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  • Posted: Jan 22, 2020
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    Production Controller

    Our Client is a leading FMCG player in the market. They seek to hire an experienced production controller to develop and monitor the production plans, and activities in respect of capital, material, utility, and human resources. He/She will manage employee performance to ensure optimal productivity levels.

    Responsibilities

    • Forecast, plan, implement and control production schedule for the job and review and adjust where necessary.
    • Determine the human and material resources required and manage them to meet production targets.
    • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
    • Implement standard operating procedures for production operations and ensure they are adhered to
    • Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives.
    • Work with the warehouse team to forecast and plan for present and future consumption of raw materials to ensure that materials are always available
    • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.
    • Liaise with the technical department on decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment
    • Monitor product standards at various levels of production and at the point of release so that the cost of rework is reduced
    • Review production practices and equipment; make proposals for improvements to ensure that they are maximally effective
    • Manage safety by addressing both physical and employee behavioral related safety issues to ensure minimum unsafe incidents at workplace and compliance with legislation
    • Train and upskill the Production team to ensure highly skilled and trained staff in line with business needs.
    • Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery, and safety.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Process.
    • 4-5 years minimum experience as a Production controller in a Manufacturing Industry with 3 years in a managerial capacity.
    • Knowledge of ISO Systems, Kaizen, Quality Systems and standard health and safety
    • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices and lean manufacturing policies and procedures
    • Have knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction.
    • Basic proficiency in computer applications and programs including email and Microsoft Office.
    • High aptitude for problem solving and troubleshooting.
    • Ability to motivate, constructively criticize and build high production teams through exemplary leadership.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skill
    • Ability to plan and prioritize workload with a focus on urgent and important.
    • Excellent Analytical and record management skills
    • Problem-solving skills

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    Instrument Technician Electrician

    Job summary

    Our Client in the FMCG industry is urgently seeking to recruit an Instrument Technician Electrician to join their dedicated team in Nairobi.

    Instrument Technician Job Responsibilities

    • participate in installing and maintaining electrical control systems and instrumentation systems including electronics, programmable controllers, telecommunications, meters, generators, transmitters, hydraulics, pneumatics and a variety of other systems
    • Reassembles instruments and replaces instruments in system, using hand tools.
    • Lubricates instruments and replaces defective wiring and tubing.
    • Removes defective instruments from system, decontaminates, and cleans instruments, and replaces defective parts, using hand tools.
    • In addition, you may be required to carry out any other duties within your capacity which the Company may reasonably require.

    Qualifications for the Instrument Technician

    • Diploma in Instrumentation
    • Minimum 5 Years hands on experience in Instrumentation and Trouble shooting
    • Experience in food, beverage, FMCG it’s a must.

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    Cold-Chain FMCG Sales Representatives

    Job Description

    Our client in the FMCG industry deals with cold-chain products located in Nairobi is looking for a Sales Representatives to join their team

    Responsibilities

    • Maintaining relations with the existing clientele.
    • Making appointments with and meeting new customers
    • Agreeing sales, prices, contracts and payments
    • Meeting sales targets
    • Monitor sales in the market to ensure targets and objectives are met
    • Development of strong relationships with wholesalers, distributors and retailers
    • Maintain accurate records of all Key accounts sales and prospecting activities including sales calls, presentations, closed sales, and follow-up activities within their assigned territory
    • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments.
    • Advising customers about delivery schedules and after-sales service
    • Recording orders and sending details to the sales office
    • Giving feedback on sales trends

    Qualifications

    • Sales & Marketing or a Business related course .
    • 1- 2 years’ experience in cold-chain Sales in the FMCG Industry is a must.

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    FMCG Operations Supervisor

    Job Description

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead sales operations, monitor the effectiveness of sales efforts and ensure that they are aligned with the overall business objectives.
    • Ensure the availability of proper sales training initiatives as well as oversee the planning and management for roles, responsibilities, values, and rules of engagement in the sales department.
    • Align planning, forecasting and budgeting initiatives with business objectives in addition to developing departmental goals and objectives for further sales effectiveness
    • Coach and mentor the key sales personnel, assist in the execution of their duties upon request, ensure constant improvement in their professional skills, and prepare them to take up this position in your absence
    • Assist the commercial department in driving sales growth strategies and ensure that these strategies are adopted in all levels of the department.
    • Develop improvement plans that are based on sales performance reports and surveys
    • Implement consumer segmentation, targeting, and positioning initiatives that assist senior sales management in deciding resource allocation based on the internal requirements and the external market
    • Responsible for sales analytics, sales tracking, sales effectiveness, and reporting of sales performance in addition to enhancing the manner in which data is collected and reported within the department
    • Conducts market analyses in order to identify opportunities for growing the business’s sales and communicating key messages
    • Identify market trends and tracks key competitors and on a regular basis, conducting competitive and SWOT analyses
    • Work with cross-functional teams, as the bridge between sales and marketing departments, in the business in order to develop innovative integrated plans and strategies for the purpose of reaching mutually agreed upon targets

    Skills & Qualifications

    • Degree in Sales, Marketing or any other business related field
    • Minimum of 3 years’ working experience in cold-chain in the FMCG industry is aMust
    • Proven track record of leading and managing a sales team in the achievement of both individual and team targets
    • Strong business acumen with proven planning skills and executive presence
    • Excellent communication skills both in written and verbal form.
    • Proficiency in the use of Ms Word, Ms Excel, PowerPoint
    • Exceptional analytical skills
    • Ability to build and maintain strong and lasting relationships

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your application to martin@jantakenya.com quoting current and expected salary.

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