Sobetra Internation Company is in the Engineering and Construction Industry, we believe the employees are the core of our existence. We have a very skilled, passionate, and reliable team of personnel who sacrifice their time for the growth of our company as we try to compete and register our mark with the elite in engineering and construction industry. If you feel you have what it takes to be part of our growing employee base, please below are Open Vacancies and send your CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

As a Site Engineer, you will manage projects, supervise staff and provide technical advice as a subject matter expert. You will be responsible for the preparation of all architectural designs and engineering working drawings within the project, and ensure that the quality of all civil works is within the current and acceptable codes of practice and relevant legal requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in construction, roads, and earthworks.

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Surveyor, you shall be responsible for carrying out all surveying work on the projects intended for construction according to the company policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Preferably professional technical training in surveying; Minimum Diploma in surveying;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in surveying;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Water Site Engineer, you will manage projects, supervise stuff and provide technical advice as a subject matter expert.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in Construction Management processes and methods. Excellent knowledge of building products, construction processes and Safety regulations and standards;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a General Foreman you will coordinate operations on the construction site and oversee workers in order to ensure that Company goals and objectives are met and reported to superiors in a regular manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High school Diploma;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in Construction projects. Knowledge of building products, construction processes and Safety regulations and standards; English language proficiency;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Bitumen Foreman you will coordinate bitumen operations on the construction site and oversee workers in order to ensure that Company goals and objectives are met and reported to superiors in a regular manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High school Diploma;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in Construction projects. Knowledge of building products, construction processes and Safety regulations and standards; English language proficiency;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Concrete Foreman you will coordinate concrete operations on the construction site and oversee workers in order to ensure that Company goals and objectives are met and reported to superiors in a regular manner.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High school Diploma;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in Construction projects. Knowledge of building products, construction processes and Safety regulations and standards; English language proficiency;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As an Electrical / Telecommunications Engineer you will be responsible for designing and overseeing the installation of electrical and telecommunications equipment and facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in electrical and telecommunications activities on construction sites.

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As an Environmental Specialist you will be responsible for checking the impact of the project’s activities on the environment. You will be responsible for identifying environmental issues, recommending solutions, and ensuring compliance with government regulations and with respect to environmental hazards.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Environmental Science/Engineering, Sustainability, Biology, Chemistry or other related field, from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in a construction project as an Environmental Specialist consultant;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Sociologist, you will study, analyse and advise on societal issues and behaviours, as well as best practices, throughout the project lifecycle.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Sociology from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in a construction project consultancy role;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Health and Safety Specialist, your primary responsibilities are to ensure a safe work site during a construction project.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Environmental Health and Safety, or a related field, from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in an industrial or construction project consulting role;

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a Site Agent, you will manage projects, supervise staff and provide technical advice as a subject matter expert.

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized University;

A registered Engineer is an added advantage

Experience: At least 5 years as a site agent : At least 7 years as an engineer

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

As a quantity surveyor inspector , you will keep a close eye on project finances and contractual relationships by making sure that the financial position of construction projects is accurately reported and controlled effectively. You will  manage the contractual relationships between the various parties involved in any particular building project.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Quantity Surveying  from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in construction, roads, and earthworks and water projects

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a procurement assistant,you will help procurement manager to ensure that the business has a constant supply of materials or equipment. You will work primarily in an administrative capacity, doing tasks such as scheduling material purchases and deliveries and verifying current inventory.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree inProcurement from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 3 years of working experience and knows Nairobi extremely well

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As an electro-mechanical engineer, you will read blueprints and other design documents to aid in mechanical assembly; designing, testing and manufacturing electronically controlled mechanical systems; fabricating metal housings, fittings and various other metal machine parts among others.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in mechanical Engineering from a recognized University;

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience in construction, roads, and earthworks.

Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within East Africa;

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

As a water engineer, you will deal with the provision of clean water, disposal of waste water and sewage, and the prevention of flood damage. This will involve repairing, maintaining and building structures that control water resources (for example, sea defence walls, pumping stations and reservoirs).

To apply, please send your application letter and CV to career@sobetrainternational.com

Supply Chain Planning Manager

This position is responsible for managing the processes and personnel engaged in daily and weekly Supply Chain planning activities at our various Sites. This individual will support and develop Supply chain planning and scheduling tactics within the group and ensure all team goals are met while developing talent. The leadership will support initiatives across the site and the corporation.

