Hygiene Officer at People Performance Group

kampala, uganda
negotiable Expired 4 years ago
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Reports to: Plant Manager

About US:

The People Performance Group (PPG) is a Human Resource (HR) consultancy firm which is highly committed to the provision of expert advice in Recruitment, Search and Selection, Team Building, Training, HR systems and Outsourcing of Staff since 2005. Our client is an organisation in the dairy industry.

Job Summary:  The Hygiene Officer will maintain factory hygiene standards to meet requirements all applicable food safety and hygiene legislation;

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Ensure all aspects of the hygiene service are carried out and maintained to the required standard
    • To manage the hygiene budget and ensure all expenditure is authorised and recorded
    • To manage the ordering and stock control of hygiene consumables and chemicals
    • Maintain detailed cleaning instructions and schedules for every hygiene activity that meet the requirement s of BRC food safety standard
    • To be responsible for the effective delivery of site laundry service – to include the contracted external service and in-house laundry operations
    • Management of the pest control contract and overseeing the completion of all pest prevention actions to the required standards
    • Responsible for the cleaning of air handling, evaporators and high-risk air socks
    • To oversee the day to day running of the staff facilities including vending services, maintenance of stocks
    • To oversee the day to day running of the staff facilities including vending services, maintenance of stocks/consumables in staff canteen, staff washroom facilities and all associated equipment
    • To conduct compliance audits/inspections of internal hygiene standards and documentation
    • To manage the provision of hygiene chemicals, and dosing equipment on site – to include regular reviews with chemical supplier, periodic chemical dosing checks, maintenance of equipment and to oversee the safe storage, decant, transport and use of chemicals on site
    • Work with suppliers to obtain the most suitable and cost-effective equipment and consumables and to effectively manage supplier non-conformance in a timely manner
    • To support the technical & QA team in obtaining water samples for testing and participating in microbiological investigations or projects to drive improvements in the site hygiene standards
    • To provide training and awareness for all hygiene and waste handling staff in all procedures relevant to their role
    • Manage the segregation, storage and timely removal of all waste – recyclates, landfill, hazardous and confidential waste streams
    • To manage the waste budget
    • To manage the external waste contractors and ensure they operate in a legally compliant and safe manner at all times including retaining copies of all appropriate waste license and Duty of Care documentation
    • To ensure the external yard waste area is maintained in a safe, controlled and hygienic manner at all times
    • Ensure all the waste operatives are appropriately trained and comply with all legal obligations associated with their role
    • To provide support in waste management compliance to the three remote transport depots
    • Conduct  COSHH assessment, risk assessments and document safety systems of work for ll hygiene
    • Ensure all hygiene and waste staff are trained and competent in all procedures relevant to their role
    • Maintain authorised persons lists for each piece of equipment as required
    • Conduct emergency response spill training for all relevant staff
    • Ensure all tasks are conducted in accordance with all legislative, company and site health & safety policies and ensure that all hazards, accidents/ incidents are reported and investigated in a timely manner
    • To ensure material safety data sheets for all chemicals used on site are maintained, updated regularly and are accessible to all staff
    • To be an active member of the site Health & Safety Committee
    • Recruit, induct and develop competent employees
    • Ensure all disciplinary incidents and staff absence are dealt with in a professional and timely manner and in accordance with the company human resource policies
    • Effectively communicate with all team members on a regular basis and provide opportunities for feedback and 2-way communication
    • Participate in projects as requested in order to drive continuous improvement
    • To provide key performance indicator data as required and comply with all internal and external audit requirements
  • Develop strong working relationships in order to drive continuous improvement in site standards
  • To actively comply with and enforce all relevant statutory, company and site policies and procedures
  • To conduct employee Performance Development Reviews on a regular basis and establish training and development plans
  • Carry out any reasonable request of your line manager in order to meet the needs of the business

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

    • A competent professional with proven experience of managing and leading a hygiene team within a food manufacturing environment
    • Flexible approach to working and committed to occasional night shifts and weekend working
    • Experience of working within a compliance/ standard driven environment
  • Proven experience of driving improvements in site standards
  • Industry acumen and knowledge of cleaning systems and methodology
  • Experience of budget management and reporting
  • Experience of managing waste segregation and recycling services
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to engage and motivate staff and colleagues
  • Experience of conducting training non a 1:1 basis or to small groups
  • PC literate
  • Growth, Client & Customer Satisfaction/ Quality of Services provided
  • Rigous management of results
  • Innovation and change
  • Leadership & People Management – leading for excellence
  • Brand Notoriety

Applying Instructions

All interested and qualified candidates please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below. Applications may not exceed 2MBs.

Email: application@ppg.co.ug

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

Uganda, Kampala
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