CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Our fast paced, fun & dynamic team is growing! 
We are looking for highly motivated individuals fit to the bruneihalalfoods environment and culture. 
Interested applicants may send your resume and cover letter to 
recruitment@brunei-halal.com 

 

Position:                       Factory Manager

Brief Summary:

Factory Manager is responsible to oversee all daily operations of the factory from production and maintenance to ensure policies and procedures are followed. Factory Manager is also responsible to develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.

Job Description for Factory Manager

  • Developing and implementing innovative strategies to streamline factory operations and stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts

  • Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations 

  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards

  • Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping

  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results

  • Recruit, manage and develop factory employees and comply with factory safety procedures

  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets

  • Address employees’ issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements

  • Ensure that factory machinery is in good working order and analyze the production data to identify and resolve any production issues.

  • Regular inspection of finished products to determine whether they meet established quality standards.

Requirements: Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

Bachelor's degree in business administration, industrial management, logistics, or related field

Experience

Proven work experience as a Factory Manager with minimum of at least 10 years’ experience in Food Manufacturing Industries.

Knowledge & Skills

  1. Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)

  2. Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise

  3. Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes

  4. Computer literacy

  5. Ability to create accountability and to lead by example

  6. Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills

Position:               : R&D and Compliance Manager

Brief summary

R&D and Compliance Manager are responsible for the product development and production scale up along with daily execution of R&D related lab activities, evaluates current and alternative food ingredients, create product recipe and conduct sensory evaluation of new food products. R&D and Compliance Manager are also responsible for overseeing food safety and quality, auditing internal and external food manufacturing sites to measure compliance with Ghanim International Corporation Sdn Bhd (“GIC”) policies and procedures, identifying the key risk attributes for each manufacturing lines and working with operations and QA managers on initiatives for reducing 

Job Description for R&D and Compliance Manager

  • Lead the creation and management of products from "white board" concepts through to completed formula/ recipe designs ready for commercialization corresponding with a published Product Development launch calendar.

  • Spearhead the development and commercialization of all new products

  • Develop new product formulation and reformulation of existing formulas as required

  • Work with partners to improve products, product formulation and identify product development opportunities

  • Raise the standards of products in Brunei  

  • Undertaken creative & innovative approach to food development

  • Develop a supplier and co-packer program to include risk assessment matrix, approval criteria, and audit requirements to reduce the risk of packaging materials and ingredients.

  • Develop an internal GIC compliance program to encompass auditing of corporate programs at all processing lines to verify standard program implementation and drive consistency.

  • Responsible for corporate analysis and reporting of GIC data and metrics including consumer complaints, customer grievances, internal food safety and quality monitoring data, and pathogen testing results.

  • Maintain corporate programs such as the corporate quality policy, quality attributes, recall program, and the net weight program for all processing lines. This will/may include training of GIC technical staff

  • Identify and lead corporate continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Function as the primary internal resource for third party audit certification.

Requirements: Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

Bachelor's degree in food science and nutrition and/or food tech preferred, or related field

Experience

Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in product development in FMCG (food) products

Knowledge and Skills:​

  1. Strong project management skills, including the commitment to develop timelines, creatively problem solve to address road blocks and run tasks to meet deadlines.

  2. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively across functional groups

  3. Ability to adjust to a fast pace environment.

  4. Knowledge of the field of nutritional ingredients/products.

  5. Understanding of the consumer marketplace for food products.

  6. Analytical skills required for development of product economics models, forecasting and understanding of formulas.

  7. Familiarity with global food requirement and standards such as HACCAP, Halal, Gluten Free, Organic.

Position:               : Food Technologist

Brief summary

Food Technologist is responsible to support the manufacturing of foods products with the required specifications on a commercial scale.

Job Description for Food Technologist

  • Modify existing products and creates and manages the new product development pipeline portfolio.

  • Collaborates cross-functionally to drive the Customer to Concept process to bring new products to market.

  • Identifies marketing opportunities by analyzing and defining market share, competitor market share, and available market share by product market.

  • Provides leadership and support for the design, development, refinement, and implementation of products by initiating research to identify consumer needs; develop new products to meet consumer needs; research consumer acceptance of products; work with production to identify process improvement.

  • Prioritized new concepts/products through the development process which includes:

  • Formula and costing creation

  • Customer/Market test

  • Production Scale up

  • Responsible for Performance Evaluation Analysis.

  • Maintain ongoing communication with the management to share on emerging new ingredients, packaging and technology.

Requirements: Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

Bachelor’s Degree in Food technology (Food, nutrition and health, Food safety and quality management, Food science) or related degree

Experience

Minimum 10 years working experience in related field and knowledge in retort processing technology will be an added advantage

Knowledge and Skills:​

  1. A genuine interest in science and how it is applied to food and cookery

  2. High standards of cleanliness and the ability to adhere to strict hygiene rules

  3. Excellent attention to detail

  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills

  5. Leadership qualities

  6. people and team working skills

  7. Flexible approach to working

  8. Numeracy and problem-solving skills

  9. An awareness of the consumer market. 

Position:               : Procurement Admin

Job Description for Procurement Admin

  1. Maintain updated records of purchased products, delivery information and invoices 

  2. Track orders and ensure timely delivery 

  3.  Review quality of purchased products 

  4.  Enter order details (e. g. vendors, quantities, prices) into internal databases 

  5.  Prepare reports on purchases, including cost analyses 

  6.  Monitor stock levels and place orders as needed 

  7.  Coordinate with warehouse staff to ensure proper storage 

  8.  To coordinate/support all departments within the company and suppliers in the purchasing scope of work for requested purchases as well as to assist in managing and following up on overseas orders to ensure on-time delivery.

  9. Handling and monitoring of claims to factories and vendors for any product defects, shortages or missing parts.  

  10. Responsible for the preparation and processing of purchase orders and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures. 

Requirements: Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

At least 4 O’level 

Experience

Minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant area. Inventory experience in distributors and retail will be an added advantage

Knowledge and Skills:​

  1. Strong analytical skills.

  2. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 

  3. Strong organizational and stress management skills. 

  4. Strong Negotiation skills

  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel. 

  6. Ability to train and manage staff.

  7. Ability to work with little to no supervision