Packaging Officer (Fruits and Vegetables) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Packaging Officer – Fruits and Vegetables

Our client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a packaging officer.

S/he will be tasked with analyzing and determining all standards for packaging lines and ensure compliance to all schedule for processes and develop and maintain all packing orders effectively.

Salary: 30k – 35k

Roles and responsibilities

  • Monitor and recommend improvements in processes to increase efficiency of packaging department and monitor inventory for warehouse and maintain records of all physical transactions and prepare documents for same.
  • Maintain and ensure compliance to packaging schedule and assign specific tasks to all employees and monitor all packing equipment’s and supplies.
  • Coordinate with quality and warehouse departments to monitor everyday activities of units and ensure efficient working of both manufacturing and packaging department and ensure continuous improvement in same.
  • Manage all work according to packing schedule and maintain an inventory of materials and completion of all projects with required timeframe.
  • Develop team environment in department and resolve all packing issues in coordination with quality department.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with all external vendors and contractors and improve efficiency process through incorporation of new technology.
  • Implements quality control check to ensure the packaging meets environment, health, and safety regulations
  • Responsible for stacking and piling goods into their correct containers and preparing them for shipment using various equipment.
  • Provides staff with directions on materials and equipment for each package.
  • Review packing lists as well as mark and label containers

Skills and Qualifications

  • Major in agriculture or relevant course, diploma above
  • At least 3 years’ experience in veggies/fruits packing
  • Familiar with veggies and avocados packing process will be an added advantage
  • Can be well acquainted with the demands from each different markets(Europe,middle east)
  • Responsible for the total workshop management, secure each customer`s order.
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Physical skills like movement, coordination, dexterity and grace
  • Should be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs@hcsafrica.com with Packaging Officer – Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current & Expected salaries


Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: April 24, 2019 — 7:33 pm