Meat production manager - nairobi, kenya

Job Summary

Our client, a leading and well-established Meat processing and Food distribution company is looking to recruit a Meat Production Manager.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

The ideal candidate Must have at least 10 years’ production experience inthe Meat industry.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage day-to-day operations of the Production Department.
  • Lead and manage the production and quality assurance teams.
  • Responsible to ensure adequate steps are taken and employees are held accountable to achieving all KPI’s.
  • Adherence to all good manufacturing practices, company policies and food safety, HACCP, and quality assurance procedures.
  • Responsible in managing the budget.
  • Responsible for various inventory control functions and cold chain management.
  • Creates production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Manage production and implement Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Utilize staff and equipment in a manner which will not jeopardize safety or quality.
  • Ensure compliance with SHEQ set parameters
  • Monitor production inputs and outputs to minimize losses, shortage and wastage.
  • Ensure all product orders are produced on time in line with the production plan.
  • Make equipment available for planned maintenance execution
  • Liaise and interact and manage relationships with suppliers, internal customers and support services
  • Liaise with SHEQ, R&D, Engineering to execute trials and audits and ensure achievements of targets
  • Lead operational excellence (savings, OR, OEE, SHEQ) in the production environment.



  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology or related degree.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in production of Food (Halal)/ FMCG
  • Extensive Knowledge of meat products, processing and production.
  • Technical knowledge and roles of Materials, Ingredients and meat machinery.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of functional ingredients in the meat segment.
  • Must be proficient in meat production, QA and butchery hygiene.
  • Should have excellent people management skills.
  • Should have a good grasp of logistics.
  • Industry experience in production and/ or technical support in the meat processing industry.
  • Excellent verbal and written negotiation and communication skills.
  • Sound independent judgement and ability.
  • High levels of integrity and ethical standards.


Monthly Gross Salary: Kshs. 300, 000 – 500, 000 Gross (Approx. 3000 – 5000 USD) depending on skills and experience.

Deadline: 31st January 2019.

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