Asset Manager – Coffee Employment Opportunity – Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC)

Job Title:    Asset Manager – Coffee

Organization: Louis
Dreyfus Company (LDC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Louis Dreyfus
Company (LDC) is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods
specializing in food, agriculture, metals, transportation, and risk management
services. As an international agribusiness, our diversified activities span the
value chain. We originate, produce, process, refine, transport, merchandize,
customize and distribute approximately 81 million tons of commodities around
the world annually. Through our international network of assets, we operate
from farm to fork, aiming to get the right food to the right location at the
right time.

Job Summary:  The Asset Manager – Coffee is responsible for
the day-to-day operations of the LDC Uganda Dry Mill and warehouse function.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement business process initiatives aimed at
    optimizing Asset operations in accordance with overall business
  • Effectively monitor flow of goods and implementation of First-In
    First-Out (FIFO) method in the use of raw materials and milling of coffee.
  • Partner with the purchasing department with regards to incoming
    deliveries of raw materials and coffee supplies.
  • Design production schedules and overseeing the coffee production
  • Ensure timely execution of the production schedule within budget.
  • Manage safety, maintenance, quality and sanitation programs for all
    manufacturing lines.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve issues affecting performance to ensure
    goals are realized
  • Ensure OHSA, environmental regulatory and corporate standards
  • Participate in the annual plant budget and strategic long-term
  • Establish and maintain an effective channel of communicating
    performance expectations and goals in the asset.
  • Monitoring the coffee production and export processes and adjusting
    schedules/Management Reporting
  • Timely execution of Coffee processing instructions, reporting and
    intake into inventory management systems.
  • Initiate and implement special projects and give timely update to
    all the stakeholders.
  • Develop and lead the continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensure the plant and equipment is implemented and maintained in
    accordance with Engineering standards, local and statutory legislation,
    ISO systems and LDC SHE standards.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work
  • Ten years of experience in food/beverage manufacturing and related
    technical systems
  • Proven Leadership in a production environment
  • Strong team player who is able to work across multiple functions
  • Results/metrics orientated, able to analyze and solve problems in a
    decisive manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competent in workplace Safety and Health.
  • Organized and detail oriented, adaptable to change
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written
  • Proficiency in IT skills including MS office as a must.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
online at the link below.


Deadline: 29th May 2019

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