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New Government Job Vacancy at The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB) - Rice Miller

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The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB)
Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Government Jobs Vacancies at The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB), 2020
The Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB) is a Government institution established through the Cereals and Other Produce Act No. 19 of 2009 to provide for promotion and development of cereals and other agricultural produce and to provide for other related matter. According to the act, the main function of the Board is to carry out commercial activities and such other activities as are necessary, advantageous or proper for the development of the cereals and other produce industry.

CPB Headquarters is located in Dodoma at Central Business Park, Mbugani area along VETA Road. Currently, CPB offices outside Dodoma operate in seven Branch offices as follows: Eastern (Dar es Salaam City in Dar es Salaam Region), Southern (Mtwara Municipality in Mtwara Region) Southern Highlands (Iringa Municipality in Iringa Region), Northern (Arusha City in Arusha Region) Western (Kigoma Municipality in Kigoma Region), Lake (Mwanza City in Mwanza Region) and Central (Dodoma City in Dodoma Region).The Headquarters is responsible for providing Branch Offices with technical and professional support, establishing standards, systems and procedures for resources management, utilization, capacity building, coordinating the Board’s technical services, monitoring and evaluating the performance of field operations. All operational matters of the CPB are handled at the Branches, and that the Headquarters deals with strategic management issues.

CPB is seeking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions below and work as part of a team that meet the expectations of the CPB....
Job Description
This staff coordinates the production of milled rice, which basically comprises the operation and maintenance of the rice processing and parboiling machines.The position basically involves rice mill operation, maintenance and procurement unit

Core Roles and Responsibilities of Rice Miller
  • Provide leadership to team in achieving key performance result, including company objectives for financial profitability, manufacturing variances, safety, quality, sustainability and cost center budget.
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the production process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; developing reporting procedures and systems; and facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points.
  • Develop methods to monitor and measure company activity to identify areas of success and areas of opportunity in order to control production efficiency, manufacturing variances, material waste, labor expenses and other indicators of profitability.
  • Coordinate all manufacturing company to ensure volume and quality requirements are met.
  • Responsible for the company staffing strategy, skill and development of the staff, performance management and employee morale. Provide staffs with the information, training, direction, guidance and resources necessary to accomplish established individual, department and company Objectives.
  • Continuously coach for development and monitor progress and result.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of new milling and packaging processes, products and systems by providing information, ideas and recommendations based on knowledge and experience in production.
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analysing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
  • Lead the coordination of activities across the manufacturing, quality, safety and maintenance functions so that issues are addressed as they arise and to ensure the success of achievement of facility objectives in all areas.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and directed by the zonal manager or Director General.
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  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / food science and technology or related field. MSc will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of (1 0) years’experience in rice milling and other milling operations,
  • Sound Engineering Background with Exposure to latest Engineering Standards
  • Proven track record in a similar position in large scale paddy/ rice project
  • Must be experienced with the use of husk fire boiler, dryers and parboiling tanks.
  • Must be conversant with the whole process of rice milling operations, ranging from parboiling, steaming, polishing, grading, sorting, dehusking etc.
  • Experienced with operating silos.
  • Problem Solving & Multi-Tasking
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making
  • Computer Skill – Microsoft word, Excel, Power and performance tools.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Process orientated
  • High level of attention to details
  • Applications must be accompanied by with certified copies of relevant certificates. Testimonials and partial transcripts will not be accepted.
  • Certificates from foreign Universities should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) while Certificates from foreign examination bodies for Ordinary or Advanced level education and diploma should be certified by the National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) and/or National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).

Method of Application
All applications must be sent by using the following address; Director General, Cereals and Other Produce Board,
Central Business Park, Mbugani Area, 24 VETA Street,
P.O.Box 337,

Email address: [email protected]

All applications sent through email should have all the required documents scanned in pdf format and attached.
Closing date for receiving application 30th June, 2020
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
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