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  • Posted on: 15 December, 2016 Deadline: 7 January, 2017
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    Lan-x Africa Limited was incorporated in the Republic of Kenya on the 15th day of June 2001 with a broad objective of helping millions of individuals and business organizations in Africa to solve personal and organizational challenges.

    The core business of the company is to provide high impact training services, top of class business & management consulting and personal effectiveness programs that seeks to catapult the individual to a high level of Performance and success

    Human Resource Manager


    Human Resource Manager Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • To take part in the design and implementation of the organization’s policies and strategies.
    • To identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions and ensures company policies, procedures, and reports are in compliance.
    • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or local governing bodies, or other departments in the organization.
    • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
    • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward Company goals.
    • Coordinates Management training , terminations, promotions, performance review, safety etc
    • Facilitate Business Continuity, succession planning /strategies e.g. seminars and new implementations that ensure the company’s survival.
    • Develop and maintain effective internal & external communication methods
    • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance and equity within organization
    • To conduct Training Needs Assessment and facilitate training programs to equip the workforce with required skills to ensure business continuity and growth
    • Act as a link between top management and the workforce and represent the organization in personnel – related matters and industrial relations
    • Payroll processing
    • Administer reward & Compensation, benefit and disciplinary mechanisms

    Qualifications for the Human Resource Manager Job

    • Degree in Human Resource Management or in Business Administration
    • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management and a member of IHRM-K
    • Over 5 years progressive experience as a Human Resource officer
    • One must have worked in a manufacturing company
    • Mature and reliable with good leadership and communication skills
    • Should proficiently possess technical skills, soft skills, hard skills, interpersonal and management skills

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    Liaison Officer - 2 positions


    Liaison Officer Job Responsibilities

    • Ensuring the delivery of dairy farmers training and other extension services, overseeing the milk collection services –using company centers and private transporters,
    • Ensuring adequate and timely access to quality and competitive inputs for the farmers

    Qualifications for the Liaison Officer Jobs

    • Minimum of a Degree in Veterinary Sciences/Animal Production, or any other relevant degree,
    • Experience of 3 years and above in extension field, must have demonstrated success in animal production and nutrition services

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    Maintenance Supervisor


    Maintenance Supervisor Job Responsibilities

    • Must have in Experience with Production Machines and Packaging Equipment.
    • Responsible for resolving equipment problems and repairs
    • Maintain Production Equipment
    • Perform Preventive Maintenance tasks on Production Equipment
    • Performing various mechanical tasks
    • Responsible for maintaining building equipment
    • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation.
    • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.

    Qualifications for the Supervisor Job

    • Degree / Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
    • Must have technical and design background.
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry especially Milk factories
    • Basic computer skills and internet access
    • Must have strong CAD ability
    • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Well-developed technical communication skills
    • Ability to maintain detailed, accurate records, and prepare necessary reports

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    Procurement Manager


    Procurement Manager Job Responsibilities

    • To manage collection of milk from dairy farmers
    • Visit milk collection farmers and sensitize farmers on quality and price of milk.
    • Manage and motivate a number of associates who will account for our inventory.
    • Handle all procurement procedures and ensure quality products are purchased
    • Set up systems of milk purchasing & inventory management
    • Organize for transport, logistics and support plans
    • Formulate Standard Operating Procedures
    • Ensure timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery of milk
    • Coordinate all activities involved in milk purchase and all office purchases
    • Prepare reports on raw milk movements and other operational office suppliers issue
    • Manage suppliers in all business units and maintain an inventory for the organization.

    Qualifications for the Procurement Manager Job

    • Bachelors Degree in Business/Development/Logistics/Agriculture/Procurement and Supplies.
    • Three (3) to five (5) years of work experience and a passion for logistics/ agricultural development in Kenya.
    • Experience in the dairy industry is an added advantage
    • High standards of performance, integrity, and teamwork
    • Readiness to work with a start up and grow with it
    • Very proficient and experienced with Computer Applications like Ms Office
    • Excellent problem solver, must be able to come up with and implement solutions
    • Leadership experience at work, including managing a team of people
    • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season
    • Clear written and oral communication

