Category Archives: Production Jobs in Zambia

Production Supervisor Front End at Zambia Sugar Plc

Zambia Sugar Plc, is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd Group, and is the leading sugar producer in Zambia. Its main activities are the growing of sugar cane, the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar down stream products.

The Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR FRONT END (1 POSITION, FIRST LINE MANAGEMENT) – FACTORY DEPARTMENT

The position reports to the Production Shift Manager, and operates within the Factory function.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Manage shifttearn in respective area to ensure production parameters and standards are met in a safe and efficient manner and hold teams accountable to the highest standards of production, ensuring compliance to minimum operating standards.

Key performance areas

Minimum specifications / Requirements areas

Candidates interested in applying for the above positions, kindly email your detailed CV & copies of qualifications to careers@zamsugar.zm.

No hard copy applications or phone calls will be accepted

Closing dale receiving applications is 12:00hrs on Tuesday 5th May 2020.

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Production Supervisor Steam & Power at Zambia Sugar Plc

Zambia Sugar Plc, is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd Group, and is the leading sugar producer in Zambia. Its main activities are the growing of sugar cane, the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar down stream products.

The Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR STEAM & POWER (4 POSITIONS, FIRST LINE MANAGEMENT) – FACTORY DEPARTMENT

The position reports to the Production Shift Manager, and operates within the Factory function.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Manage shift team in respective area to ensure production parameters and standards are met in a safe and efficient manner and hold teams accountable to the highest standards ofproduction , ensuring compliance to min mum operating standards.

Key performance areas

Minimum specifications / Requirements areas

Candidates interested in applying for the above positions, kindly email your detailed CV & copies of qualifications to careers@zamsugar.zm.

No hard copy applications or phone calls will be accepted

Closing dale receiving applications is 12:00hrs on Tuesday 5th May 2020.

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Production Supervisor Front End at Zambia Sugar Plc

Zambia Sugar Plc, is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd Group, and is the leading sugar producer in Zambia. Its main activities are the growing of sugar cane, the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar down stream products.

The Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR FRONT END (1 POSITION, FIRST LINE MANAGEMENT) – FACTORY DEPARTMENT

The position reports to the Production Shift Manager, and operates within the Factory function.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Manage shifttearn in respective area to ensure production parameters and standards are met in a safe and efficient manner and hold teams accountable to the highest standards of production, ensuring compliance to minimum operating standards.

Key performance areas

Minimum specifications / Requirements areas

Candidates interested in applying for the above positions, kindly email your detailed CV & copies of qualifications to careers@zamsugar.zm.

No hard copy applications or phone calls will be accepted

Closing dale receiving applications is 12:00hrs on Tuesday 5th May 2020.

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Production Supervisor Steam & Power at Zambia Sugar Plc

Zambia Sugar Plc, is a subsidiary of Illovo Sugar Africa (Pty) Ltd Group, and is the leading sugar producer in Zambia. Its main activities are the growing of sugar cane, the production and marketing of sugar and other sugar down stream products.

The Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position:

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR STEAM & POWER (4 POSITIONS, FIRST LINE MANAGEMENT) – FACTORY DEPARTMENT

The position reports to the Production Shift Manager, and operates within the Factory function.

The successful candidate will be responsible to Manage shift team in respective area to ensure production parameters and standards are met in a safe and efficient manner and hold teams accountable to the highest standards ofproduction , ensuring compliance to min mum operating standards.

Key performance areas

Minimum specifications / Requirements areas

Candidates interested in applying for the above positions, kindly email your detailed CV & copies of qualifications to careers@zamsugar.zm.

No hard copy applications or phone calls will be accepted

Closing dale receiving applications is 12:00hrs on Tuesday 5th May 2020.

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Production Supervisors x3 at Sebafoods (Z) Limited

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Company Overview

Part of 260 Brands Africa, Seba Foods (Z) Ltd is an African consumer goods manufacturer based in Zambia.

We provide ‘value-for-money’ products that consumers can trust and feel good about. The company`s products have become household names in Zambia, priding themselves in very high-quality products through well-known brands such as Golden Goodness, Emilios and Instant Thobwa.

We manufacture, market and distribute reasonably priced consumer products inspired by local tastes, made from the best African raw ingredients that contribute to our consumer’s well-being.

Our local brands that are trusted and loved by our consumers are the most valuable asset we have. Our products must always be high-quality and a source wellness and pride.

