2 Production Supervisor Job Placements - Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)


Organisation: Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Assistant Production Manager

About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the industrial and economic development of Uganda. The Government of Uganda received a grant from The Korean Government through Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to facilitate construction of a Fruit Processing factory. The factory is to be run under UDC as a subsidiary- Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE). The company will produce ready to drink juice and concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges and Mangoes.

Job Summary: The Production Supervisor will implement the production operation plan, monitor processing flows and supervise machine operators

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure that the products are produced on time and of good quality.
  • Identify production best practices
  • Monitor and report variances against production demand plan on a daily basis.
  • Report production deviations against expected outputs and take action within agreed time frames.
  • Quarterly review of all team members against out-puts
  • Implement the health and safety guidelines in the plant.
  • Communicate machine operation procedures to all personnel
  • Participate in development and improvement of materials specifications
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment
  • Monitoring personnel and resources
  • Capture daily production data into the company database
  • Identifying training needs
  • Monitor inventory and prepare requisitions for raw materials and spare parts
  • Prepare daily production reports
  • Perform duties assigned by the Assistant Production Manager


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a BSc. Food Science and Technology honors degree or its equivalent.
  • A relevant post graduate qualifications is an added advantage
  • QMS related training and exposure will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a busy beverage or FMCG manufacturing environment with at least two years at supervisory level.
  • Highly motivated and ability to perform and deliver under a stressful and target oriented environment
  • Result-oriented and excellent communication skills,
  • Skills in conducting safety tests and removing potential hazards
  • Good research and analytical skills
  • Awareness of factory safety & health regulations

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda

Email to: hr@udc.go.ug

Deadline: 4th April 2018

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