Sanergy Assistant Production Manager Jobs in, Machakos County

Sanergy Assistant Production Manager Jobs in, Machakos County


  • Sanergy is an award-winning social enterprise that employs the circular economy approach to treat and convert all forms of urban waste into organic fertilizer and insect-based animal protein.

  • Sanergy manufactures and distributes Evergrow Organic Fertilizer and Kuzapro Insect Based Animal Protein, under the Farm Star brand.

  • We are an increasingly sophisticated, highly intricate organization with many moving parts.

  • Sanergy seeks accomplished, driven individuals who will make substantive contributions to the organization.

  • We are currently seeking an Assistant Production Manager – Kinanie (Machakos).

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Breakdown weekly production plan into daily schedules and drive daily adherence to this by line-staff in the Factory

  • Breakdown Lean Daily Management projects into SMART goals with clear link to the overall goal of organizational maturity in the Factory

  • Schedule and conduct Gemba walks across all sections with respective crew lead line staff to identify opportunities for improvement

  • Coach crew leads and support them to understand the process and equip them to detect, escalate and resolve challenges/variances in their domains

  • Lead in the development and resolution of factory level short term corrective and preventive actions

  • Coach the crew leads to resolve section level day to day challenges through established problem solving toolkits

  • Track key resource consumption and cost metrics. These include labor utilization & efficiency, resource utilization and machine utilization

  • Analyse daily production outputs to identify wastes, develop and implement measures to improve processes in liaison with the Factory Manager

  • Analyse resource productivity trends and proactively recommend continuous improvement projects to improve inefficient processes

  • Lead your teammates in respective sections to execute daily production schedules

  • Coordinate respective section crew leads to ensure that processes move in sync (one-piece flow) to achieve daily targets effectively and efficiently

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams (R&D, Continuous improvement and Design) to ensure harmony in operations in the Factory

  • Circulate and reconcile the production plan in all sections through visual controls such as Lean Management boards

  • Through effective scheduling, allocate labor to various sub processes to
    ensure > 90% utilization.

  • Develop daily production schedules and Leader Standardized Work (LSW) sheets that will be executed by the respective section crew leads.

  • Review adherence to daily schedules, implement load leveling and implement actions to correct variances to ensure operations are back on track.

  • Monitor day to day resource utilization to ensure that all operations are run within budget and as per the tactical plan.

  • Work with respective crew leads to ensure that utilities, materials utilization, and set takt times are adhered to and tracked on the established platforms

  • Coach crew leads to detect and resolve over utilization of resources within their respective sections in the factory

    Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (chemical, mechanical, industrial) or relevant fields

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a factory setting within either quality or production management in an active/live factory environment.

  • Proficiency in MS Office (word, excel) or Google suite (docs, sheets)

  • Able to handle coordination and execution of multiple projects

  • Great collaboration, communication and people skills

    Qualities you’ll need to fit in well with the Sanergy – Stars

  • A collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team

  • A desire to understand and serve customers

  • A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity, and empathy

  • An innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas

  • An enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally

    Required Documents for Shortlisting

  • NHIF

  • NSSF

  • KRA PIN

  • Police Clearance Certificate

  • Academic Transcripts and Academic Certificates

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Sanergy Assistant Production Manager Jobs in, Machakos County


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