The job holder is responsible for planning, control and execution of all day to day aspects of wine making, spirit/ juice blending, monitors daily winery operations, and oversees the operation of winery processing equipment, co- leading processes and manpower to deliver efficient output at the desired quality.
Job Functions Biotechnology
Industries Fmcg (Fast Moving Consumer Goods Sector)
Wine making-fermentation, fining, racking, filtration.
Co-lead temporary and machine operators to attain set goals.
Monitor Winery jobs in progress and provide leadership in execution.
System generation of Works orders as per production plan, Material issuance and system completion.
Plan and avail raw materials for blending.
Lead in blending of bulk for packaging at the desired quality, time and cost effectively.
Review and approve blended bulk for packaging.
Review and approve material reconciliation for completed Works orders.
Review processing equipment logs.
Taste and evaluate the final product to ensure the desired quality is achieved.
Work with warehousing department to ensure required inputs are available in good time and the reorder levels adhered to avoid stock outs.
Ensure all raw materials returned to inventory have the right quantity and containers are in good condition in line with the internal policies and procedures.
Perform weekly, monthly and quarterly stock takes and order consumables timeously to ensure continuity in winemaking practices.
A Diploma in food science and technology
Certificate in winemaking is an added advantage
At least five (5) years’ experience in a manufacturing company, three of which must be in a winery department.
Practical experience in use of MS packages and ERP systems