Operations Administrator

BURN Manufacturing
Full time
Apply by 30 March 2021

Job description

Your Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience, supporting Senior Management on organizing and cataloging schedules, filling and following up on action plans, and documenting meeting minutes of departmental open requirements and agreements made.  Must have a VERY strong personality, to chase items on behalf of the COO, and keep actions progressing (must have demonstratable execution skills in tough environments). Strong skills in Spreadsheets (action trackers, financial information), and in supporting professional presentations.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage meeting schedules and take meeting minutes, including action items.
  • Fully maintain the Operations action tracker, keeping current, distribute according to defined cadence, and follow up with owners on status.
  • Help support the creation and documentation of SOP’s
  • Support the Operations team with administrative requirements (all OPS departments)
  • Help support presentations, customer and supplier visits, and factory tours
  • Follow up on procurement requests.
  • Work with finance on financial reports, related to variance analysis, costing reviews (working with Engineering Management)

Degree qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE)
  • Engineer’s Degree
  • Bachelor of Technology (BTech)
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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 which 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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