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Job Opportunity at Epic BR Company, Packaging Engineer




 Ubungo, Ubungo Dar Es Salaam


Application deadline: 2021-09-15

Business / Employer name: EPIC BR Company 

Job Level: Senior level

Work Type: Full TimeMinimum 

Qualification: Bachelor

Years of Experience: 5 years

Number of Positions: 1


Job Summary

Responsible for implementing packaging strategy in line with overall Company’s products strategy requirements; monitors facilities and machinery for efficiency and productivity including preventative maintenance, managing machinery breakdowns, electrical and robotic equipment (including software programming), budgetary/cost reporting etc

Main Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises day-to-day packaging activities and teams
  • Maintains and reinforces safety and healthy working environment
  • Drives quality control initiatives to ensure standards and health and safety regulations are met
  • Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation
  • Lead implementation of Good Manufacturing principles and practices, (GMP) within focus area
  • Plan and oversee all machinery and equipment inspection, repair and installation activities
  • Optimize machine performance
  • Optimize team performance and develop packaging team
  • Manage relationships with contractors and service providers within focus area
  • Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliances
  • Reduce energy, raw material usages and operational losses within focus area
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Key Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
  • Registered with the Tanzanian Board of Engineers
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a similar or related roles preferably from beverage manufacturing industry
  • Good command of written and verbal English and Kiswahili
  • Strong problem-solving and project management skills
  • Familiarity with glass bottling machinery and quality assurance techniques
  • Well-versed in relevant software (e.g. CAD, Microsoft Office suite)
  • Highly motivated, results oriented and self-driven



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