Factory Engineer (Technical Manager) Jobs in Kenya

Factory Engineer (Technical Manager) Jobs in Kenya

Job Function:
  • Manages Company’s R&D, Manufacturing and Technical Support activities

    Job Overall Purpose:
  • Responsible for the technical aspects of Dairy processing and instrumentation, including design, manufacture and Intellectual Property.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Graduate degree in either Mechanical/Electrical Engineering both will be an advantage
  • Practical experience in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in a busy environment is an advantage
  • Computer literate with strong competence in MS office package to include Excel, access and power point.
  • Experience in or a Diploma or certificate in project management will be an added advantage.
  • Effective and impactful communication, negotiation, problem solving and presentation skills.
  • Must have minimum 5 years’ experience in FMCG manufacturing sector (Dairy Sector an advantage) at senior level in the technical/engineering department.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities
  • Manage the company’s R&D, Technical Support and Manufacturing functions to meet Budgeted financial performance
  • Develop new products, as agreed by the Leadership Team
  • Oversee and co-ordinate production of mechanical, electronic, electrical and software components of Company’s abrasive jet drilling systems
  • Manage the generation and preservation of Company Intellectual Property, including archiving / storage of designs, documentation of know-how, preparation of patent applications and general maintenance of the company’s IP portfolio.
  • Provide product support and other technical support to operational functions in the most efficient
    manner for all concerned
  • Maintain a clear view at all times of the R&D and Technical Support past and forecast technical and financial performance (both deliverables and spend)
  • Foster a climate and culture where QHSE issues are addressed effectively and speedily, as part of everyone’s normal function
  • Improve the effectiveness of the Company’s internal systems; increasing efficiency and reducing administrative overhead
  • Attract, retain and motivate people to improve the company’s performance
  • Report regularly on key aspects of the business, in accordance with routine and ad-hoc reporting requirements
  • Provide relevant technical information to Operations staff to enable proper operation and maintenance of Field Technical Equipment.
  • Energy champion
  • General Manager Factory – Immediate indirect Supervisor
  • Supervises Design Engineers, Technicians

    How to Apply
  • If qualified kindly send your CV to vacancies@jantakenya.com clearly indicating “Factory engineer” on the subject line by 12th September 2019.

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