We empower local farmers and small businesses by locally sourcing inputs and materials whenever we can.

We believe in creating mutually beneficial relationships. If we prosper, so should our consumers, employees, customers, suppliers and the community.

Job purpose

Reporting to Production ManagerShift manager, the Supervisor plays a critical role in day to day operation to entire production line. This includes the control of manpower, machine- man power utilization, maintain hygiene the shop floor, quality of production, sanitization and bulk loading and unloading the materials.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Monitor and control of manpower as requirements of production planning.
  2. Supervise the manpower and utilization of manpower.
  3. Maintain the hygiene level of plant as per company policy.
  4. Control of quality of product include batch code, weight of product, hygiene of people who working inside the plant, wastage control, sweeping plan etc.
  5. Maintain clean safe equipment’s, work area.
  6. Manage all the inventory control of shop floor.
  7. Good knowledge of Microsoft office.
  8. Maintain the Food safety, personnel hygiene and PPE for all staff.
  9. Day to day recording the production data
  10. Day to day coordinate with production managershift manager to optimize machine utilization.
  11. Motivate to team work to increase efficiency of man and Machine.
  12. Sanitization of plant.

Key Qualifications & Requirements

  1. 3+ year relevant experience as a supervisor in any FMCG company preferred quality background.
  2. Minimum qualification Grade 12, preferably Diploma in production managements, Quality and Safety , Diploma in Mechanical and any other related Engineering courses
  3. Knowledge of MS office.
  4. Good team working skills
  5. English Verbal and written communication skills
  6. Logical reasoning
  7. Numerical skills
  8. Able to cope under pressure and work towards deadlines
  9. IT literate with experience of using Microsoft office
  10. A flexible approach to working hours specifically in peak period
  11. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally.
  12. Ability to work co-operatively with others and independently at times without supervision

Solving Problems and Getting Results

  1. Accept responsibility for resolving a problem to its final conclusion
  2. Assist in the achievement and the on-going improvement of business results
  3. Show dissatisfaction with poor performance and drive processes to achieve business goals
  4. Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation changes
  5. Apply a systematic problem-solving approach to identify causes, explore alternatives and recommend the best course of action to resolve the problem now and into the future.

Functional expertise

  1. Apply a body of knowledge and experience to current business situations in order to add value and improve business efficiencies and profitability
  2. Apply technical or specialist expertise and experience for the benefit of the organisation and consider the context in which these are applied
  3. Ensure that your functional expertise supports that of other experts, rather than being in competition with them (e.g. colleagues)
  4. Persuade or negotiate with others by relying on technical or specialist knowledge and experience;
  5. Present documented material or proposals in a credible and professional manner
  6. Share the technical implications of a situation with non-specialists, or explain it to them

Interpersonal skills

The ideal candidate must be able to:

  1. Speak English clearly and confidently i.e. must be articulate;
  2. Listen actively to fully understand the other person’s view or perspective;
  3. Tailor feedback to the specific needs and communication styles of others;
  4. Prepare effective presentations and where required, concisely present/communicate a complete and accurate picture of the current situation or of the company’s products and services;
  5. Develop and maintain two-way communication with a variety of people at different levels both within and outside the organisation;
  6. Suggest proposals to address vital concerns and important business issues; and
  7. Build a network of relevant role-players both within and outside the organization.

Team leadership

  1. Influence others to achieve the organisation’s human resources mission and goals;
  2. Organise the work and allocate roles and responsibilities to self and staff members;
  3. Provide ongoing direction to individuals/teams in terms of roles, goal setting and performance standards;
  4. Coach and assign/delegate tasks to develop the capabilities of others and find satisfaction in knowing the impact made on an individual’s work and career;
  5. Lead from a position of influence, not merely authority;
  6. Create and reinforce a culture of teamwork and cooperation amongst all stakeholders;
  7. Create a climate of sustainable motivation at work that empowers people to want to do their best;
  8. Provide the information and other resources needed for staff to perform their tasks well;
  9. Communicate results achieved on a regular basis, and realign focus and standards when needed;
  10. Complete face-to-face staff evaluations and written appraisals where appropriate;
  11. Resolve conflict between and among employees constructively and fairly;
  12. Manage poor performance decisively and in good time;
  13. Implement disciplinary procedures where necessary ensuring alignment with organisational policies & governing labour legislation.

