VACANCY: Plant Manager (Dairy) in Ethiopia

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Agriculture, FMCG, Food processing
  • Field of Expertise: General Management, Operations, Project Management
  • Work Experience: 6-10 years
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: May 22, 2018
  • Vacancy closing date: Jun 20, 2018

Job Description

Our client is a growing and independent dairy processing company in Ethiopia. It is a strong niche player with growth ambitions to extend production capacity, product range and more.

Responsibilities
• Day-to-day responsible at factory for:
o Production and operations (planning, forecasting, output)
o Maintenance and report
o Product quality, food safety, HSSE
• Project management and implementation of factory-related investment plan:
o Expanding and upgrading facilities (building and equipment)
o Expanding food safety
o Expanding supply chain (especially sourcing of raw milk)
• Balancing management of daily operations, implementation of investment plan and development of employees
• Analyse, improving and implementation of more efficient processes, with focus on (food) safety, quality and efficiency
• Plant Manager reports to (expat) General Manager

Requirements
• Dairy processing experience is a must
• Bsc (or Msc) in technology, food science or other relevant field of education
• Proven experience and preference in developing countries, preferably Africa.
• Managerial experience, preferably in food processing industry e.g. as production manager, operations manager, supply chain manager, team leader
• Strong leadership skills (role model) with open, positive and motivating/coaching attitude
• “Right-hand” for General Manager
• Strong communication skills (verbal, written)
• Structured, high-demanding, eye for detail and control, result-oriented, fact-based
• Stable personality and self-controlled
• Flexible, approachable, honest and trustworthy

Place of work
Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

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