Manage inventory and ordering of high-quality raw materials, packaging, equipment, and finished goods to meet quarterly and semi-annual production targets
Create production timelines/work orders, product specifications, and delegate operations to relevant team members when an order is received. Flexibility is required to change and adapt production as needs change.
Coordinate production flow with order fulfillment, packaging needs, and orders.
Use our Point-of-Sale system to manage retail sales for our online store and our upcoming factory storefront. Support and track fulfillment and shipments
Oversee the production of the complete range of Midunu products, manage our production flow and inventory control, and help our chocolatiers to ensure products are made according to Midunu standards and SOPS in a timely focused manner.
Create operational plans and implement SOPs to improve production, machine maintenance, quality control, and efficiency
Ensure safe and clean working environment following FDA, GSA, and GMP standards, ensure all regulatory items and certifications are up to date
Budgeting and cost management Work with the founder to control costs, improve production efficiencies, update pricing and staff management. Monitor and report on company operations following the annual budget. Oversee budget variances and discuss significant issues with the Founder. Make financially sound, operationally efficient decisions. Develop board-level forecasts and reports to keep our investors well-informed
Monitors performance against KPIs
Lead hiring, training, and firing, of the production team
Help out wherever needed and pitch in with other members of the Midunu team, including chocolatiers
3 years or more of leadership experience in general management/business operations/production management experience, chocolate, baking, or pastry making preferred
Attention to detail, organizational skills, and an above-average ability to multitask
Clear and frequent communicator, ability to work with people of various personalities among customers and colleagues
Ability to manage and delegate tasks to chocolatiers and other team members
Ability to perform repetitive tasks, stand for 8-10 hours, move quickly, and lift heavy objects to and including 50 pounds in kitchen and factory store environment
Tech-savvy and analytical
Desired Knowledge and Skills:
Independent problem-solving skills are very important, must think like an owner
Focus, positive attitude, and desire to work with and help grow an artisanal chocolatier
Artisan chocolatier, chocolate making, confectionary, or culinary experience
Motivation to develop new procedures, recipes and improve workflow productivity
Food Safety, HACCP certification
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Midunu is a lifestyle company with an eye towards celebrating Africa's cultural and culinary heritage. Before starting to eat a meal, Ewe people say, ‘Midunu’, which means ‘Let us eat’, inviting all those present to partake in the food which we are... Read More