JOB: Production manager

Our client in the business of processing pork and lamb products in Kenya is looking a Production manager.

The position location is in Nyahururu.

 Job Purpose;

The primary purpose of this role entails fabrication of fresh meats and production processed products including sausages, bacon, etc.

 Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Scheduling production as per plan and reporting deviations and reasons thereof
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the plant by establishing priorities to ensure that operations run efficiently
  • Responsible to ensure the quality of the products produced meet and if possible exceed the standards set by the companyMaintains a general awareness amongst staff of the quality standards and promotes the importance of quality
  • Ensuring proper housekeepingEnsuring that all machinery is well maintained and there is no tampering of the machine settings by unauthorized staff.
  • Responsible for the overall supervision, accountability and direction of all staff in the plant.
  • Stock management responsibilities including raw materials, WIP, packaging materials and finished goods.
  • Set and maintain international quality standards;
  • Motivate and lead a young production team;
  • Development of relevant product for the growing mass market;


Competency areas

  • Natural and creative leader with a passion for meat products
  • Knowledge of processing, portion control & packaging systems and a thorough understanding of the use of food service equipment
  • Contemporary knowledge of safe food handling techniques and tools Knowledge of safe food handling techniques and tool



  • Relevant Experience and Knowledge in culinary/food service environment with good working know how of pork, lamb, beef, production.
  • Bsc in Food science or related subject.
  • 5-year minimum experience in a meat processing environment.


All applications should be done on or before close of business 3RD August 2018 on the link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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