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Junior Electrical Technician

About the role

  • Burn is looking for a Junior Electrical Technician who will provide valuable support in diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing common electrical issues in our products.
  • They assist in conducting basic experiments, assembling, testing, and maintaining electronic equipment under the guidance of the lead electrical technician.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in diagnosis, troubleshooting and repair of common product electrical issues.
  • Assist in basic experiment tasks as instructed by the lead electrical technician.
  • Assist in assembly, evaluating, testing, and maintaining electronic equipment and appliances as instructed by the lead electrical technician.
  • Receiving broken electrical products (EPC and Induction cookers) from the field in conjunction with the customer support point person.
  • Assist customer support to remotely diagnose and fix units in the field.
  • Manage and keep engineering tools and fixtures in optimal working conditions.
  • Assist in keeping inventory of workshop/lab supplies including replacement parts for the electrical products as well as engineering consumables.
  • Assist in running diagnostic tests and any other related tests needed to support product knowledge as instructed by the lead electrical technician.
  • Update and keep track of failure & repair documentation for Warranty.
  • Ensure that reworked units are dispatched and update related documentation.
  • Ensure that the workstation is clean and safe by following safety guidelines, protocols, and regulations.
  • Assist in any other task as requested by the lead electrical technician.

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience repairing or maintaining high and low-voltage devices.
  • Understanding of basic test equipment. 
  • Experience diagnosing electronic faults. 
  • Should be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • A diploma in electrical and electronics engineering.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Mechanical Design Engineer

Position Summary 

Reporting to the Head of Product Design, the individual will be responsible for the development of a new revolutionary electric cooking product for Africa. The ideal candidate will use strong technical engineering skills to create well-supported and reasoned designs. Working closely with the electrical engineering and software engineering teams they will own the final integrated design solution.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Support the creation and presentation of visual concepts for new and innovative electric cooking products using a variety of visual communication methods such as sketches, digital illustrations, CAD, CAD renderings, and rapid prototypes.  
  • Design and build proof of concept products to support the development process. 
  • Manage product EVT, DVT, PVT and mass production with suppliers.  
  • Design and develop complex assemblies that utilize plastic injection moulding, metal forming, co-moulding, and electronic component integration.  
  • Support design and material choices with rigorous analysis and research.  
  • Create detailed material specifications. 
  • Create and manage cookware B.O.M with Burn’s production team.  
  • Design and manage testing plans to answer design questions.  
  • Design and create low to high-fidelity prototypes. 
  • Create 2D technical drawings for communication with vendors. 
  • Follow human-centred design practices when developing designs.  
  • Research and develop manufacturing processes as needed to achieve product goals.  
  • Creating and maintaining requirement documents, reports, cost studies, part, and process specification documentation.  
  • Communicating with the respective stakeholders such as hardware and software about the project and their task herein.   
  • Testing concepts and prototypes in the lab and field  
  • Meet with suppliers inside and outside of KE. 

Key Qualifications  

  • BFA or BA in Mechanical Design, Design Engineering, Industrial Design, Product Design, or similar fields. 
  • Able to conduct detailed costing and BOM analysis.  
  • 3 +years’ demonstrated work experience in relevant consumer products. 
  • Proficient in SolidWorks and or Similar CAD tools.  
  • Demonstrated experience with EVT, DVT, and PVT phases.  
  • Experience managing consumer product production outside of Kenya.   
  • Proficient in core MS Office products.  
  • Hand prototyping and model-making skills such as basic metal working, sheet metal, wood, foam, 3D print finishing, and painting.  
  • Solid sketching and rapid visual communication skills.  
  • Experience with Keyshot, and Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign). 

Digital Marketing Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide thought leadership to the organization on Digital and social media marketing strategy  
  • Plan and execute all digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media, and display advertising campaigns 
  • Design, build and maintain our digital and social media presence 
  • Manage and optimize our digital and social media real estate 
  • Measure and report the performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs) 
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights 
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies 
  • Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests 
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize the user experience 
  • Collaborate with in-country teams to support sales efforts with localized tactical digital and social media campaigns. 
  • Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touchpoints 
  • Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels 
  • Collaborate and manage any vendor partners 
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate. 

Skills & Experience

  • BS/MS degree in marketing or a related field 
  • Proven working experience in digital marketing 
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media, and/or display advertising campaigns 
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform, and motivate 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills are required for this role 
  • Knowledge and experience in content development and marketing will be an added advantage 
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels 
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics) 
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google AdWords campaigns 
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints 
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking 
  • Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement 
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  • Web Traffic Sources 
  • Leads 
  • Website and Social media Page Views 
  • Website and social media page engagement 
  • Cost per Lead 
  • Returning Visitors 
  • Consumer perception & Sentiment 
  • Conversion Rate 
  • Goal Completion Rate 
  • Click-Through Rate 
  • Customer Acquisition Cost 
  • Customer Lifetime Value 

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