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    Production Manager


    Production Manager Job Responsibilities

    • Running the dairy processing plant from reception of raw milk to finished goods
    • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources;
    • Maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
    • Ensure adherence to HACCP and GMP guidelines
    • Quality Control Supervision
    • Control of Factory Staff and allocation of duties on a daily basis
    • Daily Production Planning
    • Supervision and Maintenance of the complete Plant & Machinery
    • Cost Control in relation to Power & Other Production Costs
    • Taking part in New Product Development

    Qualifications for the Production Manager Job

    • Bachelor of Science/ Engineering/ Technology in Mechanical/Production/Chemical Engineering
    • Additional Professional qualifications are an added advantage
    • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in production supervision
    • Experience in production in a dairy/ beverage plant
    • Good mathematical skills.
    • Able to apply written instructions to machine set-up and maintenance
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with team building techniques
    • Excellent knowledge of all facets of food production/manufacture
    • Knowledge of Utility Equipment’s
    • Knowledge in manufacture of food products preferred
    • Excellent computer skills

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    Production Supervisor


    Production Supervisor Job Responsibilities

    • Will be responsible for plant operations, monitor and control milk intake and any variance,
    • To maintain hygiene in the plant,
    • Prepare milk deliveries and invoices for approval by the production manager,
    • Work hand in hand with procurement manager and production manager to plan work schedule and data clerks.

    Qualifications for the Production Supervisor Job

    • Diploma in Dairy management or equivalent,
    • 3 years’ experience in the dairy industry

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    Quality Control Analyst


    Quality Control Analyst Job Responsibilities

    • Ensuring that quality assurance activities are monitored and maintained as per quality assurance schedule.
    • Verification of analysis results and advising the production team accordingly.
    • Compiling and generating daily quality assurance reports for product Manager
    • Ensuring high hygiene standards are maintained production plant.
    • Conduct experiments in preventing bacterial increase in milk during handling and processing
    • Designing better packaging materials, dairy equipment and supplies
    • Develop new and improved methods in production preservation and utilization of milk and other dairy products
    • Improve pasteurization methods

    Qualifications for the Control Analyst Job

    • Degree in relevant field of study (Chemistry, Physics, Bacteriology)
    • Over 4 years’ experience with a proven track record
    • Must have experience in fresh, UHT, yoghurt and flavored milk processing
    • Must be specifically trained in Dairy Technology
    • Must have the ability to run a quality laboratory
    • Ability to work with data analysis and research software
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Detail oriented – Must pay close attention to all the little details
    • Must be a person of high integrity and honesty
    • Logical thinker – take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

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    Sales & Marketing Manager


    Sales & Marketing Manager Job Responsibilities

    • Develop an agile and proactive Sales & Marketing strategy that will aid the company to thrive and flourish in the market, i.e. achieve accelerated and sustainable market share growth.
    • Developing customer 4P (Product, Price, Promotion, Place and People) strategy and tactics in line with respective sales and marketing department’s goals and building on the global 4P strategy.
    • Defining Trade Marketing Key Performance Indicators across all Company’s categories in the country, i.e. For Fresh Milk, High Value and long life products
    • Executing continuous analysis of the customer’s position in the country, working together with the sales team to develop long-term trade marketing actions and strategy aimed at strengthening the Company’s category position, understand competition, supporting the Sales Teams with defining strategies and actions to achieve business objectives with key customers, channels arid geographies.
    • Leading and supporting the Sales & Marketing team in developing and implementing the Company’s promotional strategy (in line with brand priorities and media plans)
    • Defining and managing the trade marketing budget. Contributing to category sales & marketing plans, with category analysis and promotional strategy
    • Manage effectively, nurture team spirit and inspire, sales personnel as prescribed by the Management
    • Any other assignment as may be guided and directed by the General Manager from time to time

    Qualifications for the Sales & Marketing Manager Jobs

    • Graduate level in Marketing, Business Studies or related qualification
    • Possession of professional marketing/sales qualification e.g. CIM, an added advantage.
    • Minimum 5 years relevant and continuous experience at senior management level in a highly dynamic FMCG environment.
    • Computer literate with strong competence in Microsoft Office Tools to include Excel, Word and Power point, XP Professional.
    • Leadership skills, effective communication, thinking conceptually, abstractly, sales negotiations, problem solving and presentation skills crucial to objective and strategic achievements

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

    If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please click on the link below to apply before 07th January 2017.

    N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lan-x Africa Limited career website on lanxafrica.co.ke to apply

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