7 Dec 2016

Animal Feeds Manufacturer Formulation & Production Supervisor 2016

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Position: Formulation & Production Supervisor

Reporting to: The Chief Executive Officer

Animal Feeds Manufacturer is looking for an experienced professional to fill in the above-mention position. The incumbent is required for a busy feed manufacturing company.

Duties will involve supplying technical input into feed manufacturing process with regard to feed formulation, formulation of premixes for internal production, pricing / costing, transferring formulations to computer, overseeing legislative, labelling and KEBS issues.

The successful candidate will also play a key role in production planning, processes and dealing with production challenges affecting the nutrition.
The incumbent will be crucial in information provision and problem solving for customers e.g.
  • Sales and technical team in providing nutritional solutions and production advice to key accounts
  • Design and formulation of diets and feeding programs for customers and the sales force will be part of the role.
The preferred person must have a minimum of:-
  • Degree (BSc Hons) or higher qualification in Animal Science, Animal Nutrition
  • A diploma in animal production from a recognized institution
  • 2-5 years’ work experience in feed formulation and production.
  • Strong team player
  • Highly detailed
  • Solid leadership
  • Good people and communication skills
  • A proven track record in feed industry
Core competencies
  • Excellent knowledge of livestock farming in Kenya and ideally with some practical livestock farming experience.
  • Computer literacy
  • Previous work experience in animal nutrition, feed formulation is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods, company capabilities and raw material capabilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work flexibly within a busy team.
  • Must be registered with a nationally known professional body
  • Confident expert in animal nutrition.
  • Creativity, Innovation, Change
  • Drives purposeful innovation in the group, shares analytical thinking.
  • Embraces continuous education.
  • Have self-initiative/ Self-motivator who seeks responsibilities beyond ordinary scope of his/her own work.
  • Provides attention to detail but seeks and understands the big picture.
  • Avoids the comfort zone and challenges the status quo.
  • Focused work style, strong priorities.
  • Communicates clear objectives, provides feedback to his/her team.
  • Is visionary and part of the change.
  • Develop the team to a higher level.
  • Hands on style.
  • Provides example of integrity and courage.
  • Gets the things done in timely manner.
  • Remains commercially relevant, short-term action/long-term thinking.
  • Able to do defend and protect agenda.
  • Content driven approach.
Personal Skills
  • Well organized and transparent work style
  • Ability to create and defend agenda and budget
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, with good time management and full execution.
  • Communication in multi-cultural environment
  • Team oriented behavior
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills


Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

  If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your application and CV quoting the job title on the email Human Resource Officer) to [email protected] before COB Friday 9th  December, 2016.
Female Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

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