Head of Engineering Jobs in Kenya

Head of Engineering Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client is a leading manufacturer of heavy construction machinery and equipment.

  • They seek to hire a self-driven, passionate and results-focused Head of Engineering to manage the mechanical engineering tasks, maintenance planning and execution of works in accordance with engineering needs work plan and budgeting plans.

    Responsibilities

  • To support assembly, delivery, maintenance and repair work to the equipment at the working site, and training to distributors.

  • To assist in advice and guidance to distributors for proper operation and maintenance of the equipment, selection & procurement of tools and shop equipment.

  • To prepare necessary spare parts recommendations for the equipment and advise them to the distributors.

  • Coordinate section activities through the planning with departmental managers to ensure the objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Manage and ensure effective implementation of mechanical engineering and maintenance functional policies, procedures and controls covering all areas of assigned department activity so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements, fulfilled while delivering a quality, cost-effective service.

  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise, review, and participate in the work of staff responsible for machinery maintenance

  • Provide advisory assistance in regard to equipment and equipment needs and conditions.

  • Identify staff development needs and train the maintenance personnel in equipment maintenance and safety methods, procedures, and techniques for maximum productivity.

  • Maintain all equipment manuals, equipment warranties, and tool inventories.

  • Maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work.

  • Has a supervisory role over all manpower under his department.

  • Budgeting and Financial Planning

  • Ensure all activities relating to mechanical engineering are fully captured and transacted on the ERP platform.

  • Follow up status of spare parts stock and find new source of spares

  • Plan for Preventive maintenance of all equipment to confirm the highest performance

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering /Mechanical engineering or in a related field

  • Must be conversant in maintenance and upkeep of Heavy construction equipment.

  • Must have over 5 years working experience preferably handling Construction equipment.

  • Able to work to a high level of accuracy and Computer literate (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

  • Excellent Communication skills (verbal & written) to communicate with other team members and managers

  • Excellent Organizational skills and Problem solving skills. Teamwork and collaboration to support all team members.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head of Engineering) to

  • jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke on/before 12th November 2021.


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