Head of Engineering Employment Opportunity – JESA Farm Dairy Ltd

 

Job Title:    Head of Engineering

Organisation: JESA Farm Dairy Ltd

Duty Station:  Wakiso,
Uganda

 

About US:

JESA Farm Dairy Ltd is a premier provider of value-added dairy products
in East Africa and beyond. JESA is located in Busunju Wakiso district. With its
wide range of fresh dairy products, JESA is leading in the industry and has
come to symbolise great taste, high quality, and innovation.

 

Job Summary:  The Head
of Engineering will actively contribute to the creation and implementation of
best practice in engineering planning, strategy, policies, processes and
procedures to aid and improve operational performance.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Develop
and maintain plans and budget to ensure delivery on agreed cost targets and
timescales

·       
To
monitor trends in plant and equipment performance and energy usage and advice
management as required

·       
Identify
business improvement opportunities within the organization

·       
Identify
and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver
projects, including the engagement of external resources as required

·       
Drive
continuous improvement activities in quality cycle limes, process improvement,
Spare availability through lean techniques and value to enhance the capability
of existing processes and remove waste

·       
Ensure
that machines are maintained effectively to maximize the production demand of
high quality and safe product as per management set targets and objectives

·       
Coordinate
installation and maintenance automated production systems

·       
Control
and organize the implementation of the daily, weekly and monthly activities
plans for the department

·       
Ensure
100% compliance of the standards maintenance procedures for equipment as per
the ISO 22000 Provide daily, weekly and monthly reports as may be required

·       
Monitor
the management of spare parts in collaboration with inventory to limit shortage
and usage control

·       
Coordinating
and interfacing with other department Managers to ensure efficient management
and scheduling of engineering in response to production requirements.

People management

·       
Manage
and lead the team, ensuring adequate staffing levels, development, appraisal,
performance documentation, attendance, and daily supervision to maximize
efficiency

·       
Consistently
promote high standards through personal example, set department
objectives/KPIs, review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports

·       
Ensure
that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and
environmental policies and procedures

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in, Electrical, Industrial Engineering

·       
10+
years of Practical experience preferably in the dairy environment with at least
3 years at managerial level

·       
Registered
with the engineering professional Body is Added Advantage

·       
Knowledge
of AHUs and HVACs

·       
Innovation
and creativity Results orientation

·       
Good
strategic planning skills and Business Acumen

·       
Quick at
Adapting and Responding to Change

·       
Ability
to work under high Pressure with Minimum Supervision

·       
Good
knowledge of the dairy industry is added advantage

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send an updated CV and cover letter with 3 work
related referees to the e-mail below. Applications may not exceed 2MBs.

 

Email: application@ppg.co.ug

 

Deadline: Friday 18th
December 2020

 

NB: While we thank all applicants for their
interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

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