Technical Stores Manager at Kenya Airways

On Monday, July 27th, 2015
, The Pride of Africa
Kenya Airways opens a world of opportunity across the continent, creating sustainable development by connecting its people and businesses within Africa and around the world.

At Kenya Airways we believe our greatest asset is our people. When you join Kenya Airways we provide you with training and all the systems and tools you require to perform. 

And best of all, we provide an environment that enables each and every one of our employees to achieve their full potential.
Kenya Airways is seeking to hire:
Position Title: Manager Technical Stores 

Position Ref No: IRC15478
Position Description: To develop and implement strategies for providing inventory planning information that supports technical Spares provisioning and movement across the entire KQ network including line maintenance in outstations.
Detailed Description
  • Develop and implement materials movement transaction processes for all KQ inventories that ensure timely, accurate and complete recording of materials related business operational costs across the business functions for an effective and efficient cost structure and management accounts reporting.
  • Develop and coordinate implementation of stock management policies and procedure guidelines for all Company inventories across the network and devise a revision mechanism that guarantees business development strategies are adequately aligned with such policies to promote growth.
  • To direct and coordinate scheduled periodical and adhoc stock counts for all inventories within KQ network stations to ensure accurate and reliable inventory stock positions that provides a fair valuation of the company inventories/ assets in the company’s financial records.
  • To design and coordinate implementation of strong and effective Inventory Control and Warehouse Systems embedded on strong Information Systems that ensures integrity and reliability of the inventory database at all times.
  • Develop coordinates and plan warehouse storage and distribution strategies for all Technical materials, Equipment and Tools to ensure an effective business support through timely availability of materials and spares.
  • To identify and advise Management on optimal storage methodologies that ensures inventories stock holding capacity is aligned with the overall KQ growth strategy including Consignment stocking, supplier managed inventories etc.
  • Develop and coordinate implementation of Health, Safety and Security programs within the warehouse and shipping networks to safeguard KQ materials and products across the business operations
  • Developing and coordinating implementation of effective consolidation and breaking-bulk processes that enhances easy materials dispensation to customers while ensuring minimal deterioration and wastage of materials.
  • To manage and coordinate recycling of consumable materials returned from Production areas to re-utilize unused consumables ensuring maximum rotation of all recyclable materials to save the company on direct costs of goods sold.
  • Develop, supervise and coach warehouse staff to promote skills level that matches supply chain profession expectations and enhance team work and improved performance and productivity.
  • Identify skills gaps and training needs for each staff skills and initiate on job training for their personal growth and development and improve morale.
  • Manage the relations between KQ and other Corporate bodies involved in the regulations of our materials storage and handling, export shipments and numerous contract suppliers to ensure SLAs are met and cordial relations exist for smooth running of KQ business operations.
  • Ensuring new requirements from Govt agencies like Port Health, KEBS, and Customs are communicated to the company management and any communication with regard to warehousing operations is timely relayed to the govt agencies.
  • To develop and implement the annual opex and capex budgets for Technical Warehouse that aligns with overall KQ business growth strategy and doing regular reviews to ensure adherence to spend caps.
  • Preparing and presenting managements briefs and reports to support strategic decision making processes by the top management.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Engineering or related technical field.
  • Full Purchasing and Supplies Management certification (CIPS, Dip)
  • 10 Years Supply Chain experience in a busy Engineering/technical environment.
  • 3 Years warehousing and logistics experience in a senior management position
  • Membership to KISM, CIPS
  • IATA qualifications and experience on resolutions and industry rules
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Commercial and contracting experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Of highest integrity
How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please CLICK HERE to apply online

(Click on Recruitment Portal -> New Jobs (Last 7 days) -> Select desired job and login/register to apply)

Deadline for application is 31st July 2015
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