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  • Posted: May 14, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three exciting business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Our success is built on constant innovation and people who strive for excellence. Working at Henkel is much more than just a job. It’s a passion. Have you got what it takes?
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    Production Manager, Kenya



    • B.Tech. Chemical Engineering
    • Extensive business experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Experience of implementation of manufacturing functionality of ERP/MRP systems , specifically extensive knowledge of SAP B1
    • Knowledge of supply chain management processes (including expediting, lead-time reduction, inventory management, packaging & shipping).
    • Strong problem solving skills (containment & counter-measure).
    • Manufacturing Engineering (including M&I flow, Standard Operations, plant layout, waste elimination, continuous improvement, engineering change control).
    • Broad engineering technical skills and knowledge of implementation
    • Demonstrated Lean Manufacturing experience and application
    • Process Management Thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and equipment.
    • People management knowledge of personnel procedures and policies, labour control and application of basic employment law.
    • Degree in engineering plus 5 years? experience in chemical manufacturing industry in a managerial position.
    • Experience of improving Integrated Management System (IMS) within manufacturing (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OSHSA 18001).
    • Quality management / delivering Customer requirements.
    • Project management and control.
    • Report writing & presentation skills
    • Strong interpersonal relationship skills.
    • Ability to organize and plan.
    • Ability to work under pressure.


    • Drives deployment of manpower and resources to successfully execute area manufacturing strategy
    • Contributes to development of annual plant objectives; develops area operations objectives and plans to achieve area production and budgetary goals
    • Supervises production personnel to meet area production objectives
    • Uses production schedule and inventory to optimize utilization of manpower and equipment
    • Coordinates SHE activities and ensures compliance with legal/regulatory requirements
    • Delivers products of specified consistency and quality to customers on time in full
    • Manages/controls spending in line with site operations strategy
    • Leads continuous operational improvements
    • Manages people, equipment and material assets towards successful execution of manufacturing strategy
    • Conducts site capability reviews and develops annual resource plans to ensure ability to meet area production objectives
    • Change Management Interacts with customers and Sales in coordinating new projects and as needed.

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