Multiple Positions – 260 Brands

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Various
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Company Name: 260 Brands Zambia limited

Company Summary:

Job Description:

We are a proudly Zambian owned company and a renowned manufacturer of maize and soya-based consumer foods product, popularly known as Golden Goodness Tasty Soya Pieces, Seba’s Instant Thobwa, Nutrameal, Seba’s HEPS, Emilios Snacks and Nutri milk.
260 Brands seeks suitably qualified individuals to apply for the below positions.
1. Position: Talent Development Coordinator (HRTC001)
Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Reports to: Human Resources Manager
Job purpose
The Talent and Development Coordinator shall report directly to the HR Manager and will support the Human Resources Manager with Training & Development initiatives including, but not limited to: assessing training needs of staff, coordinating and implementing quality, health and safety training and behavioural change, developing succession and career development programs for aspiring management prospects, and performance management systems to drive high performance.
Key responsibilities

Recruitment of top talent for all Company Departments, utilizing advertising campaigns, school and university relationships, and website presence to promote employment opportunities
Partner with recruiters to assist and support recruiting activities, including posting job requisitions, screening resumes, phone screening for qualifications and Screening candidates in preliminary interviews for final interviews by Heads of Departments
Assist in onboarding documentation requirements for newly hired employees
Support Human Resources Manager with implementation of an organizational culture that is positive, nurtures talent and helps staff feel a part of a successful, purpose driven business and to see impact they’re having in through the work they do
Support Human Resources Manager with engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital, including dissemination of employee engagement surveys, coordinating team building events, etc.
Ensure he/she is the first point of contact for inquiries regarding development activities
Support delivery of programs, including setting up workshops, interfacing with internal and external facilitators
Provide day to day support for talent processes including talent reviews, succession planning, career patching, and leadership and career development programs and workshops
Establishing job functions and expectations. Improving employee abilities through coaching and feedback.
Establishing employee behaviour patterns that align their goals with 260brands’s mission, values and goals.
Identifying training needs for employees to ensure that they are adequately equipped to perform their jobs effectively
Ensuring that the department is aligned with the company’s strategic goals and objective
Conducting regular performance evaluations of individual employees or groups of employees to measure their progress toward meeting goals and achieving objective
Providing coaching and feedback to employees on how they can improve their performance
Evaluating employee performance to determine who should be promoted or demoted within the company
Creating employee evaluation forms and conducting performance evaluations

Key Qualifications & Requirements

Degree in Human Resources or a related field
3-5+ years’ experience in progressively responsible human resource roles preferably in a manufacturing environment (FMCG), including combined 2+ years of experience in Labor Relations and Employee Relations and 3+ years of experience in a supervisory role.
Broad knowledge and skills in Human Resources principles and practices including knowledge of Employment Code Act, staffing and recruitment practices, compensation & benefits, employee relations, policy development and implementation and supporting diversity.
Strong PC application skills including MS Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Member of ZIHRM.

2. Position: Electrician (PDEL007)
Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited
Location: Lusaka, Zambia
Reports to: Operations Manager
Job purpose
This role entails making sure electrical systems are safe, and are running with utmost efficiency. The Industrial Electrician is required to assemble new equipment, installing wiring and other electrical devices in an industrial setting. This function includes bending conduits, running wire, and installing relays, outlets, switches, and other components, including electronic tests, handling terminals, contacts and/or circuit boards, and performing quality inspections. All work will be performed in accordance with applicable codes. The electrician works intensively with electrical drawings, schematics and electrical system wiring diagrams. This function collaborates very closely with all other functions in the factory, especially system engineers, allowing the job holder to gradually develop, and to broaden its operational experience.
Key Functions of Industrial Electrician are:

Install New Electrical Systems
Troubleshoot Problems with Electrical Equipment
Repair and Maintain Existing Equipment
Maintain Repair and Maintenance Logs and Records

Key responsibilities

Assembling & fixing electrical panels, Circuit Breakers, Distribution Panel
Manage engineering projects and deliver them on time
Observe safety procedures and meet electrical codes
Responsible for operating, changing over, setting, repairing, and improving on fillers; packaging equipment, combining equipment, and providing support for the workings of auxiliary equipment
Maintain logs, and record labor, materials, and equipment used
Must have expertise with PLC Controls
Study wiring diagrams and manuals to determine correct installation
Comprehension of fundamental electrical concepts and diagrams.
Comprehension of fundamental product assembly concepts and drawings
Comprehension of fundamental engineering concepts and drawings
Proficient in the use of electrical installation tools
Experience in the proper use of hand tools and small power tools
Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances
Rewinding & trouble shooting of electric motors
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
Troubleshooting & maintaining all electrical faults
Maintenance & repair of packaging machine, air compressors, FFS packing machines, drive etc.
Maintenance and repair with records of generator, boiler, cooling tower, water softener etc.
Liaise with Production Manager for Daily Production Planning, PMS (weekly & daily start up maintenance), Maintenance & repair schedule and troubleshooting of electrical faults
Assist in installation of new production plant and projects in terms of electrical facilitation
Ensures smooth operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and technique
Do RCA for reduction on Electrical breakdown
To reduce the power consumption per unit of production, by analysing the power losses, taking power saving initiatives & kaizen

