Chebango EPZ Tea Company Wood Fuel Officer Job in Bomet, Kenya

Chebango EPZ Tea Company situated in Bomet County is one of the leading tea manufacturers in Kenya.

We invite suitably qualified individuals to apply to join our team that is growing due to expansion of our operations.

Job Title: Wood Fuel Officer

Location: Bomet

Reports to: Leaf Base Manager

Job Purpose: To oversee all the activities in wood fuel department.

Supervises: General workers and casuals working in the wood fuel section.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan for Wood Fuel requirement
  • Ensuring the factory has adequate supply of wood fuel throughout the year.
  • Identifying various sources of wood fuel.
  • Ensure replanting of cut down trees as well as promote tree planting within the factory catchment area.
  • Advise management on appropriate species of wood fuel to purchase.
  • Develop and always update wood fuel policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that wood purchased is stacked in the wood fuel shades in an appropriate manner ensuring that it does not endanger anyone by falling.
  • Recording and keeping wood fuel operations and maintenance data.
  • Developing budget for the wood fuel department.
  • Observing and complying with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned by management.


  • Decision Making: Determining the amount of wood fuel required to crush green leave, as well as labour required to carry out various task in the wood fuel section.
  • Responsibility over data or information and assets: Responsible for all the assets and data in the wood fuel section.
  • Responsibility over staff: All wood fuel casual and general workers staff.

Job Specification

Minimum Required Qualifications    

Professional Qualifications

  • KCSE grade C plain.
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Production Option)
  • Desirable Certificate in boiler operation

Relevant Experience and Key Skills

  • Relevant working experience of not less three (3) years in boiler or wood fuel.
  • Computer literacy

Personal Attributes

  • Team player.
  • Work within set deadlines

Performance Standards: As per Key Performance Indicators (KPI) detailed in the employee’s annual work plan.

How to Apply

Individuals interested in this positions who meet the requirements are invited to apply through our portal HERE which is our primary mode of receiving applications.

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

For any clarification or enquiries, please email

The deadline for applications for these positions is 10th March, 2017.

Chebango is an equal opportunity employer

Engineering and Technical
Updated: February 27, 2017 — 6:52 am