Nijuze Habari

NAFASI za Kazi Unilever Tanzania Limited 2022

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NAFASI za Kazi Unilever Tanzania Limited 2022

NAFASI za Kazi Unilever Tanzania Limited 2022Workshop Supervisors– 3 Posts
Unilever PLC is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Purpose of Role

The Factory Workshop Supervisor/Planning Engineer is responsible for management of the Factory workshops (Mechanical and Electrical), productivity improvement & ensure high standards of machinery maintenance in the factory are achieved.

Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 4 Years’ experience.
  • Manufacturing Performance Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Responsible Care
  • Human Factors – technical and human capabilities
  • Manpower training, management and assessment
  • WCM Implementation and Tools
  • Factory Maintenance and Operations
  • Modern and Efficient Energy Technics
  • Project Management
  • Energy Management


  • Should develop daily machine checklist and also ensure all machines have been inspected according to the checklist, do proper planning for all observed faults
  • Should identify artisan skills and knowledge gap. Identify and organize inhouse and outsourced training for Factory Artisans
  • Ensures that the Workshop’s expenditure controls are in place
  • Prepare and implement Machinery Maintenance Schedule for the all factory machinery and utilities
  • Maintain Inventory and asset register for the factory machinery
  • Initiate and Control Job request systems by ensure all works must have job request and also ensure proper machine history and documentation
  • Ensures that all relevant legal & other safety requirements (mechanical) are complied within the factory
  • Supports installation of new processes & machinery
  • Takes charge of machinery modification and supports the implementation of WCM in the factory
  • Responsible for the implementation of all company policies and procedures in the Workshop
  • Takes charge of engineering requirement & maintenance of utility services.
  • Deliver the business targets aligned to the Company Strategy

Continuous Improvement Management

  • Should be OEE Champion for Respective factory by ensure all required data are captured and reported daily for discussion and proper recommendations on continuous improvement actions to improve OEE for the Factory
  • Should be champion on tracking agreed KPIs to process Supervisors, Senior Artisans and Section team leads so as to improve
  • Factories performance on Safety, Factory availability and Made tea quality
  • Support factory managers on Identifying and initiations of factory quick wins project and also keep tracking of those projects
  • Do coaching to supervisors and team leads to empower their skills

Assets and Stocks

  • Updates asset inventories records for the section.
  • Maintain Machinery Inventory for the factories
  • Prepares and avail machinery and equipment for statutory inspection and calibration for legal compliance and safety integrity.
  • Maintain and take responsibility for the workshop tools register.
  • Monitor and validate factory related stock (Spares) movements in conjunction with the store clerk and factory management.
  • Responsible for the utilization of assets in the factory.
  • Flag up redundant/obsolete assets to manager for disposal.
  • Ensure the day to day operation and smooth delivery of service machinery in the factory
  • Monitor machinery key performance indicators for efficient operation; generate periodic reports.


  • Carries out the implementation of WCM in the Factory
  • Carries out implementation of projects, in liaison with the line manager and engineering
  • Keep abreast with all new technology covering tea making, maintenance, and energy usage and make proposals for implementation where appropriate.
  • Participate in factory trials and implement actions.
  • Implementation and follow up on improvement ideas on the shop floor.

Finance, logistics and supplies

  • Requisitions and verifies quality of spares and materials ordered for factory as per technical specification.
  • Submits inputs into annual revenue & capital budgets.
  • Provides technical specifications for the procurement of all stock e.g. spare parts.
  • Carries out cost management in the factory workshop and ensures effective controls.
  • Provide input into the monthly accounts review and implements agreed actions.
  • Implement an effective procurement tracking system in the garage.


  • Track and report daily artisan productivity in the factory, and take necessary actions for low performers while should motivate high performers
  • To train & develop all staff and ensure good industrial relations in factory workshop
  • Plans, allocates, and supervises all activities for maintenance teams.
  • Train & develop all personnel in the Workshop and production operators on process equipment management and safe operating procedures.
  • Handles employee industrial relations and maintains discipline in the workshop in conjunction with the line manager.
  • Implements employee establishment in the workshop.
  • Implement agreed welfare programmes and attend planned meetings ensuring completion of agreed actions.
  • Responsible for the works team and ensures that agreed work plan targets and standards are implemented.
  • Provide input and participate in the modular training of factory employees

Safety, Health, Environment, RA

  • Authorizes issues and closes permits to work certificates in line with company policies for tasks related to the garage.
  • Implements standard operating procedures and specific work instructions and proposes reviews.
  • Implement service equipment guarding to meet Unilever standards.
  • Coordinate implementation of safe operating procedures and specific work instructions and ensure compliance and collate proposals for reviews for the service equipment
  • Maintains the workshop personnel reward/disciplinary and safety data in liaison with the factory manager.
  • Should capture and prepare report on EPR for daily, weekly and monthly. Should work close with factory manager to ensure all actions to ensure targets on EPR are achieved by establishing proper strategies to control the parameters
  • Should work with factory managers and SHE Representatives to ensure proper risk assessment is done regularly and all observations/findings are captured and action plan developed and tracked for Factories


As per job/site requirements, local travel likely.

