Production Manager Employment Opportunity – Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited

Job Title:    Production Manager
Igara Growers Tea Factory Limited
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: General
About US:
Igara Growers Tea
Factory Limited is a smallholder tea company located in the South Western
district of Bushenyi. Igara is a leading black tea producer that manages this
process from the farmer to the markets by implementing a series of programmes
and procedures that will ensure the company realizes maximum benefits for all
Job Summary:   The Production Manager will organize, plan,
coordinate, and control ail tea making processes in the factory with a view to
producing high quality teas at a minimum cost.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develops factory/ production objectives, defines performance
    standards for all factory workers and ensures that those standards are
    achieved to precision.
  • Ensure that proper factory records for every process are documented
    ad kept.
  • Monitor stock levels of fire wood, factory spares and ensure that new
    orders are timely made to avoid unnecessary bottle necks.
  • Supervises subordinate employees giving them feedback on their
    performance as may be necessary.
  • Identifies training needs for the staff in the department and
    recommends appropriate trainings to the Human resource manger
  • Implement company policies to the extension rovers the Factory and
    interprets it for the clear understanding of the staff.
  • Carries out annual performance appraisal of employees in the department
    and makes recommendations to the HR Manager.
  • Makes regular spot checks on various processes to ensure compliance
    with set production standards and guidelines and takes appropriate action
    on findings, which require follow up.
  • Writes and submits to the General Manager regular factory management
    and production reports covering plant capacity utilization/cost
    control/labour productivity with a recommendation on technical
    modifications as may be required
  • Perform any other job related dimes as assigned by the general

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in; Agriculture, Food
    Science or Agricultural Engineering. A Master’s degree and additional
    training will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant should also have at least five (5) years working
    experience in a similar position in the tea industry
How to Apply:
All applications
accompanied by a CV and copies of relevant documents should be submitted to any
of the following offices;
Thu General Manager,
Igara Growers Tea
Factory Ltd,
Butare Kyamuhunga,
12kms on Ishaka Kasese
P.O Box 110
Bushenyi. Uganda
Uganda Tea
Development Agency Limited Plot 821, Rubaga Road For the attention of The
General Manager Igara Growers Tea Factory Ltd.
The application should indicate the position applied for and any form of
soliciting will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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