Production Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (200K)

Position: Production Manager

Nature of Job: Full Time

Location: Nairobi

Salary Range: 100K – 200K

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement and control the production schedule
  • Review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • Determine the human resources required
  • Determine the material resources required
  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
  • Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
  • Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Set product quality standards
  • Monitor quality standards of products
  • Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
  • Ensure adherence to ISO: 22000:2005 standards and ensure the hygiene standards are maintained.
  • Good knowledge in ISO systems e.g. Quality Management, Food safety, HACCP, KAIZEN etc.
  • Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
  • Estimate production costs and work to reduce production cost
  • Set production budgets

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Dairy or Food Science Technology
  • 8 plus years’ experience as a Production Manager in a busy DAIRY or Beverage or food industry
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Must be familiar with modern methods of production planning and supervisory skill
  • Training and knowledge in HACCP/ISO22000/Kaizen would be an added advantage
  • knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of related machines and tools

Key Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning, organizing and leading a team
  • Co-ordination and control
  • Time management
  • Attention to details
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills

Note: Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, experience and qualifications to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Agriculture and Agribusiness, Engineering and Technical, Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: January 12, 2019 — 7:48 am