Field Assistant Managers  – 4 Posts
Unilever PLC is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Main Purpose of The Job

The Assistant Field Manager supports leadership with the management of staff and day‐to‐day operations for the assigned area of responsibility. In this role, the individual is accountable to deliver established goals, utilizes good judgment to assess and escalate situations when warranted and utilizes knowledge and skills in the area of expertise while maintaining expected green leaf quality standards. The Assistant Manager must act as a leader by building constructive relationships and by supporting agriculture department leadership in developing, setting, and executing department goals and the strategic plan in accordance with UTT mission statement. Also, he/she is responsible on people’s safety, wellbeing, and security.



  • Implementation of Company defined policies allowing the Unit/Department to meet Occupational Health, Safety, Environmental care and Consumer safety requirement
  • Proactive identifications of hazards or environmental aspects and putting in place effective safeguards aiming at eliminating/reduction of accidents
  • Check and Approve SHE returns to include OHS & EPR
  • Hold factory SHE site meetings on monthly basis
  • Implement all aspect of legal and statutory requirement touching OHS and E
  • Take fully responsibilities in ensuring that all third party/contractors are aware and that they follow the given guard line.
  • Plan for the emergency drill and draw learning and actions out of it
  • Overall responsibility of the management of change MOC (New equipment, new employee, process change, new product/formulation)
  • Draw up objectives and target, management programmes review, and document.


  • Manage Estate Division to the highest agricultural standards and improve productivity through expansion and sustenance of mechanical harvesting operations by having best practices of harvesting and post-harvest handling.
  • Plan and oversee day to day operations by supervising hand plucking, harvesting personnel to ensure acceptable standards of green leaf quality is harvested and well-handled to the factory.
  • Plan and execute the estate division annual agricultural practice, pruning and fertilizer application.
  • Ensure the division administration is managed by providing periodical crop forecast, validation of payroll input/output, payments of employees and the entire financial expenditure is within the budget.
  • Manage the estate division industrial/employee relations, conduct disciplinary cases as per the CBA /employment act and company disciplinary procedure. Enhance good co-existence amongst workers and the neighboring community.
  • Manage the division infrastructure and conservancy to the required standards; fully embed best practices in Rainforest alliance.
  • Ensure safety policy is implemented and all safety training is conducted to all sub- staffs and general labor.
  • Ensure all workers are wearing the requires PPEs for the job.
  • Deliver the business targets aligned to Business strategy, jobs to be done (JTBD) and enhance performance culture through business transformation.
  • Interfaces with many roles e.g., Factories, Finance, HRBP, Unions, Legal, etc.
  • Operating and maintaining the site as a fully functioning and productive all year round by wise planning of irrigation time, pruning, fertilizing, weeding practices etc.
  • Ensure that the division is always maintained to the highest possible standards and that the company infrastructure and associated accessories are robustly protected and cared for.
  • Provide effective management of staff operating within the division function, consisting of headmen/women.
  • Managing, distributing, and maintaining the plucking equipment within the division and reordering new ones from the central store whenever necessary.
  • Monitor the progression of all tasks within the division ensuring all specifications are met within an agreed time, budget, and quality requirements
  • Comply with and help enforce standard policies and procedures within the department relating to sustainability and related tasks
  • Review future new tea development field space requirements, develop and implement a management plan
  • To carry out any other duty as directed by the line manager in accordance with the level of the post.


  • Responsibility for controlling and managing the production costs, field costs, overhead costs, and total budget; and working with the estate manager in budget setting in future years
  • Ensure that cost effective support and maintenance arrangements are put in place and regularly reviewed, using internal resources and external/outsourced contractors where appropriate
  • Working with the estate manager and fellow assistants to implement best value utility arrangements and to reduce costs wherever possible.
  • Anticipate future developments with the fields, estate infrastructure, plucking accessories in advance, ensuring that adequate planning and budgetary provision is made for maintenance and repair works and that continuity of service is optimized

Key Skills

  • Crop Production and Field Operations
  • Sourcing – raw materials of agricultural origin
  • Plant Breeding – tea nurseries
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Project Management/Information Technology
  • Industrial Relations/Employee Relations


  • Being well-organized and systematic
  • Careful, accountable, responsible and punctual
  • A team player – personable, caring, helpful, reliable and diplomatic
  • Honest and approachable
  • Good personal grooming & personal presentation


  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture general, horticulture, agronomy, or any equivalent bachelor’s degree in science

Assistant Production Managers   – 4 Posts
Unilever PLC is a British multinational consumer goods company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Business Context and Main Purpose of The Job

To ensure the factory produces tea of appropriate quality at a minimum cost in a safe manner.

