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Kapset Tea Factory Co. Ltd Vacant Positions

1.    Plant Technician
2.    Senior Factory Electrician
3.    Tea Extension Services Assistant
Kapset Tea Factory Co. Ltd is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, dynamic and self motivated persons to fill the following vacant positions.
Plant Technician
1 Post
Reporting to the Factory Unit Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Maintenance of factory machinery and fleet of vehicles;
  • Preparing timely and accurate maintenance schedules and reports;
  • Installation and commissioning of new machinery and equipment;

  • Advising management on sourcing as well as controlling usage of spares for both factory machinery and fleet of vehicles;
  • Allocation of duties and supervision of the factory maintenance team of mechanics and electricians;
  • Observing and complying with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:
  • ‘O’ Level Division II or KCSE ‘C’ plain;
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) from a recognized institution;
  • At least five (5) years working experience in a busy reputable manufacturing establishment;
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge in Quality & Food Safety Management systems will be an added advantage.
Senior Factory Electrician
1 Post
Reporting to the Plant Technician, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Supervising electrical maintenance staff in the factory;
  • Electrical installation and maintenance of electrical equipment in the factory;
  • Motor rewinding and maintenance;
  • Maintenance of fuel oil burners and other boiler accessories;
  • Requisitioning and verification of quality electrical spares and accessories; follow up on the required spares, tools and equipment;
  • Observing and complying with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations;
  • Design and fabricate any electrical works as directed by management;
  • Be a custodian of factory electrical maintenance records.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:-
  • ‘O’ Level Division II or KCSE ‘C’ plain;
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution;
  • At least three (3) years working experience in a similar position;
  • Those with experience in handling electrical boiler burners will have an added advantage;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Knowledge of Quality & Food Safety Management systems will be an added advantage.
Tea Extension Services Assistant
2 Posts
Reporting to the Field Services Coordinator, the successful candidates will be responsible for-
  • Carrying out farm demonstrations 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;
The ideal candidates should have the following qualifications, skills and experience:-
  • ‘O’ Level Division II or KCSE ‘C’ plain;
  • Diploma in Agriculture/ Extension Services from a recognized institution;
  • At least three (3) years experience in tea extension and/or other agronomic practices;
  • Clean driving license classes F and G
  • Computer literacy;
  • Knowledge of Quality & Food Safety Management systems will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates who meet the above minimum requirements for these job are requested to send their applications accompanied with detailed CVs, copies of testimonials/certificates, names and addresses of at least three (3) referees to the address below to reach not later than 24th September 2010.
The Factory Unit Manager,
Kapset Tea Factory Co. Ltd,
P. O.Box 1186, , Kericho
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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