Field Officer Job Opportunities – Brookside Dairy Limited

Job
Title:        
 Field Officer

Organization:
Brookside Dairy Limited

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head
Milk Procurement (Central Region)

About US:

Brookside Dairy
Limited, often referred to as Brookside Dairies, is a dairy processing company
in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. The company offers
fresh pasteurized milk, cream, butter, yogurt, ghee, and long life milk
products in Indian Ocean Islands, East Africa, Rwanda and Burundi. It provides
products through distribution depots, agents, and sub agents to outlets in East
Africa.

Job Summary:  The Field Officer will provide assistance to
head milk procurement in planning, organizing and coordinating field operations
involving milk collection, chilling and transportation to the main milk plant
in Kampala and related tasks as per agreed Brookside limited
guidelines/provisions  reception and
storage of only acceptable raw milk with required standards according to
Brookside Limited policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Responsible
in assisting the Head Milk Procurement in planning, organizing and coordinating
field operations involving Milk collection, chilling and transportation to the
main milk plant in Kampala.

·       
Ensure
that testing of raw milk, grading, chilling, transportation and maintaining
hygienic conditions at the Milk Collection Centers (MCCs) and Bulk Collection
Centre (BCC) is conducted in conformity to the ISO Standards.

·       
Maintain
that only raw milk of acceptable ISO quality/company standards is ferried to
the bcc & received by the BCC Manager.

·       
Create
and update competitors’ profile clearly highlighting their names, cooler
capacities, milk quantities received, price per liter of raw milk paid to
farmers and the competitors market for the raw milk they collect on a weekly
basis.

·       
Liaise
with the / Head Milk Procurement on the sensitization of farmers on Clean Milk
Production and Productivity Enhancement besides addressing any technical
problems that you may encounter.

·       
Responsible
for the safe custody of the company property and reporting any breakdowns that
may occur.

·       
Control
and monitor wastages/losses of milk solids with in bench mark and reconciling
on day to day basis the milk purchased and dispatched to the Kampala plant.

·       
Prepare
weekly and monthly reports of your findings and action taken and submitting the
same to your immediate supervisor.

·       
Coordinate
with the / Head Milk Procurement and making sure that milk is lifted from the
MCCs/BCC on day to day basis.

·       
As a
representative of Brookside Limited, ensuring harmonious relationship between
Brookside Limited, farmers and the general public within your area

·       
Scout
and recommend to the / Head Milk Procurement areas with milk potential for the
establishment of new MCCs or pick-up points in your area.

·       
Work
with BCC In-charge/BCC Manager to identify milk tanker routes to be used when
lifting milk from the MCCs.

·       
Monitor
capacity utilization of milk coolers by MCCs and report your finding in the
weekly reports to your immediate supervisor.

·       
Ensure
that MCCs/BCCs maintain and update all the relevant records that they are
expected to keep.

·       
Maintain
that all MCCs prepare and send the invoices for the milk supplied in the period
(1 – 15) and (16 – 30/31) to Kampala on the last day of the period.

·       
Monitor
and report on MCC/BCC equipment inefficiency to your immediate supervisor as
soon as it has been reported by the MCC.

·       
Maintain
that MCCs receive SAP quality reports from the BCC for all the milk they have
supplied to the BCC on a daily basis.

·       
Maintain
that the MCCs/BCCs have adequate stocks of all the necessary consumable
requirements and equipment at all times.

·       
Follow
up the Tax, electricity and water bills of the BCC and ensure that they are
immediately sent to Kampala for processing of payment.

·       
Maintain
that service charges from out sourced agencies are billed to the company are
verified.

·       
Responsible
for supporting the Manager Quality and Extension to mobilize farmers for
training, demonstration activities, farmer field days, and supervision of
service provision to farmers.

·       
Carrying
out any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time by your
immediate supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold a Bachelors of Science in Food Processing Technology or its
equivalent from a recognized University.

·       
Diploma
in Dairy Technology will be an added advantage from a recognized Institution.

·       
Trained
in relevant ISO standards.

·       
A minimum
of three years of experience in a similar position.

·       
Preferred
experience working in food manufacturing industry.

·       
Computer
Science knowledge/skills.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and relationship skills.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates should submit their CV and academic documents to
talent@strategicengagement.biz

Due to large volumes
of CVs we receive, we are unable to respond to all the applicants. Only those
shortlisted shall be contacted.

Deadline: 20th June 2020 by 23:59 Hours

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