Well Established Tea Factory - Factory Manager Jobs in Kenya

Well Established Tea Factory - Factory Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • Our client is a well established operator in the tea sector.

  • They wish to recruit a Factory Manager who will be reporting to the Operations Director.

    Job Purpose

  • The job holder will be responsible for directing all aspects of the factory operations and will lead the long-term and short-term planning, organising, and overseeing all areas of factory operations including employee producti-vity and efficiency to make sure the operations are running smoothly, quickly, efficiently and safely in order to achieve organizational goals and objectives.


    • Strategic execution: Reviewing and developing factory policies, procedures and strategies.

    • Operational excellence: Developing standards for production operation and ensuring compliance.

    • Factory productivity: Monitoring and reviewing the production level against set targets and ensuring that set production and financial targets are achieved as planned.

    • Budgeting: Preparing and controlling budgets as per approved levels.

    • Quality management: Ensuring product conformity to the set quality management standards by enforcing adherence to set work procedures and practices.

    • Health and Safety: Promoting a safe working environment through identifying and mitigating possible risks while ensuring compliance to environmental, health & safety measures and regulations.

    • Decision making: Facilitating timely and accurate decision making on all matters relating to factory operations.

    • Developing staff: Establishing a system that attract, develop. engage and manage performance of talented individuals and create an environment where employees
    realize their full potential and contribute to attainment of departmental and organizational goals.

    • Performance management: Supervising and appraising staff under this position and identifying their development and training needs.

    • Risk management: Driving a culture that emphasises commitment to internal controls, risk management and high ethical standards.

    • Preparing timely and accurate reports and distributing the same to the appropriate users.

    Qualifications Required

    • Must be a mature Kenyan citizen

    • Holds a Bachelor's Degree in MechanicallElectrical/Production Engineering/Food Technology

    • Possesses at least 10 years relevant experience in a manufacturing organization: with at least five years in a private tea factory managerial position

    • Must have knowledge of good tea husbandry at the field level

    • Must have good knowledge and understanding of tea market dynamics

    • Proven track record of ability to manage operations in a manufacturing industry

    How to Apply

  • Email your application quoting the Job Title and Job Ref number to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com before 15th January 2021.

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