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Senior Technology Engineer - NPD


Ruiru, Kiambu

3 months ago

Job Description

About the Role: To research, develop, and deliver new methodologies and technologies in the domain of product assembly, and sheet metal manufacturing. To support BURN’s different engineering departments with standards, best practices, and know-how. To collaborate with various engineering departments at BURN in process excellence activities. Duties and Responsibilities: Leading new manufacturing process development projects: Initiation, scoping, concept validation, risk assessment, and ROI for the new process. Spec’ing of the required machines, equipment, and tools for the new process. Lead all technical discussions with international and local vendors. Manage the related communications among all internal and external parties. Plan, monitor, control, and report the progress of the project. Documentation and standardization of the new process/technology. Support the ERP and planning team in creating the phase-in plan for the new process. Support the implementation team with standards, and know-how when needed. Leading factory layout projects: Assessment and analysis of the current state layouts. Development of innovative solutions for a better factory layout and material flow. Design and CAD of the future state layouts. Identification, documentation, and standardization of the scope of work of the layout implementation projects. Monitor, control, and report the progress of the layout design projects. Support the implementation team with standards, and know-how when needed. Develop best practices, and innovative solutions to improve material handling throughout the value-adding process. Development and standardization of BURN’s products CKD strategy. Working with BURN’s QA and Engineering departments on process mapping, documentation, and standardization of the engineering processes and factory standards. Building analytical models to support manufacturing problem-solving and decision-making processes.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Graduated from Mechanical/Industrial engineering school
  2. 5 to 8 years of experience in manufacturing, at least 3 years in sheet metal factories and/or manual product assembly lines
  3. Worked at least in one of the following areas during their career: Factory layout
  4. New process development
  5. Home appliances and/or automotive product CKD
  6. Development of material handling systems
  7. Process mapping, documentation, and standardization of engineering processes and best practices
  8. CAD skills: Capable of using SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD 2D
  9. Strong analytical skills
  10. Strong MS Excel skills
  11. Strong communications and presentation skills
  12. Lean Six Sigma green belt holders are preferred
  13. Problem solver
  14. Good listener
  15. Self-confident
  16. Excellent communicator
  17. Detail oriented and well-organized
  18. Team player

Education + Experience

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