Sadafco (Saudia Dairy & Foodstuff Company) was established in 1976. Production commenced in 1977 in Jeddah with a focus on dairy products. Since 1991, in addition to milk related products including ice cream, the company has expanded the product range with the introduction of tomato paste, ketchup, different types of cheese, snacks and milk powder solutions. In May 2005, Sadafco went public and is listed on Tadawul, Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange. Sadafco went through a restructuring process in 2006 and is transforming into a consumer focused company. Sadafco is market leader in milk, tomato paste and ice cream. The flagship brand Saudia is one of the strongest brands in Saudi Arabia. To strengthen the organisation, and being responsible for both a dairy and an ice cream factory, we are currently searching for a highly motivated (m/f)


Responsible for engineering projects and preventive as well as breakdown maintenance activities / Accountable for managing and developing a technical team located in both factories in Jeddah / Taking full responsibility for assigned technical projects and taking the right actions to deliver the projects on time within agreed budgets and performance levels / Implementing preventive maintenance concepts based on industrial standards and best practices / Designing new processes for products based on latest proven technology as well as work on developing technologies for the future / Reporting to the Operations Manager.


BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or similar / Relevant track record and work experience and project execution in food manufacturing, preferably in the dairy sector/ Extensive knowledge of long life dairy processing (TetraPak, APV, GEA) under aseptic conditions as well as experience in refrigeration technology, ice cream processing and fried product manufacturing / High level leadership, decision making and training skills / Comfortable working and living in an international multicultural environment / Personal skills: motivator, can do mentality, strong analytical skills and result oriented.


If you are interested in this position, please contact Matthias Hennig, telephone +49 (0)8153 9060-19.