Major Responsibilities

  • Translates short term demand forecasts into by month by week material supply and schedule requirements. Ensures that MPS schedules match with plant capabilities. Tracks relevant KPIs and develops countermeasures to close gaps.
  • Aggregates monthly schedule and requirements into annual production plan with periodic monitoring and analysis. Identifies issues as they arise with regards to their impact to the overall business.
  • Proactively engages Procurement in attaining materials in a timely manner on emerging demand changes and special requests or projects. Leads the identification of issues related to supply to meet the scheduled requirements.
  • Re-designs / improve the planning organization and develop the necessary talent to deliver long-term results. Recruits and trains new hires as appropriate on SC Planning practices and SOPs.
  • Identifies and documents all assumptions for the monthly S&OP Supply Review and leads the identification of issues related to changes in the manufacturing operating plan. Continually evaluates methods to reduce or eliminate supply constraints to the S&OP Unconstrained Demand Forecast.
  • Involved in new product launch meetings to ensure delivery and customer service excellence to meet monthly and quarterly volume plans.
  • Is partially accountable for obsolete performance ($ and inventory), run-out plans, and product allocation management

Qualifications

  • Very strong leadership skills including team facilitation, training, and motivation.
  • Very strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, proven leadership record, sound decision making skills, and have the aptitude to work independently to set and meet key deliverables and objectives.
  • Knowledge of operational excellence and continuous improvement principles as applied to supply chain and manufacturing operations principles.
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong knowledge of operational and financial analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with ERP required.
  • construction and manufacturing is highly recommended but not required
  • Perform all duties in a manner which exceeds all ethical standards for the profession

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree  Quantity Survey, Engineering or related field.
  • CIPS certification and/or active participation in a related professional organization is a plus.
  • 10 years of previous experience in Supply Chain Planning preferred with minimum of 3-5 years’ construction industry experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products and ERP Systems (i.e. SAP, ZOHO, SAGE PASTEL, etc.)
  • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, positively influence and train direct reports, peers and others across the organization.
  • Experience with Electronic Data Interchange.
  • Strong professional communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Capability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment.

Working Conditions

  • Travel required at 15-20%
  • Develop accurate demand forecasts of all line items for their accountable segment of the business by using a combination of statistical forecasting integrated with insights gained via partnering with Tendering, Marketing, Site Operations and Finance departments. Ensure consistent integration into the forecast of customer insights, base business trends, merchandising promotional plans, new item volumes, plan-o-gram changes and seasonal volume with the goal of reducing working capital and minimizing forecast error.
  • Manage the existing supply chain/production planning team.
  • Review orders shipping to the project sites (turn, seasonal, and/or promotional) to maximize performance against internal and customer-driven goals.
  • Analyze, maintain, and modify key item-level system replenishment settings such as minimum ship quantities, shipment increments, minimum production quantities, and maintain SKU PAR levels.
  • Develop/maintain statistical safety stock strategy.
  • Manage new items. Manage customer specific systems and tools integration with the forecasting system.
  • Work to reduce chargebacks, Age of Stock, and improve customer scorecard results.
  • Serve as the internal Supply Chain Interface. Individual will provide Tendering and Operations teams with timely analysis, guidance, and decision-making to ensure that the supply chain is in the best position to execute the demand plan generated from the total operational forecast. This includes generating and publishing to key stakeholders, monthly and weekly demand forecasts, including clear identification of assumptions highlighting significant changes since release of previous report.
  • Proactively develop others within the planning organization through the sharing of best demonstrated processes and knowledge transference.
  • Provide cross functional leadership across departments to solve for demand related issues caused by forecast error, demand constraints, unplanned promotional opportunities, etc.
  • Responsible for implementing methods, approaches, and solutions to maximize warehouse efficiency and use.
  • Perform other tasks that may be assigned by Leadership.

In addition to position-specific work, as outlined above, this position will act as a lead on commercial projects, providing leadership as a functional expert to represent Demand Planning needs. The teams will include (but not be limited to): project site teams, new projects launch teams, and continuous improvement teams.

Supply Chain Planning Manager

This position is responsible for managing the processes and personnel engaged in daily and weekly Supply Chain planning activities at the Wilmington Site. This individual will support and develop Supply chain planning and scheduling tactics within the group and ensure all team goals are met while developing talent. The leadership will support initiatives across the site and the corporation.

Major Responsibilities

  • Translates short term demand forecasts into by month by week material supply and schedule requirements. Ensures that MPS schedules match with plant capabilities. Tracks relevant KPIs and develops countermeasures to close gaps.
  • Aggregates monthly schedule and requirements into annual production plan with periodic monitoring and analysis. Identifies issues as they arise with regards to their impact to the overall business.
  • Proactively engages Procurement in attaining materials in a timely manner on emerging demand changes and special requests or projects. Leads the identification of issues related to supply to meet the scheduled requirements.
  • Re-designs / improve the planning organization and develop the necessary talent to deliver long-term results. Recruits and trains new hires as appropriate on SC Planning practices and SOPs.
  • Identifies and documents all assumptions for the monthly S&OP Supply Review and leads the identification of issues related to changes in the manufacturing operating plan. Continually evaluates methods to reduce or eliminate supply constraints to the S&OP Unconstrained Demand Forecast.
  • Involved in new product launch meetings to ensure delivery and customer service excellence to meet monthly and quarterly volume plans.
  • Is partially accountable for obsolete performance ($ and inventory), run-out plans, and product allocation management