How to Apply

To apply for this job email your details to hr@260brands.com

Closing Date : February 24, 2020

Production Inventory Officer at NMC

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

National Milling Corporation Limited, is a reputable multinational milling company specialised in the manufacturing of flour, mealie meal, various stock feeds products and also trades in rice and other products, and also trades in rice and other products, wishes to engage additional staff in the following position:

PRODUCTION INVENTORY OFFICER – LUSAKA

Required is a Production Inventory Officer who shall be responsible for the management and of various production stock on a daily basis by checking the theory against the physical, reconciling stacks the dispatch and warehousing, reconciling packaging materials against receipt from stores and production including recording balances and any shortfalls that need to be captured as per assigned location.

Interested candidates should possess a full grade twelve (12) School Certificate ZICA Technician Certificate, Business Management qualification will an added advantage and at least (3) years in a similar role.

How to Apply

Only applicants meeting the stated requirements should send their applications including an updated resume to include contact details with at least three (3) references before 17th February, 2020, which be addressed to:

Head Resources & Corporate Affairs

National Milling Corporation

LUSAKA

or email address: jobs@nmc.co.zm

Production Supervisor at Java Foods Limited

Responsibilities

  • Interpreting the production schedule and assign specific production duties.
  • Scheduling production as per plan and reporting deviations and reasons thereof.
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the plant by establishing priorities to ensure that operations run efficiently.
  • Receiving and accounting for the WIP, Inclusions & Packaging materials from the store.
  • Ensuring proper housekeeping and ensuring that all machinery is well maintained and there is no tampering of the machine settings by unauthorized staff.
  • Personnel Management- Identifying staff issues within the team and channelling them as appropriate.
  • Training of staffs and duty allocation to staff following production schedule.
  • Doing daily variance analysis between actual consumption and planned consumption for WIP and inclusions and reporting it to Production Manage.
  • Report Management – Daily production plan, Daily Variance report & Daily Material consumption report.

Qualifications

  • A diploma/Degree in an Engineering field or Food Science and Technology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Computer literate-working knowledge of MS-Office applications.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing System (Kaizen) an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, ISO 22000 – 2005, ISO 9001 and other food management systems.
  • Experience in a food production or related FMCG manufacturing facility a MUST.
  • Experience in a leadership position with proven team management and leadership.
  • Must have OSHA knowledge i.e. Occupational Safety and Health policies and practices in a food production unit.
  • Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures

How to Apply

N/B Cover letter and CV should be sent as one attachment to

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Production Supervisor at Reprographix

Responsible for successfully running a commercial print department with the following responsibilities.

  • Plan, Execute and manage the entire production process of the department and ensure the best utilization of all available resources.
  • Areas of specialization: Design, Prepress, Printing, Marketing HR, Customer service
  • Sound knowledge of print procedures and colour matching systems
  • Knowledge of computer systems
  • Ensuring the achievement of production plan
  • Directly coordinating with the senior management about factory efficiency
  • Understanding client needs and briefing it to floor supervisors and revert to sales about the status
  • Managing daily machine scheduling of all production
  • Control on consumables, Labour cost, and wastage control
  • Delivering quality products and ensuring the printed materials are to the highest standard
  • Diploma in printing or similar field is required
  • Production Supervisor: Who will be responsible for his targets with the following responsibilities
  • Plan and execute the company’s sales and business development
  • Identify clients for potential sales
  • Excellent designing skills, using photoshop, illustrator, adobe softwares
  • Knowledge in both PC and MAC is an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure with schedules and work long hours if required
  • Achieve sales in accordance with budgeted and agreed targets
  • Execute the sales process including calls and visits to potential clients
  • Completed certificate in Graphic Designing
  • Coordinate with the technical team for costing inputs for preparation of quotes
  • Close sales with clients in line with company pricing policy
  • Follow up with clients to ensure client satisfaction and products and service quality
  • Lead and drive sales team in order to achieve sales target
  • 5-7 year in commercial printing and design industry

How to Apply

Send C.V and cover letter to recruitment@repro.co.zm

Production Clerk at Aller Aqua Zambia Limited – Job Ref: 75

Aller Aqua Zambia Ltd. is seeking a highly meticulous and hands-on Production Clerk. The incumbent will be responsible for capturing of production statistics and data in Navision, and preparation of daily, weekly and monthly reports on plant performance, raw material consumption for review by management while tracking variances that may arise. The Production Clerk will report to the Production Manager

Location:

The role will be based at our Production Site in Siavonga, Zambia.

