Many Vacancies in Kenafric Industries, Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Kenya: Many Vacancies in Kenafric Industries, Nairobi, Kenya 2019
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Kenafric Industries Limited

As the company continues to expand
its portfolio , there is a need to have extra research personnel. Therefore the
research assistant should assist with inhouse research.

This will one enable the company to
focus on the Observation to idea concept that is our path to innovation and new
product development and two should aid Kenafric to move with the desired speed
.

Market Research assistant will help
assess consumer preferences in order to help organizations decide how to shape,
advertise, and market their products .
The successful market researcher will
be able to conduct consumer preference tests, analyze autonomously qualitative
data, trends, strategies and competition aiming at increasing competitiveness.
Market research assistant should
evaluate data using statistical techniques and software. They must interpret
what the data means for the business. They should make charts, graphs, and
other visual aids to present the results of their research.
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Collecting data on consumers,
competitors and the market place and consolidating information into actionable
items, reports and presentations
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Understanding business objectives and
designing surveys to discover prospective customers’ preferences
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Design Research Methodology.Develop
and Implement Sampling Plans
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Devise and evaluate methods for
collecting data, such as surveys, questionnaires, and opinion polls
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Conduct market research through focus
groups, trade interviews and structured questionnaires
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Gather data about consumers,
competitors, and market conditions.Collect and analyze the data through modern
and traditional methods on consumers, competitors and the marketplace .Analyze
Data to Draw Both Qualitative and Quantitative Conclusions
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Compiling and analyzing statistical
data using modern and traditional methods to collect it.Analyze data using
statistical software
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Analyze Consumer Demographics,
Preferences, Needs, and Buying Habits
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Convert complex data and findings
into understandable tables, graphs, and written reports and produce
substantiated recommendations.
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Prepare reports and present results
to management
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Devise and design qualitative and
quantitative custom market research projects
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Perform qualitative and quantitative
analyses to identify opportunities for product expansion
·        
Develop strong partnerships with
cross-functional teams
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Advise management on new innovations
in the area of market research, and create new ways to meet the needs of a
changing marketplace
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A research assistant needs at least a
bachelor’s degree. -A Market researcher typically need a bachelor’s degree in
market research or a related field. May have degrees in fields such as
statistics, math, and computer science. Others with backgrounds in business
administration, social sciences, or communications can be considered
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A background in food science is an
added advantage .
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However, courses in statistics,
research methods, and marketing are essential.
·        
Good organisational skills
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Excellent (spoken and written)
communication skills. Needs to be able to easily talk to people of all
backgrounds and ages, and gain their trust to gather accurate information
·        
Strong math and analytical skills are
essential.Strong attention to detail and a strong analytical mind.
·        
Outstanding communication,
interpersonal and skills
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Confident presentation skills
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Sound Understanding of Statistical
Concepts, Research Methods, and Design
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Hands on experience with statistical
software
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Excellent organizational and time
management skills
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Ability to cope with fast-paced and
pressured work
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Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint
and Word
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Experience with Statistical Software
Platforms
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Familiar with Social Media, Online,
and Mobile Research Techniques
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Use Statistical Software to Analyze
Data
Job Vacancy: Print Operator
Main Purpose of this Position: Achieve regional direct sales targets to deliver
growth, profitability and cash flow objectives as per the business objectives.
Key Deliverables for this Position
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Achieve high standard labelling to
maximize sales.
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Ensure quality printing to achieve
competition in the market.
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Achieve Customer Satisfaction
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Ability to Operate flexographic
non-woven printing machine, run different size and color capacities.
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Install the printing plate with the
images to be printed, ensure that the ink meet the required specifications
while adjusting the flow of ink to the inking rollers accordingly.
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Guide non-woven through the press
cylinders, adjust feed and tension control
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Adjust manage ink distribution,
speed, and temperature in the drying chamber.
·        
Search root cause of not proper
printing and take corrective action.
·        
Increase efficiency of plant at low
energy cost.
·        
Make quick corrections to avoid
expensive losses of non-woven and ink.
·        
Set up, monitor, and adjust the
printing process on a control panel.
·        
Oil and clean the roller plate and
make minor repairs.
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Perform preventive maintenance
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Operate flexographic non woven
printing machine.
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Run different size and color
capacities.
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Prepare machines for printing.
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Install the printing plate with the
images to be printed.
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operators prepare machines for
printing.
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Ink the presses, load nonwoven, and
adjust the roller according to non woven bag size .
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Ensure that nonwoven and ink meet
specifications
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Adjust the flow of ink to the inking
rollers accordingly.
·        
Guide non woven through the press
cylinders and adjust feed and tension control
·        
Make adjustments to manage ink
distribution, speed, and temperature in the drying chamber.
·        
Search root cause of not proper
printing and take corrective action .
·        
Increase efficiency of plant at low
energy cost .
·        
Make quick corrections to avoid
expensive losses of non woven and ink.
·        
Set up, monitor, and adjust the
printing process on a control panel .
·        
Oil and clean the roller , plate and
make minor repairs.
·        
Perform preventive maintenance
·        
Minimize cost of energy while
maximizing output / Achieve market sustainability
Direct Reports (Jobs
reporting to this position)
·        
Engineering Head
Financial Resources / Other Key Resources / Assets
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Finished Goods
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Production
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Supply Chain
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Engineering
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Distributors
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Customers
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Typical entry-level education: High
school diploma or equivalent
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Reporting Skills
