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  • Posted: Nov 30, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 30, 2020
  • BURN is an eclectic group of designers, builders, and visionaries who are committed to making stoves that can transform lives and save forests. Our goal is not just to provide clean burning wood and charcoal stoves but to provide a range of super fuel efficient stoves for the 2 billion people who will inhabit sub Saharan Africa by 2050.

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    Strategic Assistant (Ruiru)

    The strategic assistant will apply his/her professional knowledge and expertise to support CEO in all financial and strategic planning activities.

    We are looking for someone who is interested in working in a dynamic, challenging environment, for a company that recognizes and rewards creativity, initiative and contributions.

    The successful candidate will be groomed for a senior position in the company within 12 months.

    Main responsibilities will involve:

    • Assist CEO to track and provide analytical reports on the development of strategic initiatives, financial performance and the market
    • Coordinate with regional /head offices and industry bodies for reporting activities and general administrative affairs
    • Carry out specific management projects falling outside the scope of Operations
    • Develop and communicate strategic roadmap, corporate strategies and business strategies
    • Consolidate and produce business plans and review together with other business heads
    • Produce regular and ad-hoc research papers / reports on business development and market landscape
    • Complete all reporting activities accurately and on time

    Skills and Experience

    • MBA or Bachelor degree
    • Previous experience in strategic or management consulting
    • Good sense of local and global socio-economic development
    • Excellent Communication skills in both written and spoken English
    • Excellent graphical presentation skill
    • Excellent Desktop research skill

    Degree qualifications

    • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    • Bachelor’s Degree

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    Mechanical Engineering Fellow (Ruiru)

    General areas of engagement include:

    • Work with the product development team on design for manufacturability and robustness.
    • Development of manufacturing processes, including tools for fabrication, assembly, finishing, and infrastructural materials, among others.
    • Troubleshooting 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.
    • Take a leadership role in bringing up new production lines.
    • Evaluation, maintenance and repair of factory equipment including mechanical and hydraulic presses, shears, spot welders and drill presses.
    • Creating and editing SOP’s and QC inspection documents
    • Work closely with and help to train QC inspectors, technicians and production personnel in enhancing the quality and manufacturability of our product

    Desired Experience

    • Mechanical engineering background
    • Mechanical aptitude: ability to troubleshoot and repair mechanical issues with production equipment and tooling
    • Familiarity with basic shop machines and tools: manual mill, lathe, drill press
    • Solidworks CAD skills: able to read drawings and complete basic design work
    • Familiarity with basic metrology as it applies to our stove parts and tooling
    • Welding and fabrication skills are preferable
    • Electrical control system basics is desirable
    • High level organizational skills
    • Works well in team setting with line employees and technicians

    Degree qualifications

    • Bachelor of Engineering (BE)

    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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