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KHS East Africa, Nairobi - Field Service Engineer

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As one of the world's leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage, food and non-food industries we aim to always be first choice. For almost 150 years our convincing arguments have produced the following: a passionate pioneering spirit, highly efficient and sustainable technologies and employees who make just as high demands of themselves and the quality of their work as our customers make of us at KHS.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to strengthen our team in Nairobi for an international assignment. This position is of special interest to those who wish to gain experience in an international working environment.

The candidate (m/f) should have an extensive knowledge of mechatronics and services. At present KHS operates its own facilities in Nairobi with organizational links to our Middle East/Africa market zone.

Your responsibilities:

  • Be first point of contact for KHS clients with regard to service and repair of KHS equipment
  • Installation of machinery and plant components according to plans and engineering drawings
  • Customer support and care in all service areas
  • Carry out maintenance and break down service independently
  • Creation of service reports following all customer visits
  • Perform all duties required in Service Level Agreements between Customers and KHS
  • Communication with customers and departments within KHS
  • Electronic commissioning of machinery
  • Assist with training on KHS machines / equipment
  • Inventorying and recommend spare parts to customers
  • Assist in elimination of technical malfunctions

Your profile:

  • Qualification as mechatronic (m/f) or comparable education (Bachelor’s degree or above)
  • Advance electrical skills, Siemens S5/S7, ICONIX, B&R, KUKA, Simotion/ Sinamics, TIA Portal
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • 5 years working experience is preferable, at least 2 years working experience in food/beverage industry
  • Knowledge of process engineering
  • Be ready to install and commission machines
  • Solution-oriented mindset
  • Good spoken and written English, German or/and French skills would be an advantage
  • Analytical thinking for solving technical tasks
  • Profound knowledge of MS-Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Assertiveness and organizational skills
  • Self-confident and friendly appearance
  • Willingness to travel extensively throughout Africa and beyond


  • Number of qualification options
  • Strong company group
  • Innovative and international working environment
Location: Nairobi ǀ Kenya ǀ Kenya

Is KHS also your first choice? Then apply now!



Daniella Pleitz

Human Resources Management
KHS East Africa Ltd.
Off Ngong Road
PO Box 1850-00502 Kenya


T: +254.704913 185

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