Key Qualifications & Requirements

The candidate should have Diploma / ITI / Degree holder in Electric Field
3+ years of progressively responsible experience in electrical field for a major company or division of a large corporation
Proven Experience in Electrical, Production, Maintenance & Repair
Industry experience in food manufacturing facility (FMCG) will be an advantage

3. Position: Depot Supervisor (SMDC001)
Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited
Location: Kasama, Chipata
Reports to: Regional Sales Manager
Job purpose
The Depot Supervisor will handle day-to-day operations for depots at 260 Brands. Provide supporting activities in the Regional Manager’s absence, primarily centred around inventory management and verification, invoice and order verification, petty cash management and staff management on the ground. The Regional Manager will continue to oversee order fulfilment in the ERP, depositing payments from customers and getting invoices cleared, debt collection, and all sales activities in Zambia.
Key responsibilities

Responsible for planning manpower needs for depot and managing staff at warehouse
Coordination with transporters and ensuring trucks are being loaded when they should be and with correct quantities
Oversight and carrying out maintenance related works on the depot premises and for any trucks
Responsible for inventory management, including stock handling (inward/outward) and carrying out random Cross check of Physical Stock on a date to day/ alternate day basis.
Petty Cash management and reports on daily basis. Keeping day to day Sales Cash safely and to ensure it is been deposited in Company a/c on a daily basis.
Ensuring completion of Log book and Attendance sheet on a regular basis
Forwarding any invoices received from customers and printing invoices when required
Oversee weekly payment for the casual workers and handle any grievances.

Key Qualifications & Requirements

Diploma in Production Management or relevant field
1- 3 years work experience in FMCG industry
Basic level of computer literacy in (Word, Excel) is required.

4. Position: Sales Executive (SMSE001)
Business: Seba Foods Zambia Limited
Location: Copperbelt, Lusaka Zambia
Reports to: Country Sales Manager
Job purpose
The Sales Executive will report directly to the Sales Manager and will be trained on how to be responsible for strengthening current client relationships, building new relations and closing sales deals for all 260 Brands’ products with clients originating from Alternative Channels countrywide, including but not limited to: hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporates, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
Key responsibilities

Developing a client database of current and potential clients, including but not limited to: hospitals/clinics, NGOs, schools/institutions, corporate, commercial farms and HoReCa (hotels, restaurants, cafes).
Conduct lead generation activities to create numerous leads for clients from alternative channels, including but not limited to emails, cold calling, attending events, setting up client meetings, following up with clients, etc.
Travel country wide to identify new client opportunities and understand the market in that province.
Generate quotations for potential client opportunities and supporting with writing tender, where necessary.
Ensure all orders made by clients are fulfilled and received accurately and on time.
Nurture current client relationships and resolve client complaints/problems to ensure client retention.
Support with the development and implementation of a marketing plan and strategy to reach clients from alternative channels.
Participate in all sales activities as required by management, i.e. sampling activities promotions, and use of IT (information technology) to carry out sales
Prepare regular sales reports and reconciliations
Prepare market reports and other reports management may require
Ensure targets set by management are met at all times and without fail.

Key Qualifications

3-4 years’ experience working in the field of B2B sales, preferably in FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) industry
Experience in client-facing roles that interacted with senior and executive level staff in the past, is desired.
Must have a manual driver license (class B) or motorbike license (class A).
A relevant four year Bachelor’s degree required
Strong existing network of business relationships with companies falling under the alternative channels category preferred.
Thrives working within strict timelines and in ‘high pressure environments’ and demonstrates excellent time management skills
Strong communication skills (both oral and written) required
Good command of English, Nyanja and Bemba
Demonstrates a positive and resilient attitude towards challenges
Enjoys engaging with a host of different people and strong potential to develop business relationships and generate new client opportunities.
High level of computer literacy with a strong command of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

All interested candidates that qualify for any of the positions to send their updated Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] not later than Friday 21 April 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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