Production Manager Job in Kenya (300K)

Production Manager - FMCG 
Our client, a well-known FMCG Company, is looking for a Production Manager for its offices in Nairobi.  

He/She will be responsible to produce products on time, in full and error free, consistent with intended productivity, quality, cost, delivery, safety and morale expectations. 

A minimum of 5 years working in a similar capacity in the Manufacturing or FMCG industry IS A MUST. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, coordinate and execute the production objectives and schedules to ensure that production, pull planning and customer requirement targets are achieved.
  • Continuously improve using manufacturing excellence systems – Kaizen, TPM, ISO 22000:2005 etc.
  • Develop and cascade the manufacturing KPIs and monitor the same on the Balanced Score Card.
  • Formulate and execute a sustainable production strategy, policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs) in Productivity, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety (OSH) and Morale.
  • Delete Muda, Mura and Muri in the production process while improving the productivity ratio.
  • Develop and control the direct labour, direct materials and overheads budget.
  • Process people capability development while creating effective work environments.
  • Manage third party contracts for manufacturing and the manufacturing service delivery.
  • Optimize, care and improvement of the asset base while delivering an On Time, In Full and Error free operation.
  • Measure the resultant correction or corrective action activities.
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or in Science. MBA is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a similar capacity in a related industry.
  • Must be familiar with best practice in manufacturing.
  • Training and knowledge in HACCP / ISO 22000 / GMP / Kaizen would be an added advantage.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 300,000 /= (Approx. 3,000 USD) 
Deadline: 31st October  2016          
To apply, please follow the link:  

Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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