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Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Factory Manager will be responsible for:

  1. preparation of periodic textile and apparel production plans;
  2. Ensuring that apparel production lines are properly balanced for target output;
  3. Coordinating with the Quality manager to ensure production of high-quality products;
  4. Ensuring that materials are organized at each stage of processing;
  5. Ensuring that all machinery is equipped with protective devices;
  6. Providing thorough and accurate costing of all orders to ensure gross margins are maintained;
  7. Preparing and submitting for payment contract invoices;
  8. Processing all purchase orders;
  9. Maintaining and managing the inventories on trims and fabrics to support order flow;
  10. Providing periodic sales forecast and managing production schedules;
  11. Ensuring continuous training of machine operators and helpers;
  12. Supervision of staff;

For appointment to this position, a person should:

  1. Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Clothing Technology/Fashion design or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
  2. Have at least ten (10) years’ relevant professional work experience, five (5) of which should have been in a Senior position in the Apparel Sector;
  3. Have good knowledge of the production process, excellent organizational and planning skills; and
  4. Have Creative approach to problem solving and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  5. Possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.

Method of Application

NB: Applicants will be required to satisfy all the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and avail clearances from the following institutions:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 15th July 2021 and addressed to:

The Chairperson

Kitui County Textile Centre

(KICOTEC)Board of Directors

P.O Box 72 – 90200

KITUI

Or

Through the following email address:   kicotec@kitui.go.ke . Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

 

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