Careers

Why BlueWaters

Blue Waters management and employees work daily to create and maintain healthy relationships, uniting our efforts in never disappointing our customers. This is the fundamental way of how we do things at Blue Waters. It is essentially “The Blue Waters Way”

It is here, the employees of Blue Waters Products Limited find their mission, “To Profitably Inspire and Delight those we choose to serve, with Quality, Functional and Great Tasting Beverages!” .

Perks & Benefits

Competitive Pay Scale

Medical Allowance

Professional Working
Environment

Recognition Awards

Job Vacancies

Accountant - Massade, St Lucia

Blue Waters St. Lucia Ltd is inviting Suitably qualified and experienced persons to join our Team in the capacity of Accountant.


The job holder will support the decision making of the Company by providing timely and accurate financial information regarding the business of the Company as well as ensuring the integrity of its assets and liabilities. He or she will prepare monthly cash flow forecasts, budgets, rolling estimates, monitor and report on the performance plans.


RESPONSIBILITY

  • Timely and accurate reporting of financial results to management   
  • Cash flow forecasting and working capital management.      
  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly rolling estimates  
  • Establishment and maintenance of accounting and financial records  
  • Establish appropriate accounting controls and procedures to control assets and liabilities of the operation.   
  • Facilitate financial and other statutory audits.
  • Management of all company taxation requirements to ensure compliance.
  • Coaching team members in performing tasks, including use of systems.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of ACCA, BSc in Accounting or equivalent qualification, 
  • At least 3 years of Supervisory experience in a similar role with at least 5 years of experience using recognized accounting software in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics GP 2013 Accounting Software will be an asset.
     
     
    Please submit resumes to vacancies@bluewatersslu.com by Tuesday 23rd January 2024.

Warehouse Manager - Massade, St Lucia

Blue Waters St. Lucia Ltd is inviting suitably qualified persons to join our team.
 
GENERAL PURPOSE

  • The Finished Good Warehouse Manager is responsible for adequacy of resources, for receipt, storage, and dispatch of stock with appropriate processes for proper accountability, that facilitates timely and most cost-effective customer service with no risk to operational efficiency in the Finished Goods Warehouse in a manner that inspire and delight Blue Waters customers.

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Develop & continually update strategic plan for Warehouse operations to support maximum efficiency of space, labor and capital investments.     
  • Lead team and leverage resources of Warehouse operations ensuring operational excellence against a set of customer satisfaction goals and criteria.    
  • Manage all inbound/outbound deliveries as per standard.   
  • Develop and monitor department annual budget to ensure a alignment with department spend.       
  • Develop and implement a detailed Inventory Control Plan and routines to ensure all inventory levels are maintained within the required standards.      
  • Prepares or ensures the preparation of required reports and statistics on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis including scorecards and dashboards.       

Manage all aspects of staff planning, scheduling, and onboarding process ensuring all team members have the required tools and training necessary to do the job. Ensure department compliance with all Health and Safety, Food Safety, rules, regulations, and policies.
 
REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of a Degree in Warehouse Management, Business Management, Logistics or a related discipline.      
  • At least 5 years of managerial experience in a FMCG industry.    
  • APICS Certification or equivalent supply chain certification would be considered an asset.
     
     
     
    Please submit a comprehensive CV to vacancies@bluewatersslu.com by 23rd January 2024.

Commercial Manager - Massade, St Lucia

GENERAL PURPOSE

To provide strategic leadership and direction to the Commercial Team in the development and implementation of sales, marketing, warehousing, and outbound logistic strategies to drive and maximize the Company’s sales growth each year according to set targets, goals, and objectives. The key duties will include effective management of resources and stock, hitting annual sales volume and revenue targets, building relationships, and understanding customer trends and reporting to the CEO on action plans to achieve Year-on-year growth.

 
OBJECTIVES 

  • Manage and exceed annual sales targets within assigned territory/channel and customer accounts.
  • Develop and execute business strategies to achieve sales targets and expand the customer base  
  • Guide and direct commercial activity across the company to maximize the potential of products and services, to support delivery against KPI’s and targets.   
  • Responsible for new business development, negotiations, and commercial contracts in line with proposed budgeted growth.    
  • Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing sales volume plans for channels and territories, projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products.     
  • Manage all distribution activities to ensure customers receive the Company’s products on time and in full and within targets.     
  • Manage the stock control systems and ensure inventory accuracy.     
  • Manage sales staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.    
  • Motivate, organize, and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded.  
  • Prepare the annual budget and any other ad hoc reports as required.
  • Review the annual budget monthly and update as rolling estimated budget monthly for the rest of the year.
  • Timely and Accurate Dashboard reporting weekly with plans to close performance gaps.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 5 years managing Commercial activities in the manufacturing sector – Sales, Marketing, Distribution and Fleet Management.
  • APISC Certification in Supply Chain, Logistics and Operations Management would be considered an asset.       
  • Minimum of a BSc. in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field    
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field would be considered an asset

Please submit a comprehensive CV to vacancies@bluewatersslu.com by 23rd January 2024.

