Transmara Sugar Company Transport / Logistics (Manager, Superintendant & Supervisors) Workshop Shift Superintendant, HR Officer and Cane Superintendant Jobs in Kenya

Transmara Sugar Company is an upcoming sugar factory . 
The factory is situated at Enoosean within  Transmara District. 
The factory is one of its kind, with “state of the art” technology. 
We wish to invite applications for the below listed positions. 
This is an immediate requirement.
1. Transport and Logistics Manager
Role: Ensure efficiency and effective transport services/logistics and delivery of cane logistical and management of the workshop and road network to achieve company transport and logistical objectives.
  • To ensure sufficient quantity of fresh cane is transported to the factory for crushing as per the set target..
  • Work closely with roads engineer to ensure roads are accessible.
  • Develop standards for best loading and transportation practices.
  • Formulate strategies to reduce fuel pilferages.
Academic Qualifications
  • Bsc in agriculture engineering mechanical or equivalent.
  • Diploma in transport management with 10 years experience with a medium/large fleet preferably in agriculture environment.
  • Managerial, leadership skills, public relations, logistics and planning 
  • Computer skills.
2. Transport and Logistics Superintendant
Role: Coordinate transport allocation and control of transport facilities.
  • He/she is the principal assistant to the transport logistics manager and will assist the duties enlisted above other duties.
  • Ensure harvested cane is transported for milling within the given timeframe
Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma in transport management
  • Communication, managerial, technical and logistical ability.
  • Over 5 years experience in agricultural industry with adequate fleet in agriculture or equipments.
3. Transport and Logistics Supervisors
Role: To coordinate and provide logistical support both at the desk and field.

  • Establishment of fleet availability to ensure cane is delivered within 2 days.
  • Determine and regulate fuel balances and standard rates/k • Ensure tractors load adequately and good practises are in place and delivered in the sequence of harvest
  • Ensure field clerks are on site and collect cane and farmer’s records are correctly posted.
Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma in transport management or business administration.
  • Over 3 years experience in supervisory capacity in a fleet management environment, preferably in an agricultural set up
7. Workshop Shift Superintendant
Role: To inspect, diagnose and repair machines and avail them for use with minimal turn around time and as
minimal cost.

  • Principle key assistant to workshop head and the above duties apply.
Academic Qualifications
  • Diploma in mechanical/electrical automotive or final proficiency in craft certificate.
  • Supervisory skills and other managerial exposure/techniques.
  • ERP knowledge preferred.
  • A minimum of 5years experience in a busy fleet/heavy machinery experience.
8. Human Resource Officer
Role: principle assistant to the human resource manager who will ensure provision of quality personnel
services and maintenance of accurate personnel records.

  • Handling grievances and discipline
  • Ensure compliance to statutory regulations in respect to employment and employee welfare
  • Administer medical scheme NHIF, NSSF and other administrative responsibilities.
  • Maintenance of accurate personnel records, in particular employees attendance.
  • Handle, prepare and process employee salaries and other payments in liaison with payroll accountant
  • Assist in recruitment and selection process, implement and administer established schemes.
Academic Qualification
  • Degree in social science or business administration.
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • 5 years experience in a busy professional environment preferably in an agricultural environment, FMCG knowledge in payroll preparation in a biometric environment and ERP will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal.
8. Cane Superintendant
The ideal candidate will be deployed in the out growers region to draw up specific agricultural programmes,
monitoring and controlling the quality of agricultural operations.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Shall be in charge of staff under the cane department.
  • Ensure the achievement of budgeted cane area.
  • Ensure the supply of budgeted cane.
  • Organize training of staff and farmers on cane husbandry.
  • Shall ensure the required cane is availed to the factory.
  • Be a link between the research division and the farmer to disseminate new techniques in cane husbandry.
  • Shall advise the management on day to day problems that may affect the availability of cane
  • Shall maintain proper cane position on a monthly basis from the respective area of work.
  • A degree in general agriculture, or sugar technology.
  • Over 8 years experience in agriculture set up preferably in Sugar Industry, 3 of which one must have served in a similar position or senior managerial position in agriculture department.
  • Demonstrate merit and ability as reflected in work performance and result.
  • Hands on person and self driven.
  • Knowledge in IT and communication skills is essential to this position.
The applications should be sent to the below address on or before (One week from this advert)
The Human Resource Manager,
Transmara Sugar Company Ltd
P.O.Box- 113 , Kilgoris.

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