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 Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation Career Opportunities

 Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation Career Opportunities

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 Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation Career Opportunities

The Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporationwas established through a Legal Gazette Notice No. 265 of 1986 as a State Corporation with the aim of promoting forest conservation by providing buffer zones of tea and assorted tree species to check against human encroachment into the forestland.

The Corporation is mandated to protect the gazetted forests from human encroachment by establishing continuous belts of tea bushes and assorted tree species which acts as a buffer between forests and communities living adjacent to the forests. The tea zones not only help to protect the forests but also in the rehabilitation of ecologically fragile areas.

Plant Technician

Job Description

PRIMARY 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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C(Plain) or equivalent

Professional Qualification

  • Advanced Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or Mechatronic Technology or equivalent qualification.

Experience

  • 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.

Strategy & Corporate Performance Manager

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Job Description

PRIMARY 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

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Bachelors degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Strategic Management or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage.

Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in similar position or in planning

Skills and Attributes

  • 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.

Production Supervisor

Job Description

PRIMARY 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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C(Plain)

Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in food science or related field

Experience

  • Three (3) years’ experience in production supervision

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office application.

Factory Mechanic (Plant)

Job Description

PRIMARY 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:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C (Plain) and above

Professional Qualification

  • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant option)

Experience

  • Three years’ in plant operations and maintenance.

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications.

Green Leaf Logistics Coordinator

Job Description

PRIMARY 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

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

 

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification.

Professional Qualifications

  • Diploma in Management/Transport Logistics.

Experience

  • Five (5) years’ of experience in transport and logistics

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.

Factory Electrician

Job Description

PRIMARY 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

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C(Plain)

Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Experience

  • 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.

Plant Operator

Job Description

PRIMARY 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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C(Plain) or equivalent

Professional Qualification

  • National Diploma in mechatronics or mechanical engineering (plants option) or equivalent qualification

Experience

Three (3) years’ experience in factory maintenance

Skills and Attributes

  • 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.

Lathe Operator (Roller Sharpener)

Job Description

PRIMARY 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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

KCSE C(Plain)

Professional Qualification

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

Experience

Must have a minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in similar processing plant.

Skills and Attributes

  • 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.

Welder / Fabricator

Job Description

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.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

KCSE C(Plain) and above

Professional Qualification

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (plant option) or its equivalent.

Experience

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.

Motor Vehicle Mechanic

Job Description

PRIMARY 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

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C(Plain)

Professional Qualification

  • National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • Driving License.

Experience

  • Three (3) years’ experience in a busy organization.

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Be self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Personal Assistant to Managing Director

Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Liaising with internal and external organization on public affairs.
  • Establishing and improving the degree of mutual understanding between the corporation and public as and when necessary.
  • Arranging for Board Members for visits to various educational places as and when required.
  • Participating in welfare activities as and when required.
  • Participating in smooth running of the executive office.
  • Managing the diary of the executive office in liaison with Executive secretary.
  • Participating in organizing and managing the board meetings and affairs in the Corporation.
  • Participating in provision of support services in ensuring smooth running of the executive office.
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts degree

Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in Public Relations/Secretarial/Office Administrative Services or equivalent qualification.

Experience

  • Five (5) years’ relevant experience

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications

Internships

Job Summary

In line with the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation is offering recent Degree graduates an exciting Opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan labour market. The successful applicants will be deployed in the tea plantations and the factory.

Experience Length: Less than 1 year

Job Description

Internship Requirements:

  • Must have graduated with B.Sc. in Agriculture or equivalent qualification, B.Sc. in Food Technology or its equivalent qualification.
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • Must have completed degree program within the last three (3) years (2015, 2016 and 2017).
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A team player.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Should be available full time for the entire duration of six months
  • Should be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Must not have been exposed to any work experience since graduation.
  • Be aged between 20 and 34 years.
  • Must be a person of integrity
  • Must be goal oriented, dynamic, self-driven and diligent individual.

Method of Application

Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a 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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