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Production Manager Job in Kenya

Glacier Products Limited, the manufacturer s of ice cream (Dairy land, Mio and Amore) seeks to recruit aProduction Managerwho will be based in our Nairobi plant. 

The Production Manager will be involved in Planning, co-ordination and control of manufacturing processes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • He /She will be in charge of drawing up a production scheduler on the basis of production planner on weekly basis.
  • Monitoring production and adjusting schedules as required
  • Ensuring that scheduled work output is per the set timescales and targets
  • Assisting with Quality Control programs to safeguard product quality
  • Managing different departments to ensure synchronization of expected daily output
  • Ensuring SOPs are developed, maintained and implemented at the shop floor
  • Review and improve existing systems and work procedures
  • Initiate new systems to improve productivity
  • Ensure health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Monitoring set budgets.
  • Working out human requirement.
  • Managing employee performance and evaluation
  • Ensure new employees are oriented and well trained on the job
  • Dealing with disciplinary issues on the shop floor
  • Leave planning management for production team
  • Leading, motivating and develop production team
  • Duty allocation in liaison with relevant supervisors
  • Identify training needs for production team
  • Oversee machinery maintenance schedules
  • Ensuring overall machinery efficiency  to reduce downtimes
  • Responsible for selection of machinery
  • Any other duty as assigned from time to time
The Production Manager will be reporting to the Managing Director.
  • Experience
  • Minimum 2-3 years in a busy FMCG environment.
  • Posses’ people and processes skills.
  • A degree or Higher diploma in Food Science and Technology
  • FSMS will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates should submit their CVs through on or before 25th October, 2012.

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