Production Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Production Manager Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our Client, a market leader in providing high quality beneficial sleep solutions is urgently seeking to hire a talented, enthusiastic and well organized Production Manager.

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day production, maintenance and delivery operations of a multi-shift Plant in accordance with operating procedures and to achieve production, efficiency and quality results.

  • He/she will lead the production organization to achieve safety, people development, implement LEAN concepts, improve quality and optimize production, delivery and productivity goals and objectives by performing the following duties;

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Directly supervises all production and shipping supervisors with respect to safety principles, production, quality of production and cost management
    Will manage daily to meet production schedules and delivery dates.

  • Trains, coaches and evaluates supervisory and hourly personnel, ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity,

  • Monitors and ensures efficient utilization of equipment and facilities, including housekeeping.

  • Confers with Director of Manufacturing in establishing working schedules for all production departments.

  • Responsible for creating a safe working environment, ensuing implementation of plant safety policies, procedures and programs and adhering to requirement under OSHA.

  • Assures adherence to standard operating practices/methods and maintaining the incentive and day work wage systems.

  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with hourly workforce – employee relations, discipline and complaint procedures.

  • Adheres to budgetary limitations on all departments including maintenance

  • Recommends equipment and/or layout changes, production methods or material handling procedures

  • Recommends purchase of new capital equipment.

  • Responsible for meeting annual affirmative action goals for hourly staff.

  • Any other tasks assigned as per business needs.

    Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or equivalent work experience

  • Must have at least 5 or more job-related experience in a lean manufacturing environment which must include three years in a supervisory role.

  • LEAN and/or Six Sigma experience preferred

  • Assembly experience preferred

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Good organizational skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Sound financial management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Results/execution driven

  • Experience in handling issues of complexity in a busy working environment

    How to Apply

  • If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to

  • before close of business 13th March 2020.

  • Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.

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