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5 Jun 2017

Production Manager Job in Kenya

Job Category: Textile / Clothing

Our client is one of the leading ethical Clothing Factories in the world producing women wear 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 be Gujarati/Hindi/Punjabi speaking (Kenyan or Non – Kenyan) and have prior experience in a high-end Garment Manufacturing Company.

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualification:

  • Must have a Degree or Diploma in Textile/Garment Manufacturing or relevant disciplines
  • Must have 10 years working experience in garment production, of which over 5 years’ experience in
  • Must have Excellent knowledge in woven and knit garment construction
  • Knowledge and experience working with a vast selection of sewing machinery
  • Ideally have experience working in a small factory producing small production runs (MOQ 300 units)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Attention to detail, organizational and multitasking skills are essential
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Initiative, reliability and honesty with can-do attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to make production and logistics planning and ensure their prompt execution

Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Nairobi City Kenya
Career Level: Management
Deadline: July 31, 2017

Applications
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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