Production Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Virtual Hr Recruitment Limited

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading ethical Clothing Factories in the world producing womenwear for export. They strive to reach the highest quality export standard and have manufactured for very well established and celebrated designer. Garments produced by the Company have been worn by Michelle Obama and their work is regularly featured in international publications. They are currently seeking to recruit a Production Manager. The ideal candidate Musthave prior experience in a high-end Garment Manufacturing Company.

Key Responsibilities:

On receipt of a new order calculate cost price, internal factory capacity and critical path planning.
Manage the entire Critical Path / timeline process from pre-production sample, bulk production, shipping sample to on time delivery.
Drive timeline process and ensure team members are aware of work to be completed within critical path (development / order management related activities).
Ensure production flow efficiency to include optimum cell formation, lean manufacturing principles.
Analyse the team’s capacity to meet Critical Path and highlighting any foreseen bottlenecks.
Work with the Quality Control Supervisor to maintain/improve quality standard whilst improving efficiency.
Managing the accuracy of the PLM and update the CEO and client of any issues
Report weekly on critical path activities and updates.
Report a weekly exceptions list highlighting any issues that need resolving.
Fulfill a general troubleshooting role in an autonomous nature with a positive attitude.
Work with Procurement and Logistics department to negotiate fabric and trim prices, garment costings, lead times and minimums.


Must have a Degree or Diploma in Textile/Garment Manufacturing or relevant disciplines.
Must have 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.
Knowledge and experience working with a vast selection of sewing machinery
Ideally have experience working in a small factory producing small production runs (MOQ 300 units).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Attention to detail, organizational and multitasking skills are essential.
Strong leadership and management skills.
Initiative, reliability and honesty with can-do attitude.


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