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Future Technology Manager

FullTime Kenya, Kericho Posted 05/07/2023, 10 months ago

Industry: Manufacturing

Role: Engineering

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 12/07/2023

Client: Confidential

Our client, a global leader in the Tea Industry within the region is looking for a Future Technology Manager to join their dynamic team.

Job Purpose

The Future Technology Manager - manages the scouting, testing and introduction of new products, processes, and technologies into estates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering functional specifications and SOP for new and existing processes in the field.
  • Conducting risk assessment, HAZOP studies and ensure full compliance with standards and systems.
  • Completing process calculations including scale up factors, process yield, and equipment sizing and developing process flow diagrams and layouts.
  • Delivering Technical transfer documentation / Toolbox data and provide inputs to core design Developing consumer understanding to enable process and product delivery of consumer relevant attributes.
  • Preparation of capital proposals for the identified technologies.
  • Supervises new process technology evaluations and scale up from idea phase, through pilot plant to commercial plant.
  • Keeps abreast with all new technology covering field operations.  
  • Propose, coordinate and implement process improvements in the field in liaison with the line and unit manager.
  • Monitoring major modifications, upgrades, preventive /renovation maintenance of all plant, machinery, equipment, and structures in the field to optimal standards.
  • Maintaining close communications with the field managers to ensure process works are at the optimum level, to the right rate and quality of output, in order to harvest quality tea.
  • Leads continuous improvement in field operation processes and ensure the uniform implementation of best operating practice in all sections of the field.

Minimum Requirements:

Education, Experience & Competences

  • Degree in Sciences, Food science & Technology or an Engineering Field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in production, Research, Field Operations, or laboratory environment.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Has the ability to work with and influence cross functional teams.
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active, analytical, open-minded, curious, and hands-on approach.

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