Factory Manager at Siomo Tea Factory EPZ

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  • Company: Siomo Tea Factory EPZ
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Manufacturing Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Siomo manufactures high-quality Kenyan Black CTC teas, Oolong Teas, green tea in a sustainable manner, to build value and a prosperous community.

Siomo Tea Factory (EPZ) LTD is seeking to hire a Factory Manager to lead the factory team in manufacturing quality teas. The factory has a three-line capacity with two lines installed.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the Production and Outgrower team to achieve operations excellence, quality leaf and manage costs efficiently.
  • Safely secure and keep custody of loose tea and packed stock.
  • Plan daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules and oversee the execution.
  • Plan daily, weekly, monthly, and annual preventive maintenance to ensure the factory runs with minimal interruption for enhanced efficiency and productivity.
  • Plan, procure and maintain at least a six months stock of firewood to ensure minimum interruption in production.
  • Coordinate and implement SOPs for all production operations.
  • Recruit suitable qualified staff to build a strong team.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related course.
  • A minimum period of Ten 10 Years’ experience in tea processing factory OR Higher National Diploma and Eight (8) Years of Experience as a Factory/Production Manager in a tea factory.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general tea factory management principles.
  • Basic financial knowledge to develop and draw up operational budget, implement the same after receiving board approval.
  • Knowledge of quality and food safety management systems.
  • Knowledge, understanding and operation of pressurised vessel and hydraulic equipment.
  • Knowledge and ability to implement all Safety Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) requirements.
  • Understanding and ability to apply basic human resource management principles as per labor laws.
  • Must have attended leadership/ Management course (on the job) lasting not less than two weeks.
  • Demonstrate good work ethics and compliance with generally accepted standards of integrity.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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  • Company: Siomo Tea Factory EPZ
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Manufacturing Jobs in Kenya

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 30th April, 2021
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