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Product Engineer, Industrial Engineer and Health & Safety Specialist Jobs in Kenya

General Motors East Africa Limited the franchise holder for Isuzu and Chevrolet is a subsidiary of General Motors Company, the world leader in Automotive Technology.

Applications are invited for the following vacancies:

Product Engineer

Reporting to the Manager, Product Planning and Engineering the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Product specifications development and launch process management
  • Preparing engineering design and specification changes geared towards suitability for local conditions and cost competitiveness
  • Championing the products technical improvements and issues resolution process
  • Developing and maintaining products manufacturing Bill of Materials
  • Managing the products validation processes
  • Development of vehicle systems and validations processes control procedures
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Second Class (Hons) degree in Mechanical! Automotive!Production Engineering
  • Knowledge in Manufacturing Engineering and Quality control processes
  • Experience in Automotive industry ¡s an added advantage
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills
Industrial Engineer

Reporting to the Senior Supervisor; Productivity the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:
  • Waste elimination
  • Process Layout improvements
  • Line side material presentation
  • Standardizing the assembly operations
  • Conducting time measurement
  • Maintaining and updating the standard hours for any changes in the process
  • Developing and maintaining work place organization standards
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Degree in Mechanical or Production Engineering
  • Minimum one year experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of waste elimination processes, production processes, lean manufacturing and work study
  • Computer literate
  • Drive for results, interpersonal savvy
Health & Safety Specialist

Reporting to the Environment, Health & Safety Engineer, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:
  • Implementing the GM Global & legal Safety requirements and conducting regular self calibrations
  • Maintaining health and safety metrics and reporting both locally and regionally
  • Conducting safety orientation for new employees, visitors and contractors
  • Coordinating Health & Safety incident reporting and investigation
  • Carrying out risk analysis on machines!operations that pose risks to operators as per the Safe operating practice (SOP) requirements
  • Conducting regular safety walks and audits (SOT)
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Occupational Health & Safety
  • Three years working experience with at least two years ¡n Health and Safety
  • Occupational Safety Management, OSHA
  • Interpersonal, communication, assertive, conflict management, action oriented and monitoring & evaluation skills
If you believe you fit the above profile please submit your Application letter and detailed CV to be received not later than 27th January, 2012 to:

The Recruitment & HR Services Manager,
General Motors East Africa Limited,
Enterprise Road, Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 30527 — 00100, Nairobi

Or Email: info.kenya@gm.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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