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22 Nov 2022

Full-Time Job at The Kisumu National Polytechnic (2 Positions)

The Kisumu National Polytechnic – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Anywhere

Job Description

Kisumu National Polytechnic is located on the outskirts of Kisumu City, within Kisumu County, about 3 km east of the city centre and about 342 kilometers from Nairobi, Kenyas capital city. Kisumu City stands at the centre of the Great Lakes Region and is fast emerging as a hub for the East Africa Economic Union.

Pharmaceutical Technician

  • Location; Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare learning materials and carry out instructions to learners during practical lessons.
  • Supporting pharmacological services
  • Maintaining records by recording and filing the prescriptions.
  • Sorting, stocking and labelling medications and monitoring inventory.
  • Complying with rules, regulations and procedures to help maintain a clean and safe pharmacy.
  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or authorized personnel

Requirements:

  • A Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology holder from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB).
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board and a valid license by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board and
  • A 3-year working experience in the relevant field must be well conversant in pharmacy compounding, quality analysis of drugs& analytical techniques in pharmaceutical chemistry, experimental techniques in pharmacology and drug inventory management.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • Good communication skills and Teaching Skills
  • Experience in inventory management and Animal Husbandry will be an added advantage.

Nutrition and Dietetics Technician

  • LocatioN Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare learning materials and carry out instructions to learners during practical lessons.
  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or authorized personnel

Requirements:

  • KCSE Mean grade of C- (C minus) and above
  • Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetic Management from an institution recognized by the Kenya Nutritionists & Dieticians Institute (KNDI).
  • Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Nutritionists & Dieticians Institute (KNDI) and a valid license up to date.
  • Should be well conversant with meal planning and production; Food processing and preservation, Food inventory and machine inventory management.
  • Good communication skills and Teaching Skills.
  • Have a valid Food Handlers Certificate from a recognized public hospital.
  • Working experience of at least one year.
  • Proficiency in computer application skills
  • Experience in inventory management and Animal Husbandry will be an added advantage

Plumbing Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all plumbing repairs and maintenance works.
  • Prepare learning materials and carry out instructions to learners during practical lessons.
  • Keep inventory and records of all tools and equipment.
  • Ensure maintenance and compliance with health and safety standards at all times.
  • Offer technical support in workshops.
  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or authorized personnel

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Building Technology or other relevant disciplines
  • Craft Certificate in Plumbing will be an added advantage.
  • At least a one-year experience in plumbing work.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage

Masonry Technician

  • Location; Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interpret technical drawings and construction blueprints.
  • Prepare learning materials and carry out instructions to learners during practical lessons.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance works.
  • Undertake work as per requirements and specifications.
  • Complete projects within specified time and budget
  • Keep inventory and records of all tools and equipment.
  • Offer technical support in workshops.
  • Ensure maintenance and compliance with health and safety standards at all times.
  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or authorized personnel

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Building Technology or other relevant disciplines
  • Craft Certificate in Masonry will be an added advantage
  • At least one year experience in masonry work.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage

Carpentry Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out maintenance and carpentry work
  • Operate carpentry and joinery equipment
  • Prepare learning materials and carry out instructions to learners during practical lessons.
  • Keep inventory and records of all tools and equipment.
  • Ensure maintenance and compliance with health and safety standards at all times.
  • Offer technical support in workshops and determine equipment specifications for the workshops.
  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or authorized personnel

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Building Technology or other relevant disciplines
  • Craft Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery will be an added advantage
  • At least one year experience in a reputable carpentry workshop
  • Ability to read and interpret relevant drawings
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage

Painting and Decorations Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Painting and Decorations maintenance work
  • Prepare learning materials and carry out instructions to learners during practical lessons.
  • Keep inventory and records of all tools and equipment.
  • Ensure maintenance and compliance with health and safety standards at all times.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Building Technology or other relevant disciplines
  • Craft Certificate in paint and decoration works will be an added advantage
  • At least two years experience in painting and decoration works.
  • Computer literacy will be an added advantage

Information Communication Technology Officer

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of end user workstation.
  • Ensure network security through deployment and maintenance of firewall, cryptography system to help prevent hackers, viruses and other malicious software.
  • Develop and deploy methodologies for testing network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, process and service record.
  • Conduct testing and development of disaster recovery plans to detect faults, minimize malfunctions and back-up systems as it relates to network functionality.
  • Ensure network performance through network monitoring and analysis, performance tuning and troubleshooting network problems.
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permission, access rights and ensure network connectivity of all workstation.
  • Responsible for the configuration and installation of network software packages to ensure the network is updated with the current version of the software supported by the vendor to enhance network security

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Mathematics & Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Communication Technology , Business Information Technology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution.
  • Minimum period of three (3) years work experience.

Textile Knitting Machine Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing training for trainees and supervising textile operatives on using the machinery.
  • Preparing training materials
  • Maintain and repair the knitting machines
  • Perform size changes to machine settings
  • Perform preventative maintenance on knitting machines
  • Diagnose minor machine malfunctions and report any major machine issues or errors to shift supervisor
  • Work to improve processes and identify efficiencies
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required
  • Maintain computerized circular knitting machines.
  • Troubleshoot and repair all aspects of computerized circular knitting machines.
  • Take styles and designs from concept to prototypes and production ready styles, using the appropriate yarns and raw materials to achieve both the visual and functional goals from the
  • design team.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of Bachelor Degree in fields related to Textile engineering and technology or related to TVET in Ginning and spinning technology.
  • Certificate in teaching methodology/pedagogy.
  • Certificate in computer skills.
  • Should preferably have one year working experience in textile and apparel industry and/or teaching experience in TVET program/or in Manufacturing sectors.

