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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 16, 2024
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    New KPCU PLC was established as a State Corporation under the State Corporations Act Cap 446 and incorporated as a Public Limited Company pursuant to the provisions of the Company’s Act 2015, on 4 th Day of November, 2019. At cabinet level, the company is represented for the time being by the Cabinet Secretary for Co-operatives and MSME’s Develop...
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    Principal Production Officer - 3 Posts

    NKPCU/HRM/ 26 /202 4
    Terms of Service:
    Permanent and Pensionable
    Basic Salary: Kshs. 148,514 (Minimum) – Kshs. 213,391 (maximum)
    Other remunerations: Based on prevailing Government guidelines

    Reporting to Deputy Director Production

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensuring that weighbridge and platform scales are well calibrated and certified;
    • Ensuring weighbridge stations are in go od working conditions;
    • Compiling and maintaining primary data and attachment;
    • Ensuring cleanliness and functionality of machines before commencement of milling;
    • Preparing milling schedules and ensure implementation;
    • Overseeing labeling and storage of parchment delivered in the appropriate store bay and row;
    • Coordinating the security of coffee inventory and production line;
    • Overseeing under dried parchment deliveries have been re weighed to determine the net weight;
    • Coordinating the weighing and labelling of graded coffee according to the respective grades;
    • Coordinating the implementation of health and safety regulations;
    • Ensuring sealed coffee is verified and transferred to green coffee storage warehouse;
    • Ensuring repairs and maintenance of production machines;
    • Validating and disseminating milling statements;
    • Analyzing milling data and provide advisory;
    • Coordinating the implementation of operations guidelines, policies and strategies;
    • Preparing and forecasting budgetary requirements and ensure prudent use of allocated funds;
    • Facilitating stakeholder meetings;
    • Coordinating the implementation of production standard operating procedures;
    • Coordinating the implementation of ICO standards in coffee milling, storage, dispatch and shipment; and
    • Overseeing proper storage of processed coffee in a well regulated storage facility; and
    • Liaising with maintenance division on production machine’s efficiency and effectiveness.


    • A minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience, at least three (3) years of which must have been in a supervisory role;
    • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines: - Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Biomechanical and Processing Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: - Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Membership in a professional body where applicable;
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in Computer applications;
    • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results; and
    • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution. 

    Method of Application

    Are you ready to take the next step in your career journey? We're thrilled to invite passionate individuals to join our dynamic team. Below are job descriptions and qualifications for our current job openings / opportunities. Review them carefully to determine which role aligns best with your skills and experience. Qualified candidates can send their application, including a cover letter and CV, to or deliver their application details to Wakulima House, Haile Selassie Avenue, 6th Floor. In the subject line of your email, please include the job title and reference number.
    Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
    New KPCU PLC does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer).

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