General Recruitment / Consulting

Vacancy for Technical Manager At Global Profilers

Global Profilers is a Recruitment & HR Services firm specialized in recruitment in Africa. We are currently looking for a Technical Manager for a client of ours, who is an international food production company.

 Job Title: Technical Manager



The Technical Manager will be in charge of management and administration of all aspects of the factory. The jobholder will oversee the of all factory utilities and related assets, ensuring their efficient and optimal functioning to support operation, and ensuring excellent job delivery by the technical team. Reports to the Head of Supply Chain, whilst direct reports are Quality Assurance Manager, HSE Manager, TPM Manager and Process/NPD Manager).

·         Access and monitor continuously improve the material yields and manufacturing standards.

·         Develop a program to improve the technical capabilities of the production team.

·         Lead the innovation implementation on the site looking for best alternatives or options of design to process/manufacturing.

·         Own the margin improvement plan for the factory and interface with the new product development teams.

·         Supervise the development and maintenance of a fit for purpose ‘quality regime in the factory -giving good quality to the market whilst minimizing the costs to business- eventually leading to ISO 9001 accreditation.

·         Manage the quality teams responsible to deliver quality control and quality assurance in the site.

·         Reduce variability of manufacturing processes and minimize the conversation cost through close monitoring.

·         Develop, build and make available in the organization the product, process and packaging expertise relevant to the assess base.

·         Give technical response to quality problems or product complaint from the market.

·         Ensure that products meet all technical legislation and registration processes.

·         Initiate and implement the documentation of procedures and policies to guide all technical operations.

·         Manage the OSHE teams responsible to deliver occupational health, safety and environment results.

·         Develop TPM programme and support the operations in implementation of TPM.

·         Technical liaison with Company to ensure that best practice is brought from other factories.

·         To ensure compliance with relevant QMS, Food, Safety OHS and EMS policies and procedures.

·         To identify and rate aspects of the department activities and develop programs where necessary to help control those aspects that could have adverse impact on the environment.

Qualification and Experience:

·         Have a B.Sc. Degree in Engineering with a diploma in production management.

·         Have a minimum of 10 years working experience, with 4 years in a similar role.


·         Be computer literate especially in MS word, MS excel and PowerPoint.

·         Must be a responsible person in the eyes of regulatory authorities checking compliance with product and environment legislation

·         Must have detailed knowledge oils and need relevant experience of processing

·         Possess excellent quantitative analysis skills.

·         Good knowledge of financial management.

·         Be able to act as the training champion for the technical team.

·         Must have edible oil experience.

·         Exceptional Leadership and Supervision skills.

·         Good organising and decision making skills.

·         Exceptional ability to manage time and team

·         Good communication skills (both verbal and written)

·         Strong manpower handling/management skills.

·         Healthy work attitude

How to Apply

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