Production Engineer – Nairobi Kenya

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Job Title: Production Engineer                  Name of Jobholder: Vacant    Direct Reports & Staff: 0 and 53

Reporting to: Technical Manager             Name of Superior: Vacant

Start Date: June 2018

Role Purpose:

Lead technical execution of manufacturing operations, working closely with the operations and shift Managers. The details of which involve:

  • Design Am tasks as per plant Manufacturing Excellence maturity level and coach operators in their meticulous execution and subsequent skills improvement.
  • Design and execute PM tasks.
  • Lead Focused Improvement, by carrying out prioritized Kaizens, coaching production teams.
  • Provide input and where necessary lead design and implementation of Early Management Principles


  • Design and implement AM & PM tasks with focus on:
  • Occupational safety & Health and Environment Management
  • Quality Management
  • Reliability Excellence
  • Build and continuously improve PM calendars
  • Execute PM and advanced AM tasks
  • Track Engineering Operations KPIs, with improvement guiding next execution steps.
  • Track OAE, lead RCA with PDCA to eliminate prioritized losses.
  • Complete assigned cross-functional development assignments.
  • Contribute to the Production Centre Strategy development.


  • Near-fanatic passion for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Excellence Principles as the standard in Manufacturing Operations Management.
  • Integrity and Confidentiality.
  • Emotional & Professional Bandwidth to handle competing demands with a knack for superior tactical planning, prioritization and execution.
  • Good understanding of inter-functional relationship for a multinational set- up
  • Importance of Brand Protection
  • Proactive and Active Listening Capabilities
  • Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Chemical & Process. Mechatronics , Instrumentation & Control); Registration with Professional bodies
  • For single a skilled qualification(eg Mechanical or Electrical), evidence of multi-skill required (experience and/or additional technical qualification)
  • 2 years relevant experience.
  • Commitment to Continuous Professional Development


  • All PC Personnel(internal & out-sourced)
  • External visitors and partners with particular focus on integrity with government officials and suppliers
  • All members of the Production Center Management Team
  • Marketing Executives

If you meet the above requirement you can send your detailed cv in word or pdf format to our email address provided below

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