Production Manager
Job Type Full Time
Qualification BA/BSc/HND
Experience 4 years
Location Nairobi
Job Field Manufacturing
Job Purpose

The Production Manager will be incharge of coordinating the company technical systems and processing of high-quality standard goods, which meet the customers’ market specifications and quality standards

Production Manager Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, review and implement company policies, procedures and practices that support attainment of company goals and objectives in respect of production of products;
  • Utilization of the company’s available resources to follow-up and achieve targets in respect to the overall targets of the day;
  • Ensuring that cleaning, sanitary, hygiene, systems are maintained within the processing line in liaising with the quality controller;
  • Records maintenance / updating systems to facilitate corrective action to be taken to ensure food safety;
  • To research and develop new products in relation to the company’s capacity and available resources;
  • Developing an action plan to make the targets viable;
  • Evaluating / adjusting on products formulations to make them cost effective and compete well at the same time maintain the required quality;
  • Educating the other staff members on good manufacturing practices;
  • Ensuring workforce discipline is maintained within the set working hours and regulations by liaising with the production supervisors;
  • Evaluation on the cost of production both direct and indirect on frequent basis to enable running at minimum cost levels and still producing quality goods;
  • Presentation and preparation of reports which are submitted to the Board of Directors for further action plan;
  • To seek assistance from the Board of Directors or immediate boss in terms of administrative or management problems;
  • To control and reduce on the rejection sale at all levels of operations and to be responsible for accountability (liaising with the Quality controller);
  • Reporting all sales issues to the MD on behalf of the sales team.
  • Carry out any other duties at the request of the Managing Director as may be assigned from time to time.
  • Improvement of production efficiency and yields per batch per day;
  • Reduction of production costs and utilization of raw materials;
  • Development of new products ranges;
  • Maintain and sustain product quality within acceptable market standards;
  • Maintain and optimize staff levels within acceptable labour cost levels.
  • Qualification. Minimum Diploma in Food Technology;
  • Experience. At least 4 years relevant experience in a busy Food processingDepartment.
  • Key skills and qualities. Good communication and reporting skills, good analytical skills, self-driven and result oriented.


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