Jobs in a Milk Factory in Kenya

Leka Dairies
Job: Milk Factory Operations Assistants
Location: Kiambu
Our client is a mini-dairy processing plant dealing with milk products.
They seek to hire a milk factory operations officer
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Receiving and testing milk quality and standards
·         Taking the milk through the various processing stages using the different machinery
·         Supervising Correct cleaning and handling of machines and other factory equipment
·         Ensuring proper CIP SOPs are observed
·         Management of water boiler
·         Examine work orders and work with equipment operators
·         Maintain equipment logs on the milk processed and milk tests
·         Keep record documents for equipment
·         Maintain proper milk records
·         Adherence of Quality control Sops
·         Coordinate efforts with other staff involved in processing and sale of the milk products
·         Adhere to clean and hygienic standards by keeping work stations clean
·         Performs preventive/predictive maintenance procedures
·         Compiling of reports for various projects
·         Any other duties as assigned
Qualification & Skills
·         Certificate/ Diploma in food science, dairy management-with a biases in value addition and processing or related field or at least two years’ experience in a milk factory (N:B No applications by degree holders applicants will be accepted for this position)
·         Must have relevant experience and training in milk & hygiene handling background.
·         Relevant experience in milk & yoghurt processing
·         Must be or above 23 years old
·         Two years’ experience in Milk factories
·         Basic computer skills and internet access
·         Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills
·         Well-developed technical communication skills
·         Ability to maintain detailed, accurate records, and prepare necessary reports
·         Must ready to work shifts
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting Job on the email subject (Milk Factory operations assistants) to hr@lekadairies.com before 6th February, 2018.

We are seeking to recruit pro-active and self-driven individuals to fill the position of Sales Persons reporting to Sales and Marketing Manager
Job Purpose: The job holder ensures achievement of maximum sales profitability and growth within the assigned route and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products.
Supplies and secures new business customers and distributors
Areas of Sales:
We wish to engage individuals who are familiar and are conversant with the following areas;
1.       Route 1: Garden estate, Thome, Marurui, Balozi, Zimmerman, Kahawa west, Githurai, Kahawa Wendani, Kahawa Sukari, K.U, Juja,
2.      Route 2: Nairobi CBD, Westlands, Ngara, Pangani, Parklands, Muthaiga
3.      Route 3: Thindigua, Kiambu, Kiringiti, Kangoya, Ndumberi, Ruaka, Banana, Mucatha
4.      Route 4: SuperMarkets ; Quick Mart, Tuskys, Carrefour Kenya, Choppies, Naivas, Kamindi Supermarket, Clean Shelf Super Market
When applying kindly refer to the ONE ROUTE that you are well conversant with
Key responsibilities
·         Generating sales opportunities by identifying appropriate business targets
·         Providing a professional and excellent level of customer service with existing and new customers.
·         Ensure timely sale of fresh milk and yoghurt to customers and distributors
·         Research to identify customers, sector opportunities and maintain existing ones to increase customer base
·         Sales and crates collection from distributors and customers
·         Research on competitor market and monitor trends in sales e.g. arrangement of company products in supermarket shelves
·         Advise on any new methods to help increase sales
·         Attend to customer enquiries and queries and escalate to the head of sales if necessary
·         Issue receipts and deliveries to distributors and customers
·         Pass messages and information to customers; deliver handouts of price changes to customers
·         Take daily orders from customers and distributors in the assigned route
·         Collect returns and cheques from supermarkets and sign GRN documents and invoices
·         Collect banking slips from distributors and ensure submission to the accounts office
·         Submit fresh milk and yoghurt returns to the vetting office and ensure signing of the return book on a daily basis
Minimum Requirements
·         Certificate or a diploma in Sales and Marketing (Or at least 2years experience in sales of Fresh Milk) N.B No degree level applicant will be considered for this position
·         Certificate of Good Conduct
·         Must have experience in a busy F.M.C.G
·         Flexible working hours
Remuneration: Salaries for sales persons will be a monthly retainer and a commission percentage of the liters of milk sold per month
Women are encouraged to apply for these positions
How to apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies our client is looking for, send your cover letter and C.V to hr@lekadairies.com to apply before Close of Business 6th February, 2018.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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