Tea Factory Manager Job in Kiambu, Kenya (200K)

Job Title: Tea Factory Manager

Location: Kiambu

Salary: 150K – 200K

Our client is a leading tea manufacturer, with its factory based in Kiambu.

They seek to hire a well-experienced Factory Manager to lead the production team in efficient and optimal production of the company’s tea blends.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and direct the production team to achieve operational goals in quality, yield, cost, delivery and output.
  • Ensure that quality tea is produced in a timely manner.
  • Plan daily, weekly and monthly production schedules and oversee the execution by factory staff
  • Oversee all materials movement; from raw material purchases though the operations processes and up to finished goods storage and shipment
  • Coordinate, set up and implement standard operating procedure for all production operation.
  • Ensure laid down policies and procedures for accounting, payment, purchasing and selling of tea, are adhered to.
  • Develop and implement budgets and timescales with the General Manager
  • Organize and ensure cost-effective and timely delivery of all materials and payments for suppliers and from customers
  • Recruit suitably qualified staff and develop their skills to build a strong team
  • Manage labor costs with support from the HR officer.
  • Monitor standard of tea produced and implement quality control programs
  • Implement and drive continuous improvement activities through implementation of change management process and best practices.
  • Maintain records and compliance with local government bodies (NEMA, KEBS) to ensure the company is always compliant with government regulations

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanical, Agricultural or Production Engineering or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.
  • At least 5-year experience in tea factory and field operations.
  • Proven experience in monitoring and supervising tea production
  • Knowledge and experience in Food safety management system, Rainforest Alliance Certification and other certification standards in the tea sector
  • Experience in people management and tea production supervision.
  • Training and experience in tea manufacturing will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience in Environmental, Occupational Health and safety in the work place
  • Strong with numbers and comfortable with technology
  • Excellent Communication skills

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Tea Factory Manager) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke on or before Friday 10th April 2020.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Agriculture and Agribusiness, Engineering and Technical
Updated: April 3, 2020 — 8:53 am