Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya - Nyayo Tea Zones


Plant Operator
Reporting to Factory Manager, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that all value addition machinery and equipment are properly maintained for effective operations of the value addition section.

Responsibilities

·         Adhere to and implement policies and strategies on maintenance and servicing of value addition machinery and equipment.
·         Develop maintenance and servicing schedules for all value addition machinery.
·         Ensure timely maintenance and servicing of all machinery and equipment.
·         Inspect, test, repair, maintain and service machinery and equipment.
·         Proper record keeping of all factory value addition machinery and equipment.
·         Provide guidelines and basic training on proper use and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
·         Ensure adherence to Health, Safety and environment regulations.
·         Ensure provision of safe working conditions within the factory value addition section and eliminate hazards and risks.
·         Prepare and avail information and reports on all activities.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain) or equivalent
·         National Diploma in mechatronics or mechanical engineering (plants option) or equivalent qualification
·         Three (3) years’ experience in factory maintenance
·         Excellent communication and networking skills
·         Works with integrity and ethically
·         Ability to inspire, mobilize and provide guidance to staff
·         Be a team player
·         High level of maturity
·         Be self-motivated
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Factory Electrician
Job Purpose:
Reporting to Plant Technician, the job holder will be responsible for repair, maintenance and ensuring safety of the electrical machinery and equipment in the factory.

Responsibilities

·         Adhere to and Implement policies and strategies on factory machinery and equipment.
·         Develop Maintenance and servicing schedules for all electrical machinery and equipment
·         Report any damages and replacement immediately
·         Ensure timely Inspection, testing, repair, maintenance and service
·         Proper record keeping of all factory electrical machinery, equipment
·         Provide guidelines and basic training on proper use and maintenance of electrical equipment and machinery
·         Ensure adherence to Health safety and environment regulations
·         Ensure provision of Safe working conditions within the factory and eliminate hazards and risks.
·         Prepare and avail information and reports on all activities

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain)
·         Diploma in Electrical Engineering
·         Three (3) years’ of relevant experience in a busy organization
·         Skills and Attributes
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         A team Player
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.
Green Leaf Logistics Coordinator
Reporting to Factory Manager, the job holder will be responsible for Coordination of green leaf collection and delivery from the Corporation’s farms and out growers to the factory.

Responsibilities

·         Route planning
·         Ensure proper maintenance and servicing of vehicles
·         Coordination of green leaf collection and delivery
·         Proper maintenance of green leaf records
·         Effective utilization of resources and Cost Control
·         Reliability and availability of quality transport fleet
·         Enhanced positive corporate image
·         Maintain records of Out-growers.
·         Preparation of accurate reports for the Production manager

Qualifications

·         Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification.
·         Diploma in Management/Transport Logistics
·         Five (5) years’ of experience in transport and logistics
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         A team Player
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Factory Mechanic (Plant)
Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Plant Technician, the job holder will be responsible for repair and service of factory machinery and ensure safety of the machinery and equipment.

Responsibilities

·         Adhere to and Implement policies and strategies on machinery and equipment maintenance.
·         Develop Maintenance and servicing schedules for all factory machinery and equipment.
·         Ensure timely Inspection, testing, repair, maintenance and service of factory machinery and boiler.
·         Proper record keeping of all factory machinery and equipment.
·         Provide guidelines and basic training on proper use and maintenance of factory equipment, boiler and machinery.
·         Ensure adherence to Health, Safety and Environment regulations.
·         Ensure provision of Safe working conditions within the factory and eliminate hazards and risks.
·         Prepare and avail information and reports on all activities.PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Qualifications

·         KCSE C (Plain) and above
·         National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant option)
·         Three years’ in plant operations and maintenance.
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Production Supervisor
Reporting to Production Manager, the job holder will be responsible for maintenance of safety and supervision of factory workers for effective production of high-quality tea that meets required standards.

Responsibilities

·         Allocating duties to factory workers and managing their welfare.
·         Liaison between workers and management for effective communication
·         Ensuring effective cost control.
·         Implementing production plans and strategies as per approved policies.
·         Maintaining accurate production records and information.
·         Ensuring effective utilization of labour and production resources while minimizing any loss.
·         Requisitioning required material for effective management and supervision of production.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

 Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain)
·         Diploma in food science or related field
·         Three (3) years’ experience in production supervision
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office application.

