Printing Machine Operators, Book-Binder / Print-Finishing Assistant at Kenyatta University

On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Kenyatta University is looking to recruit qualified and dedicated applicants for vacant positions in the following offices:

Kenyatta University Printing Press
 
i. Offset Litho Printing Machine Operator
Grade A/B
 
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Printing Technology from a recognized institution
  • KCE Division III/ KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) and above
  • At least three (3) years work experience in a busy offset lithographic printing press set up
  • Basic mechanical/ equipment maintenance skills
  • Computer literate

Duties:

  • Make ready, operate and maintain a range of offset printing and other related offset press equipment and accessories
  • Experience with the Hieldelberg range of offset presses is essential
  • Knowledge of new digital offset press technology will be an added advantage.
ii. Assistant Offset Litho Printing Machine Operator
Grade III/IV
 
Qualifications:
  • Certificate in Printing Technology from a recognized institution
  • KCE Division IV/ KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) and above
  • At least three (3) years work experience in a busy offset lithographic printing press set up
  • Experience in the use of OCE VP2110 and CPS900 digital press
  • Basic mechanical/ equipment maintenance skills
  • Computer literate
Duties:
  • Make ready, operate and maintain a range of offset printing and other related offset press equipment and accessories
  • Experience with the Hieldelberg range of offset presses is essential
  • Knowledge of new digital offset press technology will be an added advantage.
iii. Assistant Digital Printing Press Operator
Grade III/IV
 
Qualifications:
  • Certificate in Printing Technology from a recognized institution
  • KCE Division IV/ KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) and above
  • At least three (3) years work experience operating a digital press
  • Skills in basic operation/maintenance of various copiers/ duplication equipments
  • Experience in the use of OCE VP2110 and CPs 900 digital press
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and CorelDraw digital design packages will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the use of Duplo Digital Systems 2000, DBP500 and DF1000 print finishing systems will be an added advantage.
iv. Book-Binder / Print-Finishing Assistant 
Grade III/IV
Qualifications:
  • Certificate in Printing Technology/ Printing &Packaging (Print Finishing option) from a recognized institution
  • KCE Division IV/ KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) and above
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy and reputable binding/ print-finishing establishment
  • Experience with all book binding and print – finishing processes
  • Computer literate
Duties:
  • Start, operate and maintain a wide range of book binding and print finishing equipment and accessories
  • Knowledge of post – press and print finishing operations like scoring, numbering, punching, die cutting, embossing, coating, foil – stamping, lamination, UV coating among others will be an added advantage.
Terms of Service:
For those applying for teaching positions above Tutorial Fellow they will be employed on permanent and pensionable terms.
The terms of service for non teaching positions include a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance. 
Successful
candidates will be offered two (2) year renewable performance – based
contract and gratuity will be paid at the end of the contract.
The application letter should give full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.
Applicants and Referees should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi
Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than Thursday, 12th June, 2014.
Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
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