Main Accountabilities

  • Maintain 100% of effectiveness and efficiency of all related factory production through operational leadership, and use of appropriate technology to produce consistently the right quality in the right amount.
  • Directly responsible for operations, maintenance and efficiency of machinery, transports, buildings, and surroundings.


  • Should prepare factory budget in line with the Factory Manager and Responsible for expenditure monitoring and controls
  • To improve manufacturing activities by translating business, customer requirements into system that assure, measure and control manufacturing performance.
  • To determine and optimize the asset base and its utilization to fulfill the business plan and provide customers satisfactions through new technological developments, improvements, and supplier management.
  • To implement policies, quality systems and standards, to allow the company to meet its commitment to product safety for customers, operation safety for employees, community, and environment to minimize the cost of non-conformance.
  • To develop and achieve synergy between technical and human capabilities to maximize manufacturing performances by maintaining discipline, welfare, and morale of workers, issuing instructions and training of management staff.
  • To develop manufacturing systems, processes and opportunity for effective product, process, and pack innovation through the application of scenario-planning, designing for manufacture and process development
  • Responsible for efficient use of resources and maintenance of all plants and machinery within the factory i.e., boiler, buildings, transport, wood fuel and water, all the time.
  • Work with Human Resources staff to recruit, interview, select, hire, and employ an appropriate number of employees.
  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the operating unit in accordance with the organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.
  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback.
  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed.
  • Consciously create a workplace culture that is consistent with the overall organizations and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Lead employees/direct reports using a performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning.
  • Lead employees to meet the organization’s expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.
  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.
  • Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations, and paid time off, telecommuting and cover for absenteeism
  • Maintain transparent communication. Appropriately communicate organization information through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email, IM, and regular interpersonal communication.
  • Review performance data that includes financial, activity reports and spreadsheets, to monitor and measure departmental productivity, goal achievement, and overall effectiveness.
  • Manage the preparation and maintenance of reports necessary to carry out the functions of the department/estate. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.
  • Communicate regularly with managers, general managers, directors, and other designated contacts within the organization.
  • Should ensure proper factory stores management by making sure all controls are in place and also only required and approved items should be in stock.
  • Interfaces with many roles e.g. Other factories, Engineering, Estates, Medical, SHE & Security, HR, IT, Unions, Customers Development, Planning QA/WCM;
  • Continuously improve the performance of production units and assets, through operator leadership, application of WCM, effective assets care and use of appropriate technology to produce consistently the right quality (TANO BORA) in the right amounts.
  • Should work closely with welfare team to ensure proper employees house maintenance and ensure clean surroundings.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned


  • Implement Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality management systems as per company policies and legislation.
  • Authorizes permits to work certificates in line with company policies
  • Prepares standard operating procedures and specific work instructions for new projects and processes, and proposes reviews
  • Writes up Standard Operating Procedures and safe operating procedures for developed innovation processes and machinery.
  • Responsible for environmental protection, health, and safety aspects during implementation of projects
  • Responsible for risk assessment, including hazard and operability (HAZOP) studies, for the health and safety of both company staff; contractors and the wider community.
  • Carry out task risks assessments and where necessary to enlist more experienced or even external professional help for this.
  • Ensuring/establishing safe systems of work and ensuring that all employees and contracted personnel adhere to them
  • Ensuring that all aspects of an operation or process meet specified health, safety and environment Unilever standards and legal requirements
  • Ensuring that all Health and Safety considerations have been considered.
  • Overseeing the security at all sites (active and inactive) in coordination with the Security Manager.
  • Inspecting and reviewing projects to monitor compliance with building safety codes, and other regulations.
  • Should closely monitor the SHE Clerk in compiling data and putting-up regular SHE reports (OHS, EPR etc)


  • A degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Production) or A degree in food Science and Technology.
  • Food processing experience will be an added advantage
  • 2 – 3 Years’ experience, intensive knowledge of food processing – preferably Tea processing.


Key professional skills.

  • Manufacturing performance and management
  • WCM and continuous production improvement
  • Providing shop floor leadership
  • Developing and Delivering factory responsiveness e.g. synchronous production
  • Optimizing facility configuration and work systems, reliability, downtime, and maintenance management
  • Asset investment, care, and quality assurance
  • Influencing and implementing innovation
  • Responsible care and creating effective work environment
  • Responsible for efficient Energy Management

Key Competencies

  • Organizational awareness/Strategic influencing
  • Intellectual power to determine direction and market orientation
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices and employee relations.
  • Evidence of the ability to practice a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational Management skills.
  • Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities.
  • We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.
  • At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.


Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their application & detailed CV to

Note: No Manual Application shall be accepted.

Closing date: 22nd July 2022

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