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FORTUNA industries ltd   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Mechanical Engineer

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

We are looking for the above position. Applicants should be able to run the plant mechanically on his/her own .

  • The applicant must be self driven and self motivated. He must have “a can do” attitude. The applicant must be flexible in his timings as the plant runs 24 hrs.
  • The applicant must also be organized enough to document maintenance logs and produce future maintenance plan. The applicant is required liaise with other partner such as electrician and other engineers to complete the task in hand on a timely manner
  • Relevant experience; 3years
  • Education Background; Diploma in Mechanical Engineering


a)      Designing and implementing cost-effective equipmentmodifications
b)     Design spread sheets for maintenance project toreduce the down time
c)      Reading and interpretation of mechanicaldrawings
d)     Discussing and solving complex problems with manufacturingdepartments and managers
e)     Making sure a product can be made reliably andwill perform consistently in specified operating environments
f)       Planning and designing new production processes-to ensure minimizing of down time on plant
g)      Recommending modifications to ensure efficiencyand increase productivity
h)     The applicant must be hands on and must be ableto do the following :-
1)     Pumps installation – with experience
2)     Should be able to weld, grind, drill and  cut, solder - with hand on experience 
3)     Should able to connect pipe fitting- with handson experience
4)     conversant in motors, and gears
 Experience in the Paper Industry will be anadvantage .

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Mechanical engineering
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Mechanical drawings; Research and development; Quality control and supervision; Stock and inventory management; Work place safety; Operations planning; Engineering; Equipment and tool maintenance
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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