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Finlays Technical Jobs in Kericho, Kenya

Heavy Plant Operators

The organization

Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability.

The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products. Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.

Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 21,000 people and annually exporting over 300 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of back tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract.

The Organization is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt. Kenya and Mombasa and works with 1,200 vegetables out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.

We need dynamic operators to fill the following in our Kericho Forestry operations
  • Eco-log Forwarder Operator
  • Eco-log Harvester Operator
  • Stump Harvester Operator

The job holders are expected to;
  • Operate the above machinery
  • Perform daily and weekly services on the machines
  • Diagnose defects and report any machine failure/ breakdowns on time
  • Ensure economic use of the machine and maintain the set fuel targets.
  • Accurately complete and keep machine records .
  • Ensure health and safety standards are adhered within the work environment
  • Obey traffic rules and regulation regarding driving the heavy plant .
  • Keep the machinery clean and well maintained .

Minimum requirements
  • KCSE level of education with Craft certificate in mechanics .
  • Valid driving license B,C,E,D and articulated .
  • Basic mechanic skills in repairs and maintenance of heavy plant .
  • Able to read, write and communicated clearly in English .
  • At least 5 years hands on experience in driving (operating) heavy plant and in particular eco-log equipment
  • Computer literate
  • Must be a team player and ready to learn.

How To Apply

If you meet the requirements of this position, please submit an application, including a detailed CV, your postal, e-mail and telephone contacts, current & expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees.

Your application, clearly indicating the position you are applying for should reach us not later than 29 March 2014 and be addressed to:

Human Resources Director
P. O BOX 223-20200

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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