Strategy & Corporate Performance Manager
Reporting to the Managing Director, the job holder will be responsible for participating in preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of strategic plan achievements in terms of business performance.

Responsibilities

·         Coordinate formulation of strategic corporate business plans (short, medium and long term).
·         Participate in the development of policies and strategies to help management achieve corporate goals and objectives as per business plans.
·         Coordinate the implementation process of business plans, projections and strategies.
·         Evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of business standards and targets, and make recommendations for addressing performance gaps.
·         Develop parameters for measuring implementation of plans and strategies.
·         Carry out business environmental studies and analysis on Corporation’s products and services.
·         Carry out research to improve the current Corporation products, and recommend introduction of new products to expand the product portfolio.
·         Compile the quarterly and annual performance reports for submission to the relevant offices.
·         Analyze the quarterly performance report and advise management on the way forward.
·         Establish a continuous performance and quality improvement effort, monitoring and reporting system.
·         Ensure establishment of key performance indicators and update regularly as appropriate.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time. Academic Qualifications

Qualifications

·         Bachelors degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Strategic Management or equivalent qualification.
·         Relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage.
·         5 years’ experience in similar position or in planning
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Good report writing skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         A team Player
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications
·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
·         Self-motivated.

Plant Technician
Reporting to the Production Manager, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that all machinery, equipment and motor vehicles are properly maintained for effective operations of the factory.

Responsibilities

·         Adhere to and implement policies and strategies on machinery and equipment.
·         Develop maintenance and servicing schedules for all machinery and equipment.
·         Ensure timely maintenance and servicing of all factory machinery and equipment.
·         Inspect, test, repair, maintain and service factory machines and equipment.
·         Proper record keeping of all factory machinery and equipment.
·         Proper coordination of mechanics and electricians.
·         Provide guidelines and basic training on proper use and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
·         Ensure adherence to Health, Safety and environment regulations.
·         Ensure provision of safe working conditions within the factory and eliminate hazards and risks.
·         Prepare and avail information and reports on all activities.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain) or equivalent
·         Advanced Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or Mechatronic Technology or equivalent qualification.
·         Five years’ relevant experience in Factory maintenance
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Self-motivated
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         A team Player
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Legal Officer
Reporting to the Corporation’s Secretary, the job holder will be responsible for provision of Legal Services in order to meet the Corporation’s goals and objectives

Responsibilities

·         Vetting and drawing of contract, lease and other legal as required.
·         Liaising with external lawyers on legal matters for and against the Corporation
·         Representing the Corporation in legal, civil and criminal court proceedings and ensuring timely gathering of evidence as required.
·         Participating in review and formulation of legal policies.
·         Maintaining and filling all court proceedings as per established systems and procedures.
·         Preparing legal documents as required
·         Participating in preparation of budget and ensuring effective control.
·         Supervising, appraising staff and identifying their development and training needs.
·         Preparing legal reports and opinion on matters involving Corporation and presenting to management meetings
·         Taking proceeding from Management meetings and preparing minutes as required.
·         Gathering information and evidence on cases and compiling the cases as required.
·         Safe keeping of the Corporation’s valuable documents including log books, title deeds and ensuring that they released with the approved policies and procedures.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.
·         Ensuring prompt compliance with legal requirements.
·         Maintenance of accurate legal records
·         Legal advisor of the Corporation with regard to all legal matters.
·         Guiding and advising on the formulation and review of all the policies of the Corporation in accordance with the Constitutional requirements.
·         Participating in insurance matters as and when required.
·         Advising the Corporation on interpretation of various policies entered into by the Corporation and other stakeholders.
·         Handling arbitration, negotiations and mediation matters where the Corporation is involved.
·         Preparing legal audit for the Corporation.PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university
·         Postgraduate Diploma in Law.
·         Certified Secretary is an added advantage.
·         Valid current practicing certificate.
·         Certificate of admission to the bar.
·         Five years’ relevant experience in a busy organization
·         Analytical Skills
·         Good people management skills
·         Excellent Verbal and written communication
·         Attention to details
·         Negotiation Skills
·         Critical thinking skills
·         Problem solving skills
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Motor Vehicle Mechanic
Job Purpose
Reporting to Green Leaf Coordinator, the job holder will be responsible for effective and efficient maintenance of motor vehicle and equipment in order to meet set targets.

