KCCD Production Supervisor, Marketing & PR Assist and Distribution Officer Jobs in Kenya

A leading coffee dealer, The Kenya Cooperative Coffee Dealers Limited is looking for suitable persons to fill the positions:-
Production Supervisor for KCCD
Reports to: General Manager

Position Description:- Supervises production, employees, and plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise contract and casual employees
  • Schedule production and supervise its implementation
  • Develop processing procedures and ensure that they are implemented
Skills required in undertaking the role:
  • Time management
  • Leadership skills
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Good Interpersonal Skills
  • SOP implementation, and Housekeeping and GMP.
  • Basic Knowledge of coffee roasting,
  • Production processes, quality control
  • Costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of goods
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Personal Attributes:
  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers,
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments,
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees.
Other requirements specific to the role:
  • Good Computer skills
  • Clean driving license 
  • At least 2 years’ experience at supervisory level in a beverage processing company
Marketing and PR Assist KCCD
General purpose
  • Coordinating KCCD/E website realignment-and maintenance-
  • Developing marketing and PR materials for local and international markets
  • Managing KCCD/Shiriki social media platform
  • Assisting sales team run below the line promotional activities and support with exhibitions
Skills required in undertaking the role:
  • Creative writing skills
  • Creativity in developing concepts
  • Leadership skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Good coordination skills
Personal Attributes:
  • Business and market place awareness
  • Communication –both  verbal and written
  • Ability to be proactive 
  • Result oriented
  • Self-driven and independent
Other requirements specific to the role:
  • A degree or diploma in marketing
  • working experience in a marketing environment
  • Good Computer skills
  • Clean driving license 
  • Previous experience marketing environment
  • Proven success in customer services areas relating to product selling
Distribution Officer
The post reports to the Stores Supervisor
Key responsibilities
  • To run errands and ensure smooth running of KCCD operations
  • Collect green coffee bought by KCCD  from dealers
  • Deliver coffee for roasting and to business outlets established by KCCD sales people
  • Ensuring the vehicle is in good running order and conforms to traffic regulation
  • Run other  errands and carry out any other duties as need may arise
Skills required
  • Post-secondary training
  • Not less than 3 years driving experience
  • Clean driving record
  • Experience in vehicle maintenance
Personal Attributes:
  • Ability to be proactive 
  • Result oriented
  • Self-driven and independent
Other requirements specific to the role:
  • Ability to market
  • Certificate of good conduct
Experience: 2 years ‘experience marketing environment

Send your CV and application (in one document) to kccd@kencaffee.coop by COB 24th Jan 2014. 

Indicate the job you are applying for on the subject line. Attn: General Manager.

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