Senior Plant Operator x1, Quality Controller x1, Production Planner x1, Raw Materials and Finished Product Loading and Offloading Coordinator x2, Orders and Sales Administrator x1


Opti Feeds Botswana is one of Botswana’s prime animal feed manufacturers and produces such brands as opti layer mash and various opti broiler and breeder chicken feeds. Opti Feeds Botswana invites suitably qualified, experienced, result-oriented citizens of Botswana for the following positions tenable in Gaborone.


a. Senior Plant Operator x1
b. Quality Controller x1
c. Production Planner x1
d. Raw Materials and Finished Product Loading and Offloading coordinator x2
e. Orders and Sales Administrator x1

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Duties and responsibilities

I. Lead the production team during the shift’
II. Drive production planning and supervise plant operators’ –
Implement production plans and account for stock and ingredients.
IV.Prepare reports/shift,analyze data and make recommendations for improving plant Performance and team output’ –
V. Setting of goals and objectives for shift team’ –
Communication with QESH, Maintenance’ Logistics and Finance sections’ –
Manage compliance with relevant legislative requirements of Botswana.
Staff management



a. Purpose of the job

The Production Planner coordinates and expedites the flow of work and materials within or between departments according to daily and weekly production schedules. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; inventory levels, and solving production problems.


b. Duties and responsibilities

I. Plan production tasks and schedules according to customer orders.

II. Develop and review production plan.

III. Monitor the execution of production plan and resolve any potential issues in a timely fashion.

IV. Investigate production problem, analyses root causes and provide solutions.

v. Communicate production status to Mangers and logistics department on regular basis.


VI. Analyse back orders, current orders and upcoming orders to prioritize, plan, and schedule the production operations.

VII. Plan equipment, material and manpower requirements to execute job orders.

VIII. Maintain reports for production planning activities and sequences

c. Position requirements

At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or related qualifications


At least five (5) years experience in production based environment



Duties and Responsibilities

I. Monitor operations to ensure that they meet production standards.
II. Recommend adjustments to the production process.
III. Inspect, test, or measure materials or products being produced.
IV. Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products


Position requirements

Degree in Animal Science or related qualification
Qualification in quality control will be an added advantage

At least (5) years experience in a production based environment, with much emphasis in quality control



a. Duties and responsibilities

I. Process sales orders
II. Check the orders
III. Contact customers to solve any queries
IV. check that delivery and contact details of customers are correct.
V. maintain customer sales records
VI. creates records for new customers
VII. Maintain records of sales and compare with targets
VIII. Record and process sales


Position requirements

Diploma in Sales and Marketing


At least five (5) years’ experience in sales

Proven experience in sales in a production based environment will be an added advantage.



• Daily stock must be conducted every morning so that the levels of raw materials and finished products are maintained to required levels. The main purpose of the daily stock count is to determine which raw materials should be ordered

• Give accurate stock counts daily on the stock sheet

• must issue raw materials needed for the daily productions e.g bagged premixes, SOC, SBM e.t.c

• Reports on different products should be done daily i.e maize, premixes, SOC and SBM products
• Coordinate all the stock takes i.e mid-month and month end stock


• Make a reconciliation of stock after every stock take and send/submit to logistics supervisor

• Shortages and excesses should be reported to the logistics supervisor to investigate and order a recount

• Receiving of raw materials

• The documents accompanying the goods must be recorded on the

Interested applicants for these positions must be accompanied by comprehensive CV’s, educational certificates, ID’s .Applications must be forwarded to:


Opti Feeds Botswana
Att: Human Capital Manager
Private Bag BO 125, Bontleng
Tel: +267 397 4922 / +267 3974146


Or Hand deliver to:
The Agri Shop
Plot 62, Gaborone international Commerce Park
Gaborone Botswana
Tel: +267 397 4922

Closing Date: 26th January 2018

We regret to inform that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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