Friday, March 29, 2019

Job Opportunity at Kilombero Sugar Company Limited, Continuous Improvement Specialist

Job Vacancy at Kilombero Sugar Company Limited, Continuous Improvement Specialist | Deadline: 01st April, 2019

Position: Continuous Improvement Specialist 

Kilombero Sugar Company, the largest producer of sugar in the country cohesively with Extra Neutral Alcohol Distillery (IDTL), is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of Continuous Improvement Specialist in the Finance Department. This position primarily involves translating, cascading and driving continuous strategies and culture within the Kilombero Sugar supply value chain with the objective of achieving business goals and performance.

Qualification and competence required

  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Agricultural from a recognized Institution
  • Six Sigma/Yellow Belt certified will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 2 Years working experience as a supervisor or Team leader in FMCG Industries
  • Analytical capabilities, ability, and passion to drive business best practices agenda across all levels of an organization
  • Structured Problem-solving experience in any field
  • Business processes Auditing and Optimization capabilities
  • Computer literate in MS Office (Excel; Word; PowerPoint; MS Projects, Minitab).
  • Excellent oral, presentation and written communication skills in English.
  • Display strong ability to influence, inspire and motivate people.

Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Identifying performance improvement and west elimination opportunities within the business and drive the process for Performance Improvement Projects-PIPs
  • Facilitating and guiding problem-solving sessions across the business value chain
  • Assessment of Continuous Improvement maturity progress against the impact on business performance and profitability
  • Provide support to operational business units as a support resource to ensure timely implementation of Continuous Improvement programs
  • Provide advice, training, and guidance to all levels of employees on Continuous Improvement strategies, methodology and tools
  • Engage and energize practices champions to complete projects and spread continuous improvement vision throughout the organization.
  • Track and report any shortcoming in the quality of goods or services provided by the business in a Continuous Improvement structured approach
  • Improve efficiency by facilitating and leading the implementation of manufacturing best practices across the business
  • Track growth and maturity stages of Continuous Improvement teams and advice on potential areas of improvement.
  • Monthly tracking on financial benefits of Continuous Improvement initiatives with relevant budget controllers and Profit Improvement Project (PIPs) owners
  • Maintain and track initiative on Continuous Improvement register
Terms of service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a permanent contract.

How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply in confidence by sending their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae and photocopy of certificates and testimonials including contacts of three Referees to the undermentioned addressee before 01st April 2019. The position is open for internal and external candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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NB: Kilombero Sugar Co. Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and the position is open to all.

P.O.BOX 50,