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  • Posted: May 5, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of franchised micro-entrepreneurs, who operate low-cost, high...
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    Mechanical Engineer Fellow (Kilifi)

    We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.  We currently seek a Mechanical Engineer Fellow – Kilifi who will work in our New Technology Commercialization department.

    A typical day for you might include the following:

    In this Internship role you will have the opportunity to work under the supervision of experienced engineers and develop hands-on experience in the following areas:

    • Requirements assessment, design, vendor assessment and design refinement of a solids separation unit
    • Review of the mechanical works of an existing separator prototype to recommended design improvements
    • Process optimisation of solid separation processes with goal of reducing design costs and operational costs
    • Interact with other disciplines and vendors to ensure design accuracy
    • Contribute to reviews of vendor documentation and other discipline documents
    • Development of equipment specification sheets for internal review and vendor engagement
    • Create operating guidelines and start-up/commissioning procedure

    Skills and qualifications you’ll need  

    • Degree qualification in Mechanical engineering.
    • Good understanding of mechanical principles relevant to design, fabrication and commissioning of  mechanical equipment 
    • Understanding of mechanical vibration principles would be highly beneficial
    • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to incorporate mechanical requirements into equipment designs
    • Ability to look beyond the most obvious solution to provide engineering designs that are safe, practical, reliable, and cost effective
    • A learning mindset and interest in working under senior engineers to develop your engineering expertise, all while delivering solutions that meet design requirements and stakeholder expectations
    • A proactive attitude, with a willingness to get involved and learn by doing
    • Ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and written form
    • Ability to translate learnings from field work into actionable design and process changes
    • Basic knowledge of electrical systems

    Qualities you’ll need to fit in well with the Sanergy-Stars

    • A collaborative spirit that drives you to help deliver results beyond your own work and your team 
    • A desire to understand and serve customers 
    • A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity, and empathy 
    • An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas  
    • Enthusiasm to achieve targets and improve yourself professionally

    To Apply

    To apply, please submit a cover letter clearly indicating your available start state, your  resume/CV that includes a list of three referees here by 16th May, 2021.

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    General Manager-Production

    Job Purpose Statement

    Oversee manufacturing and maintenance operations across Sanergy’s production facilities in Kenya.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Accountable for the performance of all production facilities in Kenya. Develop and implement systems to ensure that production volume, cost, quality and ESH targets are met. 
    • Collaborate with the planning, quality, health, safety, environment, maintenance, financial analysis and continuous improvement teams to drive production process optimization. 
    • Oversee the maintenance function to reduce frequency and impact of breakdowns. Provide direction to implement best in class maintenance practices to improve MTTR and MTBF.
    • Own and be accountable for the operational budget. Coach Factory Managers and Maintenance Managers under you to conduct sound resource planning and deployment so as to maximize resource utilization. .
    • Collaborate with the talent team to set up and implement systems for people management, performance management and learning and development. 
    • Coach managers across production and maintenance on effective approaches to project management. Oversee implementation of projects by managers to achieve the required outcomes on time. 
    • Coach managers across production on continuous improvement methodologies, preferably around Lean Thinking, Six Sigma or Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

    Skills, Qualifications & Experience 

    • Master’s Degree in an Engineering related field.
    • At least 5 years experience in  manufacturing operations. 
    • At least 3 years experience in a management role manufacturing. 
    • Demonstrable track record in implementing cost, quality and delivery improvement projects in operations. 
    • Working knowledge of project management approaches. 
    • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies, preferably at least one of  Lean Thinking, Six Sigma or Total Productive Maintenance (TPM). 
    • Working knowledge of approaches to cost modelling and analysis. 
    • A general understanding of statistical process control. 
    • Coachable – a desire to learn, constantly improve, and act on feedback

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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