Production Engineer Job in Kenya 2014

 

Job Title: Production Engineer

Job Summary: We are seeking an engineer with a broad understanding of process improvement techniques and lean manufacturing principles and how those principles can be incorporated into the manufacturing process.
 

Job responsibilities:
  • Production planning, scheduling for manufacturing equipment.
  • Handle day to day production issues with machineries
  • Liaise closely with all departments on fulfilling delivery requirement
  • Liaise and purchase raw materials from suppliers
  • Lead, train and guide the production team
  • Hands on when required at times of emergencies
  • Plan and organize the daily production activities
  • Work closely with departments for process improvement and product quality assurance
  • Enforce and implement the ISO 90001:2000 Quality Management
  • Proactive, innovative, team player, analytical, with strong business acumen
  • Outline proposed production improvements including but not limited to change in material flow, workshop arrangement, station instructions, resource allocation, machinery utilization
  • Work with staff to implement process improvement recommendations
  • Evaluate and revise changes as necessary
  • Implement an improved efficiency measurement system to capture labor efficiency, material yields, and rejects/rework
  • Outline and implement a process improvement framework
  • Teaching and training core tenants of lean manufacturing to production staff
  • Work with Production Manager and Director of Operations to ensure production goals are met and on schedule
Skills
  • Good personality and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills, including MS Office, Power point, etc
  • Able to work longer hours when required
  • Understand the concept of Lean Manufacturing 5’s and TQM and TPM
  • Experience in Welding Inventory Control and ERP system will be advantage
  • Strong in computer literacy
  • Hardworking dynamic and enjoy challenges
  • Proficiency on using engineering software
Qualifications Required
  • Degree in engineering or 5 years work experience in a production engineering
  • Excellent Knowledge of Production Planning
  • Excellent Knowledge of Operational  Planning
Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to recruitment@odumont.com before end of day 30th November 2013.

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