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Line Designer
Contract Type
Permanent
Country
KENYA
Location
Nairobi

Your Opportunity

The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and be part of the System Design team of Sidel Greater Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI). The incumbent will be in charge of preparing the line design from precontracting/proposal stage up to completion/execution, including developing the initial layout and the detailed engineering layouts in execution stage, designing the complete line layouts and ensuring the correct integration of Sidel and third party equipment, including conveying specifications and accumulation profiles. The incumbent will also be tasked to prepare electrical distribution drawings for low voltage, as well as network layouts for line communication.

Your Mission

Line Layouts

  • Determining the required conveyor components and performing the necessary calculations to prepare a pre-contracting layout as per the request received from the Project Manager Proposal within the required timeframe.
  • Validation of pre-contracting layout, engineering and costing.
  • Analysis and validation of customer specifications (type of motors, chains, bearings, lubrication, etc.).
  • Onsite measurements and customer meetings (with Complete Line PM).
  • Line dimensioning and accumulation calculations.
  • Integration of all the equipment of the line into the layout, in accordance with safety, ergonomics and efficiency requirements.
  • Liaise with Sidel conveyors manufacturing sites for the conveyors supply.
  • Prepare and distribute technical specifications required for the conveyors and line operation.
  • Prepare all documents related to line execution, including but not limited to Line general layout, Floor specifications, drainage plans, installation and positioning layout.

Electrical – Pre-Contracting

  • Analysis of conveyors automation specifications/requirements
  • Quotation of conveyors automation specifications/requirements
  • Prepare a complete offer for Conveyor Control Panel and conveyors wiring
  • Prepare a complete offer for Main distribution panel and power wiring
  • Possibility of meeting with the customer

Electrical - Execution

  • Execution of Complete Project for cable and duct of complete Line
  • Execution of network layout and IP assignments to all controllers in the line.
  • Supply to Sidel Conveying of all the necessary information for the study of conveyor software and electrical components
  • Possibility of meeting with the customer

Your Profile

Qualifications

  • Technical diploma or University degree in mechatronics/automation engineering.
  • Knowledge of CAD environment (Autocad).
  • Knowledge of Sidel specificities and beverage industrial environment.
  • Software proficient (DAO, ERP, GDT, Excel).
  • Linguistic competences: fluent English, French is a plus.

Minimum requirements

  • Technical Competences in beverage lines or comparable industrial systems.
  • Knowledge of CAD environment (Autocad).
  • Knowledge of conveying systems and associated concepts.
  • Understanding and utilisation of engineering technical terminology.
  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical and assembly drawings.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical engineering technologies and manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of electrical distribution systems (LV)
  • Knowledge of industrial automation and communication protocols.
  • Ability for short-term business trips globally.

Additional requirements

  • Knowledge of SAP ERP management software
  • Understanding of electrical diagrams
  • Knowledge of civil engineering
  • Knowledge of fluid dynamics
  • Programming experience
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical and chemicals properties of the industrial materials.

Relevant Experience

  • Working experience as a designer in a conveyor manufacturer company.
  • Knowledge of processes within the beverage industry.

Contract Type
Permanent
Country
KENYA
Location
Nairobi
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