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October 21, 2011

Cadbury Kenya & East Africa (CKL) Massive Hot Jobs




Cadbury Kenya Massive Hot Jobs
Business Introduction

Cadbury Kenya & East Africa (CKL) is establishing the Nairobi Plant as a Centre of Excellence for manufacture of dry powders. This includes Cadbury Drinking Chocolate and Cadbury Cocoa.

Aligned to this strategic journey we are seeking to fill some roles based at our Nairobi Factory.

We are offering exciting career opportunities for someone with sound judgement, drive and a passion for winning.




If you are interested in joining us, apply for these positions.

Career Opportunities

QEHS Supervisor & Microbiology

1 Position

Reporting to: QEHS Manager

Job Purpose

This position will monitor, control and maintain EHS and food microbiological quality activities as per the set standards and procedures to ensure consistent product quality and safety; employees, contractors, visitors health and safety; and to protect and conserve the environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure raw material, work in progress, environment and finished goods undergo microbiological analysis as per the Cadbury Kenya & East Africa Ltd requirements
  • Prepare and maintain daily microbiological records for analysis to identify potential or current problematic areas
  • Liaise with external laboratories for sampling and analyses of specified samples
  • Assist in the implementation of quality assurance and laboratory programs
  • Assist in reviewing, implementation and maintaining of QEHS policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Collect and collate Environment Health and Safety (EHS) data for internal and global reporting as well as maintaining contacts with partners in health and safety, including government and coordinating both internal and external EHS Communications
  • Assist in providing advice on EHS to line departments and promote EHS plans and supervise, monitor, evaluate and report performance against the plans
  • Assist in preparing of EHS training plan, and in coordination with the Human Resource Partner provide relevant training to staff and maintaining auditing expertise and ensure execution of the annual EHS audit programs
Person Specification
  • Bachelors Science degree preferably in Food Science and Technology or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Postgraduate diploma in Occupational Health & Safety and or Environment Management
  • A minimum of three years experience with a reputable manufacturing environment
  • Thorough knowledge on environment, occupational health and safety regulations
  • Working knowledge of the following Integrated Management Systems QMS ISO 9001:2000, EMS ISO 14001:2004, FSMS ISO 22000: 2005 and OHSAS ISO 18001:2009
  • Good knowledge of statistics, report writing, and an eye for accuracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
EHS & Microbiologist Assistant 

1 Position

Reporting to: QEHS Supervisor

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for monitoring, controlling & maintaining the QEHS activities in the site as per the set standards to ensure conformity to defined specifications

Key Accountabilities

  • To inspect and do random sampling of raw materials, semiprocessed and finished products as scheduled for physical, microbiological & chemical analyses to verify that they meet the set specifications.
  • To carry out daily water testing and treatment to ensure water quality is maintained.
  • To provide the required laboratory services to production to ensure semi-processed products and finished products meet the defined specifications.
  • To receive and inspect the market returns (customer complaints) from the market for investigations and replacements/compensation.
  • To carry out daily HACCP audits to verify that safe and wholesome products are made.
  • Assisting in pest control activities as scheduled to prevent insects, birds and rodents infestation.
  • Preparation of weekly tasting sessions.
  • Carry out first aid duties in the laboratory
  • Collection and preparation of laboratory non-hazardous records.
  • Carry out QEHS inspections in the laboratory.
Person Specification
  • Minimum diploma in Food Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • knowledge on environment, occupational health and safety regulations
  • Good knowledge of statistics, report writing, and an eye for accuracy
Mechanical Technician 

