Job Opportunities
  1. Procurement Officer

Reporting to the General Manager, the Procurement Officer is responsible for the efficient coordination, management and operations of procurement functions in compliance with the procurement policies and regulations. Specifically, the scope of responsibilities attached to this position includes;

  • Preparation of Requests for Quotation, Initiations to Bid, Requests for Proposal and co-ordination of their timely dispatch.
  • Conducting price survey in the supply market and updating the Society’s records.
  • Carrying out sourcing activities as may be required for various procurement requirements.
  • Monitoring of User departments spend patterns and ensuring on time update of procurement plan.
  • Collecting, analyzing and circulation of quotes, bids and proposals for evaluation.
  • Receiving the approved requisitions and processing the appropriate documentation for purchases/services/contracts.
  • Coordinating with User Departments and making sure the right specifications for materials/items needed are provided on a timely manner.
  • Providing purchased materials to the responsible receiving office and doing all actions for completing the process.
  • Coordinating with suppliers to ensure correct and timely delivery of goods and services as ordered.
  • Proper documentation and maintenance of all supply documents including Requisitions, Quotations, LPOs, Invoices and Delivery notes awaiting payment.
  • Ensuring proper record management of various procurement processes, decisions, and contractual agreements for accountability and audit purpose.
  • Maintaining complete and updated purchasing/supplier records/data and pricing in the system.
  • Preparation of various information and statistical reports.

Education and Qualifications

  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies or a related area.
  • Professional membership will be an added advantage (KISM/CIPS).
  • Minimum 1 (one) year previous experience in a similar role.
  • Working knowledge of the Internet and MS Office Suite

Requires skills and Competences

  • High levels of integrity.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with a hands on approach to all tasks.
  • Ability to take a proactive approach to overcome challenges and achieve results.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

 

  1. Marketing Executive

Reporting to the General Manager, the Marketing Executive is responsible for developing marketing strategies and campaigns to increase company revenue and grow product awareness. Additionally, work closely with the sales team and coordinate the team’s efforts in growing the organization’s market. Specifically, the scope of responsibilities attached to this position includes;

  • Developing and implementing a strategic market development & sales plan.
  • Creating and cultivating leads to drive sales – help the organization venture into new markets.
  • Identifying and exploiting area sales and promotional opportunities for the organization’s range of products.
  • Negotiating pricing guidelines by individual accounts or stores/ supermarkets within set parameters.
  • Setting sales targets and driving achievement of the targets with the sales team.
  • Allocating sales territories among the sales team to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Effectively building the capacity and managing operations of the field sales force.
  • Maintaining effective relationships with new and existing customers.
  • Ensuring an effective and profitable operation of the sales force, and the achievement of all sales objective and budget allocated.
  • Leading the execution of market surveys into new market territories.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the sales team. Ensure meetings are held regularly with clients.
  • Analyzing & reporting sales information including weekly sales projections.
  • To liaise regularly with other departments to ensure product availability in line with sales orders and other requirements.
  • Handling customer complaints and enquiries swiftly.
  • Managing all sales related data in order to provide the management with accurate reports.
  • Ensuring reports are compiled and presented as agreed or requested.
  • Performing any other duties assigned from time to time.

Education Qualifications: 

  • Degree in sales and marketing or related field
  • Valid BCE driving license with at least 3 years driving experience
  • Relevant professional body qualifications is a strong advantage
  • 3 years’ experience in FMCG preferably milk companies
  • Computer literate and excellent presentation skills

Skills and Competences

  • Good understanding of marketing concepts, brand positioning and market segmentation.
  • Exceptional skills in communication– written and verbal, planning and organization
  • Ability to think laterally and offer creative marketing solutions
  • Good negotiation, persuasive and analytical skills
  • Stress tolerance & ability to respect set deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspect of sales and marketing in FMCG.

Method of Application

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements are requested to apply by clicking on the link below.

Complete and submit your application by 9th July 2021, EOD. Ensure you attach your application letter and a detailed CV. No need to attach certificates and other testimonials at application stage but short listed candidates will be required to produce the Original documents and their copies during the interview.

NB: Applications that are incomplete or that are received beyond the deadline will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Apply Via https://ndumberidairy.com/vacancies/?utm

05 Jul, 2021

Machine Operator – Moulding – Deadline: Not Specified

Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Role

Run Production Equipment in the most efficient, effective, and safest manner to meet/Surpass the target throughput as well as perform daily equipment autonomous/preventive maintenance (Daily cleaning, checking, lubricating & tightening to prevent deterioration)

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Competently perform the Moulding Machine operation functions Following the stipulated work procedures.
  • Test the machine before main work begins to be sure that it is in good condition for production.
  • Account for your Shift Tubes production by ensuring that all tubes are weighed and properly recorded.
  • Competently Perform daily equipment autonomous maintenance activities: – (Daily cleaning, checking, lubricating, and tightening) to prevent deterioration.
  • Monitor the machine during production to ensure optimum running and Promptly report to the process optimizer/technician in case of any Machine malfunction.
  • Strictly adhere to the laid down safe working procedures and remember ‘Safety First ‘in whatever you do.
  • Ensure production of quality products/tubes by managing periodic checks on output.
  • No mix-up of Materials during production runs-Use the right material without fail.
  • Avoid generation of waste by doing right things first time.
  • Promptly liaise with the Process Optimizer/Q. A Inspector in case of any off-spec component.
  • Adhere to Good Housekeeping practices always.
  • Record the results of daily inspections and the details of all breakdowns in the machine check sheets.
  • Conduct smooth hand over to the incoming machine operator—to be done at the workstation.
  • Update all the relevant documents e.g., M/c downtime sheets, Change over sheets etc.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Achieve 100% of set production targets.
  •  Zero accidents and incidences
  •  Zero cases of rework and minimal quantities of waste
  •  Products produced meet stipulated quality standards.
  •  Well updated log sheets
  •  Smooth shift handovers

Qualifications

  • Minimum KCSE D+ and a certificate in Engineering or a production related field
  • Diploma in engineering is an added advantage
  • Professional qualification in related field is an added advantage
  • 3 years’ experience as an operator at entry level for an O level or certificate holder or 1-year experience as an operator for a Diploma holder

Additional Information

BIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly commit to hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences to help us build better products, make better decisions, and better serve our customers.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or similar characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

BIC is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any team member at BIC via email, or directly to a BIC team member in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of BIC, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by BIC as a result of the referral or through other means.

Apply Via https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/BIC/743999758482819-machine-operator-moulding?utm

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06 Aug, 2021

Sales Agronomist – Deadline: Not Specified

Responsible for the sale of all the company’s products and their promotion mainly in Busia and Kakamega counties. Handle customers’ needs and complaints, and follow up on collection. Advise farmers and other clients on agricultural updates by using acquired knowledge to solve problems. Create and maintain a strong link and interface between the farmers and the distribution channel.

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