Dashen Brewery Technical Director Jobs in Ethiopia

Dashen Brewery Technical Director Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Summary: -

Manage and lead the technical function to produce consistently high- quality products at optimum cost in safe manner with compliance to corporate and technical governance as well as statutory and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement strategic plan for technical/manufacturing department in order to meet world class manufacturing standards in production and quality.

  • Work at a strategic level to ensure all production targets are meet.

  • Craft and implement both plant strategy of Brewing, Packaging, Engineering and Quality.

  • Provide leadership in the definition of development/implementation plan in conjunction with internal client through definition of KPIs, requirements of multi-functional team, Project structure

    Operational Efficiency

  • Ensure quality products are efficiently produced as per the plan with optimal utilization of assets and human resources.

  • Manage and co-ordinate operation of both plants (people, process and system) in order to effectively and efficiently achieve the required standard of product quality, cost, and reliability.

  • Ensure plants are operate at optimal capacity to reach all targets and KPIs required and agreed by the CEO and shareholders.

  • Develop capacity to achieve all targets and KPIs

  • Continuously drive improvements with regard to manufacturing capability and performance driven by resolute implementation of the manufacturing strategy.

  • Executive management of all manufacturing assets (Asset care, optimize capacity utilization, product and brand integrity and Technical CAPEX plans)

  • Manage the technical department relationship with all stakeholder and customers

    Safety, Health and Environment

  • Ensure safety, healthy, environment and quality standards are maintained.

  • Ensure good corporate governance and control in the function, including compliance to all applicable statutory and regulatory requirement.


  • Manage, support, influence and coach team members and individuals within the organization to achieve positive results of the objective/goal.

  • Ensure people development are done as per the business demand.

    Project management

  • Identify, develop and implement technical projects for optimizing plants and performance.

  • Effectively communicate relevant management and project information to team members, stakeholder and senior management.

  • Identify potential project
    risk and implement an appropriate risk management plan to address them

  • Follow up on project status to ensure all goals and objectives are being met.


  • Set and manage budget for the technical function.

  • Manage working capital

    Job Requirements

  • BSc degree in Engineering (Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical and Electrical), Microbiology, Biochemistry or equivalent

  • At least 15 years of brewing experience in managing manufacturing plants and people in a team oriented environment. Key is having multi-plant experience and/or that of running an operation of scale 3 million hector litters plus.

  • 5 years’ experience in a senior management position.

  • Experience in modern manufacturing philosophy and world class manufacturing work practice.

  • Experience in brewing, quality, asset care, project management and new product development.

  • Preferably a brew master.

  • An MBA would be ideal but not essential.

    Key competencies & Behavioral Skills

  • A very good understanding of Brewing, micro and quality management.

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of assets care and modern maintenance practice.

  • Very good leadership, people development and coaching skill

  • Able to set standards and follow through.
    Knowledge of local and international regulatory framework

  • Knowledge of ISO & HACCP

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send their application and CV to the following address from May 4-25, 2023. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

    Dashen Brewery Share Company,

    Gondar and Debrebrehan Plants

    & Addsis Ababa Dashen Brewery Head Office building

    E-mail to: jobs@dashenbeer.et

    Please mention the Title of the position you applied for on the subject line of your email.

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