Food Manufacturer Head of Production Job in Nairobi Kenya

Head of Production
Location: Nairobi
Industry: Manufacturing
Our client a leading food manufacturer in agricultural products is seeking to recruit a Head of Production.
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Participation in the initial procurement, setup and testing production for every capital investment
  • Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule
  • Ensuring that the production is cost effective
  • Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality
  • Working out the human and material resources needed
  • Estimating costs and setting the quality standards
  • Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed
  • Being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programs
  • Liaising among different departments, e.g. Suppliers, managers
  • Working with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals
  • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Supervising and motivating a team of workers
  • Reviewing worker performance and identifying training needs
Qualification and Experience
  • More than 8 years of experience in a leading role in production
  • SAP or any other ERP system knowledge
  • Engineering degree with MBA from reputable University would be an ideal combination
  • Knowledge of and experience with machining, welding, mechanical and electronic manufacturing processes in a food production environment.
  • Through knowledge of budgets, capital projects, product cost, margin analysis.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop employees.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to on or before close of business 10th October, 2016. 
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