Plant Manager

Job Summary

A growing Mid-Sized Company located in Kiambu County looking for an experienced Factory/Plant Manager

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

Overall purpose of the role is to: Oversee the operations of the factory to ensure production targets are met and quality standards for products are achieved using the most efficient and effective utilization of company resources to enable maximum productivity. Similar cordinate all operations activities within and outside the organisation.

Qualifications / Requirements
  • 10 years progressive experience in a key leadership/management role at a manufacturing facility 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering/ Bachelor Degree in Operations/Industrial Management;
  • Ability to balance production and maintenance needs;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations, maintenance and engineering;
  • Previous experience and broad understanding of safety systems and enforcement of safety rules and policies;
Past experience and strong understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial management
Job Specification-
  • Setting, designing and achieving production and delivery targets;
  • Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the facility so as to ensure that production targets are met with minimal interruption and sufficient manpower
  • Optimize factory organization structure with relevant departments and teams to eliminate inefficiency due to disorganization;
  • Establish and review production schedules to ensure production targets are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible;
  • Coordinate the training of all manufacturing personnel and prepare appropriate work plans to ensure optimal resource allocation to achieve set targets;
  • Monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality;
  • Planning for raw materials and work preparation to ensure minimal waste;
  • Diagnosis of any plant/machinery malfunction and preventive maintenance ensuring minimum downtime;
  • Control of machine downtime, detailed downtime analysis and ensuring optimal production;
  • Supervising Quality Control personnel to ensure testing of raw materials and finished products through coordination with both in-house and other relevant laboratories
  • Ensuring safety procedures/operations  are in place;Stock Yard management including loading and offloading procedures to ensure minimal damages

Competencies

  • Highly motivated, results oriented and self-driven
  • Ability to work independently and within a team; ability to motivate team and individuals towards achieving set targets.
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to prioritize work and properly manage time.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet production deadlines and set out targets.

Remuneration:

Starting Basic Salary of Ksh. 80,000 (Inclusive other Benefits) - Negotiable Amount to higher salary depending on experience

Car Provided and other Allowances

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