Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Production Manager - Nairobi

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Active since 05-10-2016 Job category Production (Operators)
Location Nairobi Level Manager
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.300, 475 - 335, 825
Our client is a leading social enterprise operating in the livestock sector in Kenya with the aim of revolutionizing the provision of livestock and veterinary services to pastoralists and farmers in Kenya by creating a more sustainable service delivery model.

With over 4 year’s business presence in Kenya and with over 85 franchises and 95 outlets all over the country, they are looking to hire a proactive and dynamic professional to join their team as a Production Manager.

Job Purpose/Summary
To ensure that branded products are produced to a consistently acceptable quality in the most cost-effective and reliable manufacturing sites. The role provides support in tracking and maintenance of regulatory compliance under the quality assurance, supply and distribution output.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Identify and assess manufacturers that meet the company’s quality standards.
• Calculate the cost of goods (COGs) for all items that are directly or indirectly associated with the production or purchase of production input.
• Oversee product manufacturing from the sourcing of ingredients to testing of finished products.
• Check on quality control and assurance systems of manufacturers and carry out regular checks of SBP finished quality using reputable laboratory facility.
• Assess the available production outsourcing options.
• Oversee the company’s production cycle.
• Monitor product standards and implement quality control programmes.
• Monitor the production processes and adjust production schedules.
• Estimate costs and set the quality standards.
• Plan SBP production schedules.
• Ensure that contracts in place meet the company’s criteria.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Production Engineering, Biochemistry, Food Science Technology or any other qualifications.
• At least 6 years’ experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing is highly desirable.
• Understanding of the veterinary pharmaceutical industry and animal feeds production
• International business exposure is a critical requirement.
• Knowledge of international quality standards.


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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Production (Operators)
Industry / Industries Agriculture
Region Kenya
Keywords PM

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit