Production Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

               

Position: Production Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Manufacturing

Our Client, a market leader in providing high quality beneficial sleep solutions is urgently seeking to hire a talented, enthusiastic and well organized Production Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day production, maintenance and delivery operations of a multi-shift Plant in accordance with operating procedures and to achieve production, efficiency and quality results.

He/she will lead the production organization to achieve safety, peopledevelopment, implement LEAN concepts, improve quality and optimize production, delivery and productivity goals and objectives by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervises all production and shipping supervisors with respect to safety principles, production, quality of production and cost management
  • Will manage daily to meet production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Trains, coaches and evaluates supervisory and hourly personnel, ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity,
  • Monitors and ensures efficient utilization of equipment and facilities, including housekeeping.
  • Confers with Director of Manufacturing in establishing working schedules for all production departments.
  • Responsible for creating a safe working environment, ensuing implementation of plant safety policies, procedures and programs and adhering to requirement under OSHA.
  • Assures adherence to standard operating practices/methods and maintaining the incentive and day work wage systems.
  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with hourly workforce – employee relations, discipline and complaint procedures.
  • Adheres to budgetary limitations on all departments including maintenance supplies.
  • Recommends equipment and/or layout changes, production methods or material handling procedures
  • Recommends purchase of new capital equipment.
  • Responsible for meeting annual affirmative action goals for hourly staff.
  • Any other tasks assigned as per business needs.

Key Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or equivalent work experience
  • Must have at least 5 or more job-related experience in a lean manufacturing environment which must include three years in a supervisory role.
  • LEAN and/or Six Sigma experience preferred
  • Assembly experience preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Sound financial management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Results/execution driven
  • Experience in handling issues of complexity in a busy working environment

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to jobs@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 13th March 2020.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.



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Updated: March 10, 2020 — 12:39 am