General Manager - Technical at Brookside Africa Limited




Brookside Africa Limited, a leading market player in the dairy sector, is seeking to recruit highly qualified committed and experienced individuals for the following position.
Our vision is to be the market leader in East and Central Africa for milk and milk products and be the benchmark in the industry.
Our operations are focused in the manufacture of safe quality milk and milk products.

Job Description

REPORTING TO DIRECTOR - MANUFACTURING
Job Objective
The General Manager-Technical will provide overall management and co-ordination of the Technical Department, which provides technical services to all divisions and departments in Brookside Dairy Limited. He will ensure that the department provides cost effective, competitive, high quality engineering services to users. He will give strategic direction for the Department.
Key Responsibilities

Coordinate and provide leadership for the Technical Department
Offer advisory services to Technical Managers on Technical related issues in liaison with the Manufacturing Director
Ensure effective and efficient technical services are provided to the Factory and other departments
Supervise all Managers in the Technical department and offer oversight role that include allocating responsibilities and ensuring all sectional KPIs are set and met
Overall performance monitoring and machine efficiency
Offer general administrative services to all Technical sections to cover amongst others; staff management, management of contractors, performance appraisal reviews, cost management infrastructure facilities etc.
Ensure materials and spares are procured efficiently and effectively in liaison with the Purchasing and Supply Chain Department
Responsible for staff development in the department
Ensure department budget is prepared and approved on tote and carry out monthly and quarterly reviews
Co-ordinate project activities

Minimum qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills

Job Holder should hold a Bachelors' degree in Engineering
A holder of Master's Degree in Management will have added advantage
Should have over 10 years practical experience in manufacturing concern
Must have good management and leadership skills
Excellent communications, analytical and trouble shooting skills