Senior Mechanical Engineer

BURN Manufacturing USA LLC
Ruiru, Kenya
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BURN is looking for a driven candidate to fill the Senior Mechanical Engineer position at its modern clean cookstove manufacturing facility in Ruiru, Kiambu. He/she will Develop, improve and implement manufacturing processes, including tools and jigs for fabrication, assembly, finishing, and infrastructural materials, among others.

Roles and responsibilities
•       Work closely with and help to train QC inspectors, technicians and production personnel in enhancing the quality and manufacturability of our product.
•       Creating and editing SOP’s and QC inspection documents.
•       Root cause analysis and trouble-shooting production issues and further refining the production system. This often requires creativity and resourcefulness to keep the factory running while waiting for proper repairs or components.
•       Evaluation, maintenance and repair of factory equipment including mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic systems.
•       Take a leadership role in bringing up new production lines.
•       Read and manipulate models and drawings in CAD.

Desired Character
•       Problem finder and solver.
•       Hands on.
•       Action oriented.
•       Mechanical aptitude, ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical issues with production equipment and tooling.
•       Excellent communicator.
•       Detail oriented and well organized.
•       Works well in a team.

Desired Experience
•       Comfortable working with basic shop machines and tools: manual mill, lathe, welders, etc.
•       Familiarity with basic metrology as it applies to our stove parts and tooling.
•       Welding and fabrication skills are preferable.
•       Experience in a medium volume, medium tech manufacturing setting, preferable.
•       Electrical control system basics is preferable.

Added advantage
•       Solidworks CAD skills: able to read drawings and complete design work