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ZAMBEEF PRODUCTS PLC

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and Agribusiness Company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution, and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed, and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.

Zambeef Products PLC is an equal-opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic candidates for the roles outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.

1. MAINTENANCE MANAGER – ZAMLEATHER (X1)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  •  maintaining electrical, mechanical control, and plumbing systems by developing and monitoring preventive maintenance programs.
  •  keeping accurate records of all equipment indicating all repairs/breakdowns, and performing maintenance.
  •  Promoting work Health and safety regulations among team members while performing duties.
  •   Providing technical support to reduce breakdowns so as to reduce costs and delays in operations.
  • Controlling all procurements of raw materials including checking the goods received and their quality.
  •  Organizing the daily tasks for all supervisors & plan activities together.
  • Assisting in the hiring process of all technical staff.
  • planning for succession in operational and technical positions.
  • Planning and preparing training for staff.
  • Do regular checks of the preventive maintenance schedule with the maintenance team.
  •  Responsible for maintenance of discipline in line with laid down procedure as outlined in the Disciplinary Code and Grievance Handling Procedure Handbook.
  • Responsible for ensuring all resources available in the Tannery including plant, building, machinery, water supply borehole, electric supply, ETP operation & inventory are maintained properly.

The Required Qualifications are:

  •  A full Grade 12 Certificate
  •  Diploma or Degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering
  •  Minimum 5 years of experience
  •  Experience in the leather industry is an added advantage.
  • Member of EIZ

The Skills required for this role include:

  •  Strong technical competence in hydraulics, mechanical, electrical, or pneumatics.
  • Ability to self-manage and manage staff.
  •  Ability to work in a pressured and deadline-driven environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate

2. MECHANICAL FITTER – ZAMLEATHER (X1)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  •  Installing, maintaining, and servicing of all plant equipment.
  • Performing routine preventive maintenance and planned maintenance repairs on mechanical systems and equipment based on the system parameters in order to minimize breakdowns.
  • Installing, inspecting, repairing, maintaining, modifying, servicing, and carrying out alteration and testing of all mechanical machinery, equipment, and systems.
  • Disassembling appliances so that problems can be diagnosed and repairs be done.
  • Assessing and ordering required material and spares in advance through the maintenance manager in order to complete work effectively.
  • Providing onsite quality control by inspecting works for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with safety regulations.
  • Performing works in accordance with established safety rules, instructions, and company procedures.

The Required Qualifications are:

  • A full Grade 12 certificate
  • Certificate in Mechanical fitting or Engineering. A diploma is an added advantage.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience
  • Experience in the leather industry is an added advantage.
  • Member of EIZ

The Skills required for this role include:

  • Strong technical competence in mechanical and electrical fitting.
  • Ability to self-manage.
  • Ability to work in a pressured and deadline-driven environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate.

3. WORK STUDY / QUALITY CONTROLLER – ZAMLEATHER (X1)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining Quality Policy, Standard Operating procedures, and forms related to Quality management systems.
  • Implementing and maintaining applicable international, national, and local quality regulations and standards.
  • Coordinating with supply chain partners to assist in product improvement and ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Maintaining quality documentation.
  • In consultation with the general manager and shoe factory manager, act quickly and efficiently in resolving quality problems/complaints.
  • Determining the necessary competence for personnel performing work.
  • Collaborating with Factory Manager and HR in providing training and development of plant employees.
  • Ensuring personnel are aware of the relevance and importance of their activities in achieving quality objectives.
  • Planning and developing the processes needed for quality product realization.
  • Maintaining Specifications for raw materials and finished products.
  •  Ensuring consistency of quality.
  • Develop and implement a timeline to achieve targets with plant quality control team members.
  • Make hourly output records.

The Required Qualifications are:

  • A full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in Production Management or Business-related fields.
  • Quality Control Certification.
  •  ISO 9001 Certification
  • Strong understanding of the ISO 9001 Standard
  •  At least 3 – 5 years experience
  • Understanding of footwear manufacturing will be an added advantage
  •  Computer literate with strong knowledge of Excel and an accounting package preferably Pastel

The Skills required for this role include:

  • Ability to self-manage and manage staff.
  • Ability to work in a pressured and deadline-driven environment.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer Service orientated.
  •  Operational and Process excellence.
  • Strong verbal/analytical reasoning ability.
  • Proactive

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their application letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:

THE HR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or

Email: [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 17th November 2023.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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