Project Engineer at Hotpoint Appliances Ltd – May 2024

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Project Engineer

Hotpoint Appliances Limited has an exciting career opportunity in the Engineering Department. We are seeking for talented, dynamic, self-driven and results oriented individual who is committed to excellent performance and participating in our growth strategy.

Reports to: Head of Engineering

Department: Engineering

Location: Ruiru

Job Purpose

  • The Project Engineer will be responsible for the successful execution of Hotpoint Appliances development projects, from concept to launch. You will work closely with cross-functional teams including design, engineering, manufacturing, and quality to ensure projects meet all requirements, timelines, and budgets.

Job Responsibility and Accountability

  • Manage assigned Hotpoint appliance development projects from initiation to completion.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Track project progress, identify and address issues, and implement corrective actions.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between internal and external stakeholders.
  • Manage project budgets and ensure effective resource utilization.
  • Conduct project reviews and prepare project documentation.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and technologies relevant to Hotpoint appliances.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Superior.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field (e.g., Mechanical, Electrical).
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project management, preferably within the appliance industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).
  • Experience with project management tools (e.g., MS Project, Jira).
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes (a plus).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Superior.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of design and visualizations software such as AutoCAD.
  • Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and project performance standards.
  • Experience in operational management of large scale installations would be preferable.
  • Experienced dealing with subcontracts or self-perform work.
  • Experience in leading successful project teams, including development of employees and maintaining relationships with external parties.

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@hotpoint.co.ke using the position as subject of email.