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Rukuriri Tea Factory Jobs in Kenya - Tea Extension Services Assistant and Factory Supervisor

Rukuriri Tea Factory Co. Ltd is seeking to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions.

Tea Extension Services Assistant

Reporting to the Field Services Coordinator - the successful candidates will be responsible for:

  • Carrying out farm demonstration on crop maintenance at the assigned farms;
  • Training farmers on the application of fertilizer at their individual farms;
  • Establishing tea and tree nurseries for planting materials and ensuring proper maintenance as per laid down quality standards;
  • Training farmers on plucking of quality tea leaf;
  • Assisting farmers in planting quality tea plants and carrying out census of plant population;
  • Carrying out verification to new growers and transfer cases;
  • Training farmers on effective management of the established nurseries;
  • Liaising with other authorities in solving problems concerning tea growing;
  • Participating in communicating the company’s policies to farmers as and when required;
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:

  • O level Division II or KCSE C+ plus;
  • Diploma in Agriculture/ Extension Services from a recognized institution;
  • At least three (3) years experience in tea extension and other agronomic practices;
  • Clean driving license classes F and G;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Be aged between 25 and 35 years.

Factory Supervisor

Reporting to the Production Manager - the successful candidate will be responsible for: -

  • Maintaining accurate production records;
  • Supervision of staff in the assigned production lines;
  • Ensuring production of tea within set standards;
  • Ensuring maintenance of hygiene standards in the production floor;
  • Constantly liaising with the factory management on production floor issues;
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:

  • O’ level Division II or KCSE C plain;
  • Diploma in Food Science and Technology from a recognized institution;
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a tea or food processing establishment;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Be aged between 25 and 35 years.

Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements for these jobs are requested to send their applications accompanied with detailed CV’s, copies of testimonials/certificates, names and addresses of at least three (3) referees to the address below to reach not later than 19th March 2010.

The Factory Unit Manager,
Rukuriri Tea Factory Co. Ltd,
P.O. Box 166,
Runyenjes

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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