Mechanical Design Engineer (Apply Now) – Kenya

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Ruiru, Kenya, East Africa
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BURN Manufacturing


Conceptual and detailed design of clean-burning cookstoves and accessories for East Africa
Research and developing manufacturing processes including designing tools for production
Fabrication of prototypes, including sheet metal forming, 3d printing, and others
Testing concepts and prototypes in the lab and field


Mechanical engineering, product development, or industrial design background
Good command of CAD software, documentation skills
Practical working experience
Familiarity with basic tool shop equipment and tools, such as drill press, mill, lathe, etc.

Ideal Candidate:

Mechanical aptitude, understanding of process development
Experience in tooling, jigs, and fixtures design
Works well in a team setting
Preference for experience with CNC, sheet metal, production environments, or process development
Degree qualifications
Engineer’s Degree

About BURN Manufacturing

Based in Ruiru, Kenya, BURN Manufacturing designs, produces and distributes Kenya’s best-selling, most durable and economical charcoal and wood cookstoves that also dramatically reduce harmful smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.

Not only do we sell the world’s most fuel-efficient charcoal and wood household stoves, but BURN is also the only jiko company that manufactures all of its products in sub-Saharan Africa’s only state-of-the-art clean cookstove manufacturing facility. We are extremely proud to employ 225 team members throughout Kenya and support a workforce which is 60 percent female, thus empowering women in roles traditionally considered to be “for men only.”

Since 2013, BURN has sold 800,000+ stoves in Africa. These stoves have helped 4,000,000 beneficiaries save $215 million in fuel expenditures and 2.6 million tons of wood while reducing indoor air pollution by 65%. BURN currently sells ~25,000 stoves per month and are on track to double sales over the next 12 months by expanding its successful model across Africa.

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