Kenafric Industries Product Developer Job in Kenya

Kenafric Industries Limited

Job Title: Product Developer

Department & Section: Research and Development Confectionery

Reports To: New Product Development Manager

Location: KIL

Main Purpose of this Position: Implement new product development, product and process renovations and oversee quality assurance, quality control and food safety in adherence to the standard operating procedure

Key Deliverables for this Position

  1. R – Ensuring compliance to all statutory and system requirements
  2. Q – Achieve quality standards as per SOP
  3. D – Timely delivery of new product projects.
  4. C – Achieve cost targets

Key Responsibilities

  • Executing out the implementation of the departmental strategy in line with the production strategy, policies, processes and procedures to achieve the organization’s objectives.
  • Applying product technical aspects to come up with standard operating procedures
  • Conducting trials to scale up new products to desired standards.
  • Overseeing plant trials, drafting of standards, and training operators and online quality checkers
  • Conducting market research to capture consumer needs
  • Benchmarking and implementing best practices in manufacturing and respective areas of work.
  • Implementing product quality, customer & Service Excellence and Change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.

Financial Resources / Other key Resources / Assets

  • Lab equipment.
  • Samples
  • Raw materials

Key Interfaces

Internal

  • Supply chain
  • Quality assurance department
  • Production

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in food Science

Job / Functional Skills

  • Tasting skills.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Reporting & Presentation Skills.

General Skill

  • Teamwork
  • Communication Skills
  • IT skills
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management

Behavior

  • Customer Centric
  • Ownership
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Leadership

Relevant Experience

  • At-least 3 year(s) relevant experience

Applications to be sent to recruit@kenafricind.com

Deadline for applications is 11th December, 2019


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Updated: December 5, 2019 — 9:16 am