Industrial Engineer

April 19, 2022
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Job Description

About KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks is a venture-backed technology company currently operating in Kenya and India. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that transforms life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We build and deploy cloud-connected “KOKO Points” inside local retail outlets, which provide mass market consumer goods in partnership with major suppliers. Our first solution is liquid ethanol cooking fuel, which offers significant cost savings and quality of life improvements in the multi-billion dollar urban cooking market. In Kenya, this solution is delivered in partnership with Vivo Energy, the operator of Shell-branded fuel infrastructure across Africa. KOKO offers a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth. We are looking for people who share our passion for technology and our vision for global impact

Industrial Engineer Responsibilities

  • Introduce Industrial Engineering concepts & techniques through analysis, and decision tools to promote and implement changes in manufacturing processes
  • Support Production teams for continuous improvement and drive process improvement workshops
  • Improve process control to manufacture defect free products
  • Integrate safety and ergonomics principles in manufacturing processesLead team of KPI improvement (yield, cycle time, downtime, productivity, quality) for responsible products and perform continuous improvement activities
  • Conduct Design of experiment, data collecting including analysis to make improvement and/or modification
  • Help Management to understand the weekly, monthly poor yielding processes or bottleneck processes and formulate the improvement planControl full process flow, final design of new product/process/tooling transfer from development phase/engineering to mass production
  • Perform Line optimization study covering motion, line balancing, Cycle time mapping, ergonomics factors, VSM, Takt Time and proposing the balanced line Layouts
  • Should have knowledge of factory layout using software (industrial layout)

Industrial Engineer Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/ Production/ Industrial Engineering
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Production or Manufacturing Engineering preferably from automotive high volume manufacturing environment
  • Proven track record of handling KAIZEN, LEAN,Process Improvement projects
  • Having Knowledge of Projection , spot welding,assembly line balancing would be a plus point
  • Problem-solving, strong Decision making and good analytical skills
  • Experience in Solidworks and AutoCAD a must
  • Good in English communication
  • Ability work in shift

KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!