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Job Summary

An individual who will make sure machines are operated correctly, maintains on-site safety, keeps machines up and running; and all quality and safety standards are implemented and running.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:1 year

Job Description/Requirements

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 


To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.


About the Role

Reporting to the Production Coordinator, the Technical Supervisor will make sure machines are operated correctly, maintains on-site safety, keeps machines up and running; and all quality and safety standards are implemented and running.


Responsibilities

  • Planning for all the factory-related activities with proper feedback to the Quality Assurance manager Manage the operation of factory machinery.
  • Manage factory labour and ensure performance is up to standard Providing on-the-job training.
  • Through the supervisors and labour, implement efficient and correct practices that maximize production Assistance in the production
  • Complete labour muster roll
  • Prompt reporting observing factory protocol
  • Properly maintain and logically store data generated in the course of production including data from machines such as colour sorter.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant safety procedures and legislation
  • Ensure factory machinery are well maintained


Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and investing in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


Qualifications

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Must hold a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or any other relevant qualification.
  • Minimum of two years experience in factory processes.
  • Experience in the use of a computerized Information system.
  • Experience in factory and labour administration.


Preferred Start Date

As soon as possible


Job Location

Sagana, Kenya


Benefits

Health insurance paid time off 


Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Kenya


Application Deadline

3 December 2022


One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will invariably arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve extraordinary impact for the farmers we serve.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace.

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