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Job Opportunities in an Engineering Company in Kenya

Our Client is an Engineering Company is currently recruiting a Technical Supervisor.

Job Roles

  • Technical, and in-depth update of customers on new products
  • Solution of questions and other knowledgeable shortcomings of the Sales People of the Company network
  • Offer technical support in the workshop
  • Solution of problems which arise after the Sale of Company products
  • Visits to indirect customers
  • Visits to direct customers
  • Offers and follow up for Large Projects (including updated database with all made offers).
  • Management of relations with collaborating companies for large construction projects
  • Responsibility for monitoring and managing big projects
  • Monitoring of law in relation to products and projects
  • Proposals of improvement of the range and characteristics of the products and introduction of new products
  • Responsibility for composing and submitting proposals to the suppliers concerning the improvement of the products offered.
  • Updating actions for Indirect Customers (i.e. conferences for Architects)
  • Training and expansion of Direct Customers
  • Any other duty assigned by your supervisor from time to time
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering
  • Computer proficient in AUTO CAD
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer proficient in AUTO CAD
  • Experience in Aluminium building Systems
  • Supervisory/Management
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a reputable  construction organization
Competencies / Abilities / Skills 
  • Good understanding of construction field processes
  • Good relationships management
  • Ability to communicate and think analytically
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Willingness for constant learning and specialization
  • Good reporting & Presentation skills
  • Team work

Workshop Manager.
 
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Plan, direct and coordinate all fabrication & assembly activities for stainless steel division in the workshop
  • Maintaining quality control procedures
  • Ensuring work is done using clients specification given on each job order
  • Ensure delivery of works within the given time frame.
  • Ensure the final works are of high quality and finishes
  • Forwarding required material list to the management, procurement and other concerned staff regarding fabrication materials to ensure uninterrupted and smooth supply of fabricating products
  • Ensure update of stock levels in the workshop
  • Avail and interpret clients specification to fabricators
  • Ensure the final works are professionally completed
  • Give updates on every project assigned through project reports to your immediate supervisor/director
  • Supervise usage of materials in the workshop
  • Facilitate proper time management of employees reporting time and ensuring least time is taken to produce more and quality works
  • Observe punctuality
  • To plan, manage and maintain all resources (Machinery & tools, Material, Manpower) required for smooth, uninterrupted and efficient operations in workshop
  • Maintain Health & Safety standards in workshop as per company policy and standards to avoid injuries
  • Report to your supervisor any incident of an accident in the workshop
  • Any other duty assigned by you supervisor
Requirements
  • Holder of a KCSE certificate and above
  • Technical training in Welding and fabrication (stainless steel) or related qualifications
  • Candidate should have hands on experience of managing a fabrication / assembly facility; thorough understanding of relevant fabrication & assembly processes, machinery tools and materials used is a must.
  • Some experience related to stainless steel and / office, residential related fabrication works would be an added advantage.
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in similar field

Stainless Steel Fitter

The key purpose of this job is to facilitate installation and fitting of stainless steel products and project.

Key Responsibilities
  • Be able to use a range of welding  processes.
  • Read and interpret various drawings
  • Make sure the final product is as per given instructions
  • Ensure proper usage of raw materials
  • Ensure the working area is tidy
  • Ensure use of protective gears all the time
  • Any other duty given by your supervisor.
Requirements


  • Primary school level/High school level (basic education)
  • Fitting  
  • Welding
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in the same field

Stainless Steel Fabricator / Welder

The purpose of this job is to Working on Rod and Mesh Guards; Ability to work accurately from drawings essential. 

As a welder / fabricator you will be responsible for Welding and fabricating structural steel works, Welding and fabricating sectional steels works.
Responsibilities


  • Ensure assigned work is understood prior to commencing.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.
  • Examine work pieces for defects, and measure work pieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Layout, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Report all nonconforming material to the Welding Team Leader immediately.
  • Complete housekeeping duties in assigned area or project area on a daily basis and/or when required.
  • Complete assigned work within given timeframe and according to specifications.
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor.
Requirements
  • Primary school level/Secondary level
  • Welding
Relevant Work Experience
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar field

Site Supervisor

Job Summary:
 To ensure that the client's requirements are met, the project is completed on time and within budget and that everyone else is doing their job properly.

Responsibilities
  • Maintaining quality control procedures
  • Demonstrate effective risk management and mitigation practices through proper risk identification, assessment, tracking and communication.
  • Lead project meetings with contractor and stakeholders effectively delivering results in a timely manner. 
  • Actively manage and report on the status of the project schedule and budget.
  • Monitor the contract progress and make recommendation to client for contractor payments.
  • Work closely with the Project Manager to plan the project effectively, by ensuring that the project requirements, specification, design drawings, health and safety proposals are all read, understood and agreed, and that a project programme is in place.
  • Set up an emergency plan and general site facilities for the project, ensuring that these are in line with the health and safety proposal.
  • Form and maintain the storage facilities and manage stock planning so that stock, materials, plant and tools are organised to meet the timescales for the project.
  • Formulate a material schedule for the project, including take off from issued drawings and specifications, and produce requisitions as far ahead of programme periods as possible to enable best prices to be obtained by the Procurement  Department.
  • Maintain the work schedule and track progress, keeping records on file and copying weekly records to project manager/ office.
  • To manage building contracts on-site, liaising with the Project Manager, client, sub contractors and other trades, co-ordinating all aspects of the works.
  • Oversee/provide a first aid facilities, ensuring there is a first aid area is kept clean and  first aid kit is well stocked.
  • Ensure safety to public, site visitors and staff on site at all times, ensuring that preventative measures are taken, including personal protection, following safety instructions and following all aspects of the health and safety proposal for the site.
  • Maintain security of completed works, perimeter barriers, stored materials and plant, at all times during the project
  • Supervise and manage all site based operatives, overseeing all aspects of their work, to include; carrying out safety inductions; tool box talks; controlling quality of work; ensuring method statement and order fulfilment; cleanliness & tidiness; the use of plant and tools, waste reduction; upkeep of plant and facilities; use of personal protection equipment/wear,
  • Check that all materials used, including those used by sub contractors, are compliant with technical and quality specifications.
  • Keep photographic survey of all site operations and works and forward to the office via line manager.
  • Maintain and track deliveries, ensure that stock and materials are deployed properly, off load/check all deliveries to relevant storage facilities, and manage stock issue, adhering at all times to operational needs and with due regard for health, safety and security
  • Advising and implementing cost savings at all times, and represent the company in a professional and proactive manner in all dealings with those associated with, and affected by, the building project.
  • Any other duty assigned to you by your supervisor from time to time.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s of  Building and construction/ Construction Managements
  • Diploma in Building & Construction
  • Must be registered with National Construction Authority board
  • At least three (3) years relevant experience in a reputable  construction organization
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.


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