Production Operator- Phone Assembler at M-KOPA Solar

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

M-KOPA Solar

Job Purpose

At M-KOPA, we believe in proactively building a robust talent pool for future hiring needs. While this position may not be open for immediate recruitment, we are committed to continuously seeking and nurturing exceptional individuals who align with our values and can contribute to our success in the long run.

As a Production Operator, you will use hand tools or machines to assemble parts and feed raw materials into operating machines, making minor repairs, replacing parts, and testing finished materials for compliance while following set quality control standards.

You will report to the Production Manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assemble smartphones on the assembly line according to drawings, instructions, or schematics.
  • Loading product pieces slated for assembly onto the line and packing the assembled products into boxes for storage
  • Inspect the assembled finished goods and troubleshoot any issues found during production for any faults or defects.
  • Recommend process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and safety.
  • Stop the assembly line and halt production if machinery fails or a major defect is detected.
  • Report incidents, faulty operations, or product imperfections on the assembly line to the supervisor.
  • Set up the production equipment and supplies before completing the job orders.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained in good and safe working conditions.
  • Evaluate equipment performance and recommend improvements.
  • Contribute to waste management programs aimed at zero defects.
  • Champion and practice 6S Kaizen principles.
  • Follow established safety and efficiency procedures to ensure that operations run smoothly.
  • Identify and report unsafe operations to the supervisor immediately.
  • Maintain the work area clean, safe, and organized.
  • Work under the guidance of the supervisor to perform and complete the assigned responsibilities promptly.

Job Requirements

  • Relevant Diploma or equivalent qualification
  • Knowledge in Electrical and Electronics Engineering is a bonus
  • Good computer and IT skills
  • Experience working on an assembly line is a bonus
  • Knowledge of Kaizen 6S Principles
  • Understanding of production machinery and proper assembly procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing safety protocols and regulations
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, blueprints, and schematics
  • A fast learner with the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Good physical stamina and the ability to lift heavy pieces of equipment and stand for hours at a time
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work in a team
  • Exceptional work ethic and integrity

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