When you choose to work with Hunter Foods, you choose to work with one of the fastest growing and most innovative gourmet foods & snacks companies in the Middle East. We are looking for dedicated and dynamic self-starters to join us in making Hunter Foods even better in the years to come.

Our unique corporate culture bridges diversity and enforces community; when you are with us, you are family. When you leave for the day, we want you to know the time and energy you have spent with us has had a direct impact on our company.

If you enjoy snacks and would like to be a part of a busy team where everyone is valued and respected, consider a career with Hunter Foods!

VACANCIES

Senior QA/QC HF_JD_Snr QA/QC_102018

We are hiring a Senior QA/QC

Ref: HF_JD_Snr QA/QC_102018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Looking for a Senior QA/QC with 3-5years experience in the UAE.Please send your cv with complete details and photo to careers@hunterfoods.com

Primary Objective:

  • Be responsible for ensuring that food products meet standards set by both internal and external regulatory authorities’ whist giving importance to the artwork/design of current/new product materials.
  • Develop and review quality and safety policies and manage audits by third-party inspectors.
  • Train quality assurance employees and oversee manufacturing and production processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

Review and approve facility procedures, protocols and other technical documents (Master Manufacturing Records, Batch Production Records, Finished Product Specifications, and Raw Material Specifications).

  • Artwork and design
  • Attend 1st Print runs
  • Create new die lines
  • Export documentations
  • SFDA paperwork
  • Factory Specifications
  • Technical documentations

Acts as a technical resource to plant management and Customers to address, troubleshoot and resolve quality related issues.

  • Customer complaints
  • Product recall and traceability exercise

Routinely works with cross-functional groups internal and external to help solve technical problems as it relates to quality and food safety matters.

  • OFC audit co ordination
  • HACCP reviews
  • Register all products with DM
  • Close out all non-conformances following label assessment
  • Annual analytical testing programme
  • for all products
  • Ensure all claim testing is completed annually
  • Nutritional testing programme
  • Overall technical responsibility

Any other tasks that may be deemed necessary for this role

Skills Required:

 Extensive experience in quality management roles gained within snack food production environments, with proven track record in leading quality teams to improve continuously the efficiency of quality methods and, ultimately, the quality of products.

  • Experience operating within relevant regulatory requirements, e.g., SFDA, DM, ……… etc.,
  • Team management/leadership/development skills, including the ability to manage people in an organization matrix and get the best out of them, successful in building and mentoring high performance teams.
  • Maturity, self-confidence and strong communication skills will be critical for this role.
  • Comfortable communicating and operating within an internationally matrixed environment.

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree (Preferably B. Sc.)
Export Manager HFL-JD-EM-01

We are hiring an Export Manager

Ref: HFL-JD-EM-01

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To ensure adherence to the quality management system established by the company.
  • Develop and drive export sales activity by considering the sales offer and evaluating potential export market.
  • Ensure adherence to country specific importation legislation.
  • Monitor all sales transactions and review all customer responses for all orders and payments. Implement sales and distribution plans to meet customer requirements.
  • Execute marketing effort and reaching regular sales targets by carrying out market research activity in chosen export markets working with the Marketing Director to develop appropriate marketing materials for export audience.
  • Providing market intelligence and competitor activity reports.
  • Resolve all customer issues for processes and manage sales shipments of all export products. Monitor sales in selected markets to ensure targets and objectives are met.
  • Ensure optimal availability of products over long and short term.
  • Maximize all opportunities in the process of closing a sale, contributing to an increased market share for the company products.
  • Ensure the company’s products are the market leader in both sales and visibility, in snacks and health foods.
  • To liaise regularly with other departments to ensure product availability in line with sales requirements.
  • Development of customer relationships through regular operational reviews to ensure that stock availability, distribution and shelf management opportunities are grasped.
  • To handle customer complaints and enquiries swiftly (working closely with operations and quality control teams).

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Should have exposure to distributors in international market specifically snacks & healthy foods with experience of handling distributor retail international sales.

  • Result oriented with ability to achieve primary sales target by driving the secondary sales of distributor.
  • Candidate should have overseas visit and sales experience.
  • Should have good understanding of export documentation & procedures.
  • International sales & marketing experience in food industry is a must having travelled to 
various countries abroad.
  • Knowledge in Finance, Cost Accounting Skills
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, interpersonal skills and a collaborative management 
style
  • Shows business integrity, confidence; good business ethics
  • Understanding of cross cultural/global issues
  • Should have exposure to distributors in international market specifically snacks & healthy foods with experience of handling distributor retail international sales.
  • Result oriented with ability to achieve primary sales target by driving the secondary sales of distributor.
  • Candidate should have overseas visit and sales experience.
  • Should have good understanding of export documentation & procedures.
  • International sales & marketing experience in food industry is a must having travelled to 
various countries abroad.
  • Knowledge in Finance, Cost Accounting Skills
  • Exceptional planning, organizational, interpersonal skills and a collaborative management 
style
  • Shows business integrity, confidence; good business ethics
  • Understanding of cross cultural/global issues

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree, commercial or technical major.
  • Technical knowledge in Oracle ERP/ operational background- planning, procurement, logistics, projects management.

