Jobs at New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited (10 Positions)

Jobs at New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited (10 Positions)

Job Description

As the oldest and largest dairy processor in East and Central Africa, New KCC ‘s core business has been the procurement of high quality raw milk which is then processed, packaged and marketed as milk and milk products. From farm to glass.

Factory Engineer (Principal Engineer)

Ref – NKCC/HR.1153/FE/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To coordinate and supervise the general engineering activities at the factory level.

Primary responsibilities

  • Ensuring that preventive maintenance services for all liquid packaging machines, production plant and machinery and Motor vehicles are maintained in a timely manner as per recommended schedules.
  • Analysis of performance data packaging machines, production machinery or Motor vehicles for purposes of setting up mechanisms for continual improvement.
  • Ensuring that reported breakdowns are attended within shortest time possible by either internal or external capacity where necessary.
  • Coordinating implementation of projects related to various lines e.g., maintenance, packaging machines, procurement of vehicles are effected efficiently in liaison with the Assistant Manager – Projects.
  • Ensuring that minimum stocks of critical spare parts for the relevant lines are always maintained.
  • Ensuring that staff under the section are undergoing the relevant training to upgrade their skills and enhance performance efficiency.
  • Advise on the latest technology in the market to be deployed in order to improve on efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Ensure a schedule for buildings and civil works repairs and Maintenance is prepared and approved.
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • At least eight (8) years working experience of which three (3) years’ must have been in management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Production Engineering, Civil, Mechatronic or any other related field.
  • Master’s degree in engineering, Management or any other related field is an added advantage
  • Professional qualification and membership to the institution of Engineers or any other recognized body.
  • Proficiency in Computer applications, SAP will be an added advantage

Depot Manager (Principal Warehousing & Logistics Officer)

Ref – NKCC/HR.1154/DM/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To ensure effective and efficient administration of the operations at the depot

Duties and responsibilities

  • Administration of the sales depot
  • Liaise with the Regional Sales Manager on ordering of stocks for the depot
  • Managing stock levels and making key decisions on stocks control
  • Ensuring availability of all company range of products as well as supplies at the depot (e.g. stationery) at all times
  • Managing and reconciling the inventory
  • Ensuring standards for quality, health and safety are met at the depot
  • Monitoring the movements of crates and containers and overseeing their cleanliness and handling to reduce breakage.
  • Managing the staff at the depot including performance appraisal & signing of performance contracts
  • Management of depot resources (vehicles, petty cash, crates, staff, cash)
  • Writing of reports (cash & stock reconciliations, underpayment & debtors reports, staff establishment report)

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Procurement & Supply Chain Management /Bachelor of commerce (Accounting/Procurement/Management) or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Master’s degree in supply chain management or business administration is an added advantage
  • A minimum period of eight (8) years’ experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role
  • Member of professional body in good standing (KISM)
  • Proficient with office computer applications, SAP will be an added advantage

Principal Internal Auditor

Ref -NKCC/HR.1160/AI/18/05/2022

Job purpose

Assist in undertaking reviews of the company Business processes and provide assurance to management on the adequacy of the internal controls

Duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of audit strategies, policies and procedures and ensure effective implementation.
  • Contribute to preparation of the risk based annual audit plan for approval by the Audit & Risk Management Committee.
  • Prepare audit reports on completion of each audit engagement to ensure timely issuance to Management for implementation of recommended actions.
  • Evaluate progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement audit recommendations received from both internal and external audits.
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly audit reports to the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board.
  • Execute special audits/investigations.
  • Evaluate the performance of staff in the Department to ascertain efficiency and effectiveness in work performance in meeting the objectives of the function.

