Chemelil Sugar Engineers, PR Mgr, and Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya

Chemelil Sugar Company Limited

Our Company is a leading sugar miller with a heritage spanning over forty years, situated in Western Kenya along Awasi – Nandi Hills road (About 55km from Kisumu). 
We seek for suitable qualified and experienced Kenyan citizens who are dynamic, self motivated and results oriented candidates for the following positions.

Engineer Manager – Workshop, Projects And Planning

Reporting to: Head of Factory

Key Responsibilities
  • Make proposals for new projects and initiate tendering process upon approval.
  • Oversee the execution of factory approved projects.
  • Generate project designs, drawings, and bill of materials for project implementation.
  • Maintain and update relevant technical data and catalogues.
  • Co-ordinates the commissioning and handover of completed projects.
  • Oversee timely completion of jobs forwarded to workshop(fabricated spares and serviced equipment parts)
  • Oversee proper costing and charging of jobs carried out in the workshop and building
  • Provision of proper tools and workshop equipment for execution of jobs.
  • Monitor compliance to safety of equipment and workers in the section.
  • Provision of building services to the entire factory.
  • Propose revenue and capital budget for the section.
  • Manage the maintenance plan and requirements for weekly/annual OOC maintenance.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives.
Minimum Qualifications
  • • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Production Engineering or equivalent.
  • • Minimum five (5) years relevant working experience with emphasis to project implementation, workshop services and industrial planning.
  • • A registered member of the Engineers Registration Board.
Engineer – Mechanical

Reporting to: Engineering Manager – Mechanical

Key Responsibilities
  • Inspect all equipment and ensure that they are in good working condition.
  • Plan, carryout daily, weekly preventive and routine maintenance tasks and ensure that they are carried out well.
  • Prepare annual maintenance schedule in consultation with the Engineering Manager – Mechanical on manning levels and material requirements.
  • Ensure that the annual maintenance tasks are carried out well.
  • Co-ordinate with production section on proper utilisation and availability of plant and equipment.
  • Ensure safe working conditions and safety of personnel and equipment
  • Ensure servicing of plant and equipment for optimum operating efficiency.
  • Install and commission plant and equipment.
  • Propose for approval and procurement of plant, spares required.
  • Prepare budgets for operation and maintenance of plant and equipment for approval.
  • Supervise staff doing plant maintenance and ensure safe working conditions and safety of workers and equipment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Membership to a relevant professional body – e.g. Institute of Engineers of Kenya
  • Minimum five (5) years relevant experience gained from a large agricultural concern preferably sugar industry
Public Relations Manager

Reporting to: Managing Director

Key Responsibilities
  • Initiate ideas for all corporate publications of information about the company in the mass media and in-house magazine to enhance the corporate image amongst stakeholders and the public including editing and publishing.
  • Conceptualise and develop PR programmes for implementation by the Section to achieve its sectional as well as corporate objectives
  • Evaluate grants and sponsorship requests using a Corporate Responsibility Charter and implement appropriate corporate social responsibility programmes
  • Initiate and develop plans and activities budget for effective implementation of PR programmes
  • Provide preceding PR marketing education to facilitate acceptance of newly launched company products including sugar brand and services
  • Administer Company’s website
  • Provide strategic financial PR counselling to management and stakeholder
  • Develop good work ethic and culture change programme
  • Design innovative PR and marketing promotional materials
  • Attend and represent company’s interests in corporate functions and conferences.
  • Enhance the Company’s image through potential image building disciplines including sports to facilitate achievement of company’s objectives and goals
  • Monitor current and emerging trends in sugar sales.
  • Prepare concept papers, speeches, corporate presentations for Management (Managing director and Company Chairman or Board representative)
  • Develop and implement strategy for creating a high performing organisational culture based on transparency, integrity, accountability to ensure the company’s corporate image and identity are extolled.
  • Originate and co-ordinate displays and exhibitions portfolio for the company, both for corporate and marketing significance, with focus on informational and promotional strategies (campaigns)
  • Recommend and commission all communication strategies for the company
  • Recommend and coordinate social and welfare programmes that are under the auspices of corporate communication and marketing such as sports, parties, donations, anniversaries
  • Promote customer and investor relations for the company
  • Initiate and commission opinion audits, image surveys, complaints feedback mechanism, and advice management
  • Interact with outside publics on both corporate and image related issues with a view to establishing mutual beneficial relationship
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Communication or Social Science with a post graduate diploma in Journalism/ Public Relations
  • Membership to a relevant Professional body like the Public Relations Society of Kenya is an added advantage
  • Minimum five (5) year experience in any reputable agro-based public institution
Clinical Officer

Reporting to: Medical Officer

Key Responsibilities
  • Work with the nurses and other staff in the Medical centre including the paramedical staff and ensure adherence to the right medical procedures and policies.
  • Diagnose and prescribe the right medication to patients.
  • Run duty as clinical officer on call, conducts ward rounds and attends to emergencies.
  • Examine and refer complicated cases to Senior Clinical Officer/Medical Officer who approves referrals to approved hospitals for specialised medical management.
  • Prepare data for medical reports.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine.
  • Membership of relevant professional body such as the Clinical Officers’.
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant experience as a general practitioner/Clinical Officer in a busy hospital.
If you meet the above criteria, please send an application letter with a detailed curriculum vitae stating your age, present employer, position, current salary and benefits, expected salary, day time telephone number and addresses of three referees to reach the undersigned by 2nd August 2012.

Our Vision: The Company of choice in the manufacturing of sugar and related products.

Managing Director
Chemelil Sugar Company Limited
P. O. Box 1649

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