Tea Maker


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Position:                     Tea Maker

A tea company operating within East Africa with a small core team, is seeking to recruit aTea Makerfor immediate placement to facilitate oversight of its factory manufacturing and other operational activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

This role reports to the Factory Manager.The Tea Maker would be required to assist with specific activities pertaining to factory operations.

The Tea Maker is responsible for management of productivity and quality improvement ensuring that the factory is run to the highest manufacturing standards. He/she maintains a consistent standard of manufacturing, quality establishment and sustenance.

He/she will:

  • Train and develop all staff on tea processing and manage factory industrial relations
  • Coordinate all human resource matters of the factory including participating in HR planning, recruitment and discipline of factory employees
  • Ensure that the factory’s annual revenue budget & expenditure controls are in place
  • Ensure good hygienic conditions of factory & workers are maintained
  • Support installation of new processes & machinery and take charge of machinery maintenance and/or modification
  • Deliver the business targets aligned to the KPIs
  • Implement all company policies and procedures in the factory
  • In liaison with FactoryManager, prepare factory budgets & capital expenditure proposals
  • Be accountable for the custody of company assets in the factory
  • Ensure implementation of Occupational Health and Safety Policies and other regulatory requirements
  • Be responsible for the implementation of certification programmes e.g. ISO, Rainforest Alliance
  • Take charge of engineering requirements & maintenance of utility services
  • Performany other duty as may be assigned from time to time

Key Skills:

  • Manufacturing Strategy Development
  • Product, Process, Quality and Packaging Expertise
  • Manufacturing Performance Management
  • Consistent Quality Assurance
  • Project Management


  • Graduate in Food Science, Production Technology, Agricultural, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)\At least four (4) years progressive work experience in related areas
  • Fluency in English, French and Kinyarwanda
  • Computer literate

How to apply:

Applicants are required to submit their curriculum vitae by 25th January 2018 with contact information for at least two referees as well as a covering letter demonstrating how they meet the required experience and capabilities.

Please submit these via email to: Jennifer.mbabazi@thewoodfoundation.org.uk.

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