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Communication Skills
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Relationship Management Skills
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Interpersonal skills
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Decision Making Skills
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Teamwork
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Communication Skills
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Customer Service
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Technical skills
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Time Management
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Customer centric
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Ownership
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Continuous improvement
·        
Leadership
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Minimum of 4- 5years experience in
printing on flexography machine and 2years experience in non-woven printing by
flexography machine
Job Vacancy: Mechanical Engineer
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Reading & developing Engineering
drawing.
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Understanding criticality of machine
spares assembling.
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Understanding Engineering assemble
drawing.
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Understand machine functions.
·        
Good in analytical skills.
Basic Qualification: – Diploma or degree in mechanical
Expectance: – Minimum
3years in Manufacturing industries.
Key Responsibilities / Focus
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Using hand tools to perform
maintenance on production machinery
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Ensuring food safety and quality
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Cleanliness and housekeeping
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Responding calls from other
departments (production, food safety, safety, etc) for maintenance related
actions
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Communicating with other departments
and other maintenance shifts to ensure proper pass down of maintenance related
issues to the next shift.
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Documenting daily work assigned on
paper and also in the maintenance management system (SAP)
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Troubleshoot equipment with minimal
supervision and communicate the status of the equipment to maintenance
management and other departments
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Ability to troubleshoot and isolate
malfunctions on production equipment and show mechanical aptitude
·        
Have basic computer skills and
ability to use basic hand tools
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Ability to identify and help correct
safety hazards in the workplace
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Able to perform all tasks with
minimal supervision
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Able to follow instructions verbally
and written
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Ability to follow maintenance job
plans and work orders
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Ability to perform preventative
maintenance work on production equipment
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Leadership skills
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Analytical Skills
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Quick troubleshooting Expertise.
·        
Employee Relation Skills
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Lean Management Skills
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Teamwork
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Communication Skills
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Customer Service
·        
Time Management
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Ownership
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Continuous Improvement
·        
Leadership
Job Vacancy: Electrical Engineer
Main Purpose of this Position: Ensuring electrical, instrumentation & programming
engineering services are provided to production and projects while ensuring
availability & safety of machines in order to deliver quality product in
line with set standards.
Key Deliverables for this Position
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Design engineering systems for the
automation of industrial tasks.
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Ensure machine availability &
Operational Efficiency
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Achieve Quality targets
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Achieve Cost targets
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Implementing the departmental
strategy in line with the policies processes and procedures achieve the
institutions objectives.
·        
Implement processes and procedures to
ensure compliance of the Integrated Management System (Quality, EMS, OHS) and
regulatory standards.
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Design and implement an advanced
electronic control systems for mechanical systems.
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Analyze existing engineering and
production procedures and suggest improvements
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Assist in designing and implementing
cost-effective equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability
·        
Design advanced precision equipment
for accurate or controlled applications.
·        
Design, develop or implement control
circuits or algorithms for electro mechanical or pneumatic devices or systems.
·        
Conduct studies to determine the
feasibility, cost or performance benefits of new and existing Mechatronics
equipment for CAPEX investments
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Apply Mechatronics or automated
solutions to the transfer of materials, components or finished goods.
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Design self-monitoring mechanical
systems, such as gear systems that monitor loading or condition of systems to
detect and prevent failures.
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Monitor or calibrate automated
systems, industrial control systems or system components to maximize efficiency
of production.
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Planning and monitoring respective
technical projects by preparing budgets, cash flows and time schedules to
ensure no cost overrun.
·        
Identify and select materials
appropriate for mechatronic system designs and upgrade the design of such
devices by adding mechatronic elements.
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Research, select, or apply sensors,
communication technologies, or control devices for motion control, position
sensing, pressure sensing, or electronic communication.
·        
Provide training, consultation and
guidance on topics such as mechatronics or automated control.
·        
Benchmarking and Implementing best
practices in manufacturing and respective areas of work Implementing product
quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve
desired business plans and culture.
Financial Resources / Other key Resources / Assets
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People
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Machines
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Spares
Direct Reports (Jobs
reporting to this position)
·        
Project Team
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Production
·        
Contractors
·        
Degree in Mechatronics Engineer/
Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent
Professional Qualifications
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Member of a professional body
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Leadership skills
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Engineering Skills
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Analytical Skills
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Employee Relation Skills
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Lean Management Skills
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Programming (PLC, HMI)
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Teamwork
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Communication Skills
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IT skills
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Customer Service
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Time Management
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Customer Centric
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Ownership
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Continuous Improvement
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Leadership
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At-least 5 year relevant experience
in Manufacturing
All
applications must go to recruit@kenafricind.com

Deadline
for applications is 22nd November 2019

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