Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation Jobs

The Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation is a Government Parastatal under the Ministry of Defence.


The Corporation seeks to fill the vacancies indicated below for its Food Processing Factories located at Gilgil, Nakuru County.

1. Supervisor – Processing Jobs in Kenya - Job Scale: Band 5B - 1 Post

Terms of Service: Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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

    Requirements for Appointment
  • 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.

    How to Apply:
    Interested and qualified Persons are requested to make a written Job Application and submit the same together with clear photocopies of Academic and Professional Certificates and other relevant Testimonials.

    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, on or before 7th March, 2017.

    Only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation Jobs

    2. Plant Setter Jobs in Kenya - Job Scale: Band 5B - 9 Posts

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Duties and responsibilities
  • 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

    Requirements for Appointment
  • 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.

    How to Apply:
    Interested and qualified Persons are requested to make a written Job Application and submit the same together with clear photocopies of Academic and Professional Certificates and other relevant Testimonials.

    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, on or before 7th March, 2017.

    Only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation Jobs

    3. Plant Operators Jobs in Kenya - Job Scale: Band 3 - 10 Posts

    Terms of Service: Permanent

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

    How to Apply:
    Interested and qualified Persons are requested to make a written Job Application and submit the same together with clear photocopies of Academic and Professional Certificates and other relevant Testimonials.

    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, on or before 7th March, 2017.

    Only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation Jobs

    4. Boiler Operator Jobs in Kenya - Job Scale: Band 3 - 2 Posts

    Terms of Service: Permanent

    Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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 Appointment
  • Diploma/Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Certification in boiler operations.
  • 1 year experience in industrial boiler operation.

    How to Apply:
    Interested and qualified Persons are requested to make a written Job Application and submit the same together with clear photocopies of Academic and Professional Certificates and other relevant Testimonials.

    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, on or before 7th March, 2017.

    Only shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Ordnance Factories Corporation Jobs

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