Junior Mechanical Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Junior Mechanical Engineer | Bedding and Mattress

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Manufacturing

Our Client, a market leader in providing high quality beneficial sleep solutions is urgently seeking to hire a talented, enthusiastic and versatile Junior Mechanical Engineer.

The successful candidate will assist in providing manufacturing and safety engineering support to Plant Operations, Corporate Environmental Health & Safety and Corporate Engineering to ensure manufacturing processes, machinery, equipment, tools and systems are safe, OSHA compliant, efficient and eliminate waste and product defects.

He/she will assist in implementing engineered process improvements to positively impact Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost across multiple sites by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Production Manager and their team to implement the Environmental Health and Safety Program.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with applicable OSHA, EPA and other Safety, Health and Environmental regulations.
  • Assist in designing and facilitating ergonomic improvements in production processes to reduce the manual material handling intensiveness of production processes and engineer manual lifting out of manufacturing tasks.
  • Ensure that plans and specifications for new processes, machinery and equipment meet safety requirements according to Corporate EHS guidelines.
  • Assist in developing and implementing safe production processes and efficient methods to utilize workers, machines, materials, information and energy in the production of products.
  • Assist in implementing control systems to coordinate supply chain and production planning activities to ensure products produced meet safety and quality standards and support on-time delivery of goods produced.
  • Assist in aligning resources, priorities and actions to strategic operational priorities.
  • Support quality, lean and safety deployment plans within factory operations.
  • Any other tasks assigned as per business needs

Key Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Must have at least 2 – 3 years of experience in a relevant manufacturing environment
  • Industrial safety experience a plus
  • Multi-site experience strongly desired
  • Able to excel in a team environment
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills are essential
  • Familiarity with safety, OSHA compliance
  • Manufacturing methods, processes and technology
  • Lean and Quality Management techniques and systems
  • Strong project management skills with a demonstrated ability to complete complex projects within prescribed timeframes
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Possess tact, maturity, flexibility, and a high energy level
  • Commitment to Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost in priority order
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in handling issues of complexity in a busy working environment

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to jobs@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 13th March 2020.

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Engineering and Technical
Updated: March 10, 2020 — 12:27 am