Furniture Company Production Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya (80K)

Job Title: Production Manager – Furniture Company

Gross Salary: 50k – 80k

Location: Nairobi

Our Client is one of the leading makers of indoor and outdoor furniture in Kenya.

They seek to hire an experienced production manager to monitor the production plans, and activities in respect of human capital, material usage, utility and equipment use. He will also measure employee performance to ensure optimal productivity levels.


  • Work with the warehouse team to forecast and plan for present and future consumption of raw materials to ensure that materials are always available
  • Monitor product standards at various levels of production and at the point of release so that the cost of rework is reduced
  • Determine the human and material resources required and manage them to meet production targets.
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organise necessary interventions for improvement
  • Implement standard operating procedures for production operations and ensure they are adhered to
  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.
  • Review production practices and equipment; make proposals for improvements to ensure that they are maximally effective
  • Manage safety by addressing both physical and employee behavioral related safety issues to ensure minimum unsafe incidents at workplace and compliance with legislation
  • Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery, and safety.
  • Liaise with the technical department on decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and organising the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
  • Ensure integrity in use of materials and resources is maintained


  • Diploma or Business Related Degree
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in production management in a busy environment
  • Passionate in customer management and service delivery
  • High aptitude for problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to motivate, constructively criticize and build high production teams through exemplary leadership.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload with a focus on urgent and important.
  • Excellent Analytical and record management skills
  • Problem solving

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Production Manager – Furniture Company) to before 2nd September 2019.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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Updated: August 26, 2019 — 4:52 pm