New Opportunities at Kilombero Valley Teak Company Ltd. (KVTC)


The Kilombero Valley Teak Company Ltd. (KVTC) is a forestry company located in the

Kilombero and Ulanga Districts of the Morogoro Region. The Company manages teak
plantations and natural woodlands and processes timber in a factory located at Mavimba in
the Ulanga District.

KVTC Currently has one (1) vacancy for Forester with between 38 years of experience:
1. Position: Logyard Quality Control Manager (Forester) One post

Reporting Line: Chief Forest Manager

A Logyard Quality Control Manager is purposely for supervising staff and maintaining quality
control processes, analyzing the results, and giving feedback and guidance to the production
team under the direct supervision

  • Responsibilities

    Log measurements, tallying and logs stock.

    QC of logs coming in and reporting back to the supplier (own or from outgrowers)
    on nonconformances.

    Log grading

    Making sure that all log delivery records from own plantations and out growers are

    Making sure that log sales records are correct.

    Inspection of logs bought from outgrowers on arrival and report to planning
    manager or CFM

    Set and communicate direction and engage and support team members to achieve
    excellence in all areas.

    Lead safety performance by sustaining a rigorous safety culture by operating at the
    highest standards and complying with all regulations and policies.

    Implement and maintain a preventative maintenance program for rolling stock.

    Responsible for log inventory log rotation, log sorting, managing the efficient flow
    of logs necessary to meet sawmill flow demands, etc.

    Log Quality Responsible to ensure log quality standards are met, in accordance
    with quality standards as specified by the Log Procurement Quality team.
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  • Communicate with the mill operations, wood procurement, and the mill quality team
    to ensure correct product mix is being achieved to maximize efficiency.

    Communicate with Scalers and Log Procurement team on all aspects of log grading,
    by identifying and documenting log quality issues; out of spec logs, production
    killers, and providing timely feedback soissues can be addressed quickly.

    Work with Log Procurement team on log / load quality issues and log flow

    Maximize yard production and efficiency.

    Supervise and coordinate six to eight employees.

    Maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including Log
    Procurement and the mill Quality Control teams.

    Logyard QC Manager is required to work independently, and the vast majority of
    his/her time is spent in both field and sawmill.


    Applicants must have a tertiary qualification in the field of forestry between 38
    years working experience.

    Experience working in and with rural communities will be an advantage

    Experience working with teak will be an advantage

    Experience with forest certification systems such as FSC or TLTV will be an advantage

    The applicant must have a passion for forestry and the environment

    · The applicant must have a driving license and be proficient in driving a motorcycle

    · The applicant must be fluent in English, reading and writing.

    For the Logyard QC Manager must understand statistics and the proven ability to
    collect, compile and analyse logs’ data and present in report format for management
    is a necessity.

    Must have the ability to learn quick and work with modern equipment for example

    The applicant must have basic computer literacy (MS Office).

    This position entails extensive field work in remote areas with abundant wildlife. Only
    applicants willing to work under the demanding conditions normal to this type of
    environment should apply.


    If you meet the requirements of the position above, please submit your application letter
    and a copy of your updated CV to

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Address to:
HR & Administration Manager

Kilombero Valley Teak Company

P.o. Box 655,



Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interviews.

Deadline for submission is 15th of Nov 2021