Consortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness Packaging Production Manager Jobs in Uganda

Consortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness Packaging Production Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Details:

The Consortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) is a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE), National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO).

CURAD is an agribusiness innovation incubator set up with the aim of boosting job creation and incomes within the Agricultural sector in Uganda using the agribusiness incubation model.

Agribusiness and Agripark Project: aBi Development Limited is partnering with CURAD to set up an Agripak Facility at Namanve Industrial Park which will be engaged in the production and marketing of fresh fruit, vegetables, dried fruits and packaging materials using the incubation model.

CURAD is now looking to fill up the following positions at the Agripark Facility Terms of References

Job Responsibilities:

  • Production planning and scheduling and overseeing the production process.
  • Ensuring that the packaging produced is of optimum quality and in good time as demanded by the clients.
  • Product costing estimates and quotations to packaging customers and manage orders. Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed
  • Being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment in good working order.
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality control programs.
  • Liaising B2B customers among different departments, associates, vendors and if need with
  • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed and supervision and motivation of production staff and performance reviews
  • To increase productivity in all machines by proper planning and better output without effecting the quality of the products. To minimize down time of all machinery/ auxiliaries by proper coordination & interaction with maintenance department continuously
  • Maintaining weekly dispatch schedules and monitoring timely dispatch of each consignment.

    Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Art and Design, Printing, Packaging production or related qualifications
  • The person
    should have 3 years of hands on experience in flexible and paper packaging production industry, printing and/or ari and design for the food processing industry.
  • Self-driven and strong planning and execution skills
  • Ability to analyse, communicate, manage and prioritize multiple technical issues
  • Have proven technical aptitude, leading from the front.
  • B2B marketing skills, approachable and have a strong business acumen
  • The manager must be a self-starter with ability to deliver excellent results in handling flexible packaging sales in the food processing industry and have the ability to work under pressure
  • A working knowledge of common packaging production equipment would be essential.

    How to Apply
  • All the above jobs will be offered on a one-year contract with an option to extend based on the incumbent performance and funds.
  • A positive attitude and passionate approach for the job will be very much appreciated.
  • These are a one-year Contract Jobs subject to renewal depending on performance Location: The incumbents will be mainly based at the Agripark Facility in Namanve but will also rotate to Curad's other sites at Kabonyolo Gayaza and Kapeeka Industrial Park, Kampala, Ladies are encouraged to apply
  • Application letters and CVs should be sent only by hard copy to the Executive Director Curad PO Box 1509, Muarik, Gayaza, Kabanyolo Kampala or using email to and a copy to by 30th September 2019 at 5:00pm

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