Hygiene Officer Jobs – People Performance Group (PPG)

Job Title:    Hygiene Officer
Organisation: People
Performance Group (PPG)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Plant
About US:
The People
Performance Group (PPG) is a Human Resource (HR) consultancy firm which is
highly committed to the provision of expert advice in Recruitment, Search and
Selection, Team Building, Training, HR systems and Outsourcing of Staff since
2005. Our client is an organisation in the dairy industry.
Job Summary:  The Hygiene Officer will maintain factory
hygiene standards to meet requirements all applicable food safety and hygiene
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure all aspects of the hygiene service are carried out and
    maintained to the required standard
  • To manage the hygiene budget and ensure all expenditure is
    authorised and recorded
  • To manage the ordering and stock control of hygiene consumables and
  • Maintain detailed cleaning instructions and schedules for every
    hygiene activity that meet the requirement s of BRC food safety standard
  • To be responsible for the effective delivery of site laundry service
    – to include the contracted external service and in-house laundry
  • Management of the pest control contract and overseeing the
    completion of all pest prevention actions to the required standards
  • Responsible for the cleaning of air handling, evaporators and
    high-risk air socks
  • To oversee the day to day running of the staff facilities including
    vending services, maintenance of stocks
  • To oversee the day to day running of the staff facilities including
    vending services, maintenance of stocks/consumables in staff canteen,
    staff washroom facilities and all associated equipment
  • To conduct compliance audits/inspections of internal hygiene
    standards and documentation
  • To manage the provision of hygiene chemicals, and dosing equipment
    on site – to include regular reviews with chemical supplier, periodic
    chemical dosing checks, maintenance of equipment and to oversee the safe
    storage, decant, transport and use of chemicals on site
  • Work with suppliers to obtain the most suitable and cost-effective
    equipment and consumables and to effectively manage supplier
    non-conformance in a timely manner
  • To support the technical & QA team in obtaining water samples
    for testing and participating in microbiological investigations or
    projects to drive improvements in the site hygiene standards
  • To provide training and awareness for all hygiene and waste handling
    staff in all procedures relevant to their role
  • Manage the segregation, storage and timely removal of all waste –
    recyclates, landfill, hazardous and confidential waste streams
  • To manage the waste budget
  • To manage the external waste contractors and ensure they operate in
    a legally compliant and safe manner at all times including retaining
    copies of all appropriate waste license and Duty of Care documentation
  • To ensure the external yard waste area is maintained in a safe,
    controlled and hygienic manner at all times
  • Ensure all the waste operatives are appropriately trained and comply
    with all legal obligations associated with their role
  • To provide support in waste management compliance to the three
    remote transport depots
  • Conduct  COSHH assessment,
    risk assessments and document safety systems of work for ll hygiene
  • Ensure all hygiene and waste staff are trained and competent in all
    procedures relevant to their role
  • Maintain authorised persons lists for each piece of equipment as
  • Conduct emergency response spill training for all relevant staff
  • Ensure all tasks are conducted in accordance with all legislative,
    company and site health & safety policies and ensure that all hazards,
    accidents/ incidents are reported and investigated in a timely manner
  • To ensure material safety data sheets for all chemicals used on site
    are maintained, updated regularly and are accessible to all staff
  • To be an active member of the site Health & Safety Committee
  • Recruit, induct and develop competent employees
  • Ensure all disciplinary incidents and staff absence are dealt with
    in a professional and timely manner and in accordance with the company
    human resource policies
  • Effectively communicate with all team members on a regular basis and
    provide opportunities for feedback and 2-way communication
  • Participate in projects as requested in order to drive continuous
  • To provide key performance indicator data as required and comply
    with all internal and external audit requirements
  • Develop strong working relationships in order to drive continuous
    improvement in site standards
  • To actively comply with and enforce all relevant statutory, company
    and site policies and procedures
  • To conduct employee Performance Development Reviews on a regular
    basis and establish training and development plans
  • Carry out any reasonable request of your line manager in order to
    meet the needs of the business

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • A competent professional with proven experience of managing and
    leading a hygiene team within a food manufacturing environment
  • Flexible approach to working and committed to occasional night
    shifts and weekend working
  • Experience of working within a compliance/ standard driven
  • Proven experience of driving improvements in site standards
  • Industry acumen and knowledge of cleaning systems and methodology
  • Experience of budget management and reporting
  • Experience of managing waste segregation and recycling services
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to
    engage and motivate staff and colleagues
  • Experience of conducting training non a 1:1 basis or to small groups
  • PC literate
  • Growth, Client & Customer Satisfaction/ Quality of Services
  • Rigous management of results
  • Innovation and change
  • Leadership & People Management – leading for excellence
  • Brand Notoriety
How to Apply:
All candidates
should email a cover letter and updated CV to application@ppg.co.ug. No email
be heavier than 2MBs. Due to the high number of applications we anticipate
receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 29th November 2019
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