Textile Company General Manager - Production Jobs in Kenya

Textile Company General Manager - Production Jobs in Kenya


  • Our client is one of the largest manufacturing companies in East Africa.

  • They now seek to recruit a dynamic, exceptional and visionary leader with good professional and ethical standing to fill the position of the General Manager, Production.

  • He/ She will be reporting to the Managing Director.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the production operations strategy tied to the Strategic plan;

  • Prepare and implement the approved production budget/plan in liaison with the

  • Managing Director and the Executive Committee;

  • Spearhead research and development initiatives in the improvement of production standards, new products and cost effective production methods including plant improvement and reliability reviews;

  • Review and develop production methods and techniques to ensure proper utilization of resources;

  • Ensure continues improvement of performance in production operations in standards and production technologies to achieve planned goals and objectives efficiently;

  • Ensure production operations meet quality standards and enforce high standards for work place safety, environmental compliance, and legal compliance in the production process;

  • Coordinate plant maintenance to ensure preventive and corrective actions are timely taken and ensure plant availability to meet scheduled production targets;

  • Lead product realization process to ensure effective plant capacity utilization in production;

  • Prepare Board and Management production reports tied to Company’s performance;

  • Lead, manage develop capacity of the production team by creating an enabling working environment, enhancing team spirit and talent development in the technical capacity of the Company manpower;

  • Conduct annual Performance Evaluations with direct reports and ensure all employees under the reporting structure have their performance reviewed at least annually;

    Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: Electrical, Chemical, Textile, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineering and Industrial Chemistry.

  • Master’s degree
    in any of the following fields, Business Administration, Electrical, Chemical, Textile Manufacturing, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Industrial Chemistry and Strategic Management.

  • High level of analytical and performance management skills.

  • Must have at least ten (10) years’ experience of which five (5) years should be in Senior Management Position in a reputable manufacturing organization.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to physically inspect plant equipment and the ability to work extended distances over unpaved terrain in all weather conditions.

  • Proficiency in computer applications.

    Application Requirements

    Applicants must be compliant with the provisions of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya and avail clearance from:

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation - Certificate of Good Conduct.

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) - Tax Compliance

  • Higher Education Loans Board – (HELB)

  • Ethics and Anti – Corruption Commission (EACC)

  • Credit Reference Bureau ( CRB)

    Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:

  • One page statement on how you meet the requirements of the post.

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Indication of current salary

  • Professional certificates and testimonials

  • Three professional referees


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

  • Qualified ladies and persons with disabilities and minority interests groups are encouraged to apply

  • Canvassing of any sort shall lead to automatic disqualification

    How to Apply

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