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance and Accounting option) or relevant field from a recognized university.
  • Master’s degree (Finance and Accounting) or relevant field from a recognized university is an added advantage.
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) or its equivalent qualification.
  • Be a registered member of ICPAK in good standing.
  • Have a minimum period of eight (8) years relevant work experience, three (3) of which must have been at a supervisory level.
  • Be proficient in computer application skills; SAP will be an added advantage

Principal/Senior Accountant- Depot/Factory Accountant

Ref – NKCC/HR.1158/A/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To ensure timely processing of payments to suppliers, staff, and locations as well as administration of petty cash and treasury management. The position also ensures proper accounting of all stocks, inventory and fixed assets and monthly production for all categories
of products

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee bank and cash reconciliation in their business units
  • Prepare summary production reports on a daily and monthly basis
  • Management of location stocks and staff in the section
  • Oversee the management of all revenues including sales and rent
  • Maintain the fixed assets register
  • Review and ensure timely and accurate preparation of management accounting reports on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Provide technical support to locational units during the budget making process
  • Interpret financial policies for sound financial principles, practices procedures for effective internal control
  • Assist other departmental and sectional managers in the management of their budgets through regular provision of reliable up to date financial information.
  • Carry out financial planning and consolidate department work plans
  • Participate in Resource Mobilization initiatives of the Company.
  • Verification of payment cheques, EFTs, and bank transfers.
  • Review the coding of ledger and store items in the system to ensure that is accurate
  • Verifying posting of payments and receipts in the cashbook for accuracy.
  • Providing safe custody of payment vouchers and approved journal.

Qualification & personal specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/Accounting or Equivalent qualifications.
  • Master’s degree in business administration (Finance/Accounting) or any other relevant qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA/ACCA)
  • Membership in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • A minimum period of eight (8) years in relevant work experience and at least four (4) years in supervisory role.
  • Proficiency in computer applications; SAP an added advantage

Principal/Senior Accountant- Credit Control 

Ref -NKCC/HR.1159 /CO/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To ensure timely collection of debts from credit customers as per the credit policy and ensure proper posting into the SAP system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage debt collection and monitoring credit limits
  • Ensure timely collection of all revenues including but not limited to Sales revenue and rent
  • Review expenditure returns from departments, prepare variance analysis and interpret financial policies for sound financial principles, practices procedures for effective internal control
  • Prepare and update debtors and general ledgers daily
  • Assist other departmental and sectional managers in the management of their budgets through regular provision of reliable up to date financial information
  • Review the coding of ledger and store items in the system to ensure that is accurate and sufficient
  • Prepare Bank Reconciliation statements for every customer daily
  • Verification of payment cheques, Mobile Money, EFTs and bank transfers.
  • Ensure all customer accounts are updated and reconciled to the letter
  • Prepare debt ageing reports for decision making and advise management on way forward
  • Review vote book entries and undertake monthly variance analysis.

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Master’s degree in business (Finance/Accounting) or any other relevant qualifications;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business (Finance/Accounting) or Equivalent qualifications;
  • CPA(K) & Certificate in Credit Management
  • Membership in good standing of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).
  • Member in good standing of the Institute of Certified Credit professionals.
  • A minimum period of eight (8) years in relevant work experience and at least three (3) years in supervisory role in a position in the Public Service or Private Sector
  • Proficiency in computer applications (SAP is an added advantage)

Depot Supervisor (Senior Warehousing & Logistics Officer)

Ref – NKCC/HR.1155/DS/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To ensure timely distribution of product to the sales staff based on order requirements.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensuring products are received and dispatched to the market in good time
  • Determining the allocation of products to the salesmen to ensure daily target is achieved
  • Generating stock order requirements
  • Reconciling stocks through comparing receipts from the factory and issues to the market
  • Monitoring the quality and quantity of crates and controlling the receipt and issuance of crates from/to salesmen, agents, production, and other locations
  • Ensuring proper crates records are maintained at all locations
  • Overseeing the acquisition and replenishment of crates
  • Ensuring proper crates inspection and storage and that depots maintain the quantity of crates allocated to them
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement & Supply chain Management or its equivalent
  • Minimum work experience of 8 years relevant work experience with two years in supervisory work experience
  • Proficient with office computer applications, SAP is an added advantage
  • Must be a member of a professional body

Production Supervisor (Senior Production Officer)

Ref – NKCC/HR.1156/PS/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To supervise, coordinate and control milk reception, processing and packaging as well as oversee dispatch of the same to the stores department

