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British American Tobacco   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Production Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Engineering, architecture
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Lead and manage production teams to successfully achieve all production targets. The Production Manager has 24-hour accountability for all Daily Management Systems (DMS) of their team. They are responsible for managing and improving results necessary to achieve the Compelling Business Need (CBN) and Site Master Plan through rigorous application of Lean Manufacturing Systems/ Run to Target (RTT) tools.


• Ensure manufacturing targets (Safety, Quality, Conformance to Schedule, OEE, Waste, Cost) are achieved;

• Drive disciplined and effective application of Lean Manufacturing systems including Focused Improvement, Autonomous Maintenance, Progressive and preventive Maintenance, CIL, Centerlines, Rapid change over capability and problem-solving tools (6W-2h, Y-Y, Work point Analysis, transformation analysis);
• Prepare and execute the 90 days action plans making sure continuous improvement takes place;
• To champion the philosophy of continuous improvement across all areas of the business and to encourage others to adopt techniques available to drive this;
• Optimize the use of budgets, manpower, raw material and equipment to further improve department productivity and flexibility;
• Together with Engineering ensure the appropriate planning of preventative maintenance and coordination of investment projects as required;
• Ensuring EH&S policies and procedures are adhered to within area of responsibility;
• People management in a Union environment i.e. good working relationship, development, manpower planning, coaching, performance management, training;
• Effective Stakeholder engagement to proactively resolve any potential performance obstacles.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Engineering, architecture
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Operative management; Quality management; Product development; Lean manufacturing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

British American Tobacco

ManufacturingCompany size: 1000+ people

We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future. We continue to deliver value to our shareholders today while investing in our markets, our brands and our new product categories to ensure a sustainable future for our business. Our people – both past and present – are part of our history, part of who we are today and are an essential part of our future.