Factory Manager Job in Kenya

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Factory Manager Job in Kenya

Factory Manager

At M-KOPA, We Finance Progress.

The scale and impact of our work is massive. M-KOPA is a fast-growing FinTech company offering millions of underbanked customers across Africa access to life-enhancing products and services. From our roots as the pioneer in pay-as-you-go “PayGo’” solar energy for off-grid homes, we have grown into one of the most advanced connected asset ļ¬nancing platforms in the world, empowering a broad range of customers to achieve progress in their lives.

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Supervise production operations of the smartphone assembly plant in order to ensure that production output is achieved, within acceptable quality standards, and efficiencies. 

Duties & Responsibilities
(Main activities undertaken by the jobholder and reflective of the most important features of the job)

  • Drive continuous improvement of factory operations.
  • Deliver production output in line with targets
  • Establish and execute quality control processes to ensure quality assurance throughout the production process
  • Administering stock controls by ensuring that stock control systems are kept up to date and necessary adjustments of inventories are made accurately
  • Ensuring that factory machinery is in good working order and Implementing machine maintenance operating procedures to maintain required productivity levels and adherence to quality standards
  • Analyzing production data to identify and resolve any production issues.
  • Preparing production reports with recommendations on improvements
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to track SLA & target adherence
  • Motivating factory workers to continually achieve factory targets.
  • Resolving any factory-related issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation and maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene, and security within the factory, including ensuring the safe use of equipment
  • Set factory operations goals in collaboration with management and other team lead
  • Spearhead Kaizen (6S) implementation and sustainability in all factory operations


This position reports to (Title): Snr Warehouse & Logistics Manager

Reports of this position may include (Title/ s): Quality Lead, Senior Production Lead, Assembly Engineer

EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS & COMPETENCIES/ LICENCES & CERTIFICATIONS/ EDUCATION REQUIRED (Minimum level of experience, skills and competencies, licences & certifications and education required to perform effectively in the role)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Industrial Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of proven experience working as a Factory Manager, Plant Manager, or a similar position
  • Professional certification in Production Management and Quality Control.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of safety regulations and policies.
  • Thorough knowledge of electronics industry-specific factory equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to multitask simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good analytical and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional ability to meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding managerial skills.
  • Good decision-making skills and logical thinking abilities.

How to Apply

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’ or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.

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