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Field Technician - Maize Seed Inventory Management CIMMYT

Center for International Forestry Research

Center for International Forestry Research

Nairobi, Kenya
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

1. Compliance.

Ensure adoption and adherence to Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions (WIs) pertaining to maize seed inventory management, seed quality maintenance, and seed shipments.

2. Receipts and Inventory Management.

· Properly maintain maize seed receipts and manage inventory to ensure accuracy and traceability.

3. Seed Storage and Maintenance.

· Ensure appropriate storage, maintenance, treatment, and handling of maize seeds to preserve seed quality.

4. Record Keeping and Communication.

· Maintain and communicate accurate records to concerned CIMMYT maize program scientists regarding seed availability, germination, cold storage occupation, and related information.

5. Facility Maintenance.

· Ensure proper maintenance of facilities, with special attention to cold storage facilities, to meet the required standards.

6. Equipment Management.

· Manage and maintain equipment related to maize seed preparation and inventory management.

7. Record Tracking and Maintenance.

· Track and maintain records related to maize seed movement in and out of the Kiboko station, updating information dynamically in the seed inventory system.

8. Operational Support and Improvement.

· Support continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operations at the Kiboko station, fostering a culture of collaboration and efficiency.

9. Budget Development and Support.

· Assist the Kiboko Research Station Manager in developing operational (OPEX) and capital (CAPEX) budgets, considering maize seed inventory demand and related requirements.