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Production Manager (Automotive) – Mlolongo, Kenya.

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechanical /Manufacturing /Production).
  • Must have at least 3 years Managerial /Supervisory hands-on work experience with good knowledge of metal fabrication, vehicle parts fitment, welding, CKD assembly, spray painting/powder coating and sandblasting, ROPs and other fabricated accessories.
  • Must have the ability to interpret drawings and job briefs.
  • Computer literacy in the use of an ERP system with a Production module.
  • Understanding of Kaizen work practices and its implementation.
  • Good people management skills with the ability to motivate individuals and teams.
  • Good communicator, able to give feedback and enable upward/downward communication.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with timely updates on progress.


Key Responsibilities:
  • Generate job cards as per job briefs, explain its details to the teams and schedule for job execution by each team.
  • Allocate duties to staff and plan manpower, monitor staff attendance, ensure tools and materials are ready in each section for job performance.
  • Promptly raise with the Production Director Staff disciplinary issues and other matters affecting work performance in the workshop.
  • Review individual and teams work performance, giving timely feedback to the management and submitting/updating the required production reports daily. Involved in induction training of staff.
  • Responsible for tools, equipment and machine maintenance and or repair requirements with the Technicians.
  • Monitor the quality of work and products, noting issues and taking corrective actions in liaison with the management.
  • Ensure staff complies with health and safety requirements in the workshop. Ensure the factory is clean and organised.
  • Implement company policies, procedures, processes and practices.
  • Undertake other duties as may be assigned by the Management.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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