers, inverter/chargers and related electrical cabling and switchgear
  • Precision cooling- in rack, in room and in row and cold/hot aisle containment.
  • Racks, power distribution units
  • Data Centre infrastructure Management and remote monitoring services

Main responsibilities

  • Coordinating and managing the Technical department which includes workshop repairs, site surveys, installations and commissioning of server rooms and data centers, site repairs and preventive maintenance services.
  • Preparation of section budgets, tools and equipment management, spares sourcing and stores quantity levels tracking for restocking.
  • Scheduling and supervision of services in power protection, cooling and data center/ server rooms including site surveys, Installation and commissioning, repairs and preventive maintenance services to a wide range of clients in different sectors.
  • Training and appraisal of staff, planning and coordinating for specific product training at the manufacturer centers for extensive knowledge acquisition and licensing.
  • Investigate remotely the origin of the breakdown and submit fixes (in a service bureau for example)
  • Provide team leadership for team of Field service engineers
  • Plan training for field service representatives and ensure completion of assigned internal trainings.
  • Do continuous performance reviews with team and annual performance review submissions.
  • Provide technical and career mentorship to team reporting to you.
  • Represent the services department in meetings and cross functional initiatives as a delegate or deputy of field services operations manager
  • Approve timesheets, absence, and requests of N-1 reports in consultation with Fields services operations manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Role Requirement

  • Diploma in Engineering or related fields
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience in Technical Services lead role with experience in data center infrastructure services, UPS, Cooling
  • Relevant experience with critical systems infrastructure equipment is a Must have (i.e. electrical switchgear, diesel generators, UPS systems, electrical distribution, chillers, cooling towers, air handlers,
  • Knowledge of Secure Power (data centre, UPS & Cooling) and associated technical information related to Industry Business products and solutions.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Verifiable hands-on technical work experience required
  • High level of technical knowledge of electronic/electrical component theory. Knowledge of HVAC systems and applicable application software knowledge is preferred.

How to Apply:

Email your CV to careers.ea@schneider-electric.com


Engineering and Technical
Updated: December 9, 2019 — 6:52 pm