Production Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Production Manager

Department: Production – Signage & Point of Purchase Branding

Industry: Advertising

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Competitive Based on Experience

Our client is a leading outdoor advertising company in the East and Central Africa Regions.

They seek to hire a well-experienced Production Manager tasked with strategic production planning, coordinating and controlling the manufacturing processes so that products are delivered on time and within budget.

The successful candidate will lead a team in the production of signage and point-of-purchase branding materials.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and draw up a production schedule
  • Decide on and ensure to order required resources, and that stock levels remain adequate
  • Select equipment and ensure regular maintenance
  • Set the quality standards for production
  • Ensure that the production will be cost effective by estimating costs and negotiating and agreeing budgets with both clients and managers
  • Monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed, ensuring maximum utilization of resources
  • Monitor and supervise the workshop teams to ensure that they adhere to all specifications of any given work
  • Monitor productivity rates and product quality standards and implement quality control measures
  • Organize and ensure repair of any damaged equipment
  • Ensure that packaging of finished products is done well to avoid any damage during delivery
  • Continuously research, identify and advise on new innovative and creative production technology to increase and enhance output
  • Liaise with different departments, teams and companies including marketing, sales, finance and HR managers, suppliers and clients
  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed at all times
  • Ensure customer orders are completed on time and within budget, and that quality standards and targets are met
  • Work with managers to implement the company’s policies
  • Collate and analyses data, putting together production reports
  • Motivate production team to ensure optimum performance
  • Review worker performance and identify training needs
  • Any other official duties allocated to you by your line manager

Skills & Qualification

  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or an equivalent. Master’s Degree in Business Administration will be an added advantage
  • At least 8 years’ of experience, with at least 3 of these in a similar production management role
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills
  • ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programs
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • Results-driven approach to work
  • Ability to work in a logical, systematic manner
  • Ability to motivate others to meet deadlines


  • 8 years of experience, 3 of these in production management is a must
  • Experience in a similar industry preferred
  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering required

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Production Manager – Signage & POP) to before Friday 18th September 2020.

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

Only candidates short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: September 12, 2020 — 2:26 pm