Production Manager-Paper Packaging – Deadline: 23/06/2021

Our client is a leading paper packaging manufacturer in Kenya and the East Africa region. They seek to hire a Production Manager to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.


  • Manage and evaluate Machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product quality.
  • Ensure customer orders are completed on time and that quality standards and targets are met.
  • Take all necessary actions to manage production costs and improve profitability·
  • Responsible for OTIF (On time in full production).
  • Maintain production control records and provide information to sales representatives, customer service and management with regard to delivery dates, schedules and operational challenges.
  • Schedule, plan and conduct Production Meetings
  • Initiate disciplinary measures as per company disciplinary policy and make recommendations to HR Manager for further action where need be.
  • Coordinate and manage all inventory supplied from warehouse to production to ensure minimum waste and spoilage.
  • Liaising and organizing with engineering department the repair and routine maintenance of production
  • equipment’s.
  • Analyze production reports and advise the CEO accordingly.
  • Oversee workforce of 250+ employees on the shop floor.
  • Participate in shop floor staff recruitment, trainings and coaching.
  • Enforcement of OSHA Regulations and recommendations
  • Develop, Implement, Monitor and Evaluate KPI’s and measurement for shop floor team.

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with 15years of experience as a Production Manager
  • 10years Experience in similar role in manufacturing preferably in Paper Converting Company or printing & packaging.
  • Proven experience as a production manager with deep knowledge of production management.
  • Proven track record of having successfully trained employees in productivity and safety
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics
  • Ability to coach and mentor and motivate shop floor employees
  • Aged between 37 & 45yrs.

NB: Male candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Must have experience with paper packaging.

Method of Application

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Mechanical Engineer – Water Treatment Plant) to on/before 23rd June 2021

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