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Tea Extension Assistant , Factory Supervisor and Motor Vehicle Mechanic Jobs in Meru Kenya

Githongo Tea Factory Co. Ltd is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, dynamic and self motivated persons to fill the following vacant positions.

Tea Extension Assistant

Reporting to the Field Services Coordinator - the successful candidate will be responsible for:-
  • Carrying out farm demonstrations on crop maintenance at the assigned farms;
  • Training farmers on the application of fertilizer;
  • Assist in establishing tea and tree nurseries;

  • Ensuring their proper maintenance of tea farms;
  • 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 tea 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 candidate should possess the following qualifications skills and 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.
Factory Supervisor

Reporting to the Production Manager - the successful candidate will be responsible for: -
  • Ensuring that production of tea is carried out within the set quality standards;
  • Maintaining accurate production records;
  • Ensuring achievement of the set production targets;
  • Supervision of staff in the assigned production lines;
  • Ensuring maintenance of hygiene standards in the production floor;
  • Liaising with the factory management on production floor issues.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills and 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 food processing establishment;
  • Computer literacy.
Motor Vehicle Mechanic

Reporting to the Field Services Coordinator - the successful candidate will be responsible for: -
  • Carrying out routine maintenance the factory’s vehicle;
  • Fitting new parts in motor vehicles and equipment as required;
  • Carrying out inspection and repairs of motor vehicles;
  • Overhauling of motor vehicles and equipment to the required standards;
  • Keeping repair costs and analysis as required;
  • Ensuring safe custody of spares, tools and equipment assigned;
  • Initiating purchases of motor vehicle spare parts required for repairs;
  • Observing and complying with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills and experience:-
  • ‘O’ Level Division II or KCSE ‘C’ plain;
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) or Mechanical Engineering Technician III certificate;
  • A certificate of good conduct;
  • A minimum working experience of not less than five (5) years;
  • Computer literacy.
Interested candidates who meet the above minimum requirements for these jobs 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 28th October 2011.

Factory Unit Manager,
Githongo Tea Factory Co. Ltd,
P. O. Box 128,
Meru

Email:
 info@githongo.ktdateas.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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