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Career Opportunities At Almasi Beverages Limited

Almasi Beverages Ltd is a company which was born out of a merger of three Coca-Cola bottling companies of Rift Valley Bottlers, Kisii Bottlers and Mount Kenya Bottlers. Almasi’s purpose is to increase shareholder value by manufacturing, packaging, distributing and selling Coca-Cola products. 

Within its two years of existence, the company has transformed itself into a highly competitive company through its innovative Change strategy focusing on strong distribution & manufacturing, selling driven by a strong and capable workforce and professional leadership. In order to cement and establish sustainability of the gains, the company is looking for capable people to deliver on the following roles:

ABL/HR/JAD-017/16: Regional Sales Manager

The Role

Based in Kisii, Eldoret or Nyeri and reporting to the General Manager.
The role will be responsible for carrying out sales forecast and the development of operational strategies at the regional level to ensure the sale and profitability of the full range of our products. The role will conduct analysis on business, industry and total market trends to inform strategic decisions and actions. 

Will be accountable for the regions sales performance and the continuous growth and maintenance of market share and will ensure value creation and commercial business growth through the establishment and maintenance of strong business relationships with our customers and other related stakeholders. 

More specifically the role will be responsible for regional business growth and the achievement of targets in volume, revenue, market & trade development, new business and staff development. It will establish and oversee the implementation of functional business plans /budgets to realize value for money.

The Person

We are looking for an energetic, business focused, results driven manager who can work in high pressure and high performance change environment. The role requires a versatile, quick learner and adaptable team player and team developer. 

The person will have at least 7 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing Management of which at 4 years must be at the level of a senior sales Manager in a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) organization. Experience in the beverage industry will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelors’ degree and professional qualifications in sales and marketing. Must have a valid driving license and be of unquestionable character with outstanding leadership skills.

ABL/HR/JAD-018/16: Quality Assurance Manager

The Role

Based in Kisii, Nyeri or Eldoret and reporting to the Plant General Manager.

The role will provide expert input in formulation, execution and review of plant operational strategies in the area of quality management and will assist in the development of annual budgets relating to the production of quality products. It will be fully accountable for total quality management (TQM) in the plant hence assuring quality through the total value chain from incoming materials to the final product in the market. 

Develop and provide oversight for all quality control procedures including the verification of test results in line established TCCQS and statutory standards and specifications for both quality and quantity. 

The role maintains excellent customer relations in handling all customer complaints relating to the quality of our products by conducting technical investigations and providing solutions to the company and satisfaction to the customer. The role will develop and from time to time review sanitization and hygiene procedures to continually improve standards within the plant and manage and develop staff in the quality assurance department.

The Person

We are looking for a customer centric, honest and highly experienced Quality assurance professional with a minimum five (5) years’ experience in quality control and assurance in a large and very busy FMCG organization. He or she will be ready to work under pressure and meet the expectations of both internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will possess


a bachelors’ degree in food science and technology or related and have specific qualifications in quality assurance management. Candidates experienced in working with ERPs will stand high chances of consideration and experience in the Coca Cola system will be an added advantage.

ABL/HR/JAD-019/16: Production Shift Supervisor

Based in Kisii, Nyeri or Eldoret and reporting to the Production Manager.
The role will be responsible for the daily planning of production work and execution of the day’s plan to achieve agreed target. 

The role will among other tasks perform daily allocation of work to shift staff, monitor production line operations to ensure optimum line utilization, coordinate response to line downtimes, manage GMP at the production plant and environment and ensure the production of high quality products in close liaison with the quality assurance team. 

The role will supervise, appraise and develop a large team of production shift staff and will maintain records of the total production process on a daily basis.

The Person

We are looking for a versatile and hands on food processing professional with a minimum three (3) years’ experience at a supervisory level in a very busy food processing plant. He/she must be a graduate in Food science and technology or related. Must have worked in an ISO certified production environment. Experience in carbonated beverages production will be an added advantage. He / She will work in ERP environment hence previous experience in manufacturing ERPs will count.

ABL/HR/JAD-020/16: Operations Supervisor

Based in Kisii, Nyeri or Eldoret and reporting to the Operations Manager.

The role will be responsible for the daily planning of distribution operations work and execution of the day’s plan to achieve agreed targets. The role will among other tasks perform daily allocation of work to operations staff including loading, offloading & warehouse assistants, truck drivers among others. 

The role will be accountable for inventory in the plant both in full goods and empty containers , customer satisfaction in relation to timely and in full delivery of customer orders and the effective management of staff to achieve set targets. Effective and efficient fleet management will be a key success factor in this role.

The Person

We are looking for a hands on, apt and experienced planner with highly developed coordination skills. The ideal candidate will be of high integrity having hands on experience in the management of operations in a high produce - to - stock organization. He or she must have a minimum three (3) years’ experience at a supervisory level in a very fast consumer goods distribution organization. 

The successful candidate will have a bachelors’ degree in Supply Chain management, Business administration or related.

Qualifications in Accounting will be an added advantage. He / she must be ready to work for long hours under pressure and must have highly developed and applied interpersonal skills.

ABL/HR/JAD-021/16: Cooler / Refrigeration Technician

The Role

Based at Nyeri, Kisii or Eldoret and reporting to the Area Sales Manager.

The role will be responsible for maintenance of market refrigeration equipment, performing repairs, input into the formulation of maintenance budgets for market equipment and conducting dealer education on use of cooling equipment to minimize misuse and downtime.

The Person

The successful candidate will possess a diploma in refrigeration systems and must have a minimum 3 years’ experience in the repair and maintenance of refrigeration systems in a busy organization. He/she must be able to work with least supervision and be of unquestionable integrity.

The candidate must possess a valid driving license and be an experienced rider.

ABL/HR/JAD-022/16: Engineering Technician

Based at Nyeri, Kisii or Eldoret and reporting to the Production Manager.

The role will be responsible for operating different equipment in the production line, routine maintenance of the line and attending to occasional line breakdowns to ensure high mechanical efficiency and high line utilization

The Person

The successful candidate will possess a diploma in Engineering ( Mechatronics) and must have a minimum 2 years’ experience in technical operations of a production line in a very busy organization. He/she must be able to work under pressure, be apt and keen on completing tasks within highly ambitious lead-times without compromising quality. 

Experience in working in an ISO certified environment is requisite and having worked with carbonated beverage production line is an added advantage

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application letter and CV to careerjobs@almasibeverages.co.ke

Closing date for applications will be: 25th April 2016.

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