Job Opportunities

We seek a UX Engineer to join our Fast Experiences team to make an impact by generating multi-device software prototypes for web and mobile devices focusing on Search experiences. You will be expected to help create modular, functional, front-end facing prototypes that explore and express future-looking design concepts. As part of a fast-moving multi-disciplinary team having a clear understanding of each facet of the design process, including interaction design, usability testing, rapid prototyping, visual design, motion design is a definite plus. In your previous experience, you have demonstrated the ability to effectively partner within the design and engineering communities across multiple product groups to propose and shepherd ideas into tangible prototype experiences backed by production data. You are a great creator, collaborator, and communicator with a curious mind and an ability to work both within and outside of a strict production timeline.


  • Participate in and/or facilitate design brainstorming and work sessions.
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams from research, design, engineering and marketing organizations to understand and incorporate current product roadmap and feedback into 2-3yr product vision that enhances the overall Microsoft user experience.
  • Produce web and mobile prototypes, scenarios, process flows, information architecture diagrams, market research, product engineering analysis and other artifacts required to develop and evolve how we communicate our findings to key stakeholders.
  • Present engineering and product ideas as needed to peers, partners, and management in ways that bring the customer story to life while also incorporating feedback and research from product teams into our efforts.
  • Engage actively in user research and usability studies in which digital protypes are used.
  • Communicate, defend, and build consensus around all aspects of product design and engineering direction.
  • Work across all Microsoft divisions to coordinate explorations needed to incorporate results into design and engineering efforts.
  • Understand the array of technical constraints, user goals, and business requirements that shape relevant current and future products.


  • Work samples emphasizing product design/development contributions and outcomes (portfolio of prototypes review is required).
  • Proficiency with creating high-craft prototypes with live data and communication with executive audiences.
  • 3+ years of experience in Web Development using Angular or React (React preferred).
  • 5+ years of experience in relevant product development experiences.
  • Experience with the following technologies: React, JavaScript, Rest, HTML/CSS. Others like GIT, Swift, JQuery, Python, Objective-c, Unity, are a plus.
  • Strong design, coding, debugging, and problem-solving skills.
  • Independent, with internal drive and self-motivated to impact full-stack product engineering across Microsoft.
  • Self-learner with a passion for technologies.

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05 Jul, 2021

Factory Crew Lead – Kinanie – Deadline: 30/07/2021

About the role

We currently seek to recruit a Factory Crew Lead. Please note that the role will be based in Kinanie, Athi River Machakos County

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow weekly shift plans and daily set production schedules to execute all assigned tasks as per the work instructions.
  • Performing Autonomous Maintenance tasks on the assigned equipment. These are industrial filling machines, greenhouses, motors, chain-belts, hoppers.
  • Attend scrum meetings and other sessions called by the line manager to discuss and resolve work challenges.
  • Lead scrum meetings in your sections.
  • Proactively propose to your supervisor possible solutions to challenges affecting productivity, quality, health & safety in your work area.
  • Lead workmen at your section to resolve agreed issues.
  • Actively support and be involved in maintenance activities related to equipment in your assigned factory section.
  • Meet biweekly with your line manager to review and set expectations for your performance.
  • Meet biweekly with your reports to review and set expectations for their performance.
  • Report your section’s performance against set production schedules to your supervisor on a daily basis on the established platforms.
  • Training new or existing operators on equipment operations and execution of daily tasks.
  • Work with other section supervisors to ensure that processes run in sync as per the production schedule.
  • Lead your teammates in your section to execute daily production schedules.
  • Attend and actively participate all team meetings.
  • Maintain effective working relationships through treating your colleagues with respect.
  • Resolved misunderstandings and report unresolved issues with suggestions to your Supervisor or talent partner.
  • Have cordial interactions with the community as you do your work.
  • Report any complaints or concerns raised by existing customers or any other member of the community.
  • Adhere to set shift plans and work orders.
  • Proactively ask or seek clarification from your Supervisor on any areas of work that are unclear.
  • Openly share ideas during scrum and team meetings on how current processes can be improved.
  • Participate in new improvements initiatives as assigned by your supervisor.
  • Use resources assigned to you sparingly as per the resource plan shared by your Supervisor.
  • Use and handle assigned company assets as per set policy.
  • Conduct scheduled Gemba/factory walks in your area/section to identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Coach fellow workmen and support them to understand the process and equip them to detect and/or challenges/variances in the line of their day to day duties


  • Experience in leading line staff/factory staff (2 years)
  • At least 2 years’ experience in operation of factory machinery with motors and hydraulic systems
  • Diploma or degree in technical field or biological science related discipline

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