Consultant Factory Manager at TUME Middle Africa Consulting Limited – May 2024

Consultant Factory Manager


This positions key responsibilities are:

  • Co-develop with vendor and approve engineering design, timelines, costs and milestones for pre-commissioning activities and track progress against targets. Ensure accurate, efficient reporting.
  • Oversee equipment installation, trial runs, troubleshoot operational issues and fine-tune processes to achieve optimal performance for full-scale production.
  • Co-Develop tomato processing standard operating procedures (SOPs) including sanitation and hygiene protocols. Ensure consistent quality and safety standards are met.
  • Secure all required permits and certifications for factory operations, ensuring compliance and readiness for production.
  • Ensure an optimized organizational structure with the right people in the right positions to achieve productivity targets.


  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, Food Science, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited university. MBA is an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years of progressive leadership experience in project management and factory operations, preferably in the food processing industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of food processing equipment, automation systems, and facility design principles.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and quality standards for food manufacturing, including HACCP, GMP, and ISO certifications.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software for planning, scheduling, and reporting.
  • Hands-on experience in factory setup, commissioning, and optimization is highly desirable.
  • Detail-oriented and with outstanding strategic, analytical, financial literacy, creative, problem solving and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, labour relations, negotiating skills, board relations a plus.
  • Willingness to travel and work extended hours as needed to meet project deadlines.

Submit Your Application

If you match these requirements, please submit your application to [email protected] quoting ‘Consultant Factory Manager’ as the subject of your email by Tuesday, 14th May 2024.

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