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Unilever   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Project Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Engineering, architecture
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The Purpose of the Projects Engineer role is to ensure that engineering services are provided to facilitate efficient plant functioning and to achieve factory performance targets.

  1. Interprets relevant laws to ensure that standards and laws are implemented and adhered to.
  2. Investigates accidents and incidents and draws up reports.



  • Accountable for cost estimations and budget proposals.
  • Responsible for the control and execution of work against a budget and authorisations within authority limits.
  • Is responsible for ensuring capitalisation of the whole project (mechanical, electrical etc.).
  • Specifies scope of work and ensures projects remain within budget.
  • Obtains quotes for projects and raises the budget to deliver agreed maintenance/continuous improvement.
  • Raises MMI project (miscellaneous minor items).
  • Manages capital budgets by designing, implementing and commissioning the project and allocating budget and resource accordingly.
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, commissioning and hand over of projects within own area of responsibility, with emphasis on the implementation of respective engineering discipline.
  • Is responsible for the writing up and training of SOP’s.
  • Provides respective discipline input in multi-disciplinary projects (mechanical/ civil/ electrical).
  • Draws up buying contracts, technical specifications and outlines scope of work.
Continuous Improvement
  • Makes recommendations and actions improvements within area of responsibility.
  • Designs out recurring engineering problems to prevent breakdown into the future.
  • Investigates, analyses and actions solutions to relevant problems identified.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of procedures and standards by sourcing and evaluating materials.

General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Problem solving; Budgeting, financial planning; Innovation processes; Engineering; Project management
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)



Unilever (Uni+Lever) is one of the world’s leading Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company with a turnover of more than 4.3 billion Euros. With Corporate offices in London and Rotterdam. We operate in 100 countries.