1 Position

Reporting to: Maintenance Controller

Job Purpose

The job holder shall be responsible for expeditiously carrying out breakdown repairs and planned preventive maintenance of the plant to achieve the set targets of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within he established procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inspect and attend to breakdowns on all machinery, equipment, plant, company utility services and buildings required for production purposes
  • Installation, fabrication, repairs and monitoring the manufacturing facility and carrying out general repairs in factory and office facilities
  • Inspection of machines for internal faults & over-hauling for maintenance
  • Operating and monitoring the Pneumatic System, Fire Alarm and Extinguisher system, Air Conditioning Systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence, Refrigeration Systems and Power Generators
  • Support the maintenance, cleaning and operation of Air conditioning and ventilation systems, Refrigeration Systems, Pneumatic SystemS, Fire Alarm and Fire Extinguisher systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence and Power Generators
  • Training machine operators on newly commissioned machinery and assisting in setting machines as per product specifications
  • Recording, Analysis and control of utilities usage and maintenance in the Plant on a daily basis
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance works executed
  • Carrying out RCM II analysis and prepare reports
  • Undertaking QEHS inspections, submitting the report to the Maintenance Controller plus taking corrective action to the non-conformances
  • Apply safety Acts, Policies, Procedures, SOPs and agreements including safety of machines / equipment, self and personnel in the factory
  • Adhere to environmental act, legislation, policies, standards and agreements at all times
  • Participate in achieving Engineering KPIs
  • Monitor the performance of plant machinery and equipment and make recommendations to the Maintenance Controller for improvement including identifying spare parts required.
  • Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
  • Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for improvement including system changes
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Controller
Person Specification

In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum higher diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Technical knowledge and Expertise: Analytical and Logical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multi-skill
  • Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty and Integrity.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office Packages and AutoCAD an added advantage.
Electrical Technicians

2 Positions

Reporting to: Maintenance Controller

Job Purpose

The job holder shall be responsible for expeditiously providing machine and process specialised skill and knowledge to electrical, instrumentation and control functions to optimise and support the operations, breakdown repair, planned preventive maintenance and problem solving activities of the plant to achieve the set targets of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within the established procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inspect electrical, instrumentation and control functions of equipment
  • Carry out overhauls on electrical plant, machinery and equipment as part of preventive maintenance
  • Attend to Electrical and Electronic breakdowns on all machinery, equipment, plant, company utility services and buildings required for production purposes
  • Support the maintenance, cleaning and operation of Air conditioning and ventilation systems, Refrigeration Systems, Pneumatic Systems, Fire Alarm and Fire Extinguisher systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence and Power Generators
  • Training machine operators on newly commissioned machinery and assisting in setting machines as per product specifications
  • Recording, Analysis and control of utilities usage and maintenance in the Plant on a daily basis
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance works executed
  • Carrying out RCM II analysis and prepare reports
  • Undertaking QEHS inspections, submitting the report to the Maintenance Controller plus taking corrective action to the non-conformances
  • Apply safety Acts, Policies, Procedures, SOPs and agreements including safety of machines / equipment, self and personnel in the factory
  • Adhere to environmental act, legislation, policies, standards and agreements at all times
  • Participate in achieving Engineering KPIs
  • Monitor the performance of plant machinery and equipment and make recommendations to the Maintenance Controller for improvement including identifying spare parts required.
  • Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
  • Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for improvement including system changes
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Controller
Person Specification

In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum higher diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Technical knowledge and Expertise: Analytical and Logical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Be confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work with minimal supervision and for long hours – including Sat. and Sun.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multiskill
  • Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty and Integrity.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office Packages and AutoCAD an advantage.
Plant Mechanic 

