Welder Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Welder 

The responsibility of a Welder is to join metal parts and carry out fabrication works and other related procedures. The welder follows sketches and specifications and inspects equipment and structures while following and maintaining knowledge of our safety protocol. He or She will also be expected to operate manual, semi-automatic, or automatic welding machines PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensuring receipt of the correct production plan, level, and quality of production consumables
  • Execute production in line with the welding station’s work instructions with great integrity, repeatability, responsibility, honesty, and precision.
  • Ensuring Economic consumption of provided consumables in bid of overall production cost reduction and as a yardstick to improved performance
  • Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction
  • Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills. Work effectively within team environments both within the department and across the organization
  • Cooperate and comply fully with all the company’s policies and procedures. Actively support and follow the Safety Policies
  • Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities
  • Consistently promote and communicate the company’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service
  • Observes operation and notifies equipment operator/supervisor of malfunctions
  • Places or positions equipment or partially assembled product for further processing, manually, or using hoist
  • Removes product, machine attachments, and waste material from machine
  • Perform routine work such as cleaning, cutting, boxing stock and loading/unloading of capsules.
  • Cleans and lubricates equipment
  • Keep records of good and defective units or final products
  • Meet hourly and daily production targets
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Requirements and skills

  • At least 2 years of proven experience as a welder in a LPG cylinders - manufacturing company.
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures.
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient in English
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS, KEBS welding certificate) will be a plus

Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, to careers@orchidhr.co.ke before 31th Janurary 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.