Intake Manager at AAA Growers

AAA Growers

Full Time
Laikipia
Posted 8 months ago

 Intake Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 5 – 8 years

Location: Laikipia

Job Field: Agriculture/Agro-Allied

Job Objective:

AAA Growers – Pure Harvest is a division within our AAA Group that deals with avocados for exports. The growing started in 2018 in Simba Farm as a small scale and continued to grow. Demand by our clients led to the addition of the production volume that AAA exports and this has created a need for us to expand our orchard to be able to cater for the large volume of orders coming in. Our avocados are grown in the open field sitting on 100 with further expansion coming in.

As the Intake Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that the avocados are of good quality, QC assessed in the right sizes and of the right quantity. Also, you will ensure raw material utilization is always done correctly, keeping vigilance on the traceability of all the products from preparation to dispatch and the mass balance and traceability.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Contact person for all correspondence from the intake area to the head office and other factory sites.
  • Get involved in daily production planning, factoring in daily raw material predictions, opening stocks, and projections.
  • Maintaining a high level of hygiene within and around the intake area due to potential contamination at the intake areas.
  • Planning of staff working in the intake area and making sure the intake team has access to necessary procedures, records, and documents including raw material specifications.
  • Attending and contributing to meetings with all staff as scheduled at appropriate intervals to communicate new specifications, changes to specifications, and use of equipment to ensure high levels understanding in this critical area.
  • Liaising with the farm production managers and the pack house manager to ensure correct volumes of quality product entering the pack house for processing, packing, and inter-farm transfer.
  • Maintain raw material traceability all through by ensuring proper tagging for every batch.
  • Maintain FIFO system for all materials release from the cold room to production or dispatch as guided by stock rotation procedures.
  • Managing all equipment and tools within the intake area to ensure optimal performance through scheduled maintenance, training of operators, verification checks, and safe storage when not in use.
  • Assisting in measuring the performance of the staff within this area based on appraisals and giving this information through departmental heads for review.
  • Any other duty as administered to by the immediate supervisor or senior manager.

Your Profile:

  • Diploma/degree in Horticulture or any Agricultural related field.
  • 5 to 8 years of direct hands-on experience in a farm of the same capacity.
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • High moral standing with impeccable integrity.
  • Proficient Computer skills in MS Office applications, particularly with Excel.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Excellent Leadership skills and management skills.
  • Analytical mindset, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a team player facilitating cross-functional collaboration.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified? Go to AAA Growers to apply.

Job Features

Job CategoryAgriculture / Agro-Allied

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