Seed Production Coordinator Job in Nakuru, Kenya

Job Vacancy: Seed Production Coordinator

Location: Nakuru, Kenya

One of the well establish global supply chain with demonstrated leadership in food and agricultural produce is looking for a committed highly qualified Seed Production Coordinator to provide leadership on quality seed production as per the set targets.

Job Purpose: To support and manage the seed market customers by providing best in class service through leading a dynamic team and overseeing the seed production process on a day to day basis to ensure production targets are met.

Key Result Areas

KRA 1: Operational Excellence


  • Supervises daily operations of the seed process to achieve production targets.
  • Identifies risks and bottlenecks and recommends areas of improvement and innovation in the seed production process.
  • Supports and provides input to best in class seed production practices. Utilizes technical skills and experience to solve problems and recommend operating efficiencies.
  • Supports and administers production budget for the seed process, ensuring cost improvements.
  • Ensures all production activities are documented and all revenue captured.
  • Ensures that seed stock is accounted for and shrink minimized.
  • Supports common reliability processes and ensures the reliability culture is foundational to operations (i.e. deploys common reliability processes and metrics; focus on eliminating the root-cause of reliability problems, etc).

KRA 2: Customer Focus & Quality Management


  • Liaising with seed customers and making production schedules
  • Monitors production outcomes, quantity, and quality to ensure customer specifications and timelines are met.
  • Documents quality issues that occur and reviews with the seed production teams to ensure they are addressed; and any complaints are recorded and reported.
  • Measures quality performance in areas that impact the customers.

KRA 3: Safety & Risk Management


  • Supports Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) experts to implement the most effective approach for complying with corporate safety policies and procedures.
  • Implementing controls to mitigate risks (security, financial, safety, etc).

KRA 4: People Management


  • Provides coaching to production workers and contractors, including coaching on the organisation’s core values and best practices.
  • Supports implementation of department operational/reliability/safety training programs and controls/monitors employee performance records on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Assists on training and on boarding new/transferred employees as well as workforce engagement, recognition, development and coaching. Accountable for training seed production workers.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • University degree (Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, Agribusiness, Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding, or related fields).
  • 2 years’ experience is seed processing
  • ISTA seed analysis certification (an added advantage)

How to Apply

Interested candidates who fully meet the above requirements should send their applications along with a detailed CV indicating current and expected salary and their daytime contact to by 30th November 2018 (5pm East African Time)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nakuru, Kenya

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Updated: November 23, 2018 — 7:34 am