Head of Welding Section Job Vacancy in Nairobi

Full Time
  • Post Date: 23/06/2017
  • Offerd Salary Ksh50,000+
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Gender Both
  • INDUSTRY Engineering Jobs
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description

Duma Works is recruiting a Head of Welding section for one of our clients in Nairobi; a leading provider of high quality steel structure solutions.

Purpose of the role:

  • Control and management of all welding activities within the fabrication process.
  • Responsible for training and conducting weld testing and certification of welders.
  • Vetting of sub-contract welders prior to commencement of works.
  • Validation and testing of test pieces with KEBS.
  • Recording welder’s details against jobs completed.
  • Nondestructive testing of completed welds.
  • Management and control of welding equipment, consumables and safety equipment.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Effective control and management of welding operations within fabrication areas.
  • Management Of “welding process” quality and final assurance of product.
  • Training of Sub-contract welders before commencement of job.
  • Control and Management of Welding Equipment In Work Area.
  • Control of welding consumables.
  • Maintain and control a register of welding Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Maintain a log of all structural welding jobs by name and competence welder engaged on task.
  • Control of Technical Documentation.
  • Accurate Record keeping.
  • Strict application of H&S policy in respect to welding practices.
  • Strict adherence to ISO Quality Management Systems.
  • Assist in manpower duty allocation in order to meet project timelines in full and lot-wise.
  • Report on daily attendance of employees in areas of responsibility.
  • Enhance and manage staff discipline for direct reports.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and guidelines on receipt, storage and goods issuance among team.
  • Maintain and ensure a clean, safe working environment within the stocks warehouse.
  • Ensure team’s compliance with ISO practices.
  • Work as per Kaizen Guidelines.
  • Motivate organize and encourage teamwork among stores workers ensure work efficiency and in compliance with standard operating procedures

Minimum Acceptable Requirements:

1.Educational Requirements
• Higher Diploma/ Degree in Production or Related Course

2.Knowledge Skills
• Working Knowledge of production planning & management
• Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate leadership
• Quality Assurance
• Trained and certified in Welding.
• Health & Safety awareness training
• Team player with good interpersonal skills and high integrity.
• Proficiency in computers (Microsoft Office)
• Demonstrated good communication skills
• Good Interpersonal Skills
• Able to work under minimum supervision

  1. Working Experience
    • At Least 7-10 years’ relevant work experience within a busy Steel fabrication production environment

4.Other desirable requirements
• Age:Minimum Age 35 years
• Experience in Kaizen
• Previous experience ISO certified environment

How to Apply
Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “2866”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 2866 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 30th June 2017