Factory Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited

Job Description

Our client is a leading ethical clothing factories in the world. It is an organisation that is progressive, visionary and committed to producing high quality competitive garments while making a positive and sustainable impact. The Company is currently seeking to recruit a Factory Manager. Within next year the Company plans to build another factory and double it’s capacity. They are seeking a Factory Manager who will be a key player in the growth. The ideal candidate Must have prior experience working in the Textile.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure client samples are correct and all related documentation for samples completed.
On receipt of order create critical path (information regarding capacity obtained from Production Manager) with clear deadlines and deliverables and confirm this with the client.
Pre-production planning with Procurement & Logistics department to organise purchase of trims, booking of fabrics.
Management of client fabric testing, ordering of labels and follow up of all components necessary to ensure production begins in line with critical path dates.
Manage paperwork related to importing all components into the country.
Provide Production Manager with all documentation of the order.
Once production begins, collect production figures from Production Manager daily to ensure critical path deadlines are on track.
Weekly meetings with Production Manager and Supervisors to ensure critical path is on track and all Supervisors are fulfilling their job requirements.
Provide client with weekly critical path updates.
Build positive working relationship with clients.
Oversee booking of export documentation once orders completed.
Negotiate fabric and trim prices, garment costings, lead times and minimums.
Analyse the supplier’s capacity to meet the critical path and highlighting any foreseen bottlenecks.
Communicate with overseas suppliers to ensure that all import orders are on track and on time.
Oversee the import of raw materials, ordering of labels and trims and export of completed goods.

Qualifications:

Degree in Textile/Garment Manufacturing.
At least 10 years working experience in garment production, of which over 5 years’ experience in senior management.
Must have excellent knowledge in woven and knit garment construction.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Attention to detail, organisational and multitasking skills are essential.
Strong leadership and management skills.
Initiative, reliability and honesty with can-do attitude.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

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