Design Engineer Job in Kenya

BURN is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Design Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of mechanical design principles, experience using SolidWorks, and proficiency in Design for Experimentation (DOE) and Design for Manufacturing (DFM) methodologies.

They will also have excellent analytical skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptual and detailed design of cookware, clean-burning cookstoves and accessories for East Africa
  • Research and developing manufacturing processes including designing tools to bring the product into production.
  • Fabrication of prototypes, including sheet metal forming, 3d printing and others.
  • Testing concepts and prototypes in the lab and field.
  • Plastic part design for injection moulding
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • Engineering, product development, or industrial design background.
  • Experience working in the conceptual phase, physical prototyping, hands-on testing and user interaction.
  • Ability to independently initiate and implement design and development of product features and production processes.
  • Good command of CAD software; Solidworks.
  • Fluency with a wide range of manufacturing processes, Plastic injection moulding, sheet metal forming.
  • Good understanding of material; Metals and plastics.
  • Familiar with basic tool shop equipment and tools, such as drill press, mill, lathe, etc.
  • Capable to manage workload and priorities of all assigned projects.
  • Project documentation skills.
  • 3D or 2D visualization skills either in product rendering or graphic design.
  • Goal-oriented
  • Fluent in English
  • Mechanical aptitude, understanding of product and process development.
  • Experience in tooling, jigs, and fixtures design.
  • Experience with sheet metal plastic part design.
  • Works well in a team setting.
  • Practical working experience.
  • Preference for experience with CNC, sheet metal, production environments, or process development.

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