Supervisor Processing (m/f)

Hangana Seafood

Hangana Abalone is recruiting a Supervisor Processing (m/f), to be based in Lüderitz, Namibia.
  • Responsible for the processing team, plant, and day-to-day operations of all abalone processing (Canned, Dried, Frozen and Live) within HACCP standards & overall quality assurance of the product
Processing Plant Management
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance of the processing plant and to report all machine faults to the Factory Manager and Technical department
  • Prepare processing machinery by completing machinery preventative maintenance & machine start up procedures and checklists on relevant machinery and equipment before processing commences
  • Procure all relevant packaging material & prepare product and packaging material before processing starts
  • Supervise preparation and sorting of abalone & stock movements during the preparation and sorting of abalone and packaging material
  • Supervise the Drying, Canning & Frozen processing process when receiving, shucking, trimming, washing, salting, cooking, steaming, drying, canning or IQF freezing, and grading until final product is ready for sealing, labelling, and packaging
  • Ensure that final product is of the required quality meeting all quality standards required by the client and/or for export
  • Maintain the HACCP status of the facility by adhering to all quality control points and standards as specified by the company and regulatory authorities
  • Responsible for the planning the production output and liaising with the production department on the correct volumes and sizes that needs to be processed
Food Safety Management
  • Conduct facility, equipment and product inspections and verification as per inspection plan
  • Verify accuracy and correct operation of measuring and monitoring equipment
  • Scrutinize records submitted by direct reports and verify correctness and completeness of the records
  • Manage the control of non-conforming materials and products
  • Responsible for the grading of all abalone
  • Ensure batches are split and stocked correctly per box per size class
  • Grade any other stock, as requested by management
  • Ensure that final product is correctly packed and labelled for export
Stock control
  • Supervise stock movements during the preparation and sorting of abalone and packaging material
  • Ensure that subordinates keep control of different batches, and to ensure that batches do not mix
  • Updates records (duplicate books) on transfer in and out of all abalone
Grading Scales
  • Responsible for the correct handling & preventative maintenance of grading scales at all times. Ensure that subordinates are following correct procedures when handling grading scales
  • Responsible for the daily running of the grading scales and the completion of the checklists regarding the scales
  • Ensure all scales are calibrated and checked before each shift
  • Applies health and safety standards in the area of responsibility
  • Ensures security measures in areas of responsibility are being adhered to
  • Attend required meetings and action/communicate instructions
  • Prepares work reports, progress reports and time sheets
  • Assist management with relevant leave planning
  • Assist with budget compilations for the areas of responsibility
Human Capital Management
  • Assists with the recruitment and selection of processing department
  • Enforces discipline, policies and procedures & reports and handles (where applicable) personnel offences
  • Facilitates personal and subordinate on the job training
  • Supervises staff including the approval of leave and time reports. Ensure accurate timekeeping for all employees
  • Any other duties as and when required
  • Grade 12 with A/B/C/1/2/3 symbols in biology, mathematics, and English
  • Diploma in food science/microbiology/fishery sciences/production management/plant & animal sciences will be an advantage, with 3-5 years relevant experience in a similar environment, with at least 2 years
  • Supervisory experience
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Valid Code BE driver's license
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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