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Factory Workshop Assistant

BURN Manufacturing
Ruiru, Kenya

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

You have 14 days left to apply for this job.

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Job Summary

Based in Kenya, BURN designs, produces and distributes East Africa’s best-selling, most durable and economical charcoal and wood cookstoves that also dramatically reduce harmful smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.
Not only does BURN sell the world’s most fuel-efficient charcoal and wood household stoves, but we are also the only cookstove company which manufactures all its products in sub-Saharan Africa’s only state-of-the-art clean cookstove manufacturing facility.
Since 2013, BURN has sold 650,000+ Jikokoa ™ stoves in East Africa. These stoves
have helped 3,000,000 beneficiaries save $215 million in fuel expenditures and 2.6 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~25,000 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months by expanding its successful model across Africa. BURN has 300 employees and expects strong growth in the number of employees in the coming years.BURN is now poised to bring its revolutionary biomass cookstoves - as well as a new range of electric, hybrid, and liquid fuel stoves - to Sub-Saharan Africa & beyond.Over the next 3 years BURN will enter 6 new countries and launch 5 new products.

Responsibilities

The Employee shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist the workshop senior machinist in their responsibilities and duties on production tools and non-machinery equipment.
  • Carries out all assigned jobs and tasks related to the Workshop upon the assignment given by the workshop’s senior machinist.
  • To take lead in organizing the workshop and have everything in order upon the
    instructions of the Engineering and production manager
  • Ensure a safe and organized shop workspace.
  • Always act as a positive representative of the company and consider environmental
    implications in the factory.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

Mandatory attachments

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Compensation

Salary range: Confidential
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