Team Lead – Garage

PURPOSE & OBJECTIVE

  • The position is responsible for supervising the work of mechanics and other shop personnel to ensure efficient fleet asset availability by utilizing engineering/maintenance techniques and best practices following Original Manufacturers and company standards and policies.
  • Drive the development and execution of preventative maintenance to effectively protect the state of the all-fleet assets, by keeping maximum uptime without risk to its functionality, and maintaining integrity on the exterior state of the asset during its useful lifecycle.

CUSTOMER SERVICE 

  • Supervises the work of mechanics, and other garage personnel and performs fleet assets maintenance as required.
  • Responds to Fleet Assets emergencies after hours, on weekends and on holidays on an as-needed basis.
  • Assists Fleet Manager in the daily fleet operations, maintenance, materials management, scheduling, and facilities to meet Fleet customers’ demands.
  • Audit work orders daily to ensure agreed customer service standards are consistently achieved.
  • Ensures that all vehicles, parts, and materials are properly procured, inventoried and dispensed following standard operating procedures.
  • Review, recommend and utilize appropriate technologies to improve the performance of the equipment and fleet assets.
  • Keep consistently up to date on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) standards and provide technical guidance to the team for preventative maintenance and during breakdowns.

 PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE 

  • Design routines, systems, and SOPs to ensure the operating standards of the Fleet Assets are sustained.
  • Monitor Equipment and Fleet Assets performance to identify root cause for any non-conformances and generate Plans to address the issues.
  • Periodically review the Preventive Maintenance Plan and activities to ensure optimality (neither insufficient nor excess).
  • Review workorders and related reports to verify that preventive maintenance tasks are programmed on time, scheduled accurately, and executed in accordance with Fleet Assets optimal performance standards.
  • Follow up to ensure spare parts and Fleet Asset availability, Technical Standard Operating Procedure and Regular Technician Training (New or Fresher) as required are in place and execute to ensure uptime of Fleet Assets and consistently maintained and improved where required.

CORRECTIVE MAINTENANCE 

  • Provide real-time support and communication to key stakeholders and execute emergency maintenance activities according to specified response times according to company maintenance standards and policies.
  • Review/amend Technical Documentation and audit stock of tools to ensure they are Certified and available, so the team is equipped with the resources required to solve emergencies which may arise.
  • Develop a critical spare parts list and ensure adequate/approved stock levels are maintained to mitigate any Fleet Asset uptime Risk.

MAINTENANCE COSTS & REPORTING 

  • Present all cost related data for major maintenance activities for the Fleet Manager to facilitate the preparation of the financial budget of the Company - Cost of Overhauls, Training Costs, Tools (Hardware /Software) and facilities maintenance (paint of areas, floor maintenance, lighting improvements, guarding, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain tracking systems to monitor and maintain cost within agreed standards.
  • Prepare and present detailed reports with data defined/agreed with the Fleet Manager that show all the results of the action plans to improve the performance of both Team and Fleet Assets.
  • Create and maintain a Critical Failures List to log all breakdowns, identify the root cause of occurrence and creates an action plan to avoid/mitigate against any reoccurrence.

EFFECTIVE PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

  • Perform the full range of Performance Management activities for support staff following the expected standards, inclusive of taking corrective action for non-performance and recognizing top performers on time.
  • Implement initiatives to enhance/improve the engagement levels within the team.
  • Monitor the team’s time and attendance and take corrective action for non-compliance with the required standards.
  • Identify the training and learning needs of support staff and recommend /implement appropriate interventions to address identified needs. This includes coaching and providing technical guidance when required.
  • Assist in maintaining the ideal team complement by recommending suitable candidates to fill vacancies on time.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, adhering and enforcing standards and procedures for GMP.
  • Respond to queries and provide clarification on issues raised by the team on the expected standards of behaviour as outlined in the Employee/Fanatics Best Practice Guidelines (Handbook).

 

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