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Recruitment at ACFC Kenya (19 Positions)


Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Spirits and Bakers’ Yeast located in Western Kenya. 

We are looking for qualified, experienced and self driven Kenyans with excellent interpersonal and ICT skills to fill the following vacant positions:

Electrical Engineer (1 position)

Reporting to Engineering Manager.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Ensure proper maintenance schedules are carried on electrical plant and equipment.
  • Plan for modification, upgrading, rehabilitation and improvement of electrical plant and equipment.
  • Provide technical leadership of the electrical engineering team to enable them implement plans and budgets aimed at improving performance.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 28 and 40 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent or Higher National Diploma (HND) (power option).
  • At least five (5) years of relevant experience in manufacturing firm.
Plant Manager (Spirit Bottling Plant) (1 position)

Reporting to Production Manager.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Review drawings for erecting spirit bottling plant and make necessary changes.
  • Oversee construction of the pant and layout.
  • Evaluate flavors from all markets within and outside Kenya and recommend suitable blends.
  • Work with marketing department to evaluate customer preferences and satisfying their needs.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 28 and 35 years of age.
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Fermentation and Alcohol Technology.
  • Specific experience in blending flavors with spirits.
  • At least three years of relevant working experience.
  • Experience in erecting and installation of bottling plant will be an added advantage.
Accountant (1 position)

Reporting to Financial Accountant.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Responsible for collecting, analyzing, compiling and reporting management accounts for effective decision making.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 28 and 40 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant II or equivalent.
  • Three years experience in a busy financial department.
  • Working knowledge of ERP will be and added advantage.
Weighbridge Supervisor (1 position)

Reporting to Assistant Manager (Materials).

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Responsible for handling, storage and dispatch of finished products and maintenance of appropriate records.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 30 and 40 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business related discipline.
  • Diploma in Purchasing and supplies.
  • Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  • Minimum 3 years experience in busy procurement department.
Projects Engineer (1 position)

Reporting to Assistant Manager (Projects).

a) Key Result Area:
  • Carry out projects aimed at plant improvement.
b) Job specification
  • Must be between 25 to 30 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Certified knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Project packages.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a busy manufacturing firm.
Assistant Security Officer (1 position)

Reporting to Security Officer.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Supervision of in-house and contracted security services.
  • Liaison with external security agencies for preventive action.
  • Assists in investigations and prosecutions.
b) Job specification
  • Must be between 30 to 40 years of age.
  • Minimum KCSE C plain.
  • Minimum Diploma in Security Management or must served for at least 5 years in the rank of corporal and above in uniformed service.
  • Clean certificate of discharge.
  • Valid certificate of good conduct.
Safety Artisan (Electrical) (1 position)

Reporting to Health & Safety Supervisor.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Ensuring all electrical equipments and boilers are operating and maintained within required parameters.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 28 and 35 years of age.
  • Minimum KCSE C plain.
  • Diploma in Environmental Engineering.
  • At least 2 years relevant experience gained in a food manufacturing concern.
Electrical Artisan (1 position)

Reporting to Electrical Foreman.

a) Key Result Area:
  • Maintenance and servicing of electrical machines/equipment.
  • Maintenance and servicing of motors, UPS,VCDs etc
  • Trouble shooting of electrical circuits and carrying out repairs.
  • Responsible for electrical plant operations during shifts.
b) Job specification
  • Must be between 25 to 35 years of age.
  • KCSE C plain.
  • Holders of Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a busy manufacturing firm.
Mechanical Artisan (1 positions)

Reporting to Mechanical Foreman.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Maintenance , servicing and repairs of mechanical machines and equipment including but not limited to pumps, valves, engines, compressors, blowers fans ,tanks and vessels etc.
  • Trouble shooting of mechanical machines and equipment.
  • Operations of machines and equipment operations while on shift duty.
b) Job specification:
  • Between 25-35 years of age.
  • KCSE mean grade C plain.
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a busy food processing plant.
Process Plant Operators (8 positions)

Reporting to Process Superintendent.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Operate processing plant as per laid down work instructions and ensure good housekeeping.
b) Job specification:
  • Between 25-35 years of age.
  • KCSE mean grade C or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Food Science & Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years experience gained in a food manufacturing factory.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001-2008 and 22000-2005 will be an added advantage.
Stores Clerk (1 position)

Reporting to Stores Supervisor.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Responsible for receipts and issuance of goods to user sections.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 25 and 35 years of age.
  • Minimum KCSE C plain.
  • Diploma in Purchasing and supplies.
  • Minimum 1 years experience purchasing and logistics.
Weighbridge Operator (1 position)

Reporting to Weighbridge Supervisor.

a) Key Result Areas:
  • Assisting in handling, storage and dispatch of finished products.
b) Job specification:
  • Must be between 25 and 35 years of age.
  • Diploma in Purchasing and supplies.
  • Minimum KCSE C plain.
  • Minimum 1 years experience in busy procurement department.
Applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials, current and expected salary and allowances (attach latest pay slip),names and addresses of at least three referees ,two passport size photos, copy of national identity card should be sent to the undersigned on or before May 17,2013.

Human Resource Manager
Agro-Chemical & Food Company Limited
P.O. Box 18-40107
Muhoroni-Kenya

ACFC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 
Female applicants as encouraged to apply.

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