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Exciting Career Opportunities in Kenya with Bamburi Special Products Limited

Bamburi Special Products is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Limited which is a part of the Lafarge Group, the world leader in building materials.

We are Kenya’s largest manufacturer of precast concrete products with our flagship product being concrete paving blocks under the “BamburiBlox” brand name. We are defined by Bamburi’s long traditions of quality & innovation.

As part of our drive for innovation, we have extended our product portfolio and now provide a commercial supply of Ready Mix Concrete to the building and construction industry in Kenya.

The following exciting opportunities have opened up for dedicated and ambitious persons to strengthen our team:

Maintenance Engineer
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all activities in installation, repair & maintenance of all company equipment to ensure maximum equipment availability and its optimum performance while respecting company policies and objectives.

This position will also have direct responsibility for the Maintenance team and their performance.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering with at least 4 years Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be computer literate; experienced in using common office applications such as Microsoft office. Prior experience using production environment SAP a plus.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in project management with demonstrated ability to manage projects & personnel.
  • Ability to interact with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with superb time management and project scheduling skills.
Technical Sales Representatives

The successful candidate will be responsible for securing new business for the company with the aim of maximizing sales volume and revenue while maintaining high standards of customer service.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Identifying and securing new sales opportunities for company products.
  • Managing a sales portfolio by maintaining and expanding the customer base.
  • Providing customers with information on the application and fixing of company products.
  • Supporting the management of Customer Service by providing personalized services including account management and enquiry handling.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 2 years working experience or Diploma in Civil Engineering with 3 years experience.
  • Training or experience in Sales or Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of construction methods and standards, especially using concrete products
  • Persuasive with excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Valid Driving license
Quality Technician

The successful candidate will be responsible for formulating concrete design mixes and enforcing process parameters to ensure the production of quality products that conform to set specifications and standards

Key responsibilities include:
  • Coordinating quality control tests for Ready—mix concrete and Pre—cast concrete products.
  • Maintaining raw material inspection, sampling and testing procedures to ensure that the raw material used in the products meet the specification to guarantee quality of the finished products.
  • Developing continuous Research & Development programmes to design and improve on current and new products/process.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Civil Engineering with 3 years quality/Laboratory experience in a busy establishment dealing in concrete products.
  • Good knowledge of relevant quality standards
  • Computer literate, able to use common office computer applications
  • A strong team player
If you are the ideal candidate and are looking to build your career in a technical/commercial organisation, send your application together with a detailed CV to the address below:

Application Address:

Human Resource Department,
Bamburi Special Products Ltd.
Kenya Re Towers, 9th Floor,
P.O. Box 30669 - 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
or email it to

Clearly label your envelope (or ‘subject’ in case of e—mail) with the job you are applying for.

Closing Date: August 19th 2010.

For more information, please visit our web site, or

Bamburi Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer;

East African citizens are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.
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