Project Engineer

Job Details

Engage with business stakeholders to understand user cases, define requirements, and perform business analysis
Apply project management discipline to develop plans, define scope, document requirements, and manage budget/schedule/resources for a complex group of projects
Use best practice project management techniques to achieve project goals on time with a high level of quality, while managing expectations of stakeholders
Work collaboratively with engineers towards achieving a clients set objectives and expectations
Drive the tracking and management of roadmaps, project schedules, risks/mitigation plans, deliverables and KPI’s
Communicate program status, program readiness, business and technical issues, risks and their resolution across Engineering, including senior management
Utilize your technical background to help drive resolution to complex technical issues across various teams
Strong experience with Agile project management methodologies
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle
Manages appropriate actions to ensure adherence to the established project plan, schedule, and budget. Can multi-task across multiple projects.
Records and documents delays, changes in scope, and any other incidents that impact the scope of work or schedule to ensure smooth project operations.
Pursues all cost saving opportunities to maximize project profitability.
Performs critical path analysis and prepares and implements work-around plans to ensure the successful completion of projects.
Conducts meetings, consolidates, and presents plans and progress reports relating to business aspects of the project(s).
Identifies and reacts to project problems and recommends solutions, such as reallocating resources or changing contractual specifications.
Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.
Oversees and coordinates the administrative and operational aspects of ongoing projects within program guidelines.
Liaises between project management and planning, project teams, and operations.
Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contracts.
Maintains project and budget status, manages schedules and prepares reports.
Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.
Directs the work of employees assigned on projects in technical manufacturing and administrative areas.
Maintains the integrated master schedule for project(s).

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related Engineering fields.
Professional Certification (PMP)

Relevant Experience

Four (4) years of progressively professional responsible experience in a related field.
Emphasis on experience as a mechanical engineer


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About Synkron International

We are African's Leading Experts in Plant Audits, Mechanical Support, Electrical Support, Industrial Automation & Remote Telesupport for companies in the Beverage Industry, Processing Industry & Packaging Industry. Our team comprises specialists Engineers with a background in mechatronics, mechanical and electrical engineering with expert knowledge on the subject of packaging and processing machinery. With a cumulative experience of more than 40 years, we have a well-versed team capable of executing multidisciplinary projects and integrations. Headquartered in Nairobi Kenya, we have served over 30+ African Countries. We consider our reach as a company to be truly Pan-African scaling across the divides of language and culture to be a truly international service.