Job opportunity for a Production Manager at Zainab Bottlers Ltd



Job Duties:

  • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • -Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements; implementing change.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Specifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business management, Engineering, Food science or equivalent
  • Language English or Swahili
  • The successful candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in manufacturing soft drinks products. He or she must have exceptional technical knowledge and experience of production machinery and techniques. 
  • The successful candidate will have a proven record of continuous improvement and change management as well as developing and coaching a high performing team. He or she will be a mature, independent and highly motivated individual with a 'can do' attitude along with excellent communication and organization skills.


If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, kindly submit your application with a detailed CV and photocopies of academic certificates through [email protected]

PHONE: +255 719366303

DEADLINE: February 28, 2014