Corporate Staffing Factory Manager Job

Factory Manager Job, Current

Industry: Manufacturing,

Location: Nairobi,

Gross Salary:  Kshs 120k-150k,

Our client is a local manufacturing company in Industrial equipment business activities. They seek to hire a Factory Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the manufacturing operation, support the production and ensuring an efficient operation in achieving business targets.


  • Ensure swift and smooth plant start-ups and shutdowns through effective handovers at the start/end of every shift.
  • Review production special orders and schedule earliest delivery.
  • Monitor process output to ensure that client product specification, quality and plant efficiency is sustained.
  • Monitor and coordinate the implementation of 5s and GEMBA (Housekeeping).
  • Investigate/ escalate customer complaints and provide timely feedback for management action.
  • Maintain employee and site safety in OSHA compliance for the production
  • Interpret design drawings and give recommendations on best workable solutions.
  • Timely dispatch of all customer orders without short supply, confirm quality, and supporting documentation at dispatch point.
  • Work with both procurement and production to ensure no stock out, especially on packaging materials, also to maintain required stock level.
  • Periodic stock count exercises.
  • Regularly and independently, check stock balances.
  • Ensure proper arrangement of materials in the store and Control inventory movements by using the First in First out (FIFO) technique.
  • Receiving and verifying incoming materials in production and ensuring full documentation is accompanied.
  • Capturing production in ERP system- Sage Evolution.
  • Manage an inventory movement schedule on a daily basis, Checking RE-order levels

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of a degree in Production Technology/ Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and 3 years in managerial or supervisory role in manufacturing
  • CPA(K) or ACCA will be an added advantage
  • Capable of making fast and sound decisions.
  • Leadership, analytical and communication skills.
  • Requisite knowledge of basic computer packages.
  • People management skills
  • Knowledge of SAP or SAGE
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Kiswahili (both written and oral)

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Factory Manager) to  by 10th November 2022.