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Monday, March 27, 2017

Factory / Plant Director – Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Factory / Plant Director
Job Code: FPD/LO/170323
Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: CEO
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Summary: Our client is looking for an inspirational, Passionate, leader and enabler, operational execution with a vision for growth, process improvement and lean manufacturing champion. Someone who is dedicated to an improvement culture.
Job Purpose: As the plant director, the person would have full responsibility, oversight and accountability of the factory’s manufacturing team which includes Production, Engineering and Safety, Quality, Manufacturing Supply Chain, Human Resources and Finance.
It is critical in this role that the individual have the ability to lead, coach and in manage very diverse group of individuals with varied backgrounds and levels of experience in manufacturing.
The individual in the key role in the organization will be required to execute planning, scheduling, budgeting, process improvement and daily operations of the factory.
The person will be held accountable to uphold quality standards, consistent processes and ensure optimal service rates are met.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the resources (time, quality, costs) needed to supply standard or newly launched finished goods in accordance with short and medium term (targets, 3-year plan, budget)
  • Be responsible for meeting commitments
  • Ensure safety of people and property, be the lead example and mouth piece for the Group’s sustainable development policy
  • Lead the Factory Management Committee and through them construct a process of improvement for all teams
  • Make sure the safety and health, quality systems are applied and are effective by running the plant’s steering committees
  • Oversee industrial relations in liaison with the Human Resources team
Professional and Technical Competencies:
Controls Risks and Operates Efficiently:
  • Be compliant to Quality, EHS and Operational Excellence System
  • Pilot Change Control
  • Improve the daily working conditions and comply with the group’s sustainable goals
Consumers Oriented:
  • Uses all information for customer and consumer satisfaction
  • Act with business and economic consciousness
“MAKE IT HAPPEN” with Operational Excellence and Agility
  • Deliver products according to Operational Excellence Policy
  • Share and leverage on best practices
  • Implement and analyze KPIs for continuous improvement
Acts/Leads with Human Sensitivity
Demonstrates Entrepreneurship
Innovates
Achieves results with Integrity
Manages Complexity
Interacts Effectively
Qualifications, Training and Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Chemistry (Applied Natural Science)
  • Master’s in Business (added advantage/ plus)
  • Minimum of 8-10 experience as a Plant Director/ Senior Leadership in Factory Management
How to Apply:
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Factory Director
Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume.

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