Plastic Processing Engineer Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya (120K)

Position Title: Plastic Processing Engineer

Our client, a leading Plastics Manufacturing firm based along Mombasa Road seeks to recruit a dynamic, results oriented energetic and self-driven individual for the Position of Plastic Processing Engineer.

Job title : Plastic Processing Engineer

Department : Production

Salary Range: Kshs 120,000 Gross

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Number of Positions: One (1) Position

Placement: Immediate

Overall purpose of the Job: The role holder shall be responsible for developing and installing all new injection moulding equipment and documenting all implementation processes for all moulded.

Key Role Accountabilities

  • Prepare all specifications of all plastic processes and execute all gages to maintain optimal quality and assist to design all control plans.
  • Manage all cost requests and establish all manufacturing costs and equipments.
  • Maintain knowledge on all safety requirements for various processes.
  • Administer all projects and recommend improvement to facilitate all first time quality.
  • Evaluate all alternatives to plastic resins to maintain all projects within required budget and initiate cost reduction method for same.
  • Analyze and ensure compliance to all customer requirements and supervise all material and coat engineering activities and manage communication with vendors and suppliers.
  • Provide support to all material equipments and assist to increase productivity of all plastic associate processes.
  • Performing any other relevant task assigned from time to time.

Person Specification (Qualifications and Skills)

  • Degree in Engineering technology or Plastic engineering
  • 5 to 8 years’ experience in high output plastics manufacturing environment with in-depth knowledge of injection and blow setting, hydraulics and electrical equipment
  • Experience in setting injection moulding /blowing moulding machines
  • Knowledge of injection and blow machines
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair or replace all components of Injection Molding machines, Blow
  • Molding Machinery and equipment.
  • At least 5 years in a managerial position will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to effectively lead and direct employees

Application Procedure

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move, in Plastic engineering apply by submitting your CV in confidence to:

Talent & Human Capital Lead.
Esquire Consultants Limited.
P.O. Box 76883-00620,

Via our placement email:


Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.

Closing date for applications is 19th January 2023.

Shortlisting will be carried out on a rolling basis as applications stream in.

Only shortlisting candidates will be contacted.

If you do not hear from us by 25th January 2023, consider your application unsuccessful.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.