Jobs – Packaging Manager at Rwenzori Bottling Company

Job Title:  Packaging Manager

Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited, a leading water bottling company in Uganda and a subsidiary of SABMiller, the second largest brewing group in the world; and winner of People’s Choice Awards 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Job Summary: The Packaging Manager will oversee and coordinate the Packaging Department (People, Plant, Process and Systems) in order to achieve the required standard of product quality and output in the most efficient and effective manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the human resources by facilitating effective team dynamics and implementing performance management
  • Manage plant processes and systems while ensuring conformance to specifications and process capability optimization
  • Manage safety housekeeping and environmental standards by complying with safety, health and environmental legislation and procedures
  • Manage productivity by controlling fixed and variable costs while minimizing waste
  • Implement packaging, manufacturing and business strategies by leading the Manufacturing Way Drive and implementing technical strategies
  • Coordinate packaging logistics
  • Ensure maintenance and engineering integrity

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,
  • Proven Leadership ability: At least five years’ experience in a leadership position, within the FMCG environment
  • In depth knowledge of Asset Care principles and good work practices
  • Excellent analytical & problem solving skills
  • Keen attention to Detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of The Manufacturing Way
  • Good working knowledge of Manufacturing way strategies and initiatives
  • Good knowledge of packaging production processes and technologies
  • Familiarity with maintenance management system
  • Influencing ability with regards to sound maintenance practices

How to Apply for the jobs:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates with relevant experience, who meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their application letters, updated CVs, Certificate/testimonials, contact telephone number and addresses of three (3) referees to: Human Resources Business Partner, Nile Breweries Ltd, P.O. Box 26543, Namanve, Uganda

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will not be entertained and will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 22nd August, 2014

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