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hartlief continental meat products - windhoek, namibia

22 days ago


To advise and develop new-to-world processes and products to drive innovation, continuous improvement for Hartlief factory and Delis in line with Hartliefs 2029 Vision. In addition, the incumbent will coach, train and transfer skills to employees for the purpose of upskilling, reskilling and developing the next group of Fleischermeisters.

Qualification & Experience

  • Fleischermeister/ Master Butcher Qualification (with Meisterbrief).
  • Minimum of 8-10 years experience as a Fleischermeister in a meat processing and production environment of a large scale meat production/processing company.
  • Experience in training the trainer and coaching of employees as well as identifying and developing the next generation of Fleischermeisters.

Knowledge required

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of international meat industry trends.
  • Good knowledge of food regulations, labour laws as well as environmental, health & safety regulations and related industry best practice.

Key accountabilities

  • Conduct research and benchmark current processes and technology to meat industry trends.
  • Identify opportunities which could influence the maximum execution of the production plans and processes.
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on technology, equipment and processes which will enable efficiencies and breakthrough results.
  • Design, develop, and improve new or existing products and recipes to ensure the best value offering.
  • Direct the testing of prototype products from conception to measuring & evaluation.
  • Advise and provide input in the development, implementation & maintenance of the Quality Assurance strategy and standards for Hartlief.
  • Train and coach employees on quality and hygiene adherence and industry best practices alongside Quality department.
  • Optimize recipes to improve quality, taste profile, shelf life and product costing (where applicable).
  • Design new value-added fresh meat products and get them ready for sale.
  • Design of displays/counter look & feel to optimally present products to customers.
  • Offer on-the-job training and coaching to employees to motivate and develop the team, including setting objectives & goals.
  • Coach employees on economical thinking behind costing, pricing and value addition.
  • Advise in the design of displays in creative ways to attract customer attentions and provide an amazing consumer experience at every touch point.
  • Drive quality through hygiene, temperature control and SOPs.

O&L - a Great Place to Work.

Applicants meeting our requirements are invited to apply. O&L Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

"This position is subject to a pre-employment screening and vetting process, and by applying for this position, applicants acknowledge that they are aware that the Company reserves the right to carry out screening and pre-employment vetting for all shortlisted applicants. Certificate of Conduct issued by the Namibian Police (not older than 6 months) may be required from all shortlisted applicants."

Requisition ID: 4071

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