Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Ltd

Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Ltd

Job Title: Factory Management Trainee

Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Ltd

Position Description:

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Management Trainees will be in a training position to learn rules, procedures and processes within the tobacco industry to be able to understand and advise on new ideas for improvement. The job incumbents will go through a two (2) year training program covering the following areas:

Seed Farm Management:

Maintenance of centres of excellence for carrying out agronomic activities meant for showing best approach and practices to farmers and growers from farming to land preservation.


Oversee the production of quality tobacco, in the most cost effective manner, by providing financial control, management skills and appropriate cultural practices which meet Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco (CORESTA) guidelines.


Carrying out buying, classification, blending, sample preparations and packed tobacco inspections operations in line with company strategy and customer requirements as well as managing tobacco stocks from green through to packed stocks and forecast aspect of the company's tobacco sales.


Movement of all types of tobaccos received and handling of all areas of operations, storage and issues of all lines in accordance to customer packing specifications and programs


Maintenance, projects, planning and keeping the process plant running by performing professional Electrical/Mechanical and Electronics engineering duties


Supervision of tobacco processing activities in accordance with company processes and procedures to ensure that all customer requirements are met and that the maximum throughputs, yields and product quality is achieved


Planning and managing shipping logistics operations on and off site of all tobacco exports as per customer requirements

Labor supervision

Allocation of duties, supervision and training of subordinates


Factory Management trainee will be directly reporting to TTPL Managing Director,

Agronomy/Operations Trainee will report directly to Head of Agronomy/Operations

Leaf/Sales will report directly Head of Leaf/Sales

The trainees will also have regular communication with other colleagues throughout the company.

Qualifications and experience

1 st Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical), Agriculture (general), or its equivalent

Good computer skills in a windows environment, particularly with MS excel, Word and Power point

Competencies & personal qualities

Be rigorous, adaptable and hard working. The candidate will think laterally and be self-motivated in performing the responsibilities, be able to work both independently and within a team environment, Good communicator, Good Interpersonal skills

Language proficiency

Fluent in English and Kiswahili (spea ing /writing and reading)


Salary offered is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions:

Confident candidates who meet the above outlined criteria, should apply in writing to the undersigned enclosing fully typed curriculum vitae indicating daytime telephone number and photocopies of certificates and testimonies from previous employers, names and address of two referees to:-

Group Human Resources Manager, Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited

P.O.Box 665,


Deadline: 9th July 2012