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Planning Manager / COO Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Planning Manager / COO 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the Planning Manager will be responsible for the forecasting of in and out processes. 

He/ She will ensure proper development of production planning and procedures aligned to the company business strategy by:

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth operations throughout the procurement, production and distribution of products from raw material to finished goods.
  • Coordinates and drives the daily and weekly planning function.
  • Plans and prepares production schedules for manufacture of products to establish sequence and lead time of each operation to meet delivery dates according to sales forecasts or customer orders.
  • Monitoring raw material and packaging ensuring timely delivery of goods at best rates.
  • Analyzes plant specifications and plant capacity data and to determine most efficient manufacturing processes and plans.
  • Develop and implement new systems, best practices, inventory control, demand planning, and other optimizations in order to grow the business.
  • To assist the departments to maximize the use of ICT infrastructure in procurement for maximum benefit to the organization.
  • To undertake any other functions and duties as may be directed by the Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications and Experience
  • Be a holder of a University Degree in related field, preferably in engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Possess at least 8 years experience in a multiple line manufacturing industry in the production and supply chain management role
Skills & Knowledge
  • Team player and strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent strategic planning skills
  • Creative and goal driven
  • Excellent people skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good leadership skills with ability and willingness to share knowledge
  • Good supervisory skills
This is a high-end position and only qualified applicants will be considered. 

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