JOB: Production Manager

Our client a  manufacturing company producing high quality home and personal care goods is looking to hire a Production Manager.

 Job Purpose;

The client needs a motivated, highly organized Production Manager to join our team. The candidate should be someone who is passionate about systems, organization, symmetry and productivity. He /She must improve our policies and procedures to ensure our manufacturing department operates at peak efficiency

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Oversee a workforce of 25+ employees in the manufacturing department
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
  • Ensure all employees follow industry standard health and safety guidelines
  • Set ambitious production goals and communicate them to key personnel
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management
  • Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels
  • Think outside the box to solve problems
  • Ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.
  • Monitor the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed.
  • Produce a production process manual.
  • Review worker performance
  • Participate at Monday’s management meetings to report on any issues.
  • Build and develop relationships at all levels across the manufacturing function in order to spark ideas for continuous improvement.

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS;

  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing operations
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven track record of successfully training employees in productivity and safety
  • Flexible in nature, willing to adjust to the needs of the company and willing to learn about new industries
  • The ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Experience in a managerial role within manufacturing set ups
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Teamworking skills

 

All applications should be done on or before close of business 12th November 2018 on link below:

 http://www.reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv.html

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted             

Contact: consult@reedsafricaconsult.com
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