Brookside Dairy seeking general, technical, logistics and production managers

UGANDA – The leading dairy processing company in East Africa, Brookside Dairy Limited is seeking to hire a General Manager – Technical, production, logistics and managers and managers-payables.

Reporting to Director Manufacturing, the General Manager- Technician will provide overall management and co-ordination of the technical department.

He/She will be responsible for ensuring that cost effective technical services are provided across other departments and monitor the overall performance of machines while coordinating project activities.

Higher-level studies in management in addition to undergraduate degree (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering) with over 10 years practical experience in manufacturing sector is critical for interested persons.

Good management and leadership skills, excellent communication, analytical and trouble shooting skills are required.

Technical Managers

Reporting to General Manager – Technical, the successful candidate will be responsible for development of maintenance schedules and management of day-to-day activities of the technical department in support of the manufacturing.

Minimum qualifications are: Degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering, proven track record of at least 8 years working experience in a food or beverage processing facility.

Good interpersonnal and leadership skills are also required

Production Managers

Production managers will report to General Manager – Production with responsibilities to manage, on a daily basis, the production of Brookside products by co-ordinating their respective production activities.

Key responsibilities include develop and manage a daily, weekly and monthly production plans in respect to capital, material, utility and human resources.

Critical skills for the job holder include team leadership, good communication and problem solving skills as well as ability to meet planned and agreed targets.

Academic qualifications are: Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or Process Engineering, combined with over 8 years working experience in food or beverage industry.

Manager –Payables

The Manager- payables will be reporting to the chief accountant – will be responsible for all payments and supplier reconciliations.

 Key responsibilities include ensuring timely payments are made to all suppliers per schedule and that statutory payments are made within agreed timelines.

Academic qualifications are: Bachelor’s degree in Accounts & Finance, qualifies and professional accountant with CPA (U) or ACCA combined with over 3 years working experience in accounts payables in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry.

The position requires self-motivated and result oriented individuals with good interpersonal skills.

Logistics manager

Reporting to the General Manger-Milk Procurement, the logistics manager will be responsible for organising, transporting, monitoring, receiving and storage of raw milk that meets required standards.

Key responsibilities include ensuring proper planning and execution of logistics of safe quality raw milk and handing over to production.

Academic qualifications are: a degree in logistics or supply chain management.

The job holder is required to be of high level of integrity and honesty with proficient in computers, excellent communication skills and good customer care skills.

Candidates are required to send their application specifying the position applied alongside a detailed Curriculum Vitae and contacts of referees to by Friday 18th March 2019.

Brookside Dairy Limited offers fresh pasteurized milk, cream, butter, yogurt, ghee, and long life milk products in Indian Ocean Islands, East Africa, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, and the Middle East. 

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