Food Industry Head of Production Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Food Industry Head of Production Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Brief:

  • Production managers will be responsible for ensuring consistent preparation and presentation of food, paying attention to general kitchen management in areas of hygiene, budgeted operational costs / expenses menu rotation so as to achieve expected yielding and exceed customer satisfaction.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all employees provide efficient, friendly, courteous and professional service at all times to clients satisfaction.

  • To ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to in order to achieve the level of service established in the departmental operations.

  • Manage staff by providing an environment that enhances openness, trust and giving of feedback for effective and efficient productivity.

  • To assign tasks / responsibilities to supervisors and subordinates and monitor / evaluate their productivity and efficiency in performing duties as assigned.

  • To ensure that the monthly forecasted / budget food costs is achieved by managing daily food cost, assuming responsibility for all expenses.

  • Interact with clients to obtain feedback on food quality and communicate feedback to the team for individual product improvement where needed.

  • To strictly adhere to the established operating expenses / budgeted costs and ensure that all costs are controlled, through close monitoring without compromising on operating standards.

  • Coordinate with the purchasing / stores department for acquisition of needed supplies, maintaining our standard on pricing, receiving, storage and requisition.

  • Frequently review finished products for quality taste and presentation before the orders are served to clients.

  • To establish and strictly adhere to the par stocks for all operating equipment and supplies through monthly inventory checks, to ensure that the outlet is adequately

  • To liaise and organize with the stewarding and maintenance department establish cleaning schedules and ensure the kitchen is acceptable hygiene standards.

  • Ensure that departments are adequately staffed to handle per shift / daily level of business by timely preparation of staff weekly timetables besides scheduling of public holidays and planning of annual leave / vacation planner guide.

  • Ensure that systems are in place to effectively handle clients complaints in an efficient and effective manner to the delight of the customer.

  • To issue and follow-up on repairs and maintenance work orders and ensure proper works on the fittings and operating equipment in compliance with our brand standards.

  • Create a team that works together with trust and takes responsibility to meet the goals of the department /company.


  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, food technology or in a similar discipline

  • At least 5 years of experience as a head food production in the food industry.

  • Leadership Skills.

  • Food and safety skills.

  • Time-management Skills.

  • Decision-making Skills.

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, please send your CV only quoting the job title Head of Production to


  • Kindly indicate expected salary.

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