 

Head of Profits HFL-JD-HOP

We are hiring a Head of Profits

Ref: HFL-JD-HOP

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produce & provide management with accurate timely financial data, related to business financial performance, quantitative analysis & KPIs in accordance with global financial best practices and evaluation models, to support day to day business & investment decision making.
  • Lead the business plan process, in coordination with BU managers and provide business plan reports, strategic forecast plans, feasibility studies & analysis to identify & interpret financial & non- financial risks in order to enable management to improve existing performance in line with business objectives.
  • Manage relevant risk to ensure reliability, validity of internal control procedures & governance models.

To work with MD and BDD for all price updates at all levels & pricing structures in order to achieve profitability & margin returns for all SKU products – but overall responsibility will be of the FM.

  1. Reporting: Provide regular financial reports & updates to management, with detailed analysis, variance reports in comparison with BP, KPIs, sales & product/SKU analysis to support business decisions.
  2. Month end closing: Review & finalize BU profitability statements, month-end closing to meet deadlines & ensure smooth flow of processes for all units / subsidiaries & confirm accuracy of financial data.
  3. Decisions Support: In order to ascertain the financial & operational viability of the company, undertake research analysis providing financial insights regarding investments/divestments business cases, performance reviews, SWOT, valuations & capital management, using quantitative techniques such as NPV (Net Present Value), IRR (Internal Rae of Return) & represent finance in meetings to evaluate performance of strategic business cases.
  4. Business Support: Provide consulting solutions to internal customers on various issues ranging from finance evaluation, process optimization, trading, pricing, control environment & other various finance related daily activities to streamline internal financial processes in order to achieve target objectives & maximize operational efficiencies.
  5. Budgeting - Develop innovative budgeting models, automated planning spreadsheets to ensure effective budgeting flow & reliability of forecasted financial data & lead the process & preparation of the annual business plan & 5-year strategic forecast on micro & macro level across all business units. Consolidate business plans of all operating business units into legal entity-wise corporate budgets & into one group level BP in order to provide financial data to senior management for strategic business performance evaluations.
  6. Forecasting: Conduct forecasting analysis to align the existing business plan with realistic /current estimates & liaise with senior management, HODs & MD to ensure validity of business plan parameters & assumptions, providing actual & budget variance analysis, realistic estimates.
  7. Pricing - Monitor the accuracy of price structures on all products SKU-wise in coordination with marketing, sales & trading teams to ensure profitability & product margin are achieved & identify areas of cost or expense reduction potential or excessive cost incurrence through effective analytical techniques to ensure profitability across all line items in the P&L..

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Strong exposure to Costing/Pricing, Budgeting/Forecasting, CAPEX
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role with FMCG/Manufacturing business involved in products manufacturing
  • Working experience in a Western company/country
  • Able to adapt communication style for different levels
  • Exceptional planning & organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
  • The ability to manage a varied workload
  • Effective planning & implementation skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects
  • Analytical mindset- questions everything – drives the business from profit perspective –
  • strong leadership and communication skills, outspoken – team player –audit experience of 3- 5 years in his/her career – Chartered Accountant – Cost Accounting Background – Full time in – house role.

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor Degree as a minimum qualification, ideally a professional Accounting qualification

 

Supply Chain Manager HFL-JD-SCM-01

We are hiring a Supply Chain Manager

Ref: HFL-JD-SCM-01

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop Supply Chain & Distribution Strategy based on country by country local market & legal requirements considering regional set-ups & best practice processes.
  • Responsible for product demand planning in coordination with sales team.
  • Responsible for setting the optimum inventory levels considering cash net working capital & end customer service level.
  • Supervise procurement, to ensure product availability by monitoring planning & delivery plans while maintaining stocks at the right levels, avoiding obsolescence.& ensuring best inventory turnover. Responsible to define the required material warehousing capacity, to accommodate materials at the right conditions meeting the company SHE standards.
  • Design the operating procedures to ensure best stock rotation and FIFO considering the agreed upon distribution strategy.
  • Responsible to design and implement the logistics policies and procedures that ensure best customer service level and optimum cost.
  • Responsible for conducting regular meetings with sales and top customers to discuss ways to improve efficiency & customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible to cascade the company SC strategies down to the local team and ensure execution at the world class level.
  • Actively contribute with the MD to set the KPIs and reporting system. Responsible to coach, motivate and assess team.
  • Responsible to monitor and update the master data in company ERP system Develop and improve the performance of department staff, ensure high efficiency.

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Thorough knowledge of import/export processes; documentations; HS codes
  • Knowledge in Finance, Cost Accounting Skills
  • Exceptional planning & organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style
  • Shows business integrity, confidence; good business ethics
  • Understanding of cross cultural/global issues
  • Exceptional Interpersonal & Negotiating skills
  • The ability to manage a varied workload
  • An awareness of health and safety legislation
  • Effective planning & implementation skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects
  • Should have a very sound knowledge in SCM – minimum of 20 countries – awareness of the rules & regulations covering 20 countries – relationship driven – multi tasker – analytical skills – speaks three international languages – lived in minimum three countries outside home country - Full time in – house role.

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree, commercial or technical major.
  • Technical knowledge in Oracle ERP/ operational background- planning, procurement, 
logistics, projects management.

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Please send your resume through one of the following means,

Form:

Send your resume by filling the following form.

Email:

Send your resume to CAREERS@HUNTERFOODS.COM with mentioning the reference number on your email subject.

Our address:

Hunter Foods Limited FZCO.
P.O. BOX 17022, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai, U.A.E




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