Junior Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Junior Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • 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

  • 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

    How to Apply

  • 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.

  • Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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