Feed Mill Manager Career Opportunity – Quantum Foods Uganda

Job Title:     Feed Mill Manager
Organization: Quantum Foods Uganda
Duty Station: Masindi, 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.
  • Computer skills and knowledge is a
    requirement.
  • The applicant must be fluent (speak, read,
    write) in English, Lunyoro, Luganda, and Kiswahili.
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 (Masindi)
Deadline: 23rd February, 2016

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