Friday, 5 June 2015

Irrigation Supervisor and Land Preparation Supervisor

Del Monte Kenya
 
The Company: Del Monte Kenya Limited located in Thika - Kenya is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of premium quality foods, fresh and processed pineapple fruit and fruit juice beverages. 

As part of our commitment to meeting our performance objectives, we are looking for top-class individuals to fill vacant positions in our Agriculture Department.
 
Position 1: Irrigation Supervisor
 
The Job: Reports to the Agriculture Senior Department Head.
 
Key Functions:
  • Planning, designing, installation, maintenance and operation of open field irrigation systems;
  • Planning,organizing and coordinating irrigation labor, equipment and materials;
  • Monitoring performance of irrigation activities and directing necessary corrections;
  • Providing timely and accurate reports on work performance;
  • Performing administrative duties, training and motivating sub-ordinates.
The Person:
 
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:-
  • Aged between 25 and 35 years.
  • BSc. Degree in Agricultural/Biosystems Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Good knowledge of Autocard.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in design and installation of large drip irrigation systems.
  • Computer literate.
  • Holders of a driving licence will have an added advantage.
  • Must be capable of working independently, without close supervision and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ready to work in shifts and long working hours.
Position 2: Land Preparation Supervisor
 
The Job: Reports to the Agriculture Senior Department Head.
 
Key Functions:
  • Planning, organizing and co-ordinating labour, equipment and materials in the land preparation section;
  • Supervising and monitoring performance of each activity and directing necessary corrections;
  • Providing timely and accurate reports on work performance;
  • Performing administrative duties, training and motivating subordinates;
  • Ensuring safe and healthy working environment.
The Person:
 
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:-
  • Aged between 25 and 35 years.
  • Have a minimum of a BSc degree in Agriculture Engineering/Bio systems Engineering.
  • At least 3 years field working experience preferably in a large mechanized commercial agricultural set up or in a well established research institution.
  • Must be capable of working independently and meet strict deadlines.
  • Those with a driving licence and experience in working with heavy agricultural equipment will have an added advantage.
  • Must be results oriented and ready to work in shifts and for long hours.
  • Must be a team builder.
Applications with detailed CV only, indicating current and expected remunerations should be emailed
to hrkenya@freshdelmonte.com so as to reach us by 19th June, 2015.

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