Current Jobs at Healthy Living Kitchen (HLK)

Healthy Living Kitchen (HLK), is a food processing company. We are currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Food Technologist
Location
: Jos – Plateau
Job Purpose

  • As a food technologist, it is your job to make sure food products are produced safely, legally and are of the quality claimed.

Job Description

  • Modifying existing products and processes and developing new ones;
  • Checking and improving safety and quality control procedures in your own and suppliers’ factories, from the raw material stage through to the finished product;
  • Researching current consumer markets and latest technologies to develop new product concepts;
  • Selecting raw materials and other ingredients from suppliers;
  • Undertaking long-term projects with other departments, e.g. reducing waste by improving efficiency;
  • Working on packaging innovation and technology in food manufacturing,
  • Developing the ability to repeat processes to ensure consistency and safety;
  • Liaising with technical and commercial colleagues in procurement, sales, technical services and marketing and distribution, and with official food inspection and hygiene agencies ;
  • Preparing product costing based on raw materials and manufacturing costs to ensure profitable products;
  • Auditing suppliers or managing internal audits;
  • Coordinating launches of new products or running trials alongside or together with product development;
  • Dealing with any customer complaint investigations or product issues;
  • Compiling, checking and approving product specifications and labelling;
  • working with engineering and production to develop solutions to production issues, while maintaining food safety.

Qualifications

  • HND in Food/Nutrition and Health, Food Safety and Quality Management, or Food Science/Technology.

Skills:

  • A genuine interest in science and how it is applied to food and cookery;
  • High standards of cleanliness and the ability to adhere to strict hygiene rules;excellent attention to detail;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;leadership qualities;people and team-working skills;
  • A flexible approach to working;numeracy and problem-solving skills;time management and organisational skills;
  • An awareness of the consumer market.

 

 

 

Job Title: Finance Assistant
Location
: Jos – Plateau
Job Purpose

  • Assisting the Managing Director in managing, processing and troubleshooting various accounts and transactions.

Job Duties

  • Process and prepare financial and business forms for the purpose of checking account balances, facilitating purchases, etc.
  • Perform routine calculations to produce analyses and reports as requested by the finance director.
  • Help oversee and manage individual accounts.
  • Create, send, and follow up on invoices.
  • Review and adhere to department budgets.
  • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets.
  • Review and audit financial statements and reports, ensure all calculations and data entries are correct.
  • Reconcile any discrepancies or errors identified by conversing with employees and/or clients.
  • Report any troubling discoveries or suspicion of wrongdoing to the proper authorities.
  • Collect information for and prepare payroll payments for employees.
  • Assist the Managing Director in creating financial reports on a regular basis.
  • Adhere to the company’s or organisation’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Answers question and provide assistance to stakeholders, customers, and clients as needed.
  • Attend finance department and company-wide meetings, sometimes assisting with financial reporting to managers and senior executives.
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions.

Skills and Qualifications

  • HND in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related field;
  • Excellent mathematical skills;
  • Understanding of data privacy standards;
  • Integrity;
  • Honesty;
  • Customer-service skills;
  • Solid communication skills,
  • Both written and verbal;
  • Familiarity with business principles and practices;
  • Superior attention to detail;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Planning skills;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Analytical skills;
  • Critical thinking skills;
  • Computer skills, particularly with spreadsheets and calculation software.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s and Cover Letter to: [email protected]

Note

  • All applications must include the position title in the subject line.
  • Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and the position could be filled before the closing date.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • HLK is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, political affiliation, religion, gender, disability, race, or any other personal characteristic.

 

Application Deadline: 15th September , 2017.

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