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Mechanical Engineer Design

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
70000 KSH
March 24, 2021

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NAME: Newton Otieno


TELEPHONE: 071*******.



Bachelor of engineering (Mechanical engineering).

The Technical University of Kenya-2019.


3 years of experience as a Design engineer with design, maintenance and project management skills, successful gathering and analysing data, interpreting results and making recommendations to improve processes and maximize system efficiencies, while coordinating and collaborating within a team environment.


Design Engineer.

Priya Engineering limited- July 2020 to date. Specialises in machining, repair, maintenance and steel fabrication.


In charge of design, machining and fabrication.

Project management- planning, budgeting and control.

Receiving, inspecting and checking the quality of materials, stamp and approve delivery and invoice documents material of received.

Accurate taking dimensions or measurements of parts and assemblies for design and production.

Material preparation planning i.e. cutting, rolling and bending.

Prepare technical designs drawings for Manufacturing Tooling (Jigs and Fixtures).

Meeting with clients and other professionals to discuss and understand the project scope.

Support and maintains machines.

Experience with leading and supervising a team of 4 to 5 employees per project, who were tasked on fabrication and assembly of a project.

Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawing, schematics and computer generated reports.

Estimating material costs and project costs and preparing Bills of Material.

Providing assistance for drawing during production.

Simulating and testing designs before production to obtain the best product.

Checking and testing produced items for quality.

Organize data of engineering specifications, drawings and maintained traceability of documents by proper filling and indexing.

Devised overall strategy for documentation and identified design sets planned for each stage of work.

Planned, scheduled, organized and performed effective operations and processes to achieve daily system goals, as defined by the customer.

Collaborate with internal and external operators, field supervisors and technical professional teams on problem management and resolution.

Provided engineering technical guidance by training, mentoring and coaching new hires and operator employees on specific job tasks and computer software.

Injection molding.

Dedicated to customer service and maintaining professionalism in the workplace with customer and workplace.

Arc and MIG welding.

Fitting and fabrication.


Managed the fabrication of plastic bottle neck cutting machine.

Fabrication of mask making machine.

Managed fabrication of stainless steel tanks, and stainless racks.

Steam header design and construction.

HAVC Duct and Fan design and construction.

Injection moulding die design and making, Screw design and machining, screen changer machining, repair of dies and screws.

Plastic crushing and drying machine design and construction.

Cooling tower design and fabrication.

Design Mechanical Engineer

Richfield Engineering Limited – 2


January 2019 to 30


June 2020.Specialises in heavy

steel fabrication, maintenance and construction.


Prepare technical designs drawings for Manufacturing Tooling (Jigs and Fixtures).

Earned a reputation as a talented machinist fitter and welder. Developed excellent fabrication and machining skills, completing all projects on time and to specifications.

Material preparation planning i.e. cutting, rolling and bending.

Design and project management of fixtures and Jigs for assembly lines.

Collaborate with internal and external operators, field supervisors and technical professional teams on problem management and resolution.

Support and maintains machines.

Arc and MIG welding.

Fitting and fabrication.

Project management- planning, budgeting and control.

Handled welding assignments that involved installing, repairing and fabricating materials (sheet metal, steel, tanks, parts, doors, gates and more). Became adept at reading blueprints/drawings and fulfilling work orders.

Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawing, schematics and computer generated reports.

Demonstrated advanced skills in operating equipment and machines including CNC machines, cutting machines and hydraulic presses for the fabrication of mechanical components.

Superior problem-solving and time-management abilities; adept at identifying the root cause of issues and implementing creative, targeted solutions.

Perform and assist in troubleshooting of equipment failure to determine root causes.

Analyse breakdown data in order to improve the efficiency and performance the various lines and machines.

Assist in planning maintenance activities, including weekend work and plant shutdowns etc.


Managed the fabrication of 5 oil storage tanks, a project completed 1 month ahead of schedule.

Managed the repair and maintenance of 3 oil fired boilers for Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute, a 2 month project.

Managed the fabrication of 2 autoclave tanks for chemical treatment of electricity posts.

Designed oil storage tanks for a company in Congo.

Designed a filling station with three tanks and fabrication, full station piping set in Kakamega town.

Design and fabrication of a steam line for a power generation plant in Ethiopia. Graduate trainee

The Technical University of Kenya – 10


May 2018 to 20


December 2018’


Preparing and operating CNC machines to perform tasks such as drilling, grinding, milling etc.

Understanding specifications of the task at hand and the desired result by reading blueprints, mechanical drawings etc.

Translating instructions into computer commands so the machines can perform the correct function.

Prepare and load raw materials and parts onto the machines.

Prepare a test run to check if the machines produce outputs according to specifications.

Set machines to complete full cycles to fabricate large number of parts.

Supervise the machines while they execute the tasks and make any necessary adjustments to produce a better result.

Inspect and measure finished products and compare them with requirements to determine if the process has been completed properly.

Check and maintain machinery daily to ensure functionality.

Teach students on CNC programming, design and operations. Key skills and knowledge areas:

Good in 2D, 3D and rendering design using Solid-works, AutoCAD and Inventor software.

Analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent trouble shooting and analytical skills.

Boiler repair and maintenance.

Basic skills in refrigeration and air handling systems.

Excellent shop and safety skills honed from work as a machinist and welder. Able to design and fabricate tooling and mechanical test fixtures.

Ability to work with minimum supervision.

Strong team collaboration skills. Work closely with team members to achieve engineering goals.

Team spirited with effective communication and presentation skills, able to coordinate with management, vendors, and staff to achieve goals.

Solid expertise in applied research, new content development, simulation, and validation.

CNC programming and machining, Manual lathe and manual milling machining

Arc and MIG welding.


Language skill

Fluent speaking and writing English and Kiswahili. Computer skills

Solid-works, AutoCAD and Inventor design software.

Microsoft office

Microsoft excel


Listening to Music.

Networking with professionals on matters touching engineering development.

Reading research and literature in Engineering field to keep updated on emerging trends.

Playing and watching football.


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