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Job Summary

Responsible for ensuring the raw milk quality standards are achieved and continuously monitoring the quality of the raw milk as well improve and growing the services offered to the milk suppliers.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Management level
  • Experience Length:10 years

Job Description/Requirements

DAIRY PROCUREMENT MANAGER JD 

Our client is a leading brand in the dairy production industry in East Africa, and is looking to source brilliant talent to ensure that their productivity is high and that the highest milk quality standards are achieved and maintained.

They seek to fill the vacancy of Dairy Procurement Manager (Raw Milk) and we invite qualified, competent and interested applicants to apply.

 

Main Purpose/Mission of the job:

Responsible for ensuring the raw milk quality standards are achieved and continuously monitoring the quality of the raw milk as well improve and growing the services offered to the milk suppliers.

 

Key Result areas:

  • Liaise with the farmer's groups and suppliers in ensuring that the milk quality standards are adhered to.
  • Oversee the grading, cooling, and transportation of raw milk to the main factory.
  • Coordinate ISO/HACCP standards implementation.
  • Conduct route and plant audits and advise staff on the process.
  • Prepare and conduct farmers’ training on clean milk production and attend raw milk procurement meetings.
  • Monitor and advise MPE staff on key performance indicators.
  • Assist in the initial setup of all cooling plants.
  • Train and monitor and put in place a quality control team.
  • Plan, organize, and monitor field operations to all bulking centers and transportation to the main factory.
  • Oversee and ensure CIP standards are adhered to in all MPE centers and areas of operation.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of all MPE records.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time by your immediate supervisor.


Competencies/Abilities:

  • Integrity
  • Negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and result orientated
  • Great customer experience


Knowledge/Qualifications and Experience

  • A degree in Food Science and Technology or Agriculture or Animal Production from a recognized University/Institution (Masters of Science in Agriculture or Food Science and Technology is an added advantage).
  • Management and supervisory skills
  • Knowledge and a good understanding of Dairy Technology
  • Should be exposed to Quality Management Systems
  • Good communication skills, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Should be computer literate
  • Ability to interact with milk suppliers
  • Should have a valid driving permit
  • Work experience of 10+ years with at least 5 years in a similar industry. 


How To Apply: 

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