Manufacturing Head of Production Job in Kenya

  • Published date: March 17, 2021
  • Category: Manufacturing / Production
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Job Title: Head of Production

Industry: Manufacturing

Gross Pay: 50k – 70k (Based on experience)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Production planning – forecast, plan, implement and control production schedule for the job and review and adjust where necessary.

  • Determine the human and material resources required and manage them to meet production targets.

  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement

  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.

  • Implement standard operating procedures for production operations and ensure they are adhered to Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives.

  • Work with the stores team to forecast and plan for present and future consumption of raw materials to ensure that materials are always available

  • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.

  • Liaise with the technicians on decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment

  • 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

  • Train and up skill the Production team to ensure highly skilled and trained staff in line with business needs.

  • Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery, and safety.


  • A degree or diploma in Chemical Engineering or related field.

  • Over 3 years’ experience in a similar position in a Detergents manufacturing firm.

  • Good understanding of a chemical based manufacturing and the quality processes.

  • Excellent understanding of production process and new product development.

  • Ability to manage teams.

  • High aptitude for problem solving and troubleshooting.

  • Ability to motivate, constructively criticize and build high production teams through exemplary leadership.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skill.

  • Ability to plan and prioritize workload with a focus on urgent and important.

  • Excellent Analytical and record management skills.

  • Problem-solving skills.

How to Apply:

Suitable candidates to send CV and cover letter to by COB 17th March 2021.

Elex Products Limited is an equal opportunity Employer and does not discriminate the applicants on any basis.

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