Pack House Manager Job in Tanzania

Position: Pack House Manager
Location: Tanzania

Industry: Agriculture

Our client, a diversified group operating across African frontier markets whose core businesses provide a range of services to international companies in East and Southern Africa is seeking to recruit a Pack house manager.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage all pack house operations
  • Optimize pack house operational efficiency
  • Optimize quality of produce from the pack house with zero rejections
  • Ensure machinery is properly maintained
  • Ensure compliance with processing standards as set by the market
  • Ensure pack house employees are properly trained
  • To be part of the management team and work closely with all other managers to ensure a cohesive and effective management team.
  • To conduct himself at all times honestly and properly in the course of his service with the Company
  • Other responsibilities that may be assigned by the Company from time to time.
  • Liaise closely with field and out grower staff to ensure fruit of the correct quantity and quality is delivered to the pack house to meet the market requirements.
  • Closely monitor out grower fruit deliveries at the reception point to ensure quality is maintained and any opportunities for fraud are eliminated.
  • Liaise with freight handlers and shippers to ensure suitable containers are delivered on time.
  • Train, motivate and discipline staff.
  • Determine and prepare written procedures and protocols for all operations within the pack house.
  • Check machinery operation daily and correct any faults.
  • Liaise with equipment suppliers to maintain and correct equipment operation
  • Monitor fruit temperatures in cold stores and take corrective action as required by handling fruit appropriately or correcting equipment operation.
  • Liaise with Procurement department to ensure sufficient cartons and packaging materials are in store.
  • Liaise with market to select approved and appropriate chemicals for equipment cleaning and fruit treatment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or any Agricultural related field.
  • At least 5-10 Years’ experience in the field.
  • A valid passport
  • Good communication and presentation skills
To apply, send your CV only with no attachments to before 10th April 2016.
Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

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