Nyayo Tea Zones Plant Technician Job in Kenya

Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation (NTZDC) was established as a state Corporation under a Legal Gazette Notice No. 30 of 2002, revoking Legal Gazette Notice No. 265 of 1986, with the aim of promoting forest conservation by providing buffer zones of tea and fuelwood to check against human encroachment into the gazetted forests.

The Corporation’s operations are spread over nineteen (19) zones and two factories one in Nandi County and another one under completion in Kirinyaga County. The Corporation’s major activities are in tea growing, tea factory operations and local sales distribution of value-added teas.

The Corporation seeks to recruit a qualified and competent Kenyan citizen to fill the following position:

Plant Technician

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Production Manager, the job holder will be responsible for ensuring that all machinery, equipment and motor vehicles are properly maintained for effective operations of the factory.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhere to and implement policies and strategies on machinery and equipment.
  • Develop maintenance and servicing schedules for all machinery and equipment.
  • Ensure timely maintenance and servicing of all factory machinery and equipment.
  • Inspect, test, repair, maintain and service factory machines and equipment.
  • Proper record keeping of all factory machinery and equipment.
  • Proper coordination of mechanics and electricians.
  • Provide guidelines and basic training on proper use and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
  • Ensure adherence to Health, Safety and environment regulations.
  • Ensure provision of safe working conditions within the factory and eliminate hazards and risks.
  • Prepare and avail information and reports on all activities.
  • Performing any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C (Plain) or equivalent.

Professional Qualification

  • Advanced Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) or Mechatronic Technology or equivalent qualification.

Experience

  • Five years’ relevant experience in Factory maintenance

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A team Player
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications

General Requirements

All candidates must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and obtain appropriate certification from the;

  1. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  3. Directorate of Criminal Investigations,
  4. High Education Loans Board (HELB).
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, day time mobile telephone contacts, current gross salary, names and contacts of three referees, copies of certified relevant professional and academic certificates and testimonials.

Applicants should indicate the position applied for at the top of the envelope to be received before 9 /10/2018 and addressed to the-:

Managing Director
Nyayo Tea Zones Dev. Corp.
P.O Box 48552 – 00100
Nairobi

Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Engineering and Technical
Updated: October 1, 2018 — 12:14 pm