Responsibilities:

  • Compiles production reports based on data generated from production run
  • Verify that production data generated by plant is correct and accurate
  • Receiving of production finished stock in ERP system (Navision) and ensure that it is promptly transferred to Dispatch Warehouse
  • To ensure that daily stock count is done and reconcile available stocks with Navision
  • To investigate all stock variances arising from stock reports
  • To prepare a stock variance report for management as required
  • To maintain an up to date file of all production records

Requirements:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong statistical and analytical skills
  • Ability to input, retrieve data
  • Strong collaborative skills and ability to work within a team
  • A strong hands-on approach to achieving targets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Certificate/Diploma/ in Production Management, Statistics/Business Management or related field
  • At least 2 years previous experience as a Statistician or Production Clerk
  • Knowledge of ERP software e.g. Navision or Sage

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Do not attach certificates at this stage, only send your CV and Cover Letter and please indicate the position you are applying for.

How to Apply

To apply for this job email your details to careers@aller-aqua.co.zm

Bakery Production Manager at Reputable Company

A reputable organization based in luanshya copperbelt province seeks to recruit the

Position: Bakery Production Manager

Job purpose

To technically manage, supervise and control bakery production processes and ensure that manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently.

Qualifications, education/knowledge/technical skills and experience.

  • Diploma or better Production Management (bread making industry)
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in bread or confectionary industry
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • IT and numerical skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meets the above qualification should submit their updated cv, cover letter and professional qualification via email to

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. Deadline for submission of application is 25th September 2019 at 17: 00hrs. Mention the position you are applying for in the subject line.

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Food Production Manager at Legacy Manufacturers Limited

Food Production Manager-Textured Soy Protein (TSP), Cereals, and Snacks

A soon to open food production company in Zambia is looking for an experienced food production manager in a Textured Soy Protein (TSP), Cereals and Snack Factory.

Basic Objective:

To plan, organize and control production to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to high standard.

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for set up and erection of the plant
  • Co-ordinate plant design as well as the mechanical, auxiliary fittings and electrical work for the plants;
  • Overall in charge of production logistics and supply chain.

Future day to day work:

  • plan, implement and control the production schedule
  • determine and manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
  • work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
  • ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to;
  • ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures;
  • set product quality standards;
  • monitor quality standards of products;
  • implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives;
  • analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems;
  • determine and implement improvements to the production process;
  • prepare and maintain production reports;
  • monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement;
  • estimate production costs (ensure cost minimization and optimum productivity);
  • set and manage production budgets;
  • ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management;
  • oversee the implementation of ISO9001 & HACCP Code of Conduct;
  • inventory & warehouse management;
  • implement strict quality measures to ensure top line raw materials, packaging materials and finished products
  • imparting training to subordinates on quality, production and logistics.

Qualification and Experience:

  • A diploma in the following subjects: food science/technology, production engineering, processing engineering, materials science/technology; mechanical engineering; or any food processing qualifications and experience.
  • A degree will be highly advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Knowledge of raw materials
  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • Knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • Knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices

Skills Required:

  • Project management
  • Planning and organization skills to be able run and monitor the production process without supervision;
  • The ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems;
  • The capacity to grasp concepts easily;
  • ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes;
  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with team, managers and clients;
  • Strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget and at the right time;
  • The ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;
  • The ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.
  • Key competencies required (personal competencies)

    • Previous experience setting up plants in food sector (cereals, textured soy protein (TSP) & snacks preferred)
    • Experience of snack recipes, flavours, blending, ingredients and costings,
    • Knowledge of fryers and packing machines including process controls and efficiencies.
    • Sound knowledge and proven track record within snack production and packing operations.
    • Computer literate with IT understanding
    • Excellent communicator
    • Self-motivated
    • Detail orientated
    • Analytical
    • Building relationships
    • Influencing at strategic level
    • Innovative and adaptable
    • Performance and results driven

    How to Apply

    If interested please send application letter, CV and copies of credentials to

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    Production Coordinator at Education Development Center

    Education Development Center (EDC) is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms.  Established in 1958, EDC designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity.  Our services include research, training, educational materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives.

