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Production / Factory Manager at Stern & Kay Consulting Limited

Suitably qualified and interested applicants are welcome to Stern & Kay Consulting Limited for the vacant position of a Production or Factory Manager. Check below for the full details of the position:

  • Job Title: Production / Factory Manager

  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Location: Lagos

 

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About Stern & Kay Consulting Limited

Stern & Kay is a management consulting firm providing consulting services to organisations to help them anticipate and identify human capital management needs. At Stern & Kay, we work closely with your organisation to gain a deep insight into your business. We take the time to understand your organisation’s challenges, objectives, opportunities and strengths to enable us provide effective tailor made human capital solutions for your organisation. We recruit, train and develop the right calibre of personnel for organisations.

Stern & Kay Consulting Limited

 

Job Purpose

  • Produce items of the right quality, right quantity, at the right time and at minimum cost.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
Staff Management & Operational Duties:

  • Planning, organizing and meeting up with production schedules
  • Determine and align quality control and production processes with Company’s objectives.
  • Maintain optimum operation by creating a detailed production plan schedule.
  • Keep up with the effective running of the factory by forecasting and preventing down-times
  • Supervise factory workers
  • Schedule periodic maintenance of equipment within the factory
  • Introduce new product designs and maintain timeline for product development and launching
  • Monitor and ensure health and safety regulations are met
  • Liaise with procurement in selecting, ordering and purchasing production materials
  • Identifying, recommending and sup training needs of production Staff
  • Estimating, negotiating and drafting budget and timescales with clients and managers
  • Coordinate work sharing and schedule for production staff
  • Recommend efficient methods and machines for production to Management
  • Oversee factory workers, production and efficiency of the machines to make sure the factory is running smoothly, quickly, efficiently, effectively and safely
  • Liaise with HR to optimize human capital
  • Liaise with the Human Resources Manager on company’s policies and procedures and communicate same to the factory workers.
  • Produce timely periodic report to Management

Strategic Production Planning Duties:

  • Create a system and plan a strategy for the factory to be more systematic and organized
  • Oversee factory workers, production, and efficiency of the machines to make sure the factory is running smoothly, quickly, efficiently, effectively and safely
  • Create a system and plan a strategy for the factory to be more systematic and organized
  • Ensure safety regulations and policies are implemented among the factory workers in accordance to Standards Organization of Nigeria
  • Assist in costing of finished products and determining labour rate on item produce
  • Responsible for contributing to and carrying out production strategy decisions.

Regulatory and Quality Control Duties:

  • Ensure safety regulations and policies are implemented among the factory workers
  • Ensure appropriate health and safety procedures are in place and applied rigorously.
  • Collect and look through data to find places of waste or places for improvement
  • Ensure compliance of worker’s safety as well as monitor the production equipment to make sure that they stay in good working order, and repair or replace the equipment when needed.
  • Maintain close relationship with every department of the factory to make sure everything runs smoothly.
  • Plan production activities, production meetings, machine maintaining schedules, worker schedules and budget maintenance schedules and quality of products.

Key Performance Indicators (KPI):

  • Meet production targets
  • New product design lines
  • Production cost saving
  • Production downtime
  • Production quality output

Academic Qualifications (Minimum)

  • B.Eng / B.Tech in Woodwork Processing, Engineering or Production Field

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in furniture Manufacturing
  • Track record achievement as a production/Factory Supervisor

Knowledge:

  • Excellent Knowledge of production, maintenance, trouble shooting, business acumen

Other Qualifications:

  • Project Management Certification, COREN or its equivalent

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven experience in Furniture Manufacturing and designs
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and Operational Management
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office Suites
  • Good knowledge of market and sales lead.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@sternandkay.com.ng using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Application Closing Date: 25th August, 2022.

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