Government Jobs in Kenya - Makueni

Water Operator
Job Group H

Responsibilities

The Water Operator will be involved in operation and maintenance of the water supply.
·         Water treatment;
·         Chemical dosage;
·         Ensuring functionality of sedimentation;
·         Coagulation and flocculation;
·         Maintenance of clean water tanks;
·         Checking water supply operation and taking meter readings;
·         Effecting cut-offs;
·         Customer connections;
·         Water supply intake maintenance;
·         Inspection of pipelines;
·         Inspection of air valves, sluice valves, wash outs and any other installations;
·         Updating piping reticulation plans;
·         Laying and inspecting new pipelines;
·         Making daily monthly returns and
·         Performing any other function assigned to you from time to time.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Be a holder of at least KCSE Mean grade of D+;
·         Be a holder of at least Complete water operator course or its equivalent;
·         Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than three (3) years in this field;
·         Have proper understanding of government regulations;
·         Possess good communication skills;

Production Manager
Job Group N.
Terms of Service: 3 years Contract
The incumbent will be expected to plan, organize and control production in the organization to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and stipulated quality standards.

Responsibilities

·         Planning production schedule, controlling and adjusting as required;
·         Managing human Capital and other resources to meet production targets;
·         Making decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement;
·         Working out and implementing standard operating procedures for production operations;

·         Ensuring that standard operating procedures are adhered to;
·         Ensuring implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures;
·         Setting up and monitoring product quality standards;
·         Implementing and enforcing quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives;
·         Analyzing production and quality control to detect and correct problems;
·         Determining and implementing improvements to the production process;
·         Preparing and maintaining production reports;
·         Monitoring and reviewing the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement;
·         Estimating production costs, set targets, manage and implement cost control;
·         Ensuring efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management and
·         Performing any other function assigned to you from time to time.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen;
·         Be a holder of at least Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or Chemical & Process engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
·         Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in in production and manufacturing processes and techniques;
·         Possess Knowledge of raw materials and quality systems and standards;
·         Have relevant knowledge and experience in health and safety standards and compliance;
·         Possess Knowledge of process improvement techniques;
·         Have knowledge and understanding of business, finance and management principles;
·         Knowledge of human resource principles and practices;
·         Possess knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices;
·         Be computer literate;
Key Competencies
·         Have excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
·         Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills;
·         Planning, organizing, co-ordination skills;
·         Time management and attention to detail;
How to Apply
Written applications enclosing current Curriculum Vitae, Copies of academic and professional certificates and ID card clearly indicating the position applied for on the ENVELOPE should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary/CEO
Makueni County Public Service Board
P.O. Box 49 – 90300
MAKUENI
Or delivered by hand at the reception desk at Makueni County Public Service Board Offices located past Makueni Girls, Opposite Wote Technical Training Institute to be received on or before Friday, 15th September, 2017.
NOTE:
1.      All applicants are required to obtain clearance from the following Institutions;
·         The Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
·         The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
·         The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
·         The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
Copies of the above clearance certificates must be attached to the applications.
1.      Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
2.     Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original National Identity card, Certificates and Testimonials at the interview.
3.     The Makueni County Government is an equal opportunity employer; Youth, Women, Persons with Disabilities and other disadvantaged persons are encouraged to apply.
4.     Affirmative action as stipulated in the constitution shall be applied.

5.     Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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