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18 Job Opportunities at The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB)

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THE CEREALS AND OTHER PRODUCE BOARD OF TANZANIA
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB) is a Government institution established through the Cereals and Other Produce Act No.19 of 2009 to provide for promotion and development of cereals and other agricultural produce and to provide for other related matter. According to the act, the main function of the Board is to carry out commercial activities and such other activities as are necessary, advantageous or proper for the development of the cereals and other produce industry. CPB Headquarters is located in Dodoma at Central Business Park, Mbugani area along VETA Road. Currently, CPB offices outside Dodoma operate in seven Branch offices as follows:
Eastern (Dar es Salaam City in Dar es Salaam Region), Southern (Mtwara Municipality in Mtwara Region) Southern Highlands (Iringa Municipality in Iringa Region), Northern (Arusha City in Arusha Region) Western (Kigoma Municipality in Kigoma Region), Lake (Mwanza City in Mwanz'a Region) and Central (Dodoma City in Dodoma Region).The Headquarters is responsible for providing Branch Offices with technical and professional support, establishing standards, systems and procedures for resources management, utilization, capacity building, coordinating the Board's technical services, monitoring and evaluating the performance of field operations. All operational matters of the CPB are handled at the Branches, and that the Headquarters deals with strategic management issues.

The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania during the financial year 2017/2018 intends to use part of its funds to establish a 60 Metric Tons per 24 Hours Maize flour mil and 20 Metric Tons per 24 Hours Sunflower Oil mill at CPB Kizota Complex in Dodoma City. CPB is seeking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions and work as part of a team for the manufacture and production of products that meet the needs and expectations of the CPB market.

A: MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN II (3 POSTS)

Duty Station: Dodoma and Iringa
Reporting to Branch Manager
Employment Type: Contractual

Duties and Responsibilities
• Undertake general maintenance and invention within the manufacturing facility as directed by supervisor with the aim of contributing to an environment of continuous improvement.
• Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operation, and make recommendations for repair or replacement;
• Establish and coordinate the maintenance safety procedures and service schedule, in addition to the supply of materials required to maintain machines and equipment in the prescribed condition; assist in the training and support of staff to enable ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting of issues within each work area or location.

• Contribute to the implementation of Quality Standards and Continuous Improvement processes as they relate to critical plant and equipment.
• Facilitate the application of principles and theories of manufacturing processes for the company's manufacturing facility.
• Identify opportunities or implement changes to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, quality control standards, or product design, materials and parts.
• Prepare documentation for new manufacturing processes or engineering procedures.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisors from time to time.

Qualification and Experience
• At least full technician certificate in mechanical engineering from a reputable recognized registered institution or equivalent.
• Must have a minimum of three (3) years of cumulative experience in designing, testing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of equipment in the manufacturing industry.
• Must have basic knowledge of computer and able to communicate in English and Kiswahili
• Attending JKT training is an added advantage.

B: ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN II (3 POSTS)

Duty Station: Dodoma and Iringa
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Employment Type: Contractual

Duties and Responsibilities
• Installs, maintains, modifies and repairs electrical equipment and control systems including, but not limited to, protective devices, controls, meters, variable speed drives and motor starters.
• Troubleshoots and corrects electrical equipment and control systems. Traces circuits and tests continuity of electrical and electronic circuits utilizing amp meter, voltmeter, ohmmeter, as-built drawings and visual inspections.
• Maintains, repairs and calibrates programmable logic controller (PLC) systems for milling machines and boiler burner management.
• Serves as standard electrician and installs, maintains and repairs plant electrical panels, breakers, branch circuits and lighting as needed.
• Periodically tests electrical equipment for safety and accuracy, reports unusual conditions, problems or deficiencies to supervisor.

• Complies with established safety procedures and maintains a clean and safe work environment.
• Serves on special task force during periods of emergency such as floods, storms, hurricanes, etc.
• Perform preventive, corrective and breakdown maintenance of all electrical related equipment including but not limited to motors, fans, solenoid valves, drivers, controllers, HMI devices, contactors, sensors, circuit breakers, LV fHV switchboards and any associated power and control wiring and cables, as per work schedules and routines.
• Troubleshoot to identify various milling plants problems that may arise during the shift and report the solutions that have been implemented in solving those possible problems.

• Regular cleaning of electrical components (electrical panels; electrical switch gear, A VRs and other machine components in both milling plants as agreed.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualification and Experience
• At least full technician certificate in electrical engineering from a reputable recognized registered institution or equivalent.
• Must have a minimum of three (3) years of cumulative experience in the field of electrical installation, maintenance, troubleshooting/fault finding in a wide variety of electrical equipment in the manufacturing industry.
• Must have basic knowledge of computer and able to communicate in English and Kiswahili
• Attending JKT training is an added advantage.

C: MECHANICAL OPERATORS (12 POSTS)

Duty Station: Dodoma and Iringa
Reporting to: Branch Manager
Employment Type: Contractual

Duties and Responsibilities
• Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle
• Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)
• Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines
• Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools
• Test operation of machines periodically
• Fix issues that might occur during the shift
• Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws
• Keep records of approved and defective units or final products
• Maintain activity logs

Qualification and Experience
• At least full technician certificate in mechanical engineering from a reputable recognized registered institution or equivalent.
• Proven experience as a machine operator
• Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (calliper, Micro metre, etc.)
• Understanding of production procedures
• Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)
• Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals
• Analytical skills
• Attention to detail
• Teamwork and communication skills
• Physical stamina and strength
• Must have basic knowledge of computer and able to communicate in English and Kiswahili
• Attending JKT training is an added advantage.

D: REMUNERATION The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania offers an attractive enumeration package together with incentive schemes and excellent working environment for all positions.

E: MODE OF APPLICATION
Qualifying candidates should apply in writing to the following address enclosing;
• An application letter showing how they meet the position's requirements.
• Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae.
• Certified Copies of relevant Certificates and Awards.
• Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) while Certificates from foreign examination Bodies should be certified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and/or National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).
• Contact address including telephone number(s) and for email addresses).
• Names and full addresses of three referees.


The Director General,
Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania,
P.O. Box 337
DODOMA.
OR by post emailed to:info@cerealsboard.go.tz

F: CLOSING DATE Two weeks after the first appearance of this advertisement

G: GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR APPLICANTS
i. All applicants must be Citizens of Tanzania and not above 45 years old.
ii. Applicants must attach an up-to-date current Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contact, postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers.
iii. Applicants should apply on the strength of the information given in the advertisement.
iv. The title of the position applied for should be written in the subject of the application letter; short of which will make the application invalid.
v. Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of Academic certificates:

Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma/ Certificates.
Postgraduate/Degree/Advanced Diploma/Diploma transcripts.
Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates.
Computer Certificate
Professional certificates from respective boards
One recent passport size picture and birth certificate.
vi. FORM IV AND FORM VI RESULTS SLIPS ARE STRICTLY NOT ACCEPTED
vii. Testimonials, Partial transcripts and results slips will NOT be accepted.
viii. Presentation of forged academic certificates and other information In the CV will necessitate to legal action
ix. Applicants for senior positions currently employed in the public service should route their application letters through their respective employers.
x. Applicants for entry levels currently employed in the Public Service should not apply, they have to adhere to Government Circular Na. CAC. 45/257/01IDI140 dated 30th November 2010.
xi. Applicants who have/were retired from the Public Service for whatever reason should not. apply. xii. Applicants with special needs/case (disability) are supposed to indicate
xiii. Women are highly encouraged to apply
xiv. Application letters should be written in English or Swahili

Source: Mwananchi June 29, 2018
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