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervising, directing, motivating, and controlling the production staff
  • Planning, coordinating, and executing production daily activities in liaison with the Assistant Factory Manager
  • Ensuring quality standards are achieved and maintained throughout the production operations as prescribed by the company procedures
  • Controlling, reconciling, and balancing factory stocks
  • Preparation of periodic reports as per the company reporting policies
  • Identifying and resolving staff issues in the production environment
  • Liaising with the Quality Assurance officer on quality matters in production
  • Liaising with the Factory Engineer on engineering matters in production.
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science & Technology/Dairy Technology or related field
  • A minimum period of Four (4) years in relevant work experience
  • Food Safety Management System / Quality Management Systems (QMS) qualifications
  • Proficiency in computer applications, SAP is an added advantage

Senior Internal Auditor (Information System)

Ref –  – NKCC/HR.1161/AI/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To give assurance to management that internal controls are functioning as intended

Duties and responsibilities

  • Receive checking and analysing internal controls, operational policies and procedures.
  • Identify possible risks and making recommendations.
  • Carry out audit related investigations when called upon.
  • Oversee stock-takes and write-offs as well as conducting surprise checks.
  • Monitor implementation status of past audit recommendations.
  • Provide inputs for the update of policies and procedures for the Department.
  • Participate in developing individual audit engagement plan and ensure implementation.
  • Participate in reviewing and evaluating the system of internal controls, assess their adequacy, effectiveness and proposing recommendations for their improvement.
  • Verifying existence and ownership of company assets and valuation.
  • Preparing draft audit reports on completion of each audit engagement for review by
  • the Principal Internal Auditor.
  • Assisting in establishing a follow up mechanism on recommendations received from all internal and external audits.
  • Undertaking special audit/investigations.

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in computer Science/ Information Technology or in any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Finance or relevant field from a recognized university.
  • CISA/CISCO and Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (K) or its equivalent.
  • Minimum period of four (4) years relevant work experience in an Information Systems Audit.
  • Be registered member of ICPAK and ISACA in good standing.
  • Be proficient in computer application skills; working knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage

Salesman / Saleslady

Ref -NKCC/HR.1157/SM/SL/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To ensure the products are always available in the market and customers’ orders sufficiently serviced

Duties and responsibilities

  • Receiving stocks at the distribution
  • Verifying stocks as well as loading products on and off the distribution vehicles
  • Distributing products to outlets and invoicing the customers
  • Collection of crates from the outlets
  • Processing of the sales order for the next day
  • Reconciliation of records for the day
  • Prepare route sales reports
  • Prospecting for new clients
  • Liaising with the Sales Representatives to improve on market expansion and debt collection

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines (sales & marketing, Business administration) or its equivalent from a recognised institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in (sales & marketing, Business administration) or its equivalent from a recognized institution will be an added advantage
  • Minimum 2years experience in sales and marketing
  • Proficiency in computer applications; SAP is an added advantage

Reconciliation Clerk

Ref – NKCC/HR.1162/RC/18/05/2022

Job purpose

To compile total sales and stocks issued to confirm accuracy and summarize data into the relevant records

Duties and responsibilities

  • Reconciliation of stocks, wages, overtime, sales, money, banking, etc.
  • Issue stores items against stores requisitions
  • Maintain up to date records of stocks both in the SAP system and physically
  • Carry out physical stock taking and record in the bid cards
  • Maintain proper housekeeping in stores
  • Generate customer and salesmen/ladies’ payment including underpayment reports
  • Generate daily stock summary reports for decision making
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Qualifications and personal specifications

  • Diploma in Business management/Finance/Accounting/Economics or CPAII/ACCA II or its equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business management/Economics will be an added advantage
  • At least two (2) Years work experience in a similar role
  • Computer literacy; SAP knowledge will be an added advantage

If you meet the above requirements, please send HARD COPIES of your applications quoting the Name of Position and Reference Number applied for on the covering letter and ENVELOPE, together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, indicating current salary, copies of certificates, testimonies, and contacts of at least three references and daytime telephone contacts to:

Chief Manager, Human Resource and Administration
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Ltd
P.O. Box 30131 – 00100
NAIROBI.

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