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.
The Production Manager will manage on a daily basis the production of all Brookside Dairy products by coordinating production with sales targets, ensuring adequate quality packaging materials, human resources, acquisition of and the use of the necessary utilities and services, budgetary control and to minimize wastage and losses.
Develop a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual production plan in respect of capital, material, utility and human resources
Establish and achieve good manufacturing practice for the dairy industry
Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and specification through consultation with all relevant departments to develop appropriate product and packaging specification and the test procedures to be followed
Development and maintenance of an employee and facility safety programme
Implement appropriate and agreed upon KPI's and report to senior management and line staff for information
Ensure safety of both employees and visitors in all production processes
Ensure handling of products adhere to established hygiene standards in line with the company's food safety policy
Minimum qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills
Job holder should hold a Bachelor's degree in Food Science and Dairy Technology
Should have over 6 years working experience in Foods and Beverages industry
Most he a team leader, team builder and effective communicator
Ability to handle difficult situations and provide solutions
Ability to plan and meet agreed targets
Willing and capable of puffing extra hours daily when need arises