Sunday, September 2, 2012

Dairy Processing Market Leader Production Manager, Quality Assurance Manager and Assistant Technical Manager

Our client, a Dairy Processing Market Leader is seeking to recruit the following positions to join its senior management team.
Production Manager
Ref: MWA/PM/08/12
Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing oversight of all daily processing procedures and management of production schedules and personnel in order to meet daily market demands. 
S/he must have a passion and ability to inspire a team in following precise processes and the drive to succeed in meeting goals.
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Food Science & Technology/Dairy Technology or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • At least 5 years of experience in a similar position in a food processing or an FMCG environment(dairy processing preferred)
  • Proven management experience
  • Strong people skills including excellent communications and team building skills
  • Self-motivated to improve systems, reach goals, solve problems
Quality Assurance Manager 
Ref: MWA/QAM/08/12
Reporting to the General Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for overall quality improvements and ensure that quality standards and procedures are met and aligned with legislation and customer specifications. 
S/he will establish performance standards, procedures, and audit controls in order to meet business requirements, as well as identifying and implementing process improvements to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of dairy operations.
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Degree in Food technology, Biochemistry or analytical chemistry from a recognized university.
  • Minimum 5 years of direct work experience with Quality Assurance systems, regulations, guidelines, and associated standards in a food related environment.
  • Direct knowledge of QA methodologies and ability to develop, review, and maintain metrics and quality audits.
  • Ability to create and review technical documentation, including project plans, test procedures, and design documents.
  • Practical experience with product testing, capability studies, and control plans.
  •  Must possess excellent communication skills and able to interface directly with cross-functional teams, vendors, customers, and internal departments.
Assistant Technical Manager
Ref: MWA/ATM/8/12
The successful candidate will assist in the development, maintenance and improvement of manufacturing processes and plant operations by planning, designing, specifying, installing, modifying and maintaining plant facilities, systems and equipment including products and manufacturing methods.
Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • B.Sc. or HND in Mechanical /Electrical Engineering or its equivalent
  • Degree in electromechanical engineering will have added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in manufacturing/ processing environment
  • Proven track record in project management and ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Must be a good planner with strong organizational, team-leadership and analytical/ problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in use of relevant IT software.
  • Strong ethical & professional values, autonomous & result oriented with a clear determination to succeed.
How to Apply
If you believe you are the right candidate and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts, to reach us not later than September 14, 2012 and addressed to: