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Our client urgently seeks to fill the above vacancy.
Department: Agro processing unit         
Reporting to: MD

Reports from: Sales manager, Production manager, Accounts
Major 1 year deliverable
To get our current plant in footing, production wise, marketing and management wise. 

Bring in efficient systems and create control mechanisms at the plant. 

Strategize growth and development of the plant.
What are the biggest problems they have to solve/overcome on behalf of the company?
1. Creating efficient distribution
2. Linking various business functions
3. Minimize loss
Key objectives in first 90 days
  • Understanding the various functions and the objectives of the functions, presenting to management the roles and the changes required.
  • A plan to get our products into existing and new markets, using the best marketing and distribution channels, showing the results to the management.
  • Be able to identify loopholes and controlling factors required in the plant.
  • Build relationships with key people in the various functions and departments we are dealing with.
  • Managing our current private labels and building on the strategies to maintaining and satisfying these partners.
Routine responsibilities
  • Lead and supervise all production line  staff to ensure production schedules are met
  • Design and direct the testing and/or control of processing procedures;
  • Ensure that the raw material for food processing meets quality standards and quality in conjunction with Quality Assurance Officer;
  • To inform management on work progress by generating plant and production output, work reports and final reports
  • Develop and implement short and long term plans for the production line that align with the strategic plan of the business
  • Supervise that the plant meets required standards for Safety and health and environmental standards and other regulatory requirements
  • Manage employee relations with production staff
  • Ensure the production line operates at optimal and manageable capacity to ensure continued business revenues
  • Ensure that the production equipment is well maintained and service schedules are adhered to by the technical operators
  • Ensure Safety standards are adhered and maintained
  • Oversee stores operations and safety.
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers
  • Product and plant development
  • Any other assigned duties
  • On time up to date reports
  • Development of efficiencies at plant
  • Handling of people and plant
  • Relationship with key suppliers and clients
  • Cleanliness, health and safety at plant
  • Records well maintained
  • Team work
  • Communication
  • Control mechanisms adhered to
Skills, knowledge, Qualifications & Experience
  • MBA in Business management/operations management
  • Must have 5-7 years experience in management of processing plant/manufacturing (preferable agro processing)
  • Minimum of 2 years in senior management position
  • Good presentation of reports and strong reasoning
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computing skills – Microsoft office is mandatory
  • Sales report
  • Analysis of financial and production reports
If you meet the above minimum requirements, kindly email your cv (INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT & EXPECTED SALARY) to;

Recruiting Consultant,
Frank Management Consult Limited,
Nyaku House, 1st Floor, Argwings Kodhek Road,
P.O Box 5351-00200,
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