Manufacturing Operations Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
Manufacturing Operations Manager Job in Nairobi, KenyaCompany: Moko Home + Living
Manufacturing Operations Manager
Mombasa Rd, Nairobi
Who We Are
Moko Home + Living is a growing company bursting with innovation, creativity and passion. Our customers dream of a better night’s sleep, a welcoming place to host their guests, a fun and safe place for their children to play.
But they tell us this isn’t easy – they have to settle for low-quality furnishings or break the bank. Join us in building the products, the brand and the network to put quality living within everyone’s reach. Here’s what our team has accomplished in the few years since our founding:
Reached over 100,000 Kenyan homes with our products • Attracted global investment to continue fuelling our growth and vision
Supported the growth of over 200 small furniture businesses across the country • Grown from a start-up to mid-sized company
What You’ll Do
You’ll take the reins of our growing production operation. This is a key management and leadership role which will oversee all critical production functions and advance them to the next level. The Manufacturing Operations Manager will also work closely with various teams to ensure timely delivery to our customers.Work with the supply chain department to forecast and plan for present and future consumption of raw materials to ensure that materials are always available
The Role in Brief
Evaluate production schedules and labour requirements to plan team structure and development
Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery, and safety
Build strong rapport with our 100-person-strong production team through open communication; promote a positive, safe, productive and efficient work environment
Continually analyse, identify and set expectations to motivate team members to achieve objectives and goals
Manage employee training and required documentation to ensure effective training methods that are in compliance with current procedures and quality standards
Ensure that goods produced by your team always meet quality standards
Monitor product standards at various levels of production and at the point of release so that the cost of rework is reduced
Monitor and recommend necessary changes to the layout of plant, machinery and production processes and methods for any new equipment, materials or components
Continuously work to improve the cost of products by optimizing raw materials, labour and utilities
Review and recommend appropriate measures to control and minimize waste levels
Review production practices and equipment; make proposals for improvements to ensure that they are maximally effective
Support research and development to keep our production team up to date and working with the latest technology and using the most efficient manufacturing practices
Moko invests in building the capacity and skills within our team. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.
We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship from the management team.
Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.
This results in fast career growth for those who are ready to take up the challenge.
Strong organizational and record keeping skills, including the ability to develop operational tools in Microsoft Excel
Strong management and leadership skills, including the ability to relate well with direct reports, customers and colleagues. Candidates with at least 3 years’ management experience managing a large team preferable.
Strong professional references demonstrating professional accomplishment and trustworthiness
Knowledge of good manufacturing practices and lean manufacturing policies and procedures
At least 5 years’ experience working in a manufacturing setting (process, chemical, mechanical)
Technical background is a plus
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 9th October 2018
For more information and job application details, see; Manufacturing Operations Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya
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