Production Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client, a food Processing company seeks to recruit a Production Manager.

S/he will be responsible for implementing, auditing, assessing of quality systems.

Main Accountabilities

Quality

  • Provide technical expertise relative to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), food safety, sensory and quality evaluations
  • Track performance and monitor progress objectively weekly based on internal key indicators required by organization, regulatory agencies and customers
  • Conduct monthly HACCP audits and assess HACCP program compliance by reviewing and analyzing weekly HACCP logs and management checklists to determine consistent fulfilment of required HACCP standard operating
  • Supervise delivery and quality assurance of pest control, contract services and supplies
  • Conduct local vendor audits
  • Research and respond to all alleged food-borne incidents
  • Monitor routine microbiological testing program
  • Implement tools to promote internalization and standardization of quality, food safety and sanitation process
  • Ensure compliance with customer specifications and quality standards (e.g. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), HACCP etc) and follow up with corrective actions if necessary
  • Ensure kitchen exceeds customer and LHI standards
  • Maintain and utilize quality system processes and procedures to impact customer quality
  • Perform and document periodical and random checks on products and services to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Analyze and reply to quality issues reported by customers
  • Investigate all food safety incidences, food poisoning etc. and initiate appropriate action and reporting

Quality Reporting

  • Monitor and prepare reports for the quality management system
  • Collect and monitor all quality documents (e.g. Chef Table, portion control, equipment handling, ramp-on time and safety performance)
  • Keep manuals and documentation updated and implement new procedures and rules

Leadership

  • Ensure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed and directed
  • Guide, motivate and develop the subordinate employees within the Human Resources Policy
  • Participates in coaching the expanded Global Performance System (GPS) process, as well as additional career development activities to enhance the effectiveness and potential of the team
  • Make the company’s values and management principles live in the department(s)
  • Plan / Implement and control the cost budget in the area of responsibility; initiate and steer corrective actions in case of deviations

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science Technology or Diploma
  • 2+ years’ experience in food processing Industry
  • At least 1 year experience in a supervisory capacity
  • MUST have experience in the Food processing Industry.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety
  • Working knowledge of HACCP and GMP’s regulations
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees on a one-on-one basis as well as a group
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and other software to analyze and report pertinent production information.

How to Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.com with Production Manager on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries


Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: November 29, 2020 — 9:47 am