Agricycle Global – Food Safety Packhouse Officer, Kenya.

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Agricycle Global 

Agricycle closes the gap between smallholders in developing economies and global markets by democratizing access to the agricultural value chain through our distributed network and portfolio of upcycled ingredients. Agricycle is a for-profit benefit corporation and startup, meaning we operate in a fast-moving environment to disrupt the status quo and create social, economic and environmental impact.

Overview: Food Safety Packhouse Officer

As our Packhouse Officer in Kenya, you will report to the Director, East Africa and work closely with the Logistics Coordinator, Food Safety Manager and Sourcing Officers across Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. You will lead Agricycle’s Packhouse activities and  ensure total reliability and consistency. Leveraging your diligence and strategic thinking, you will easily forecast potential roadblocks to Agricycle’s Packhouse operation and make immediate and self-directed efforts to avoid delays to targeted packed ingredients.


  • Supervise all production operations in the Packhouse
  • Ensure 100% of outbound ingredients are of top quality and free of any QA/QC issues
  • Implement production activities schedules 
  • Monitor and supervise the packhouse staff and handle their attendance 
  • Ensure food health and  safety  standards are well practiced in the Packhouse
  • Report the staff level needed for smooth sorting and packing operations
  • Ensure packaging technical specifications are observed in the packing activities.
  • Prepare reports on operations and reporting  on daily bases to the Director, East Africa. .
  • Manage storage facilities and maintain the equipments for proper utilization
  • Supervise  processes and identify inefficiencies that can be removed in Packhouse production activities.
  • Accomplish any other reasonable responsibility given by supervising team members.

Ideal candidates are:

  • Highly creative with a hunger for innovation and are natural born problem solvers
  • Familiar with HACCP plans, GMP( good manufacturing practices) and food safety plans.
  • Motivated by a passion to make the world a better place and love to take on challenges.
  • Servant leaders who help to build the team and take on whatever role is necessary.
  • Eager to learn and thrive in the fast-paced “fail fast, fail often” startup culture we embody.
  • Collaborative in a highly diverse and global team and can work independently when remote.
  • Critical and strategic thinkers with strong decision-making skills.
  • Empathetic and patient, knowing no task is below them.
  • Strong team players, knowing teamwork is necessary and that each role supports the other. 


  • Minimum of 1 years of demonstrable experience in production,logistics or supply chain management.
  • At least 1 year of food safety experience
  • University degree or advanced work experience in logistics, supply chain management, project management, business management or other related fields.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and ability to speak and write in English fluently.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, strong work ethic and unimpeachable integrity.
  • Readiness and ability to regularly perform under pressure and within short timeframes.
  • Readiness to travel anywhere in East Africa and sometimes work odd hours to match US time zones.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer applications, especially: gmail and google drive.

Top skills

Sound leadership


Supply chain management

Staff Management

Food Safety Management

Project management

Leadership and teamwork

Verbal/written communication

Send all applications through by 23rd July 2022 at 5pm EAT. Attach the following as one combined PDF: a) cover letter addressed to the Talent & Development Coordinator; b) CV with three reachable referees; and c) academic or other qualification documents. Clearly state the position you are applying for in your letter. Agricycle does not charge for applications or interviews.



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