EAPCC Head of Production Operations Job in Athi River Kenya

Be part of the transformation and join a leading manufacturing company

East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC) is a leading cement
manufacturer, situated in Athi River about 30km from Nairobi, and
pioneered the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933. 

Having started as trading company importing cement, it has grown over the years and now produces about 1.3 million tons of cement per annum.
The cement manufactured by East African Portland Cement Company,
is sold under the brand name Blue Triangle Cement and has been
instrumental in the regions social-economic development as virtually all
spheres of development have benefited from the use of Blue Triangle
The company has undergone turbulence in recent times and now
intends to implement a restructuring program designed to transform its
As part of this program the Company is seeking to fill the following positions:

Head of Production Operations


Reporting to the Managing Director the Head of Production Operations will be responsible for 
providing strategic leadership in production operations, engineering, maintenance and other 
auxiliary services required to meet the company objectives.

Specific responsibilities will include
  • Develop and implement a sustainable production strategy in line with set business objectives
  • Realign Production Operations to the overall corporate objectives
  • Prepare and control the approved Production budget in liaison with the Managing Director and the Executive Committee
  • Research and develop initiatives in the improvement of production standards and reduction of costs
  • Develop, communicate, and enforce key performance indicators (KPI) to measure efficiency of the production process
  • Ensure the company has the relevant equipment, tools and raw materials to support its
    production capacity
  • Advise management on, and coordinate the implementation of production capital projects
  • Strategize improvement of facilities and processes in order to meet customer demands 
    and expectations
  • Identify global best practices to keep the Company‚Äôs production function updated
  • Lead, manage and develop the capacity of the production team by creating an enabling 
    working environment and enhancing team spirit
  • Continuously review and update production policies and procedures
We would like to discuss this position with interested but qualified candidates who satisfy the 
following minimum qualifications;
  • University Degree in Engineering discipline (Production, Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage
  •  At least 10 years relevant working experience in Production department preferably in 
    cement manufacturing company 3 of which should be in senior management position.
  • Possess production operations management skills preferably in cement production
  • Strong human relations and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Ability to withstand job demand pressures
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Unquestionable character and integrity.
  • Good team player, self motivated, creative, innovative and focused
If you believe you fit any of the required profiles, please send your
application with a CV containing details of your qualifications,
experience, present position, current remuneration as well as copies of
academic/professional certificates and full contact details of three (3)
professional references to:
The Managing Director,
East African Portland Cement Company Ltd.
P.O Box 20 code 00204
Athi River
To be received not later than 24th July, 2012 at 12.00 pm.
Only qualified candidates will receive a response.

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