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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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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