Kitui County Textile Centre – Factory Manager.

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Kitui County Textile Centre (KICOTEC) is a County Corporation established under the Kitui County Corporation Act, 2019. Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyans for the positions shown below.


Salary Scale: Ksh. 85,110 – 119,730 p.m.
House Allowance: Ksh. 21,000 p.m.
Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 12, 000 p.m.
Annual Leave: 30 working days per financial year.
Terms of Service: Three (3) years renewable contract.

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Factory Manager will be responsible for:

(i) Coordinating preparation of periodic textile and apparel production plans;
(ii) Ensuring that apparel production lines are properly balanced for target output;
(iii) Coordinating with the Quality manager to ensure production of high-quality products;
(iv) Ensuring that materials are organized at each stage of processing;
(v) Ensuring that all machinery is equipped with protective devices;
(vi) Providing thorough and accurate costing of all orders to ensure gross margins are maintained;
(vii) Preparing and submitting for payment contract invoices;
(viii) Processing all purchase orders;
(ix) Maintaining and managing the inventories on trims and fabrics to support order flow;
(x) Providing periodic sales forecast and managing production schedules;
(xi) Ensuring continuous training of machine operators and helpers;
(xii) Supervision of staff;

For appointment to this position, a person should:

(i) Be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Clothing Technology/Fashion design or its equivalent from a university recognized in Kenya;
(ii) Have at least ten (10) years’ relevant professional work experience, five (5) of which should have been in a Senior position in the Apparel Sector;
(iii) Have good knowledge of the production process, excellent organizational and planning skills; and
(iv) Have Creative approach to problem solving and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
(v) Possession of a relevant Master’s degree from a university recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.

NB: Applicants will be required to satisfy all the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and avail clearances from the following institutions:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

To be considered, your application must be received by not later than 15th July 2021 and addressed to:

The Chairperson

Kitui County Textile Centre

(KICOTEC)Board of Directors

P.O Box 72 – 90200



Through the following email address: . Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.

KICOTEC is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.






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