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Nairobi, Kenya

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Ramco Group

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Closing: Jul 27, 2022

23 days remaining

Published: Jun 29, 2022 (5 days ago)

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Job Summary

He/she will oversee the implementation of the manufacturing strategy and strategic operational goals across the organization to exceed customer expectations for product quality, cost and delivery, maximising efficiency, optimising production levels and driving operational excellence. Drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Manufacturing function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the highest quality standards. Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental issues are prioritised and facilitated, direct and drive implementation of Lean Business strategy and drive Continuous Improvement across all manufacturing related
areas of the business


Responsibilities

Job Summary

He/she will oversee the implementation of the manufacturing strategy and strategic operational goals across the organization to exceed customer expectations for product quality, cost and delivery, maximising efficiency, optimising production levels and driving operational excellence. Drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Manufacturing function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the highest quality standards. Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental issues are prioritised and facilitated, direct and drive implementation of Lean Business strategy and drive Continuous Improvement across all manufacturing related
areas of the business



Key Responsibilities:

Production Management

  • Oversee the production planning, scheduling, and monitoring to ensure that achievement of set production goals.

  • Lead and develop a culture of continuous improvement in production

  • Develop and ensure processes are in place to meet quality and delivery targets of the department

  • Coordinate production operations to optimize on the manufacturing cost performance.

  • Initiate, develop, and refine processing systems within the department to minimize waste and optimize available resources.

  • Communicate operational goals and guidelines to section heads for achievement of operational goals.

Contract Manufacturing, New Product development and Manufacturing Projects

  • Assess resource needs for new projects and contract manufacturing while undertaking the sourcing, maintenance, and layout of the plant and machinery needs for these projects.

  • Identify the product and quality requirements for new products and develop systems to achieve these requirements.

  • Undertake economic feasibility studies for new manufacturing projects.

  • Assess legal and quality requirements for contract manufacturing

Utilities and Maintenance

  • Oversee preventive maintenance planning and execution at aft manufacturing sites.

  • Direct the requisition, ordering, issuance, and usage of spare parts and management of plant utilities

  • Superintend management of contractors on site to ensure compliance with both legal and company requirements

Food Safety

  • Support the food safety manager in the implementation of the food safety system

  • Design and review process flows to allow for effective implementation of the
    food safety system

  • Identify and review process operations from regularly to identify and mitigate process hazards and risks.

Environmental, Social and Governance and OSH

  • Ensure 100% compliance to health, safety and quality standards.

  • Oversee the ESG and OSH function of the company and conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks

Business Risk Management


  • Continuously monitor and ensure compliance to the environmental and legal requirements.

  • Represent the business in key technical organizations Committees like KAM and KEBS

  • Identify, research, and develop ways to mitigate operational compliance risks.

Staff management

  • Oversee and participate in the employee planning, recruitment, hiring, and training of the manufacturing staff.

  • Supervise, lead and train the manufacturing team to maximize on productivity.

  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and monitor performance to optimize skills.

  • Develop appropriate departmental structures and ensure proper allocation of resources.


Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

The Candidate Profile:

  • Degree in food or dairy science and technology.

  • A master’s degree in business management will be an added advantage.

  • Must have minimum of 6 years’ experience in a food industry and at least 2 years in a senior production management level.

  • Strong leadership, organizational, planning and people management skills.

  • High level of numerical, analytical, and problem-solving ability.

  • Ability to set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines.

  • Self-starter, motivated and proactive.

  • Clear understanding of occupational, safety and health procedures.


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