Field Technology Officer

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Company:Unilever Kenya
Category:Farming & Agriculture
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Kericho

Job details

MAIN JOB PURPOSE:
To be responsible for driving and reviewing company field mechanization strategies in Unilever Tea Kenya plantations.
 
JOB SUMMARY
  • Responsible for building and reviewing Mechanical Harvesting (MH) strategy.
  • Responsible for the availability and serviceability of all harvesting and pruning machinery and equipment.
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant Policies, Standard Operating Procedures and continuously review the procedures as necessary.
  • Jointly with quality assurance team, link factory and field to match MH quality of raw material to that of made tea to deliver products to Unilever quality specifications
  • Lead initiation and implementation of projects linked to mechanization of field operations like tea harvesting and pruning.
  • Provide field technology advisory services to agricultural teams in Unilever Tea Kenya.
  • Participate in supplier identification, selection process and approval of relevant documents in mechanization.
  • Responsible for field technology assets, equipment and spares stock inventory.
  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluation of MH key performance indicators and maintenance of good harvesting in the mechanized fields.
  • Explore and advise on available latest field technologies in the market which can deliver competitive cost of production and product quality.
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KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Undergraduate degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, or any other related subject.
  • Experience in handling and managing agricultural harvesting technology and equipments will be an added advantage.
  • Over 4 years hands-on experience in a similar role as per the job requirements stated above.

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