Production Center Operations Manager – Nairobi

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JOB TITLE: PC Operations Manager       Name Of Jobholder: Vacant          Direct Reports & Staff: 5 and 53

Reporting to: PC Manager

Role Purpose:

Deliver the laid out PC manufacturing annual tactical plan, aligned to the PC Strategy.

The details of which involve:

  • Coach direct reports (Production Engineers and Shift Managers) and wider manufacturing team(operators) to develop the skills needed to deliver daily, weekly ,monthly and annual production target while adhering to:

◦ Occupational Health & Safety Environment- monitor and adhere to team behavioral, statutory and corporate standards for all tasks.

◦Quality-aspire behavior and compliance to deliver zero defects

◦Service & Cost- lead the continuous learning and use of Manufacturing Excellence Principles to deliver perfect service at optimized cost.



  • Define and implement Annual Tactical plans for:
  • Occupational safety &Health Environment- in alignment with the SHE Executive
  • Quality – in alignment with the Quality Manager
  • Asset Care/ Maintenance Annual Tactical Plan
  • Deliver defined Manufacturing Schedule Adherence ,tied to service delivery ambition
  • Lead Continuous Improvement anchored on the Kaizen Philosophy- using World Class Manufacturing an Supply Chain Excellence principles and concepts
  • Lead holistic input into Product Launch and Early Equipment Development



  • Near-fanatic passion for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Excellence Principles as the standard in Manufacturing Operations Management.
  • Integrity and Confidentiality.
  • Emotional & Professional Bandwidth to handle competing demands with a knack for superior tactical planning, prioritization and execution.
  • Good Understanding of inter-functional relationship for a multinational set- up
  • Importance of Brand Protection
  • Proactive and Active Listening Capabilities
  • Working knowledge of Production Centre Operational and Business reporting
  • Degree in Engineering
  • APICS Qualification in Production and/or Supply Chain and/or any other Manufacturing & Supply Chain relevant post-graduate qualification
  • 5 Years fast-track (or 7 years progressive) inter-functional experience in Manufacturing



  • All PC Personnel(internal out-sourced)
  • External visitors and partners with particular focus on integrity with government officials and suppliers
  • All members of the Business Leadership Team
  • PC Leadership Team(at CU/MU and Regional Level)

If you meet the above requirement you can send your detailed cv in word or pdf format to our email address provided below

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