Kamyn Industries Production Manager Job in Kenya

Industrial Promotion Services (IPS) is dedicated to promoting private sector entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world.
 IPS invests in projects within East Africa across a wide range of sectors, including: Food and Agro Processing, Printing and Packaging, Textiles, Leather processing, Pharmaceuticals, Power and Telecommunications.

Kamyn Industries Limited: Kamyn Industries Ltd is the largest manufacturer of socks and hosiery in East and Central Africa, exporting to over 7 countries. 


Our most famous brand – “DUKE” – is one of the largest selling brand names of socks in the East. We are seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill the position mentioned below:

Production Manager

Position Summary: The Production Manager is responsible for keeping consistency in productivity at 100% utilization of resources/capacity with optimum efficiency which should be above 90% performance of machines and manpower.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage daily working strategy keeping in view hurdles in production to ensure achievement of set targets.
  • Determines Wastage, breakage Analysis and Efficiency analysis. (Target vs. Production)
  • Analyzes supplier’s development and management to reduce the cost and maintain the quality.
  • In charge of the critical path management to ensure efficiencies in process and final product.
  • Liaise with the sales team to ensure sales as per order level information and dispatch
  • Handle all customer related complaints and guarantee minimum dissatisfaction.
  • Working with the Research & Development /Quality Assurance team for new developments and production samples.
  • Responsible to develop and maintain the MIS in the factory.
  • Inventory Management i.e. ensure controls on issuance and receiving.
  • Responsible for the development of packaging accessories. Liaise with the vendors in order to meet with the target date of delivery.
  • Ensure all machines are in running condition and that preventive maintenance of mechanical and electronics is done in a timely manner.
  • Manage the production team to ensure productivity, discipline and good housekeeping.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Management.
Competency Profile:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management, Engineering or Industrial Technology from a recognized university.
  • Professional training in textile industry is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar function; Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques.
  • Knowledge of quality systems and standards.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills.
To Apply:
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the, 
Head of Human Resources, 
Industrial Promotions Services 
P. O. Box 30500-00100, 
or by email to careers@ipskenya.com

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