1 Position

Reporting to: Maintenance Controller

Job Purpose

The job holder shall be responsible for expeditiously carrying out breakdown repairs and maintenance of the plant and vehicles to achieve the set targets of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within the established procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inspect and attend to breakdowns on all machinery, vehicles, equipment, plant, company utility services and buildings required for production purposes
  • Installation, fabrication, repairs and monitoring the manufacturing facility and carrying out general repairs in factory and office facilities
  • Inspection of machines and vehicles for internal faults & over-hauling.
  • Undertake emergency recovery services in case of plant and vehicle breakdowns.
  • Carry out mechanical welding, fabrication and general plumbing works.
  • Ensures compliance to the traffic regulation and driving code
  • Carry our minor repairs on motor vehicles and liaise with engineering stores supervisor for major repairs.
  • Assists in carrying out purchases and other drop offs
  • Support the maintenance, cleaning and operation of Air conditioning and ventilation systems, Refrigeration Systems, Pneumatic Systems, Fire Alarm and Fire Extinguisher systems, Effluent Treatment Plant, Electric Fence and Power Generators
  • Training machine operators on newly commissioned machinery and plant and assisting in setting machines as per product specifications
  • Recording, analysis and control of utilities usage and maintenance in the Plant on a daily basis
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance works executed
  • Carrying out RCM II analysis and prepare reports
  • Undertaking QEHS inspections, submitting the report to the Maintenance Controller plus taking corrective action to the non-conformances
  • Apply safety Acts, Policies, Procedures, SOPs and agreements including safety of machines / equipment, self and personnel in the factory
  • Adhere to environmental act, legislation, policies, standards and agreements at all times
  • Participate in achieving Engineering KPIs
  • Monitor the performance of plant machinery and equipment and make recommendations to the Maintenance Controller for improvement including identifying spare parts required.
  • Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
  • Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for improvement including system changes
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Maintenance Controller
Person Specification

In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum higher diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Technical knowledge and Expertise: Analytical and Logical thinking, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multi-skill
  • Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty and Integrity.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office Packages and AutoCAD an advantage.
Technical Operator 

5 Positions

Reporting to: Production Shift Leader

Job Purpose

The job holder shall be responsible for overseeing and operating the powder milling/mixing, Jar line or Sachet line process areas to achieve the set targets of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Global Efficiency (GE), and Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QEHS) standards, within the established procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure proper care and maintenance of machines through execution of daily operations and maintenance as per specified procedures on startups for the powder milling/mixing system, Jar line or Sachet line process areas
  • Monitor the operating parameters of the process for continuity and efficiency of operations to realize the set production output targets of required quality standards. Oversee and perform product quality checks in process area [Quality at source]
  • Oversee and comply to GMP standards through correct use of product change over procedures, sanitation of lines and equipment and maintenance SOPs
  • Oversee and adhere to HACCP and participate in HACCP reviews
  • Oversee and conform to quality procedures and SOPs
  • Execute the process area production plan. Control process waste in process area and carry out daily stocks reconciliation and maintain accurate records
  • Ensure efficient operation of equipment in process area
  • Perform process area walk-abouts to identify problems & opportunities for improvement including system changes
  • Actively participate in control of resource utilization and identify cost savings and plant improvement opportunities and initiatives
  • Manage correct use of PPE and safety devices
  • Adhere to all legislation and QEHS, policies, procedures requirements and regulations
  • Apply and adhere to all safety acts, policies, procedures, SOPs and agreements. Be responsible for safety of machines/equipment, self and others
  • Adhere to all environmental legislation, policies, standards, procedures and agreements
  • Participate in formulation and achievement of Plant Vision, Production plans and Manufacturing KPIs
  • Dismantle and assemble machines during shutdown under the direction of the Maintenance Controller.
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the Production Shift Leader
Person Specification

In order to succeed in this role, it is expected that the ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum higher diploma in Plant operation or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Technical knowledge and Expertise: Computer literate, First Aid, Analytical, Communication, Fork lift driving, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Confident, innovative and proactive and have willingness and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and ability to multi-skill
  • Strong Team Player with high levels of accountability, responsibility, honesty and Integrity.
  • Proficiency in Ms Office Packages.
How to apply

Applicants should submit their CV’s to the Human Resources Advisor by the 27th October 2011.

Please note that only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be afforded an interview.

Cadbury Kenya is an equal opportunity employer

Cadbury Kenya Ltd
Ol Kalou Road, Industrial Area
P.O. Box 45466 -00100
Nairobi, Kenya

www.cadbury.com

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