Production Manager at Nexus Pipes Solutions

Nexus Pipes Solutions

Nexus Pipes Solutions offers career opportunities in the manufacturing and distribution of pipes and related infrastructure products, emphasizing growth and innovation in the industry.

Production Manager

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience6 years
  • Location Machakos
  • Job Field Manufacturing 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • He/she will be responsible for  effective co-ordination of work flow between the day and night shifts with the Shift Supervisors to ensure proper planning of production according to the orders by maintaining production control records.
  •  Monitoring the full production process of works orders use; work in progress and reporting any occurrences or problems to the Management with an objective of meeting the set targets.
  • Monitoring all the scrap generated from the manufacturing processes and ensuring that it’s minimized and recorded accordingly.
  • Submitting  and providing  explanation of necessary production reports on different timelines and attend senior management meetings when requested.
  • Updating  and maintaining  daily production schedule that meet the production targets.
  • In charge of monitoring quality, accuracy and timeliness of all work orders to ensure commitments are met through production of high quality products that meet customer expectations and requirements.
  • Approving  of effective manpower plan to ensure allocation of duties for each staff in the production area through staff scheduling, leave requests, and overtime to ensure that resources are well utilized.
  • Liaising with maintenance team to ensure preventative maintenance of all production equipment with an objective of reducing machine down time.
  • Coordinating in the timely recruitment of competent and productive production team in liaison with Human resource by providing interview questions for Production team for assessment as well as monitoring staff performance and progress to ensure proper manpower planning and availability.
  • Supervising, coaching and mentoring the production team to achieve maximum productivity to each staff.
  • Ensuring discipline on the Production team in liaison with the Human Resource for any actions to be taken.
  • Ensuring safety protocols and promote a culture of safety among production team to prevent accidents and ensure a safe work environment
  • Analyzing raw data generated by production team and sharing the reports with management for decision making, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Timely submission of reports; Production reports, maintenance reports, stock out reports and Machine Efficiency reports.
  • Advising  the Management on capital and other improvements needed to increase productivity.
  • Conduct feasibility studies for potential process improvements, new production techniques, or product lines to assess their viability and potential benefits.
  • Monitor the performance of auxiliary equipment such as generators, compressors, and cooling systems that support the production process and generate regular reports on the status, efficiency, and maintenance requirements of these auxiliary systems.
  • Developing and implementing a yearly comprehensive maintenance schedule for all production equipments.
  • Generating stock-out reports to identify instances where the inventory of essential  finished products  is running low or is at risk of depletion.
  • Enforcing OSH act in the company, by training, communicating, ensuring first aid boxes are well stocked and advice management on improvement areas.
  • Ensuring that all the health and safety requirements are adhered to in all production areas and facilitating training on safety and machine operations and adherence to PPEs at all times.
  • Responsible for ensuring good housekeeping is maintained on the production floor in conjunction with the Human Resource.
  •  Handling any other duties as may be assigned to you from time to time by the management.

Qualifications and competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing engineering, Industrial engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in a managerial position/production management position  in a PVC pipes industry
  • Experience in a manufacturing setup is highly preferable
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Good interpersonal  skills
  • Knowledge and experience in quality standards and systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Method of Application

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