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  • Posted: Jun 17, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 23, 2021
  • Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
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    Mechanical Engineer – Water Treatment Plant

    Our client is an international company focused in design and installation of water treatment solutions across Africa. They seek to recruit a competent Engineer to handling all Engineering projects and installations on behalf of the company. The incumbent must have the technical expertise to set up a water treatment plant and ensure proper maintenance of the same.


    • Site visits and managing installation of the equipment.
    • Must be able to supervise a small staff of contractors, organize quotes from contractors
    • Knowledge of water treatment is desirable but not essential as we will offer training.
    • Must be prepared to work in Kenya and other African countries at mine sites to service and install equipment.
    • Employee will be home based with site visits across the country and the Africa region.


    • Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
    • Minimum 5 years’ demonstrable experience encompassing the mechanical aspects of sewage treatment works Operation and Maintenance works of a similar nature.
    • Must demonstrate the extent of his knowledge and experience in respect of international contract laws especially in operation and maintenance contracts.
    • Must have ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, etc.
    • Should have good communication and presentation skills
    • Should be flexible / on call to assist clients as and when required.

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    Production Manager-Paper Packaging

    Our client is a leading paper packaging manufacturer in Kenya and the East Africa region. They seek to hire a Production Manager to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.


    • Manage and evaluate Machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
    • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product quality.
    • Ensure customer orders are completed on time and that quality standards and targets are met.
    • Take all necessary actions to manage production costs and improve profitability·
    • Responsible for OTIF (On time in full production).
    • Maintain production control records and provide information to sales representatives, customer service and management with regard to delivery dates, schedules and operational challenges.
    • Schedule, plan and conduct Production Meetings
    • Initiate disciplinary measures as per company disciplinary policy and make recommendations to HR Manager for further action where need be.
    • Coordinate and manage all inventory supplied from warehouse to production to ensure minimum waste and spoilage.
    • Liaising and organizing with engineering department the repair and routine maintenance of production
    • equipment’s.
    • Analyze production reports and advise the CEO accordingly.
    • Oversee workforce of 250+ employees on the shop floor.
    • Participate in shop floor staff recruitment, trainings and coaching.
    • Enforcement of OSHA Regulations and recommendations
    • Develop, Implement, Monitor and Evaluate KPI’s and measurement for shop floor team.

    Qualifications & Experience 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with 15years of experience as a Production Manager
    • 10years Experience in similar role in manufacturing preferably in Paper Converting Company or printing & packaging.
    • Proven experience as a production manager with deep knowledge of production management.
    • Proven track record of having successfully trained employees in productivity and safety
    • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations
    • Experience in reporting on key production metrics
    • Ability to coach and mentor and motivate shop floor employees
    • Aged between 37 & 45yrs.

    NB: Male candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    Must have experience with paper packaging.

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    Export Sales Manager- Paper Packaging

    Our client is a leading paper packaging manufacturer in Kenya and the East Africa region. They seek to hire an Export Sales Manager to develop sales and grow the external market for company’s range of products.


    • Assist, advise, and participate in the development of, and implementation of, agreed strategies which grow the volume and profitability of the business in the assigned markets/regions.
    • Design, develop, implement, track and report on sales plan including strategies which firmly place the company as the supplier of choice in these market regions.
    • Analyze all market intelligence reports and identify all new business opportunities to expand business and maintain an efficient portfolio for same.
    • manage all communication with technical departments and perform various tests in products to ensure optimal quality of all products.
    • Design all export market rules and regulations to mitigate all risks.
    • Prepare all contracts with clients and distributors in accordance with countries regulations.
    • Maintain professional relationships with all customers and distributors and ensure satisfaction of consumers.
    • Develop a commercial organization structure which captures the essence of the opportunities identified and converts those opportunities to transaction by creating agents network.
    • Operate pricing price policy, quotations and price follow-up of range of products with all perspective clients and distributors with focus on winning business quoted,
    • Provide periodic report on orders/volumes/prices/forecasting in line with company procedures and guidelines to the head of sales & and marketing.
    • Assist in company’s credit control policy implementation when applicable.
    • Evaluate and discuss with Production and marketing team about specific products for the foreign/external markets.
    • Key Markets include: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Sudan, Zambia, Zimbabwe Tanzania & Uganda.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management from time to time.

    Qualifications & Experience 

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, international business or marketing. MBA is a plus
    • 10 years plus proven export sales experience within Paper Industry (printing & packaging) in the same role.
    • Proven background in selling to export markets
    • Strong experience with both Distributors and direct B2B sales experience.
    • Demonstrable experience developing and executing sales plans built on targeted strategies.
    • Excellent business sales skills (i.e. communication through writing, presentation development, delivery, and project management).
    • Strong knowledge of export and customs legislation
    • proficiency in Computer applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
    • Aged between 37 & 45yrs.

    NB: Male candidates are highly encouraged to apply

    • Must have experience with markets in East Africa.
    • Must have experience with exports.
    • Must have experience with paper packaging

    Method of Application

    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Mechanical Engineer – Water Treatment Plant) to [email protected] on/before 23rd June 2021

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