FMCG Manufacturing Company Senior Production Manager Job in Kenya

FMCG Manufacturing Company

Job Vacancy: Senior Production Manager

Our client is an established food manufacturing firm with over 20 years in operations in Kenya.

An opportunity has arisen for the role of a Senior Production Manager.

The Production Manager is an accomplished top level business leader overseeing and managing production processes in one of the leading FMCG manufacturing firms in Kenya.

He/she will be directly responsible for overseeing the production process, training, production optimization, cost and waste management, custodian of the production resources and a proven team leader.

They will oversee scheduling and routine production activities as well as acting as first line troubleshooting should a problem occur. Responsible for meeting the production deadlines to achieve set volumes.


  • Review and approve production records
  • Ensure quality of production is maintained  in keeping with costs and schedules
  • Rearrange production sequence according to planning needs and efficiently manages priorities
  • Ensure equipment availability and ensure start-ups within required timelines.
  • Verifies availability of inventory, delivery and release dates of raw materials, components and production compliance.
  • Demand planning – ensure that the sales demand forecasts is adequately serviced by the production team.
  • Work closely with the sales team, procurement and the entire supply chain to ensure smooth production process to meet with the organization’s sales goals.
  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orientating and training employees. Maintain safe and clean working environment by directing and educating personnel on the use of all control points.
  • Maintain workflow by monitoring steps of the process, implementing cost reductions.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • You’ll take charge of all production operations and act as a CEO’s go-to person on all matters production operations.

Qualifications And Experience

  • At least 7 years’ experience in the same role in a busy food production or related FMCG manufacturing facility.
  • Bsc, Food Science and Technology or related qualifications
  • Experience in a food production or related FMCG manufacturing facility a MUST
  • Business management degree or any other related qualification a plus
  • Experience in a leadership position with proven team management and leadership
  • Clear understanding and application of the laws and regulations governing food manufacturing in Kenya as well health and safety requirements.
  • Open minded and able to work flexibly.

Interested and qualified candidates to send their updated CVs to: to reach us not later than 15th June 2018.

Business Administration, Engineering and Technical
Updated: May 30, 2018 — 9:04 pm