    EDC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    Job Description

    EDC will develop a number of Interactive Audio Instruction (IAI) programs to support early grade reading and to improve the quality of early education. These interactive audio programs will guide teachers and students through lessons to address specific learning objectives. The USAID Let’s Read Project is a 5-year, $48.9 million project in the five target provinces of Eastern, Muchinga, Southern, Northwestern and Western Zambia that works to improve reading outcomes for approximately 1.4 million children attending pre-primary (kindergarten) through to Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools.

    Position Description

    The Production Coordinator will be a part of the USAID Let’s Read production team, and will work closely with scriptwriters, actors and musicians and  studio producers to produce Interactive Audio Programming for early education classes. The Production Coordinator organizes, plans and manages the production process and the related personnel responsible for building each IAI program. Initial materials will be developed in English and translated to local languages. Scriptwriters will work with production team members in local language to assure continuity of the IAI program message.  This position reports to the Senior Reading Director. This position is located in Lusaka.

    The essential functions of the Production Coordinator include but are not exclusive  of:

    • Able to schedule team members for smooth transitions within the production process
    • Able to meet deadlines
    • Able to support cooperation among team members
    • Able to think creatively around problem solving
    • Assist in the formative evaluation of programs and participate in feedback sessions
    • Develop logistical plans for evaluation and training
    • Maintain records;
    • Perform others duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    The candidate for the position of Accountant shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:

    Education:

    • At least a high school degree, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 1-3 years of relevant experience,
    • Higher education a plus

    Skills and Experience:

    • Work timely and effectively to meet deadlines
    • Willing to work extra hours when necessary
    • Ability to self-manage: Coordinator will be creating an organizing framework and set expectations while insuring quality final work.
    • Ability to work collaboratively:
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in the production of educational materials, a plus
    • Flexibility, initiative and ability to work with  a team towards common goal is essential;
    • Mastery of basic software competence; Word, Excel

    Language:

    Fluency in English is required

    Additional Information

    Job Closing Date: June 28,  2019

    Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.

    Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.

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    EDC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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    Production Assistant at First Quantum Minerals Ltd

    First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

    In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

    With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • The incumbent will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.
    • Loads, moves, cleans up, etc.
    • Shovels spillages clear of moving equipment parts and work area.keeps the mine clean
    • Cleans, adjusts and maintains equipment, using hand tools.
    • Inspects chains, belts, or scrolls for signs of wear, sets mill gauges to specified fineness of grind, turn valves to regulate the moisture contents of materials
    • Under the direction of the PIC, adjust control of equipment to obtain specified grades of products, Load materials into machinery and equipment, using safe handling methods
    • Operates geophysical equipment, records data
    • Safely perform medium work by occasionally lifting, carrying, pushing and/ or pulling
    • Maintains housekeeping standards in assigned areas.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum of a Grade Twelve (12) Certificate

    Applications close: 19 Jun 2019 FLE Daylight Time

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    Assistant Production Manager – for Food Processing Company at Private Company

    REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Degree in Electrical Engineering OR Diploma in Electrical Technology

    2. Minimum of 5 years work experience

    3. Must be familiar with Industrial Control Systems including PLC’s.

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    Production Planner at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

    Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia works with the world’s most cherished trademark and invests in the most exciting events. Our Zambia operations currently has the vacancy of production
    planner available for dynamic individuals with energy and initiative, keen to impact from the outset. This position reports into the Planning Manager. The incumbent will be responsible ensuring that Plans are collaborated and agreed with manufacturing Managers and Raw Materials Planner. Manage process and material lead times, reschedule and track planned orders to ensure that reviewed actual vs. planned and validated plans for execution are within the lead time daily. He /she will be responsible for Controlled delivery schedules against schedule agreements prioritized plan to manage material shortages and excess’s at plant level.

    Key Duties & Responsibilities

    • Communicating effectively with all stakeholders in Production Scheduling Process.
    • Ensure controlled day-to-day Production Activity in conjunction with line managers.
    • Maintaining weekly production schedules for manufacturing facility and execute the subsequent MRP cycles.
    • Planning, preparing, issuing and controlling production schedules and coordinating with material requirements to ensure a controlled flow of approved material times to meet production requirements

    Skills, Experience & Education

    • Diploma in Engineering from a recognized tertiary institution.
    • Post Graduate certification in Production and
    • Inventory Management, Preferably specializing in Supply Chain Management
    • 3 years’ experience as a production planner
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    Material S Production Coordinator at The Institute of Public Administration

    The Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) is a statutory body under an Act of Parliament No.15. NIPA now seeks the services of highly motivated individuals to its team of skilled professionals.

