Multiple Positions – VAMARA Group-Zambia

Vamara Zambia Limited

VAMARA Group-Zambia, a part of the Export Trading Group, is a Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company with a vision of becoming one of the leading branded consumer product businesses in Africa and selected international markets.

Neelkanth Fresh Foods Limited, a part of VAMARA Group-Zambia, is looking for outstanding resources for the positions below:

1. EHS Officer x1

2. Maintenance supervisor x1

3. Production Supervisor x 3

4. Quality Officer x1


1. EHS Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead EHS Regulatory Compliance
  • Assess and Mitigate Risks
  • Review EHS data and trends to develop clear action plans to manage short term and long term EHS risk.
  • Design and Implement Annual EHS Plan – In collaboration with the site leadership team, create, implement, monitor, and update the site EHS plan.
  • Provide technical support related to permits, authorizations, capital projects, and other EHS compliance concerns
  • Provide educational training and facilitate communication activities to build management and employee understanding and commitment to EHS compliance with emphasis on EHS management and statutory regulations, requirements under Kohler Safety and Environment Management systems as well as new associate orientation.
  • Monitor, Analyze and Share EHS Information.
  • Promote a Sustainable EHS Culture – Create and maintain an EHS culture throughout the site that inspires a proactive attitude and a firm belief that target zero is achievable.
  • Provide Expertise, Guidance, Coaching and Training.
  • Lead Continuous EHS Improvement.
  • As fire safety responsible, assumes all responsibilities of a fire safety officer including technical oversight and support, emergency action planning and related training, inspection and maintenance of related fire systems and building conditions.
  • Manage Relations with Regulatory Agencies, the Local Community – Develop trusted and proactive relationships with regulatory agencies, local community and external suppliers to promote compliance and social responsibility, in Co’s business interest.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed familiarity with all stakeholders at plant and establish a positive working relationship with the plant management teams.
  • Conduct regular EHS compliance audits and inspections of buildings, operations and related EHS/Fire equipment.
  • Facilitates effective safety committees for each site supported.
  • Conduct all EHS incident investigation to assure corrective measures are completed on time and assist them with identification and addressing the root cause of the incident

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies required

  • Confidential in all matters
  • Professional approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Ability to work in and adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to work co-cooperatively with others to complete tasks and implement process improvements.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Diploma or Degree in a related field
2. Maintenance Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow the safety rules and maintain a safety culture to achieve zero accident target.
  • Implementation of total productive maintenance at shop floor.
  • Drive 5 S, Kaizen, Preventive maintenance, Autonomous maintenance.
  • Daily Breakdown analysis and action plan
  • Supervision of ground maintenance team and making shift schedule
  • Maintaining spare parts inventory and action plan to cover the critical breakdowns.
  • Daily recording of OEE overall equipment efficiency
  • Implementation of daily maintenance checklists
  • Calculation of maintenance cost and action plan for the reduction
  • Fuel usage, LPG, Diesel, Petrol monitoring and action plan to improve efficiency.
  • Utilities Boiler, Chillers, Pump, compressors operations and maintenance
  • Active involvement in new projects.
  • Assistance to manufacturing team
  • Legal compliances related to Maintenance operations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies required.

  • Minimum Diploma in mechanical field with computer operating skills
  • Preferred with relevant experience in manufacturing or production operations in industries.
3. Production Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow the safety rules and maintain a safety culture to achieve zero accident target.
  • Planning- Production planning as per the target, RM/PM planning, Machine planning, Manpower planning.
  • Making the batch as per BOM & Maintaining the Log sheets.
  • Track and control of the wastages, improvement of the yield.
  • Taking care of process parameters and quality standard
  • Ensuring the daily equipment checklist CLTIA (Cleaning, Lubrication, Inspection, Tighting and alignment)
  • Maintaining the process parameters & product quality as per standard.
  • Ensuring no excess give away.
  • Keep tool and tackles in good condition & at right place.
  • Compliance of all legal requirements and Hygiene standards as per industry norms.
  • Regular stock take and minimizing the material variance

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies required.

  • Minimum Certificate/Diploma in related field with computer operating skills like excel, PPT, word.
  • Relevant experience in manufacturing or production operations in industries
4.  Quality Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow the safety rules and maintain a safety culture to achieve zero accident target.
  • Implementation of QMS(quality management system) in the plant
  • Overall responsible on the RM/PM/FG & Other material analysis in the plant as per standard and making COA
  • Issue rejection note to rejected RM/PM/FG.
  • To coordinate with suppliers to upgrade quality.
  • Assigning roles & responsibilities to the QC/QA chemists .
  • To maintain and facilitate good work environment in the department.
  • Responsible for the training /awareness on the quality all QC chemist.
  • Responsible for Laboratory testing and microbial control.
  • Responsible for product conformance and technology transfer.
  • Responsible for consumer & customer products quality issue.
  • Responsible for raw material & product traceability.
  • Legal compliance as per local norms.
  • New product development
  • Training of the workforce
  • Maintain the GMP and Hygiene standard as per norms.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies required.

  • Graduate in food technology /Lab tech with computer operating skills like excel, PPT, word.
  • Preferred with relevant experience in quality department  in manufacturing.


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