Nyayo Tea Zones Lathe Operator (Roller Sharpener) Job in Kenya

Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation

Job Advertisement: Lathe Operator (Roller Sharpener)

Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation (NTZDC) was established as a state Corporation under a Legal Gazette Notice No. 30 of 2002, revoking Legal Gazette Notice No. 265 of 1986, with the aim of promoting forest conservation by providing buffer zones of tea and fuelwood to check against human encroachment into the gazetted forests.

The Corporation’s operations are spread over nineteen (19) zones and two factories one in Nandi County and another one under completion in Kirinyaga County.

The Corporation’s major activities are in tea growing, tea factory operations and local sales distribution of value-added teas.

The Corporation seeks to recruit qualified and competent Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions:

Lathe Operator (Roller Sharpener)

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Plant Technician, the job holder will always be involved in the operation of Lathe Machines to perform various maintenance activities of all factory machines to ensure machine availability and efficiency.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • CTC Rollers sharpening.
  • CTC Rollers changing.
  • Checking roller cutting efficiency.
  • Multi-purpose lathe operation.
  • General machine service.
  • Record keeping and update of documents.
  • Attending machines breakdowns.
  • Inspection of various factory machines.

Person Specification:

Academic Qualifications

  • KCSE C (Plain)

Professional Qualification

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant option)


  • Must have a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in similar processing plant.

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen to details
  • Be a team player
  • Be self-motivated
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications


All candidates must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity, and obtain appropriate certification from the;

  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations,
  • High Education Loans Board (HELB).
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply

Interested qualified candidates should submit their applications, enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, daytime mobile telephone contacts, current gross salary, names and contacts of three referees, copies of certified relevant professional and academic certificates and testimonials.

Applicants should indicate the position applied for at the top of the envelope to be received before 13th November 2020 and addressed to the-:

Managing Director
Nyayo Tea Zones Dev. Corp.
P.O Box 48552 – 00100

E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.teazones.co.ke

Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified persons with disabilities and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

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