Textile Spinning Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing training for trainees and supervising textile operatives on using the machinery.
  • Preparing training materials
  • Installing and testing new spinning machinery
  • Undertaking quality evaluations of materials and checking the quality of the final product
  • Operating and maintaining spinning machinery.
  • Diagnosing mechanical problems, isolating faulty parts and reporting to the appropriate manager.
  • Ordering replacement parts or, in some cases, making new parts.
  • Reassembling machines, returning each to full working order.
  • Producing spinning products/yarn.
  • Evaluating, identifying and selecting fiber/products from suppliers.
  • Maintaining accurate documentation and records for work completed, usually on computers.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of Bachelor Degree in fields related to Textile engineering and technology or related to TVET in Ginning and spinning technology.
  • Certificate in teaching methodology/pedagogy.
  • Certificate in computer skill.
  • Minimum of one year working experience in textile and apparel industry and/or teaching experience in TVET program/or in Manufacturing sectors.

Textile Processing Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of creative practices undertaken by students and others (e.g., Fabric Lab users), as required, in workshops, and in such other areas as defined and/or delegated.
  • Supervision of specialist areas and processes within department, to ensure: safe and competent practices; organised and efficient workshop/studio environments; student access to materials within the precepts of departments learning materials policy; and the appropriate use of equipment and space.
  • Practical and technical support for individual and groups of students in their learning through creative practice.
  • Develop, support and deliver a list of demonstrations in technical skills, process and the use of specialist equipment or software at variable degrees of competence, from introductory to advance.
  • Develop and sustain own skill base, supported by the school, to ensure currency with contemporary and traditional techniques and familiarity with new equipment and processes. Work with the Resources Manager and Programme Directors to enable the application of new knowledge to demonstrations and student support.
  • Maintain an informed list of the specific materials required per student for each of the demonstrations offered. Source, review and advice on costs.
  • Ensure that all equipment within the area/s of responsibility are in place and functioning effectively and safely.
  • Ensure that sufficient materials for student use are held in stock or can be accessed within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Within established collage policies, organise the purchasing of replacement or new materials sufficient for the anticipated delivery of the curriculum, within budget allowances set.
  • Maintain knowledge of the requirements of each module for which access to workshops is needed, to ensure that demonstrations can be tailored to the anticipated learning outcomes.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Technology, Textile Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of one year working experience in a textile industry and/or teaching in textile institutions.

Textile Quality Controller

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide training, developing training materials, manage quality control and assurance.
  • Review and establish factory and supplier processes to ensure that they are following established inspection procedures.
  • Define quality procedures to all factories.
  • Resolve any issues with factories/institute and advise on solutions when necessary to fix any production problems advised
  • Approve incoming materials by confirming specifications, conducting a visual and measurement test, and rejecting and returning unacceptable materials.
  • Carry out full preparation for fit sessions, assess the sample to review Textile materials
  • Approve all finished products by confirming specifications and conducting required tests.
  • Return products for re-work if needed and complete documentation to confirm re-work.
  • Document and update inspection results by completing reports and logs.
  • Make sure the fit process is complete within the target dates and any do not impact “on time” delivery.
  • Review customer requirements and ensure they are met.
  • Support line manager with business activities and helps to drive the broader product quality control initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Apparel Design, Textiles, Manufacturing or similar field.
  • Minimum of one year working experience in Textiles and garments quality management.
  • Served in quality control in a comparable position in the textile industry

Textile Weaving Technician

  • Location; Kisumu

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing training for trainees and preparing training materials.
  • Performing preventative maintenance, repair and overhaul of the nationally important historic textile machinery held in the collections including assistance with the movement and storage of machinery
  • Operating and maintaining hand and power looms.
  • Supervising the Technical Demonstrator and activities as required for the benefit of institute.
  • Evaluating, identifying and selecting yarn from suppliers.
  • Maintaining accurate documentation and records for work completed, usually on computers.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of Bachelor Degree in fields related to Textile engineering, manufacturing and technology or related to TVET in weaving technology.
  • Certification in teaching methodology/pedagogy.
  • Minimum of one year working experience of operating and maintaining weaving machinery preferably in a textile and apparel industry and/or teaching experience in TVET program/or in Manufacturing sectors

How to Apply

Interested applicants who strictly meet the requirements are invited to visit the institutions website and strictly submit their applications online via the link below; You will also be required to upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly quoting the subject area you are applying for in the subject line and explaining your suitability against the essential criteria on the job profile. Applications close on Friday 2nd December 2022 The cover letter should be clearly addressed to: The Chief Principal/Council Secretary The Kisumu National Polytechnic P.O. Box 143- 40100, Kisumu Interested and qualified? Go to The Kisumu National Polytechnic on forms.gle to apply

Job Categories: Many positions. Job Types: Full-Time.

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