Fleischermeister Job

hartlief continental meat products - windhoek, namibia

a year ago

Grade : D4
Department : Production
Line Manager : Eduard Keys


Advise and develop new-to-world processes and products to drive innovation, continuous improvement for Hartlief factory and Delis production process in line with the companys vision and purpose.


  • Fleischermeister Qualification (with Meisterbrief).
  • A minimum of 8-10 years experience as a Fleischermeister in a meat processing and production environment of a large-scale meat production/processing company.
  • 10 or more years experience in the meat industry with leadership experience.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of a broad number of fields, specialising in meat processing.
  • Experience in training the training and coaching of staff as well as identifying and developing the next generation of Fleischermeisters.
  • Knowledge and command of latest technologies, machines and lines used in the production of meat and sausage production.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the selection, preparation, display packaging, and sale of meat to consumer and commercial customers.
  • BE (Code 08) Drivers Licence.


  • Advise and provide input in the development, implementation & maintenance of the Quality Assurance strategy and standards for Hartlief.
  • Drive the process of identifying opportunities for longer shelf lives on finished goods.
  • Optimize recipes to improve quality, taste profile, shelf life and product costing (where applicable)
  • Identify opportunities which could influence the maximum execution of the production plans and processes to ensure efficiency, utilization and effectiveness as well as adherence to schedule.
  • Advice on recipe changes as per available raw materials.
  • Inspect and monitor production and packaging lines to ensure compliance to production processes & procedures.
  • Prepare special cuts of meat ordered by customers and train new meat cutters.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on technology, equipment and processes which will enable efficiencies and breakthrough results.
  • Direct the testing of prototype products from conception to Measuring & Evaluation.
  • Oversee trials and report on trials conducted as per the Trial Report template for record purposes.
  • Ensure compliance to the Trial Process and Checklist.
  • Drive portfolio optimisation and rationalization based on commercial and practical indicators.
  • Co-design marketing concepts for new and existing products based on unique selling points and value addition.
  • Design new value-added fresh meat products and get them ready for sale.
  • Assist to allocate, supervise and coordinate floor employees and ensure work is completed effectively, efficiently and on time.
  • Assist to ensure absolute adherence and management of rules, processes and record keeping of HACCAP standards.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety Regulations and report deviations and incidents to Manager Factory
  • Train sales employees on customer care, sales skills and unique selling points of new and existing products.
  • Coach deli employees on general meat cuts as well as special cuts and possible value addition to present the product as attractively as possible.

Due Date: 11 September 2023

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