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Production Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • General management, leadership
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Our client is one of the leading ethical Clothing Factories in the world producing womenwear for export. They strive to reach the highest quality export standard and have manufactured for very well established and celebrated designer. Garments produced by the Company have been worn by Michelle Obama and their work is regularly featured in international publications. They are currently seeking to recruit a Production Manager. The ideal candidate Must have prior experience in a high-end Garment Manufacturing Company.


  1. On receipt of a new order calculate cost price, internal factory capacity and critical path planning.
  2. Manage the entire Critical Path / timeline process from pre-production sample, bulk production. 
  3. Drive timeline process and ensure team members are aware of work to be completed within critical period. 
  4. Ensure production flow efficiency to include optimum cell formation, lean manufacturing principles. 
  5. Analyse the team’s capacity to meet Critical Path and highlighting any foreseen bottlenecks.
  6. Work with the Quality Control Supervisor to maintain/improve quality standard whilst improving effectiveness. 
  7. Managing the accuracy of the PLM and update the CEO and client of any issues. 
  8. Report weekly on critical path activities and updates. 
  9. Report a weekly exceptions list highlighting any issues that need resolving. 
  10. Fulfill a general troubleshooting role in an autonomous nature with a positive attitude. 
  11. Work with Procurement and Logistics department to negotiate fabric and trim prices, garment costing.

General Information

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Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Taita taveta
Area of work: General management, leadership
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Production; Textile design; Pricing, price management; Factory and workshop management; Lean manufacturing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

Textile, fashion

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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