Paints Production Manager Jobs in Kenya

Paints Production Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our client is one of the leading manufacturer and supplier of paints in Tanzania.

They seek to hire an experienced Production Manager to oversee the plant and equipment operations of factory operations and monitor QMS/EMS and Safety – documentation and implementation in production-related areas.

Gross Salary:

  • 120 – 150k


  • (Accommodation offered for self & family)


  • Tanzania


  • 2 Year Contract (renewable based on performance)


  • Optimize all aspects of the Production Department, Plan and support the team in ensuring maximum utilization of operational staff & equipment.
  • Plan for manpower and consumables based on Sales plan and inventory plan.
  • Plan, Organise, schedule and control production processes so as to achieve stated targets on production, capacity utilization and productivity.
  • Review production on a day to day basis.
  • Ensure that important communications like safety deviations, Quality issues & their analysis are known & understood by all relevant personnel in the departments.
  • Review on regular basis with Sales ,Supply chain and Technical so as to resolve issues on inventory, Sale priority, Likely future orders, Formulations,new raw material.
  • Carry out Safety Audits of the Department every month as per plan. Close on observations on immediate basis and report.
  • Create and build Quality and Cost consciousness amongst the team.
  • Do Root Cause Analysis for cases and put corrective and preventive actions.
    Monitor for compliance. Keep record for review.
  • Identify and propose Capital investment plans for the Department so as to debottleneck the operations for production, Safety, quality and achieve higher productivity


  • Must have a Degree in Engineering (Industrial), Mechanical engineering or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a production manager in a partly automated setup
  • Good at providing innovative solutions to problems in production
  • Experience in a Paint company is preferred.
  • Leadership and supervisory skills
  • Ability to learn, with a positive attitude and proactivity
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills including but not limited to ERP systems and Microsoft Office
  • Experience in successfully maintaining cohesive work teams in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 18th December, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Paints Production Manager Jobs in Kenya

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