Shift Supervisor Career Jobs – Mpanga Growers Tea Factory

Organisation: Mpanga
Growers Tea Factory
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Factory
Manager
About US:
Mpanga Growers Tea Factory is a
public limited company owned by small holder tea growers and it was
incorporated in 1995. It is located in western Uganda Kabarole district,
producing high quality tea for local and export market. It is one of the tea
factories formerly under Uganda Tea Growers Corporation (UTGC), established by
an Act of parliament on 17th February 1966.
Job Summary: The Shift
Supervisor will oversee the factory’s operations, products and equipment to
ensure a safe, consistent, profitable and smooth running shift in line with
Business plan, relevant policies, National and international standards
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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Plan for withering space and activity
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Plan for roller changing and processing schedules
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Conduct process monitoring and hourly tea testing
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Conduct worker deployments
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Analyze moisture content of withered leaf hourly
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Monitor the usage and consumption of resource inputs
e.g. firewood, water, food, overtime
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Plan and monitor factory wash down
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Plan for manpower and employee rotations
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Actively monitor quality parameters
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Regularly check the quality of tea being packed and
test the tea being dispatched
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Coach subordinate staff and initiate in-house
training and identify suitable training programs for staff
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Maintain employee discipline, manage and settle conflicts
and grievances in line with company policies and union terms and conditions
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Monitor staff performance and productivity
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Ensure the safety of staff is given priority and the
working environment is safe
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Train workers in the factory on standards requirements
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Ensure calibration of equipment
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Perform tea tests for conformity to international
standards
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Monitor and carryout checks on standards
implementation
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Review factory records and verify green leaf quality
and quantity, made tea quality and quantity and the processing parameters
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Conduct stock taking and provide the manager with
stock levels
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Source for quotations and suppliers
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Follow-up procurements and deliveries
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Monitor stock levels and labour levels in the
processing section
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Prepare budget inputs and submit to the head of
department
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Approve requisitions made
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Open and close shifts and follow company security,
hygiene and safety procedures.
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Execute the shift plan.
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Monitor raw and finished product quality before and
throughout the shift.
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Ensures equipment is dean, safe and in good working
order.
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Ensure compliance to all food safety procedures are
applied at all times
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Follows up on the completion of planned maintenance
tasks
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Completes daily basic equipment checks and makes
necessary time and temperature adjustments.
·        
Collects information and completes appropriate
incident/ accident report records.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
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The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Agriculture Engineering of Food science and Technology
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A minimum of three years’ experience in a processing
industry specifically in the tea processing factory.
·        
Working knowledge of; Tea processing, Machine
operations, Agronomy, Quality management and standards
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Leadership skills
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Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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Good relationship management skills
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Risk management skills
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Analytical and problem solving skills
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Highly self-driven
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to:
General Manager,
Mpanga Growers
Tea Factory Ltd.,
P.O. Box 585,
Fort Portal, Uganda.
Deadline: 29th December
2015
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