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Senior Factory Electrician and Tea Extension Services Assistant Jobs in Karatina Kenya

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

Senior Factory Electrician

1 Post

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

  • Supervising electrical maintenance staff in the factory;
  • Installation and maintenance of electrical equipment in the factory;
  • Maintenance and servicing of standby generators;
  • Motor rewinding and maintenance;
  • Maintenance of fuel oil burners and other boiler accessories;
  • Diagnosing electrical faults and ensuring timely maintenance and repairs;
  • Requisitioning and verification of quality electrical spares and accessories;
  • Observing and complying with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations.
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:-
  • ‘O’ Level Division II or KCSE ‘C’ plain or above;
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technician III certificate;
  • At least five (5) years relevant working experience;
  • Those with experience in handling electrical boiler burners will have an added advantage;
  • Computer literacy.
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 application of fertilizer;
  • Assist in establishing tea and tree nurseries;
  • Ensuring 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 of 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’ plain or above;
  • 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.
Interested candidates who meet the above minimum requirements for these jobs are requested to send their applications and 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 February 2012.

Factory Unit Manager,
Ragati Tea Factory Co. Ltd,
P. O. Box 790,

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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