Vacancies in a Bakery in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Vacancies in a Bakery in Nairobi, Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Our client a well-established bakery
with the specialty in the baking and making of fine baked products like bread,
buns, cookies, and cakes is seeking to hire a 
stock
accountant
to join their
team.


Duties
& Responsibilities
·        
Assist in maintaining accurate stock
listings.

·        
Facilitate and participate in monthly
and annual stock counts.

·        
Perform monthly stock reconciliations
of physical counts against system for all categories of inventory and highlight
variances to the management.
·        
Assist in developing and implementing
inventory policies and procedures;
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Report shortfalls and surplus
inventory, weekly and monthly for replenishment;
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Ensure that goods received by
warehouse are matched with the actual invoices from the suppliers;
·        
Reconcile stock deliveries with
purchase orders and or agreed contract terms, and raise non-conformity reports
where applicable;
·        
Ensure that finished goods dispatched
to the customers are matched with the actual invoices issued to the customers;
·        
Coordinate with warehouse team to
implement and ensure a control system to reduce damage, breakage and inventory
obsolescence;
·        
Support accurate and timely financial
reporting through ensuring all stock data is updated correctly;
·        
Manage the monthly financial close
process for all categories of stock;
·        
Ensure proper records and
classification in terms of cost and quantity of all inventory items; Finished
Goods, raw materials, spare parts and other consumables;
·        
Ensure stock ledger entries are
properly coded and classified;
·        
Carry out spot checks on stock
balances in the warehouse as against the system records to capture any
anomalies; and
·        
Assist the Stock Accountant in other
relevant tasks as assigned
·        
Bachelor degree in Business /
Accounting / Finance or related field or Minimum CPA -K
·        
3 years minimum experience in
manufacturing industry
·        
Specific experience in stock
accounting and management is mandatory.
·        
Experience in stores operations/
management.
·        
Computer literate with hands on
experience in use of Pastel accounting software, Sage, QuickBooks and ERP
·        
Good understanding of stock-related
operational and control requirements
·        
Strong analytical and problem solving
skills
·        
Team player with good communication
skills
·        
Ability to work with minimal
supervision
·        
Person of high integrity, honest and
self-discipline
If qualified please send your CV to
vacancies@jantakenya.com with the title ‘Assistant Stock Accountant’ by 21st
August 2019.
Our client a well-established bakery with the specialty in
the baking and making of fine baked products like bread, buns, cookies, and
cakes is seeking to hire a 
Quality
Controller 
to join their team.
Overall duties: Responsible for supervising and managing
the quality standards of all bakery products and enhance the company image in
terms of high standards of its products with special emphasis on hygiene and
cleanliness.
Main duties and responsibilities
·        
To maintain the image of the company
by ensuring that all surfaces are kept spotlessly clean, hygienic and all
customers products are packaged professionally.
·        
Ensure all ingredients received
comply with the minimum standards and product specification as per the company
requirement.
·        
Ensure all products and raw materials
are received correctly.
·        
Ensure recipes and procedures are
followed on all products.
·        
Ensure that all machine settings are
in accordance with the approved operational specification for various products.
·        
Ensure that only quality approved
products leave the bakery.
·        
Ensure that the method of
distribution does not affect the product quality.
·        
Maintain hygiene and cleaning levels
in all sections inclusive of the vehicles.
·        
Maintain health and safety levels
within the bakery and full compliances towards legal aspects on medicals for
all employees.
·        
Maintain high levels of personal
hygiene in the factory.
·        
Ensue all products are quality tested
in conjunction with production Manager
·        
Ensure our products in the market are
well presented and that the quality of our products in the bakery is always a
level above our competitors
·        
To organize hygienic inspection
frequently in the bakery.
·        
Must understand the preparation of
all products in all sections of the bakery
·        
Ensure all employee maintain set
hygiene standards through out
·        
Effect hygiene rules which must be
followed.
·        
Demonstrate good judgment and good
diplomatic skills by effectively changing attitudes on cleanliness and hygiene
in staff.
·        
Conduct research and development on
new products/services
·        
Train staff on cleaning procedures,
new cleaning techniques and other relevant requirements
·        
Stay updated with new materials and
technology with a view to incorporate them in the company, while being
effective and economical.
·        
Be up to date with latest development
in the relevant consumer markets in order to know how the company is performing
against our competitors.
·        
Graduate in Chemistry /Chemical
Engineering/Food Technology/Microbiology/Food Science
·        
Minimum 5 years of experience in Food
Industry in the field of Quality control and/or Analytical Laboratory.
Experience in Baking industry is an added advantage
·        
Any combination of experience and/or
education to perform the job allotted
Key Performance Indicates
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Regular swab tests
·        
Set strategies on standards

