Shift Manager (One Post)

Job Type: Full Time
Department: Administration

Report To:      Factory Manager

Duty Station:  Mpanga Tea Factory


Job Role: Co-ordinate the factory operations, product and equipment to ensure safe, consistent, profitable and smooth-running shift in line with Business plan, relevant policies, National and international standards.


Job description:

  1. Draw daily processing activity plans and deployments of workers in line with Standard Operation Procedures
  2. Assist the factory manager in supervision of processing, packing and dispatch of made tea.
  3. Manage the performance, development, welfare and benefits of staff in line with HR policies, union terms and conditions
  4. Enforce compliance to national, international standards and legal requirements
  5. Assist the Production Manager in factory procurements in line with the approved budgets and business needs
  6. Compile and submit budget inputs to the Production Manager
  7. Plans the shift using the appropriate pre-shift/shift changeover checklists.


Person specification;


Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Engineering, Food science and Technology or any other related field
  • At least three years’ experience in a processing industry specifically in the tea processing factory.
  • Knowledge of;
  • Tea processing
  • Machine operations
  • Agronomy
  • Quality management and standards

Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Risk management skills                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills and Self-driven

All applications, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, and Academic Transcripts, three referees include their postal addresses and telephone contacts should be submitted to the office of Human Resource Manager, Mpanga Growers Tea Factory Limited or copy to by 5th September 2022 before 5:00pm or P.O. Box 585, Fort Portal.