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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Siomo manufactures high-quality Kenyan Black CTC teas, Oolong Teas, green tea in a sustainable manner, to build value and a prosperous community.
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    Factory Manager

    Siomo Tea Factory (EPZ) LTD is seeking to hire a Factory Manager to lead the factory team in manufacturing quality teas. The factory has a three-line capacity with two lines installed.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the Production and Outgrower team to achieve operations excellence, quality leaf and manage costs efficiently.
    • Safely secure and keep custody of loose tea and packed stock.
    • Plan daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules and oversee the execution.
    • Plan daily, weekly, monthly, and annual preventive maintenance to ensure the factory runs with minimal interruption for enhanced efficiency and productivity.
    • Plan, procure and maintain at least a six months stock of firewood to ensure minimum interruption in production.
    • Coordinate and implement SOPs for all production operations.
    • Recruit suitable qualified staff to build a strong team.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related course.
    • A minimum period of Ten 10 Years’ experience in tea processing factory OR Higher National Diploma and Eight (8) Years of Experience as a Factory/Production Manager in a tea factory.
    • Knowledge and understanding of general tea factory management principles.
    • Basic financial knowledge to develop and draw up operational budget, implement the same after receiving board approval.
    • Knowledge of quality and food safety management systems.
    • Knowledge, understanding and operation of pressurised vessel and hydraulic equipment.
    • Knowledge and ability to implement all Safety Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) requirements.
    • Understanding and ability to apply basic human resource management principles as per labor laws.
    • Must have attended leadership/ Management course (on the job) lasting not less than two weeks.
    • Demonstrate good work ethics and compliance with generally accepted standards of integrity.

    Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Siomo Tea Factory EPZ on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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