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
  • 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 before end of day 30th November 2013.

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