Manager, Plants Operations, Job in Kenya

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Manager, Plants Operations, Job in Kenya

Manager, Plants Operations,

Job purpose

Reporting to Managing Commissioner, the successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking maintenance, repair and construction activities in the Commission.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Overseeing the development, implementation and review of policies, strategies, guidelines and procedures on plant operations;
  • Facilitating the development of specifications and cost analysis of buildings, motor vehicles and plant;
  • Spearheading the preparation and installation of various equipment;
  • Overseeing inspection and evaluation of buildings and construction works and motor vehicles;
  • Interpreting architectural and engineering drawings, specifications;
  • Overseeing the preparation of specifications and estimates for building renovations and maintenance works;
  • Facilitating approval of building construction and maintenance contracts;
  • Facilitating maintenance, repair and construction activities in the Commission;
  • Ensuring economical generation of steam and electrical power usage;
  • Ensuring prescribed standards for industrial safety are applied as required by statutory regulating bodies;
  • Overseeing all KMC projects from design, implementation to completion; Management of capex;
  • Ensuring occupation safety and health within the Commission;
  • Overseeing refrigeration and cold chain management;
  • Ensuring maintenance of records for the plant;
  • Ensuring availability of adequate water, machine spares, working tools and equipment;
  • Coordinating motor rewinding to ensure reliance in motor management;
  • Spearheading the development and implementation of the Department’s plans, budgets and performance contract;
  • Ensuring compliance with good governance and code of ethics; and Managing and developing staff in the Department

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Civil/ Building/Construction Technology/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Civil/ Building/ Construction Technology/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/ Metallurgical/Instrumentation and Control Engineering or equivalent qualification from a
    recognized institution;
  • Served in the grade of Assistant Manager, Plant Operations or in a comparable and relevant position in the relevant field, which must be a senior management level;
  • Membership to a relevant professional body in good standing;
  • Certificate in Leadership Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer application skills;
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution;
  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Work experience with manufacturing industry is an added advantage.
  • Exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of the supply chain management function.

How to Apply

The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the REFERENCE NUMBER of the position applied for and be addressed to.

The Managing Commissioner
Kenya Meat Commission
P.O Box 2-00204

Online applications should be sent to:

All applications (Hard/ soft) must be received by close of business 21 April 2023.

Kenya Meat Commission is an equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Canvassing will result in automatic disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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