Olivado Fresh EPZ Pack House Manager Job in Kenya

Olivado Fresh EPZ Limited

Job Title: Pack House Manager

Reports To: Operations Manager

Job Description

  • Oversee all packhouse activities to ensure the smooth and efficient running on the facility
  • Assist and support the Operations Manager
  • Ensure compliance to food/health certification and safety systems, custodian of food safety documents and records.
  • Verify suppliers to ensure they meet the required specifications
  • Responsible for compliance to the GlobalGap chain of custody system
  • Responsible for the management of the Organic, SMETA,BRC and Fair for Life Fair Trade standard
  • Ensure all internal SOPs are followed, maintain and update these as required
  • Liaise with Field Operations Manager and other external fruit suppliers to understand fruit inflows.
  • Liaise with customers to plan seasons production and ensure orders are fufilled on time
  • Responsible for product quality and liaising with customers on the same
  • Overall responsibility for recruitment of staff (including seasonal staff) and making sure that supervisors have the appropriate staff required for each shift
  • Liaise with OEPZ accounts staff, provide reports manage budgets and packhouse payroll
  • Conduct ongoing KPI reviews and provide reports on the same
  • Increase Olivado Fresh export portfolio, introducing new customers and crops that can optimize the current pack house and staff capacity.
  • Liaise with the freight companies to optimize the transport logistics and pricing
  • Work with the Operations Manager to increase the capacity of the packhouse, this includes packing additional products or other uses of the space/staff

Job Specification

  • University degree in a science related/ business management field.
  • Training either as part of the formal qualifications or by the successful completion of a formal course in:
  1. Food safety and quality management system
  2. Auditing techniques
  3. Food hygiene and HACCP
  • A minimum of 2 years post-graduate and 3 years overall experience in the food processing/manufacturing industry packhouse experience an advantage. This shall involve work in the food quality assurance or food safety function
  • English language skills
  • Thorough knowledge of Kenyan labor and industrial laws

Job application and CV to be sent to emma@olivado.com by 14th January 2019.


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Updated: January 6, 2019 — 6:17 pm