Qualifications

  • Very strong leadership skills including team facilitation, training, and motivation.
  • Very strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, proven leadership record, sound decision making skills, and have the aptitude to work independently to set and meet key deliverables and objectives.
  • Knowledge of operational excellence and continuous improvement principles as applied to supply chain and manufacturing operations principles.
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong knowledge of operational and financial analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with ERP required.
  • Pharmaceutical experience is highly recommended but not required
  • Perform all duties in a manner which exceeds all ethical standards for the profession

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree  Quantity Survey, Engineering or related field.
  • CIPS certification and/or active participation in a related professional organization is a plus.
  • 10 years of previous experience in Supply Chain Planning preferred with minimum of 3-5 years’ construction industry experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products and ERP Systems (i.e. SAP, ZOHO, SAGE PASTEL, etc.)
  • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to lead, positively influence and train direct reports, peers and others across the organization.
  • Experience with Electronic Data Interchange.
  • Strong professional communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Capability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment.

Working Conditions

  • Travel required at 15-20%
  • Develop accurate demand forecasts of all line items for their accountable segment of the business by using a combination of statistical forecasting integrated with insights gained via partnering with Tendering, Marketing, Site Operations and Finance departments. Ensure consistent integration into the forecast of customer insights, base business trends, merchandising promotional plans, new item volumes, plan-o-gram changes and seasonal volume with the goal of reducing working capital and minimizing forecast error.
  • Manage the existing supply chain/production planning team.
  • Review orders shipping to the project sites (turn, seasonal, and/or promotional) to maximize performance against internal and customer-driven goals.
  • Analyze, maintain, and modify key item-level system replenishment settings such as minimum ship quantities, shipment increments, minimum production quantities, and maintain SKU PAR levels.
  • Develop/maintain statistical safety stock strategy.
  • Manage new items. Manage customer specific systems and tools integration with the forecasting system.
  • Work to reduce chargebacks, Age of Stock, and improve customer scorecard results.
  • Serve as the internal Supply Chain Interface. Individual will provide Tendering and Operations teams with timely analysis, guidance, and decision-making to ensure that the supply chain is in the best position to execute the demand plan generated from the total operational forecast. This includes generating and publishing to key stakeholders, monthly and weekly demand forecasts, including clear identification of assumptions highlighting significant changes since release of previous report.
  • Proactively develop others within the planning organization through the sharing of best demonstrated processes and knowledge transference.
  • Provide cross functional leadership across departments to solve for demand related issues caused by forecast error, demand constraints, unplanned promotional opportunities, etc.
  • Responsible for implementing methods, approaches, and solutions to maximize warehouse efficiency and use.
  • Perform other tasks that may be assigned by Leadership.

In addition to position-specific work, as outlined above, this position will act as a lead on commercial projects, providing leadership as a functional expert to represent Demand Planning needs. The teams will include (but not be limited to): project site teams, new projects launch teams, and continuous improvement teams.

 

PREVIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

Role

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to predetermine timelines and budgets.  Building and managing project teams, interacting with the Immediate Supervisor and ensuring quality control throughout project life cycles are central to this position.

Qualifications

  • Education/Training: Holds a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a recognized university preferably in engineering, Must hold a certificate in Project Management;
  • Experience: At least 10 years’ experience in project management of construction and engineering assignments;
  • Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within the East African region.
  • Application: Send your application letter and curriculum vitae to career@sobetrainternational.com
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Role

Reporting to the Workshop Manager, the Plant Mechanic shall be responsible for the repair, service, and maintenance of the company fleet according to the laid down policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Education/Training: Preferably O-levels with professional qualification in a motor vehicle or plant mechanics e.g. GTT 1, final craft, or Diploma
  • Experience: At least five years’ experience working in a busy mechanical workshop dealing with Heavy Duty Plant, Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Light Vehicles & Small Equipment
  • Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within the East African region.
  • Salary Scale: KSh. 150,000 – KSh. 250,000 per month
  • Application: Application letter and curriculum vitae to careers@sobetrainternational.com
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Role

The Production Manager is responsible for coordinating operations and overseeing workers at construction sites. He / She shall act, as the point of reference of both workers and supervisors, your ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions will be key for the completion of projects. You must be well organized and favor safety above everything else.

Qualifications

  • Education/Training: Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university;
  • Experience: At least 5 years proven working experience in construction management; Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods; and Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Duty Station: Kenya with a possibility of relocation within the East African region.
  • Application: Send your application letter and curriculum vitae to career@sobetrainternational.com
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