    Applications are now invited for the following position:

    Material S Production Coordinator x1

    Reports to: Director Distance Learning Division

    Role purpose:

    To provide technical services and coordinate production and delivery of study/training materials and other Institute documents.

    Knowledge and Skill Requirements

    • Grade 12/university entrant
    • Diploma in Printing, Computer Science or its equivalent
    • Minimum three (3) years post qualifying work experience
    • Oral and wntten communication skills
    • Knowledge of printing systems
    • Knowledge of ICTs in printing
    • Knowledge of safety standards and guidelines in printing technology
    • Knowledge of statutory and regulatory guidelines for ICTs
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Innovative

    Applicants should address their responses in confidence to the address below indicating the contact addresses and phone numbers, and enclose curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates with three traceable references with their day time contact phone numbers not later than 26th April, 2019.

    All applications must have the Institute’s Employment Application Form attached. The Emplyment Form can be downloaded from the NIPA website www.nipa.ac.zm “How to Apply” page. Applications should be sent to the address registrar@nipa.ac.zm. Accompanying certificates must be certified by a Commissioner of Oaths.

    The Executive Director

    National Institute of Public Administration

    PO Box 31990

    LUSAKA

    National Institute Of Public

    ATTENTION: Registrar

    Fax: 260-01-227213

    Reputable Company Jobs in Zambia : Production Manager – Noodle & Cereal

    An upcoming Food Production Company is looking for an experienced Production Manager in a Noodle and Cereal Factory.

    Basic Objective:

    To plan, organize and control production in an organization to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard.

    Responsibilities

    • Take responsibility for set up and erection of instant noodles, snacks and cereal plant
    • Co-ordinate plant design and civil works as well as co-ordinate the mechanical, auxiliary fittings and electrical work for the plants;
    • Selection & procurement of world renowned machinery for efficient and quality production of instant noodles, snacks and cereals;
    • Overall in charge of production logistics and supply chain.

    Upon commissioning of the plants:

    • Plan, implement and control the production schedule
    • determine and manage human and material resources to meet production targets
    • make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
    • work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
    • ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to;
    • ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures;
    • set product quality standards;
    • monitor quality standards of products;
    • implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives;
    • analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems;
    • determine and implement improvements to the production process;
    • prepare and maintain production reports;
    • monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement;
    • estimate production costs (ensure cost minimization and optimum productivity);
    • set and manage production budgets;
    • ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management;
    • oversee the implementation of ISO9001 & HACCP Code of Conduct;
    • inventory & warehouse management;
    • implement strict quality measures to ensure top line raw materials, packaging materials and finished products
    • imparting training to subordinates on quality, production and logistics.

    Qualification and Experience:

    • A foundation degree, HND or degree in the following subjects:
      • electrical and electronic engineering;
      • food science/technology;
      • materials science/technology;
      • mechanical engineering;
      • physics;
      • process engineering;
      • transport/distribution/logistics.
    • knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
    • knowledge of raw materials
    • knowledge of quality systems and standards
    • knowledge of health and safety standards and complianc
    • knowledge of process improvement techniques
    • knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices

    Skills

    You will need to have:

    • project management
    • planning and organisation skills to be able run and monitor the production process;
    • the ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems;
    • the capacity to grasp concepts easily;
    • ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes;
    • attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality;
    • the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, managers and clients;
    • strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget and at the right time;
    • the ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;
    • the ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.
    • delegation
    • team work
    • conflict management
    • adaptability
    • stress tolerance

    Key competencies  required  (personal competencies)

    • Previous experience setting up plants in food sector (noodles & snacks preferred)
    • Computer literate with IT understanding
    • Excellent communicator
    • Detail orientated
    • Analytical
    • Building relationships
    • Influencing at strategic level
    • Innovative and adaptable
    • Performance and results driven

    Remuneration Per Year: $60,000 – $65,000

    How to Apply

    Submit your CV to talentmanager2018@gmail.com