Full-Time Kenya Seed Company Recruits Chief Engineer
Kenya Seed Company (KSC) Limited is an ISO certified Strategic State Corporation in the Agricultural sector and with Subsidiaries in Tanzania and Uganda that produces and markets top quality certified seeds with an overall objective of adding value to the farming business and contributing to food self sufficiency in Kenya and beyond.
In order to carry out this mandate effectively, the Company is seeking for dedicated, passionate and highly driven individuals with strong attention to detail, who are able to demonstrate strong analytical skills, result oriented, excellent time managers and team players to fill the under mentioned vacant position.
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Job Group: KS.04
Advert Ref No: PE/ 02/2013
Place of Work: Seed Driers Processing Complex or as may be instructed
Department: Processing & Engineering
Reporting to: Chief Engineer
Supervises: Technician; Clerks of Works; Maintenance Officer
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Engineering Manager the job holder;
Organizes maize seed, maize rejects and wheat, intake to Seed Driers in coordination with production division.
Receives and documents for payment of seed maize and rejects delivered to Seed Driers by maize growers.
Ensures efficient quality maize selection, drying, shelling, processing, cleaning, grading, dressing, labeling, weighing, sewing and packaging.
Ensures general cleanliness around Seed Driers factory/Camp.
Effects general hygiene e.g fumigation, rat control proper stacking and arrangement of seed in the store.
Documents raw seed at the Factory, packed seed to Marketing Division and maize rejects to millers.
Ensures timely report submission as per requirements.
Manages working/ payment of staff in the factory.
Ensures efficient utilization of staff.
Ensures availability processing materials for use
Ensures effective and efficient utilization of Seed Driers plant, equipment and other machinery
Ensures appropriate periodical repair and maintenance of machinery
Supervises new constructions at Seed Driers.
Ensures company documentation procedure and financial procedures are followed.
Prepares periodic reports
Carries out any other duties as may be directed by management.
Must be a holder of degree in Mechanical/ Production or related Engineering field
Must be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya and in possession of a valid practicing license
9 years minimum experience in engineering duties
Good Communication and interpersonal skills
Candidates who meet the criteria given should submit their applications together with their up to date CVs including details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees, while at the same time attaching copies of all certificates/ testimonials and ID and be hand delivered or mailed so as to reach the Managing Director at the Address below not later than Friday, 11th October 2013.
All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked.
Applications may also be submitted by email to [email protected] with all relevant attachments as sought above
Kenya Seed Company Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lack of inclusion of all copies of documentation/details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The Managing Director,
Kenya Seed Company ltd,
P.O Box 553- 30200
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