Responsibilities

·         Ensuring maintenance and repairs of equipment and transport facilities as per set quality standards and specifications
·         Carrying out comparative estimate cost of repairs and maintenance of motor vehicle and equipment
·         Ensuring timely implementation of preventive maintenance schedules.
·         Ensuring that the cost of repairs is maintained within approved levels.
·         Attending to minor breakdown of equipment and motor vehicle in the corporation.
·         Conducting trouble shooting of motor vehicle and equipment.
·         Coordinating installation of new equipment and commissioning within the set standards.
·         Initiating purchases of motor vehicle spare parts required for repairs.
·         Carrying out repair and maintenance of hydraulic systems of motor vehicle/equipment.
·         Attending to emergency breakdown outside.
·         Ensuring safe custody of spares, tools and equipment assigned.
·         Carrying out inspection and repairs of motor vehicles.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain)
·         National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification.
·         Driving License.
·         Three (3) years’ experience in a busy organization.
Skills and Attributes
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Be a team player
·         Be self-motivated
·         Excellent interpersonal skills.

Mechanical Engineer
Reporting to the Production Manager, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that all machinery, equipment and motor vehicles are properly maintained for effective operations of the factory.

Responsibilities

·         Adhere to and implement policies and strategies on machinery and equipment.
·         Develop maintenance and servicing schedules for all machinery and equipment.
·         Ensure timely maintenance and servicing of all factory machinery and equipment.
·         Inspect, test, repair, maintain and service factory machines and equipment.
·         Proper record keeping of all factory machinery and equipment.
·         Proper coordination of mechanics and electricians.
·         Provide guidelines and basic training on proper use and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
·         Ensure adherence to Health, Safety and environment regulations.
·         Ensure provision of safe working conditions within the factory and eliminate hazards and risks.
·         Prepare and avail information and reports on all activities.
·         Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain) or equivalent
·         Advanced Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or Mechatronic Technology or equivalent qualification.
·         Five years’ relevant experience in Factory maintenance
Skills and Attributes
·         Excellent communication and presentation skills
·         Self-motivated
·         Problem solving skills
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         A team Player
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Welder/ Fabricator
Reporting to the Plant Technician, the job holder will be responsible for Lay out, fit, and fabricate metal components to assemble structural forms, such as machinery frames, bridge parts, and pressure vessels, using knowledge of welding techniques, metallurgy, and engineering requirements.

Primary Responsibilities

·         Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler.
·         Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment.
·         Cuts workpiece, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knife.
·         Melts lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form.
·         Installs or repairs equipment, such as lead pipes, valves, floors, and tank linings.
·         Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications.
·         Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments.
·         Removes rough spots from workpiece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.
·         Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain) and above
·         Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant option) or its equivalent.
·         Must have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a busy organization.
Skills and Attributes
·         CAD Skills
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Keen to details
·         Be a team player
·         Be self-motivated
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Basic computer skills
·         Conversant with maintenance and installation of colour sorters, dryers, blowers, conveyers and elevators.
·         Conversant with welding, fitting, lubrication and drilling
·         Basic machine trouble shooting skills.
·         Good knowledge in reading and interpretation of drawings.

Lathe Operator (Roller Sharpener)
Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Plant Technician, the job holder will be involved in the operation of Lathe Machines to perform various maintenance activities of all factory machines to ensure machine availability and efficiency at all times.

Responsibilities

·         CTC Rollers sharpening.
·         CTC Rollers changing.
·         Checking roller cutting efficiency.
·         Multi-purpose lathe operation.
·         General machine service.
·         Record keeping and update of documents.
·         Attending machines breakdowns.
·         Inspection of various factory machines.

Qualifications

·         KCSE C(Plain)
·         Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
·         Must have a minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in similar processing plant.
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Keen to details
·         Be a team player
·         Be self-motivated
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.
Note:
All candidates must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and obtain appropriate certification from the;
·         Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
·         Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
·         Directorate of Criminal Investigations,
·         High Education Loans Board (HELB).
·         Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
How to Apply
Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications, enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae, day time mobile telephone contacts, current gross salary, names and contacts of three referees, copies of certified relevant professional and academic certificates and testimonials. Applicants should indicate the position applied for at the top of the envelope to be received before 9 /10/2018 and addressed to the-:
Managing Director
Nyayo Tea Zones Dev. Corp.
P.O Box 48552
NAIROBI
Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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