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Nzoia Sugar Company Excellent Career Opportunities in Kenya

Nzoia Sugar Company Limited, a sugar manufacturing company situated in Western Kenya invites suitable candidates to the following positions:

1. Engineering Manager (Mechanical) 
1 Position

The key objective of the job is to ensure maximum plant availability and achieve maximum performance of various equipment in the factory.The successful applicant for the position will report to the Factory Manager.

This is a senior and critical position in the factory operations and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate leadership qualities, maturity and

ability to work under pressure.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • To plan and ensure timely maintenance of all factory mechanical equipment and machinery.
  • To prepare and implement maintenance of plant equipment.
  • To timely initiate procurement of relevant spares.
  • To ensure new equipment and spares meet prescribed standards.
  • To design and ensure production of alternative parts/components to sustain plant operations at minimal costs.
  • To provide management with technical advice on all mechanical engineering matters.
  • To co-ordinate shift operations so as to ensure smooth factory running.
  • To ensure adherence to all safety practices.
  • To prepare sectional annual budget and control costs.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience four of which should be at a senior position.
  • Computer literate and knowledge of spreadsheet application.
  • Evidence of overseeing/managing repairs of various sugar industry equipment and projects.
  • Experience in factory maintenance, planning and implementation.
  • Knowledge of CPM and/or Project Management
  • Experience in sugar industry will be an added advantage.
  • Age between 33-50 years.
2. Instruments Engineer 
(Re-Advertisement)

The key objective of the job is to ensure proper maintenance/functioning of all instruments and control systems and equipment in factory. The successful applicant of the position will report to the Engineering Manager (Electrical).

This is a critical position in factory operations and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work with dedication.

Key Tasks Responsibilities
  • To ensure proper operation and maintenance of instrumentation and control systems in the factory
  • To timely initiate the procurement/replenishment of relevant spares for the instrumentation and control systems
  • To ensure proper functioning and maintenance of the weighbridges and other weighing and measuring equipment.
  • To calibrate and standardize all scales in line with Government regulations.
  • To ensure proper adjustment and setting of the safety shutdown systems of the equipment in the plant.
  • To effectively carry out preventive' maintenance of all plant instrumentation and control systems.
  • To ensure installation and commissioning of new instrumentation equipment in liaison with relevant authorities.
  • To ensure accurate maintenance of all instrumentation, control systems and equipment inventory.
  • To carry out suitable modifications to improve/sustain operations.
  • To liaise with other departments to ensure that all instrumentation equipment are functioning
Qualification and experience
  • Academic/Prof. Qualification: Bsc. Electronics/Instrumentation or equivalent
  • Relevant Work Experience: 4 years
  • Skills: Computer knowledge
  • Job knowledge: Full understanding in instrumentation and control engineering
  • Age: 27-45 years
Those with Higher National Diploma (HND) and relevant experience of six (6) years will also be
considered

Those who had applied earlier following our previous advertisement need not to apply

3. Legal Officer 
(1 Position)

The key objective of the job is to liaise with the company lawyers and prepare cases for hearing. The successful applicant for the position will report to the Company Secretary. This is a senior position in the company and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate leadership qualities, reliability, maturity, assertiveness, analytical and interpersonal skills, and be result-oriented. We are looking for a Kenyan aged between 26-40 years to fill the position.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • To liaise with company lawyers and prepare for case hearings
  • To prepare write-ups for court hearings
  • To track and revive legal documents
  • To appropriately insure all company assets and employees
  • To draft and execute suitable agreements/deeds on behalf of the company
  • To carry out legal research for the company
  • To lodge insurance claims with underwriters for compensation
  • To maintain and update court case files and registers
Qualifications and Experience
  • Academic qualification: University degree LIB
  • Professional Qualification: Advocate of the High court of Kenya with a current practicing certificate.
  • A member of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries (K)
  • Relevant Work Experience: 3 years
  • Skills: Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Age: 26 to 40 years
Applicants interested in the above positions should send their curriculum vitae, 2 passport size photographs, academic and professional qualifications, copy of the identification card together with the mobile/day time telephone contacts so as to reach the undermentioned on or before 29th April 2010

Managing Director
Nzoia Sugar Company Limited
P.O Box 285
Bungoma

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