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About the role

We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts. Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.  We currently seek a Mechanical Design Engineer Fellow who will work in our New Technology Commercialization department in our facilities in Kilifi & Kinanie, Athi River

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing, prototyping, and procuring new equipment
  • Designing and implementing new operational process flows
  • Supporting the setup, execution, analysis, and design of trials in colony maintenance processes
  • Requirements assessment, design, vendor assessment, and design refinement of a solids separation unit
  • Review of the mechanical works of an existing separator prototype to recommended design improvements
  • Process optimization of solid separation processes with the goal of reducing design costs and operational costs
  • Interact with other disciplines and vendors to ensure design accuracy
  • Contribute to reviews of vendor documentation and other discipline documents
  • Development of equipment specification sheets for internal review and vendor engagement
  • Create operating guidelines and start-up/commissioning procedure


  • Degree qualification in Mechanical engineering, Industrial engineering, or related discipline
  • Good understanding of mechanical principles relevant to design, fabrication, and commissioning of  mechanical equipment
  • Understanding of mechanical vibration principles would be highly beneficial
  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to incorporate mechanical requirements into equipment designs
  • Ability to look beyond the most obvious solution to provide engineering designs that are safe, practical, reliable, and cost-effective
  • A learning mindset and interest in working under senior engineers to develop your engineering expertise, all while delivering solutions that meet design requirements and stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and written form
  • Ability to translate learnings from fieldwork into the actionable design and process changes
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems

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