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Production Manager (Wood) - Kenya - Kenya

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #14342
Job Location Kenya
Company Type Manufacturing/ Production
Job Role Production Manager (Wood) - Kenya
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location Kenya
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to Expat
Degree Degree in a Technical, Engineering

Job Description

  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

Our Client is looking for a Production Manager in Kenya to join their team

Responsible for ensuring that the company's products are produced safely and at a high level of quality to ensure on time delivery all while controlling production costs. Engage associates in safely manufacturing wood panels that meet customer needs and drives improvement in key business metrics. Manage and lead in the overall manufacturing process.
People development, reliability, procurement, productivity, environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities are the ultimate responsibility of the Production Manager.
Ensure that business and individual goal setting processes such as capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and performance management plans are developed and executed with excellence.
Enforce safety guidelines and company standards.
Set daily/weekly/monthly objectives and communicate effectively to employees.
Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules.
Oversee and coach employees.
Ensure the safe use of equipment and schedule regular maintenance.
Follow up the production output according to specifications.
Submit daily, monthly and annual reports on performance and progress.
Identify issues in efficiency and suggest improvements.
Train new employees on how to safely use machinery and follow processes.

Key Skills
Experience with MS Office products.
Proven record of positive accomplishments in safety, quality, and production initiatives.
Ability to develop and engage a high performing workforce.
Ability to build leadership and talent to support retention & continuous employee development
Proven record of effectively engaging employees in behavior-based safety techniques Knowledge and experience in the use of statistical process control techniques.
Proven experience as a Production Supervisor or similar role.
Exceptional organizational and leadership abilities.
Communication and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated with a results-driven approach.
Problem-solving skills.
Flexible work hours are required
Demonstrated ability to develop financial and operating plans and implement course of action.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of LEAN manufa

  • Job Role: Production Manager (Wood) - Kenya
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Degree in a Technical, Engineering or relevant field in any reputable institution.
Minimum of 15-20 years of operations/manufacturing leadership within wood production plant.
At least 10 year as Production Manager in wood" production plant.

Additional Requirements

Wood Plant

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