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Our client is a nonprofit business that uses the power of global commerce to create social impact. They seek to hire a production manager to oversee the planning and coordination of the production processes and ensure production runs smoothly and efficiently and finished products meet quality standards.

Title: Production Manager

Industry: Manufacturing

Gross Salary: 40k – 60k

Location: Kenya, Maai Mahiu

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee production planning and management activities within the organization.
  • Develop production plan, budget and timelines according to production specifications.
  • Determine production requirements based on plant capacity and production specifications.
  • Plan work flow and schedules for production departments.
  • Monitor production status and ensure timely delivery.
  • Identify delays and accordingly adjust schedules to meet deadlines.
  • Assist in production risk assessment and mitigation activities.
  • Notify customers on any delays and outages.
  • Provide excellent customer service and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluate current production processes and recommend improvements.
  • Assist in new product development and enhancements.
  • Conduct daily meetings to keep track of production schedules.
  • Ensure that finished products meet quality standards and customer specifications.
  • Determine equipment, materials and manpower required to complete production.
  • Resolve production issues and escalate unresolved issues to management promptly.
  • Assist in employee hiring, training, performance evaluation, and retention and termination activities.
  • Lead team to accomplish the organization goal by effectively using production planning and control skills
  • To plan the production, material procurement in order to meet the project requirement in term of Cost, Delivery, and Quality – planning and organizing production schedules
  • To make/update weekly/monthly production status, from cutting to final packing.
  • Co-coordinating between sampling, production & buyer for all development and production related issues.
  • Co-ordinate the review of Proto, Fit, Size Set, Pre-Production & T.O.P sample as per Tech pack details.
  • Suggest change if any in Construction to make it more production friendly.
  • Correspondence with Merchant, Technician / Technical Designer of buyer & Production dept. of factories.
  • Co-ordinate with Production planning department for style allocations. Closely observe production line plan for styles allocated in various factories to ensure timely execution of order/deliveries.
  • Co-ordination with in-house production sections for all the production related problems.
  • Complete order monitoring, sampling onwards till shipment departure.
  • Production follows ups through supply chain management to ensure timely execution of orders, consistent in quality and construction – assessing project and resource requirements

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in Leather Goods Manufacturing industry as a Production Manager (Leather Bags, Wallets and Shoes)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing production and processes
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • The ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools If not able to repair machines one needs to manage getting machines repaired quickly
  • The ability to use your initiative
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Thinking and reasoning skills
  • The ability to organize your time and workload
  • To be able to use a computer and software packages competently.

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