• More Job Opportunities at The Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation (KOFC) - 8 Positions

  • Posted on: 16 February, 2017 Deadline: 7 March, 2017
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  • Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation (KOFC) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of state for Defence mandated to manufacture Hardware, Machinery and Equipment. The Corporation which is ISO 9001:2008 certified manufactures small arms ammunition and fabricates high precision tools and parts using the latest technology.

     

    Electrical Engineer

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 25,832
    House Allowance: Ksh. 15,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 5,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,000
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Electrical Engineering Job

    • Fabricate parts, such as coils, terminal boards, and chassis, using bench lathes, drills, or other machine tools.
      Research equipment and component needs, sources, competitive prices, delivery times and ongoing operational costs.
    • Write computer or microprocessor software programs.
    • Test electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
    • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems.
    • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.
    • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
    • Maintain system logs and manuals to document testing and operation of equipment.
    • Adjust and replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry and electronics components, using hand tools and equipment.
    • Maintain working knowledge of state-of-the-art tools, software, etc., through reading and/or attending conferences, workshops or other training.
    • Provide user applications and engineering support and recommendations for new and existing equipment with regard to installation, upgrades and enhancement.
    • Write reports and record data on testing techniques and specifications to assist engineers.
    • Design basic circuitry and draft sketches for clarification of details and design documentation under engineers’ direction, using drafting instruments and computer aided design equipment.
    • Build prototypes from rough sketches or plans.
    • Develop and upgrade preventative maintenance procedures for components, equipment, parts and systems.

    Requirements for the Electrical Engineering Job

    • Certificate/craft in Electronics or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • At least one (1) year experience in automated factory processing.
    • A certificate in Computer application.

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    Chemical Engineer

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 25,832
    House Allowance: Ksh. 15,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 5,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,000
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities Chemical Engineering Job

    • Develop safety procedures for those working with potentially dangerous chemicals.
    • Troubleshoot problems with manufacturing processes.
    • Evaluate equipment and processes to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
    • Conduct research to develop new and improved manufacturing processes.
    • Design and plan the layout of equipment.
    • Do tests and monitor performance of processes throughout production.
    • Estimate production costs for management.
    • Conduct research to develop new and improved manufacturing processes.
    • Develop processes to separate components of liquids and gases or to generate electrical currents using controlled chemical processes.
    • Evaluate and estimate production costs for management.
    • Ensure all chemical based material input is of correct specification, quality and concentration.

    Requirements for the Chemical Engineering Job

    • Diploma/certificate in Chemical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • At least one (1) year experience in automated factory processing.
    • A certificate in Computer application.

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    Engineering Technician

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 25,832
    House Allowance: Ksh. 15,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 5,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,000
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Engineering Technician Job

    • Assist plan, direct and coordinate the manufacturing activities including the design, construction, modification, performance and maintenance of equipment and machinery.
    • Determining standards and policies for installation, modification, quality control, testing, inspection and maintenance.
    • Inspecting plant and machinery to ensure optimum performance.
    • Assist in directing the maintenance of plant buildings and equipment, scheduling and planning production activities.

    Requirements for the Engineering Technician Job

    • Diploma/certificate in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • At least one (1) year experience in automated factory processing.
    • A certificate in Computer application.

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    Laboratory Assistant

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 32,332
    House Allowance: Ksh. 17,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 6,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,500
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Laboratory Assistant Job

    • Perform laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases.
    • Prepare samples/specimens.
    • Produce accurate and reliable data and interpret results.
    • Follow methodologies in carrying routine tasks.
    • Research relevant topics and gather information/data.
    • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines.
    • Keep abreast of all industry developments and best practices.
    • Document all activities, record results and insert/retrieve data.
    • Maintain work area and equipment.
    • Provide administrative assistance.

    Requirements for the Laboratory Assistant Job

    • Diploma in either Laboratory Technology,Food Science and Technology or Analytical Chemistry.
    • At least one (1) year experience in automated factory processing.
    • A certificate in Computer application.

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    Plant Operator

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 25,832
    House Allowance: Ksh. 15,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 5,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,000
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Plant Operator Job

    • Operate computer controlled machines/processes
    • Perform general machining
    • Set and edit computer controlled machines/processes
    • Perform routine sharpening/maintenance of production tools and cutters
    • Perform operational maintenance of machines/equipment
    • Use hand tools
    • Use power tools/hand held operations
    • Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials

    Requirements for the Plant Operator Job

    • Diploma/Certificate in either Mechatronics, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
    • At least one (1) year experience in automated factory processing.

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    Boiler Operator

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 25,832
    House Allowance: Ksh. 15,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 5,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,000
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Boiler Operator Job

    • Operates automatically fired boilers to generate steam that supplies heat for industrial processes.
    • Observes pressure, temperature, and meters on panel to verify specified operation of automatic combustion control systems, feed water regulators, and burners.
    • Turns valves and adjusts controls to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water level, and steam pressure of boiler.
    • Observes boiler and auxiliary units to detect malfunctions and makes repairs, such as changing burners and tightening pipes and fittings.
    • May test and treat boiler feed water, using specified chemicals.
    • Maintain log of meter and gauge readings and record data, such as water test results and quantity of fuel consumed.

    Requirements for the Boiler Operator Job

    • Diploma/Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • Certification in boiler operations.

    1 year experience in industrial boiler operation

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    Processing Supervisor

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 35,632
    House Allowance: Ksh. 20,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 6,500
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,800
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Processing Supervisor Job

    • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
    • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.
    • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
    • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work
      results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems;
      reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
    • Maintains quality service by establishing answering and enforcing standards.
    • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; question and responding to requests.
    • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, recordkeeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements; implementing change.
    • 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.
    • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
    • Apply quality systems
    • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
    • Organise and communicate information

    Requirements for the Processing Supervisor Job

    • Higher National Diploma in Food Science and Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • At least three (3) years experience in food processing industry and 1 year on supervisory role.
    • A certificate in Computer application.

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    Plant Setter

     

    Basic Salary : Ksh. 32,332
    House Allowance: Ksh. 17,000
    Medical Allowance: Ksh. 6,000
    Risk Allowance: Ksh. 2,500
    Leave Allowance: Equivalent to Basic Salary (Paid yearly)
    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Responsibilities for the Plant Setter Job

    • Perform engineering measurements
    • Perform computations
    • Plan to undertake a routine task
    • Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
    • Interact with computing technology
    • Assist in the delivery of on the job training
    • Perform machine setting (routine)
    • Perform machine setting (complex)
    • Operate and monitor machine/process
    • Perform advanced machine/process operation
    • Interpret technical drawing
    • Undertake manual handling
    • Operate fixed /movable load shifting equipment
    • Use comparison and basic measuring devices
    • Measure components using coordinate measuring devices
    • Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
    • Perform basic statistical quality control
    • Set computer controlled machines/processes
    • Perform inspection
    • Write basic machining programs
    • Program machines
    • Use improvement processes in team environment

    Requirements for the Plant Setter Job

    • Diploma in either Mechatronics , Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    • At least three (3) years experience in automated factory processing.
    • A certificate in Computer application.

    Method of Application

    Completed applications should reach the

    Managing Director – Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation,

    P.O. Box 40668 – 00100,

    NAIROBI

    or hand delivered to

    Ministry of Defence,

    Ulinzi House off Lenana Road

    Deadline: 7th March, 2017.

    Only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

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