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Production Manager- Furniture

Position in Addis Ababa

The Role: To plan, organize and control production of furniture and to ensure that goods are produced efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard.
  • Plan a production schedule for the job
  • Implement and control the production schedule
  • Review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • Determine the human resources required
  • Determine the material resources required
  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
  • Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
  • Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Set product quality standards
  • Monitor quality standards of products
  • Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
  • Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
  • Estimate production costs
  • Set production budgets
  • Manage production budgets
  • Implement cost control programs
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management
  • A bachelor's degree in business administration, management, engineering or industrial technology
  • knowledge and experience in  furniture production and manufacturing processes and techniques, preferably in a leading furniture company in Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania
  • Experience in Mass furniture production and in charge of not less than 300 personnel
  • knowledge of raw materials
  • knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • knowledge of business, finance and management principles
  • knowledge of human resource principles and practices
  • knowledge of machines and tools
  • knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices
  • solid computer skills
Key Competencies
  • critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • planning and organizing
  • co-ordination and control
  • time management
  • attention to detail
  • decision-making
  • communication skills
  • persuasiveness
  • negotiation
  • influencing and leading
  • delegation
  • team work
  • conflict management
  • adaptability
  • stress tolerance
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