Job Category: Technical & Logistic Support

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Job Summary

  • No. of Vacancy: 1
  • Job Location: Afghanistan,
  • Who Can Apply?: Any
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Gender: Any
  • Age Limit: N/A
  • Experience: 5 to 8 year(s)
  • Salary: Not mentioned
  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Aug 2, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2017

Job Description/Responsibility

  • Position Description: The Technical Manager is responsible for overseeing the technical program activities at NEI in Kabul, Afghanistan under direction/consultation with NEI/HQ Pasadena. This involves coordination of the technical and engineering project execution to develop a soy processing industry in Afghanistan through establishing new soy processing plants, upgrading good manufacturing practices (GMP) at existing Soy Processing Centers, and training NEI Kabul technical team members and private sector partners.
    • Provide technical support for construction of new soy processing factories and renovation and operational advice of existing facilities
    • Review quotes for soy processing plant equipment and submit PO's
    • Review process flow and layout drawings of new soy processing plants or upgrades/shifts in existing plants
    • Provide guidance for effective time schedules for development and implementation of projects
    • Monitor project expenditures to ensure that projects are completed within budget
    • Review SOP's for training plant personnel on newly installed equipment
    • Provide guidance and technical assistance for the operation of soy processing factories
    • Support activities of NEI Kabul Technical department and with NEI/HQ approve the monthly budget request
    • Support Kabul Technical department to implement GMP and HACCP programs.
    • Review soy product manufacturing schedule per Marketing demand
    • Approve soy product labels in close collaboration with Marketing
    • Initiate new grant proposals involving manufacture of soy products

Experience Requirements

  • 5 to 8 year(s)

Education Requirements

  • Bachelors or higher degree in Food, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent in manufacturing/ engineering experience.

Skills Requirements

  • Preference for more than 5 years of experience in food processing or related industry
  • Industrial experience in the design and layout of food processing factories
  • Professional knowledge of AutoCAD for facility layout and installation drawings
  • Well-developed planning, organizational development and business skills
  • Experience in leading training sessions
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities: capacity to recruit, lead and marshal the talents of competent resources and execute projects to completion
  • Ability to meet deadlines and allocate priorities
  • Strong knowledge and ability to use computer software, such as MS office package (word, excel, power point, project)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent in oral and written communication in English


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About the Company

Company Name : Nutrition & Education International (NEI)
Address : , Aaronsburg, UNITED STATES

Company Profile: NEI) is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in Pasadena, California. NEI was formed in 2003 by Dr. Steven Kwon to fight widespread malnutrition among women and children who live in high-mortality areas in Afghanistan.[1] NEI is supported and run by volunteers who work full-time in various professional fields and donate their time and expertise to bring proper nutrition to impoverished communities in Afghanistan.

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