Job Vacancy For Production Manager

Position Title: Production Manager

Reports to: General Manager/Operations Manager

Position Summary

We are a fast-growing manufacturing industry. We are looking for an experienced Production Manager to organize and oversee the manufacturing of the company’s products. You will be ultimately responsible for the smooth running of all production lines and the quality of output.We expect you to have deep know-how in production procedures. Your ability to direct production staff towards maximum performance will set you apart as a leader. Decision-making and problem-solving will take up a greater part of your day.

The goal is to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.

Key Responsibilities

• Develop workflow policies and procedures that improve efficiency without compromising safety
• Liaise with other managers to formulate these policies to ensure understanding and cooperation
• Collaborate with other departments and team members to set goals for the production team
• Estimate costs and prepare budgets
• Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines
• Monitor production to resolve issues
• Supervise and evaluate performance of production staff
• Determine the required resources (workforce, raw materials etc.)
• Schedule routine maintenance to keep the equipment running effectively to maintain quality standards
• Approve maintenance work, purchasing of equipment etc.
• Ensure output meets quality standards
• Enforce health and safety precautions
• Report to upper management

Qualification Required & Experience

Key Requirements and skills

• A bachelor’s degree or higher in industrial engineering, business administration or relevant field is desired
• Certification and/or other qualification(s) in the relevant field will be an added advantage
• Minimum 3 years of demonstrable or proven experience as a production manager/supervisor specifically in soap or personal care products
• Deep knowledge of production management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong working knowledge of quality standards and health & safety regulations
• Proven record in training employees about safety and production
• Knowledge of performance evaluation and budgeting concepts
• Experience in reporting on key production metrics
• Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach
• Excellent organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to coach and motivate employees
• Experience with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement methodologies
• Attention to detail
• Proficient in MS Office and ERP software

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

If you are up to all of the above, and excited to be a part of our vibrant fast-growing team, we’d like to talk to you! Please send your cover letter stating how you meet the selection criteria and your CV to: Please state the position you’re applying for in the subject line.

Closing Date: 17 May, 2024

Please note that ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted.