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Production Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Production Manager 

Reports to: 
Factory Management

Location: Nairobi

Our Client is the world's leading Multinational Company dealing in the manufacturing of confectionery and beverage consumer products.

Main Purpose of the position:
  • Ensure production plan is full achieved in time and in compliance with legal requirements meeting safety, quality, hygiene, cost and environment need.
  • Drive continuous improvement through TPM.
  • Empower people to motivate and develop there capability.
  • Align and involved all the relevant functions.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that finished products are consistently manufactured meeting prescribed standards (compliant), on time and meeting consumer expectations.
  • Effectively manage the DOR, ensure exchange of information (cascade Target/escalate issues) for alignment with the objectives in the short term and WOR, MOR for medium and long term to achieve production plan and to identify and achieve performance improvements.
  • Motivate, guide, support and coach the resources to achieve objectives and to act in accordance with NCE guidelines.
  • Maintain a safe working environment in compliance with the local laws striving for Zero accidents through continuous coaching on safety behaviours.
  • Elaborate and execute workforce development program that will provide appropriate flexibility of workforce and assets.
  • Focus on material availability, finished goods quality, and on time delivery through optimal resource allocation
  • Lead a continuous improvement/employee involvement culture through NCE approach.
  • Drive for excellence and support operators and staff in their tasks.
  • Provide timely feedback and coaching to individuals and team in order to develop them to their full potential and to achieve objectives in accordance with NCE guidelines.
  • Ensure succession plans and development - coaching of direct reports (where applicable) including development of specific training.
  • Ensure ongoing smooth operation of factory through employee and industrial relations
  • Ensure the timely launch of new products to the Market as per agreement with the business unit
The ideal candidate should possess the following minimum skills and competencies;
  • Understanding of production planning process
  • Knowledge of NCE - TPM methodology, Lean thinking, etc…
  • Advanced understanding of AM Pillar Methodology
  • Basic understanding of PM Pillar Methodology
  • Product and process mastership
  • Advance knowledge of manufacturing instructions and quality standards
  • Advanced understanding of how to effectively lead and control meeting (ability to handle meeting and conflict)
  • Advanced understanding of the related departments and their role (Quality, Engineering, Warehouse, etc…)
  • Business knowledge. Competence base of H&S, Engineering, Quality, Costing, Supply Chain.
  • Knowledge of HR policies, industrial relation and legislation
  • Knowledge of "The Company Management and Leadership principles", local community and shared value
  • Advance knowledge of GLOBE processes and transactions
  • Advance knowledge of G.I. 23.010 + Standards Management
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line and preferred location.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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