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Production Manager Career in Kenya

Production Manager

Job Purpose:

Responsible for planning, co-ordinating and controlling the cost and manufacturing of a wide range of maize meal and Famila products to achieve targeted KPI’s.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
  • Graduate in Engineering, Food or Animal Sciences, Business, or related field.
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience in production and plant operations, with at least three (3) years at managerial level.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite.
  • Basic finance knowledge and experience with an ERP are added advantages.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing practices (GMP, QM, HACCP,  ISO etc).
  • Leadership role in Continual Improvement Process(Kaizen).
  • Creative with planning, organizing, leadership, interpersonal and planning skills.
  • Creativity
Key Result Areas:
  • Coordinate production of quality products in line with agreed production  plans and   cost   
  • Ensure plant KPI are achieved within quality specifications
  • Set production targets for the various products and continuously align them to Prevailing requirements/conditions.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of Plant and Machinery.
  • Ensure optimum stock keeping of all Engineering spares consistent with requirements.
  • Ensure that Safety, Health and Environment regulations and rules are adhered to.
  • Ensure plant is operating within the agreed budget
  • Oversee work performance of staff including their deployment, Learning and development and welfare in line with company policy.
  • Ensure The designated initiatives are implemented leading to continual improvement
  • Communications and Working Relationships:
  • Suppliers – Monitor Engineering spares approvals, orders and deliveries.
  • Accountant - Review stock movement records and reconciliation and effectiveness of other  internal controls
  • HRA – Employee issues
  • QAS – Quality issues and quality improvement
  • Feed milling machinery suppliers – provision of mill technical services
  • The Coordinator – Daily improvement activities
  • Distribution Coordinator – Efficient movement and replenishment of stocks
  • Raw Materials Supervisor – Movement of stocks to ensure not production downtime due to ingredients.

To apply kindly send your CV to by 4th June 2013

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