·        
Communicate and handle all customer
complaints regarding quality of products
·        
Ensure bakery is clean and hygienic
at all times
If qualified please send your CV to
vacancies@jantakenya.com with the title ‘Quality Controller’ by 21st August
2019.
Our client a well-established bakery with the specialty in
the baking and making of fine baked products like bread, buns, cookies, and
cakes is seeking to hire a 
supervisor to join their team.
Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Ensure smooth day to day operations.
·        
Responsible for providing outstanding
customer service that meets or exceeds expectations
·        
Supervise the work of others in the
department, ensuring production and service standards are being met at all
time.
·        
Monitor product quality and freshness
and ensure proper rotation of product
·        
Follow department procedures for
preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product
·        
Keeps display equipment, floors and
counters clean and free of debris.
·        
Maintain and monitor the use of
temperature, production, spoilage, and department transfer logs
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Liaison with the staff, ensure that
the highest hygiene standards are maintained in the work area.
·        
Train new staffs as well as existing
staff member in the preparation and baking the various products
·        
To ensure minimal wastage in
production and that all costs are strictly controlled (less than 1% of revenue
of raw material loss).
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Ensure that the dispatch process
which includes assembling and documentation is done error free and on time.
·        
Practice teamwork and work closely
with other supporting departments’ e.g. Sales, stores, finance towards
achievement of company goals.
·        
Adheres to all company and department
procedures, policies, expectations and quality standards.
Experience, Qualifications and Skills
·        
Professional Qualification in food
production
·        
5 years’ experience as a Bakery
Supervisor will be an added advantage
·        
High levels of integrity
·        
High energy, enthusiastic, and
displays an affinity for products, core values, and company philosophy
·        
Ability to follow directions and
established procedures
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Ability to direct the work of others
·        
Ability to visually examine products
for quality and freshness
·        
Strong knowledge of general bakery
practices and procedures a plus
·        
Good verbal and written communication
skills
·        
Basic proficiency with computer
applications and programs including email, Microsoft Office, and operations
related applications
If qualified please send your CV to
vacancies@jantakenya.com with the title ‘supervisor-bakery’ by 21st August
2019.
Our client a well-established bakery with the specialty in
the baking and making of fine baked products like bread, buns, cookies, and
cakes is seeking to hire a 
production
manager 
to join their team.
The Production Manager is responsible for production,
monitoring procedures and standards to achieve consistent high quality products
produced in an efficient manner.
He/she provides leadership for, and develops the abilities
of, production leaders in the department.
He/she is responsible for ensuring the best quality
products, excellent customer service by maintaining regular quality audits,
good manufacturing practices, compliance with local regulations (OSHA, Department
of Health, etc.) and HACCP.
·        
Planning and organizing production
schedules.
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Assessing production and resource
requirements.
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Estimating, negotiating and agreeing
budgets and timescales with sales and finance managers.
·        
Determining quality control
standards.
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Overseeing production processes.
·        
Re-negotiating timescales or
schedules as necessary.
·        
Upholding Good Manufacturing
Practices by overseeing the implementation / observation of laid down
prerequisite programmes / procedures, monitoring and auditing.(Including
workplace organization)
·        
Collating and analyzing performance
data and charts against defined parameters for continual improvement
·        
Promoting Safety & Health of all
workers and equipment in the Plant
·        
Doing production reconciliation; SAP,
Sage and Excel at the same time keeping production cost low by ensuring that
production consumables & tools consumption are optimally utilized and
driving root cause analysis initiatives on all non-conformities.
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Strong background and work experience
in Bakery Production for 10 years.
·        
Bachelor Degree in Food Production or
Relevant Courses.
·        
Good working knowledge of bakery
production equipment such as mixers, dividers, rounders’, proofers, etc
·        
Working knowledge of process controls
and industry standards
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A good understanding of working
within a budget and meeting those goals.
·        
Excellent computer skills and
proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access
·        
Excellent communication skills both
verbal and written
·        
Demonstrated leadership and vision in
managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills and a
collaborative management style.
·        
Budget development and oversight
experience
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A demonstrated commitment to high
professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
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Knowledge of tax and other compliance
·        
Ability to challenge and debate
issues of importance to the organization.
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Delegate responsibilities effectively

If qualified please send your CV to
vacancies@jantakenya.com with the title “production manager” by 21st August
2019.

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