Title: Production Manager-Paper Packaging,
Gross Salary: Competitive,
Reporting Line: Chief Executive Officer.
Our client is a leading paper packaging manufacturer in Kenya and the East Africa region. They seek to hire a Production Manager to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.
Manage and evaluate Machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product quality.
Ensure customer orders are completed on time and that quality standards and targets are met.
Take all necessary actions to manage production costs and improve profitability·
Responsible for OTIF (On time in full production).
Maintain production control records and provide information to sales representatives, customer service and management with regard to delivery dates, schedules and operational challenges.
Schedule, plan and conduct Production Meetings
Initiate disciplinary measures as per company disciplinary policy and make recommendations to HR Manager for further action where need be.
Coordinate and manage all inventory supplied from warehouse to production to ensure minimum waste and spoilage.
Liaising and organizing with engineering department the repair and routine maintenance of production
Analyze production reports and advise the CEO accordingly.
Oversee workforce of 250+ employees on the shop floor.
Participate in shop floor staff recruitment, trainings and coaching.
Enforcement of OSHA Regulations and recommendations
Develop, Implement, Monitor and Evaluate KPI’s and measurement for shop floor team.
Qualifications & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with 15years of experience as a Production Manager
10years Experience in similar role in manufacturing preferably in Paper Converting Company or printing & packaging.
Proven experience as a production manager with deep knowledge of production management.
Proven track record of having successfully trained employees in productivity and safety
Working knowledge of OSHA regulations
Experience in reporting on key production metrics
Ability to coach and mentor and motivate shop floor employees
Aged between 37 & 45yrs.
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