KETEPA Assistant Factory Manager Job in Kericho Kenya

Kenya Tea Packers Limited seeks to recruit a qualified Kenyan citizen to fill the following position:
Assistant Factory Manager
Reporting to the Factory Manager, the holder will perform the following duties:
  • Assist in formulating factory production, implement and control production processes.
  • Participate actively in sourcing of appropriate grade of teas, liaise with suppliers of loose teas, and maintain records of supplies and stocks accordingly.
  • Liaise with the Quality Controller on receiving, blending and packing functions to ensure maintenance of required quality standards.
  • Play a key role in implementation and maintenance of ISO, HACCP and any other quality assurance systems that the company may undertake.
  • Implement plans that ensure efficient and effective utilization of plant equipment and machines.
  • Actively participate in new product development.
  • Implement and review adherence to occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Ensure good employee relations in the factory.
Qualifications and Competencies
Academic qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering or Food Science, chemistry or equivalent.
Professional qualifications
  • Computer literacy Qualified Tea Taster.
  • People management skills
  • Experience in implementation of ISO 9001 and 22000
  • Minimum 5 years’ working experience in tea processing, blending and/or packaging.
If you meet the above requirements, you are invited to submit an application letter attaching your current CV, indicating names and contacts (post office address, telephone and email) of 3 referees, copies of your certificates and testimonials to the address below, not later than 14th March 2014.
Human Resource and Administration Manager
Kenya Tea Packers Limited
P.O. Box 413-20200
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