Senior Food Technologist ( Mutare)

A Senior Food Technologist role has arisen in a manufacturing company based in Mutare. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years experience in a supervisory role in a well established entity. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a diverse and talented manufacturing team. The primary goal will be to properly organize staff members and achieve a reasonable work flow throughout the day.This position will also include directing, disciplining, training, and assisting lower-level manufacturing employees in a factory setting.

Duties include:
*Helps manufacturing staff achieve company goals by communicating expectations, planning, monitoring, and evaluating job results
*Enforces company policies and guidelines
*Recruits, hires, and trains employees
*Assists workers by offering personal growth opportunities
*Implements cost-saving strategies and techniques
*Ensures that production plans are completed by a certain time
*Contacts appropriate sources for repair issues
*Counsels employees on how to achieve an optimal output or workflow
*Resolves issues and disputes between manufacturing employees
*Creates and maintains professional schedules
*Communicates with and assists other manufacturing departments as needed
*Evaluates the condition of production equipment
*Maintains a clean and safe environment for all workers
*Compiles and analyzes production records

Applicants Must Have:
*Previous supervisory experience
*Excellent coaching and communication skills
*Ability to track expenses and compile budget reports
*Broad knowledge of production planning processes
*Strategic planning skills
*Comfortable working in an manufacturing environment
*Understanding of machine controls and instrumentation
Able to deal with complex issues in a fast-paced setting