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BURN | Senior Mechanical Engineer
Burn Manufacturing is the maker of fuel-efficient, clean-burning cook stoves that integrate advanced technology and user-centric design with low-cost, locally-based manufacturing. Burn Manufacturing is the only clean cook stove company delivering sustainable, market-based cooking solutions to low-moderate income households in Africa and beyond. Join the clean cook stove revolution.
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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

 

REMUNERATION:  80-160Ksh depending on experience

 

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