Feed Mill Manager Employment Opportunity – Quantum Foods Uganda

Job Title:      Feed Mill Manager
Organization: Quantum Foods
Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
Quantum Foods Uganda (formerly known as Bokomo Uganda), a subsidiary of
Quantum Food Group Ltd, a South African listed company, is a poultry breeder
that has been operating in Uganda since 1999. The company produces day-old
chicks (layers and broilers) and poultry feeds of the highest quality.
Job Summary: The Feed Mill
Manager will primarily focus on meeting the needs of clients (both external
customers and internal unit managers). The incumbent will analyze Feed Mill
work flow, evaluate systems and formulate work plans and procedures. The
jobholder will also be required to recommend strategies and communicate the
desires of clients to other staff members to ensure understanding of the
clients’ demands, challenges and goals. He/she will also be charged with
monitoring progress against a set of benchmarks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Production:
  • In charge of reviewing daily production
    records; scheduling feed production, raw material and ingredient orders
    and deliveries, employee attendance and leave.
  • Responsible for evaluating employees and
    production equipment’s efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Keeping accurate records of discussions
    and correspondence on customer demands.
  • Developing feedback or complaints
    procedures for customers to use.
  • Developing customer service procedures,
    policies and standards.
2. Quality:
  • Responsible for reviewing quality
    assurance results and ensuring that the required quality of raw materials
    is sourced and delivered. Answering customers’ questions on feed quality
    and nutrition.
  • In charge of documenting, implementing and
    evaluating Standard Operational Procedures.
  • Reviewing ingredient and feed sampling
    programs.
  • Setting the standards for quality
    assurance.
  • Submitting raw material and feed samples
    for analysis.
3. Cost:
  • Preparing annual feed mill budget and
    sharing it with Management;
  • Evaluating time attendance Sheets,
    calculating short and overtime.
  • In charge of reviewing and reporting on
    monthly costs relating to employees, machinery and operations.
  • Evaluating new technology to lower manufacturing
    costs.
  • Preparing capital requests and discussing
    it with Management.
4. Safety:
  • Implementing safety procedures, training
    employee on safety procedures and equipment and ensuring availability of
    safety equipment.
  • Conducting Safety meetings and audits.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    diploma or degree in Agriculture, Animal production and Husbandry, Food
    and Nutrition.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in
    Animal Feed Production.
  • High level of technical knowledge and
    competency.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Significant exposure and experience in
    Feed Mill Management will be an added advantage
  • Good communication, customer service- and
    writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical
    issues, with good presentation skills.
  • Excellent organization, communication and
    problem solving skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and adaptable to be
    able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • The applicant must be fluent (speak, read,
    write) in English and Luganda
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
E-mail applications (including supporting documentation) addressed to: Ellen
Odendaal, Managing Director, Quantum Foods Uganda with the subject of the
E-mail as Application: Feed Mill Manager (Kampala)
E-mail to:
quantumfoods.uganda@gmail.com
Deadline: 14th
October, 2016
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