Sanergy Logistics Engineer Job in Kenya

Sanergy is an award-winning social enterprise that employs the circular economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste into organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein.

Sanergy manufactures and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal Protein, under the Farm Star brands. We have collected and converted over 7,800 tons of waste.

At the same time, we have built a team of over 250 people.

For our work, we have been recognized by Fast Company as one of the 10 Most Innovative Companies in the World Doing Social Good and one of the 10 Best Companies in Africa.

We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts.

Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.

We currently seek a Logistics Engineer to join our Inbound Customer Success (ICS) team.

About the role: The Inbound Customer Success (ICS) team seeks to scale the quantity of feedstock collected while achieving the target weighted average cost per ton and operating overheads.

The incumbent’s role will be to optimize the value of the organic waste management for both Sanergy and its organic waste clients

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with ICS Operations Engineer to ensure waste containment vessels and trucks schedule are in sync to ensure on time and in full service to our clients and the Production team
  • Develop and share with fleet team daily trucks’ schedule & drivers shift plan with respect to the agreed collection schedule and collection window with Sanergy’s organic waste clients
  • Monitor, through the fleet coordinator, hour by hour trucks’ itinerary to ensure 100% adherence to the schedule above and customer service
  • Plan ahead and work closely with Procurement to ensure that Procurement Orders for outsourced services are ready and issued before the service commences
  • Accurately track and analyse key daily, weekly, and monthly logistics metrics – (Fuel consumption, Labor utilization, Maintenance, Coverage costs, etc) with respect to the agreed budget with Finance
  • Ensure execution of Fleet AMs and PMs are done as per established schedule
  • Reduce fleet breakdown maintenance by improving maintenance predictability and planning
  • Reconcile daily, weekly and monthly unit costs in a Plan v Actual format with respect to the budget
  • Lead in the development, resolution, and implementation of unit’s level short term corrective and preventive action
  • Maintain and update a rolling 4 week plan for your unit staffing, consumables, tools & equipment, maintenance, and any other as required by your manager to achieve the outputs required for the period within the budget
  • Develop SMART daily operation schedules, Leader Standardized Work sheets that will be executed by the unit Supervisors and Crew Leads
  • Monitor day to day resource utilization to ensure that all operations are run within the budget allocated
  • Hold regular performance review sessions with your reports using the performance management tools developed with your manager
  • Implement professional development plans for your team developed with your manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Manufacturing,etc)
  • At least 2 – 3 years relevant experience in maintenance & logistics operations is highly desired.
  • Ability to make swift, calculated & informed decisions/adjustments in the event of unforeseen blocks in the execution of daily operations.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and excellent data analysis skills
  • Hands on, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Integrity and humility

To Apply

To apply, please CLICK HERE to submit a cover letter clearly indicating your available start date (include notice period), your interest in this role, and your resume / CV that includes a list of three referees by Tuesday 15th January 2021.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Sanergy DOES NOT charge for your CV or interview

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Updated: January 10, 2021 — 10:36 pm