Forklift Plant Operator – 2 Posts at Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA)

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Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) is a state corporation under the Ministry of Health established under the KEMSA Act 2013 whose mandate is:
Procure, warehouse and distribute drugs and medical supplies for prescribed public health programs, the national strategic stock reserve, prescribed essential health packages and national referral hospitals …

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Forklift Plant Operator – 2 Posts

Job Type Full Time
Qualification KCSE
Experience 3 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field Manufacturing&nbsp

(REF. KEMSA/HRA/FLO/HR/12/2024)
PURPOSE STATEMENT
Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, the Forklift Plant Operator will be charged with the responsibility of ensuring safe movement of commodities within the variousWarehouse locations.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
The jobholder will have the following principal accountabilities:

Ensuring the safety (of people, commodities and other equipment) and operation of the assigned Forklift and Reach Truck.
Facilitate the receipt of commodities at the Receipt Bay during unloading.
Facilitate the dispatch of commodities at the Dispatch Bay during distribution.
Facilitate the safe movement of commodities within the assigned Warehouse.
Facilitate movement of commodities during re-warehousing.
Facilitate the movement of commodities from the racks and other storage locations to the assigned areas.
Ensure that the Forklift/Reach Truck is serviceable and in good working condition.
Report any mechanical or other faults on the assigned equipment to the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
The requisite qualifications for this position will be as follows:

Be in possession of a mean grade of D Plain at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE).
Hands-on experience operating Forklifts/Reach Trucks of NOT less than 3 years in a supply chain or manufacturing set-up.
Be in possession of a valid driving license Class B-C-E-G free from any endorsement.
Ability to work under minimum supervision.
Those with Certificates in First Aid or Occupational Safety and Health will have added advantage.

DESIRED PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Applicants will be required to have the following attributes:

Honesty
Integrity
Flexibility
Team player
Good time management skills
Effective communication 

Method of Application

Successful candidates will be required to satisfy the following requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010:

Police Clearance Certificate from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations;
Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority.
Higher Education Loans Board (for University Graduates)
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Clearance

Those interested and who meet the above requirements are invited to apply for the job.
The application should be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials addressed as below should reach the Chief Executive Officer not later than 31st January 2024.
The applicant’s envelope should quote the Reference Number of the position they are applying for.
Ag. Chief Executive Officer,
Kenya Medical Supplies Authority,
13 Commercial Street Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 47715-0010,
NAIROBI
Attn. Director HR & Administration
‘The Kenya Medical Supplies Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity and Gender Equality’.
NOTE: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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