Poultry Processing Plant & Facility Manager

  • 1 year ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Job Qualifications Master
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 5 year

Job Description

Central Poultry is the leadng poultry, table egg and animal feeds producer in Lilongwe, Malawi.

The group has diversified interests in a variety of businesses.

We require the services of a Plant and Facility Manager to manage the Processing plant operations as well as our product distribution and vehicle fleet maintenance.

We are looking for an exceptional individual capable of managing a large factory, the maintenance of its assets while keeping costs to budget and  maintaining excellent stock control disciplines, housekeeping and industrial relations.

The successful applicant will report to the CEO.

Duties & Responsibilities

Key performance criteria

Achievement of processing plant KPI’s for production volumes, quality and cost of operation

Excellent standards of machine maintenance and plant upkeep including a ammonia refrigeration plant

HACCP accreditation

Optimising product mix

Staff recruitment and development

Control operating costs to budget and manage costs lower

Control operating costs to budget

High standards of security and loss control

Stock losses controlled to less than 0.25% of turnover

Maintenance of the cold chain.

Maintaining excellent staff relations

Occupational health, safety and environmental management


Effective relations with other senior members of management

Desired Experience & Qualification

Proven track record in managing production in a food environment

Excellent understanding of machine maintenance

Excellent computer skills

Good people skills

High energy driver with strong need to excel

Strong quality understanding

Background in poultry processing is an advantage

Minumun level of education: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7

Years of experience: 15


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