Fas Agro IND. CO. LTD is an industrial firm based in Kano, Nigeria, specializing in the production of woven polypropylene packaging. Over the last 20 years, Fas Agro’s investment in people and machinery has seen the company grow to become a major provider of flexible woven polypropylene packaging in Nigeria. The company’s commitment to research, development, staff welfare, quality control, and strategic marketing, guarantees that Fas Agro bags will always be a step ahead of its competition.
The production manager will be responsible for the technical management, supervision and control of the industrial production processes. The production manager will be involved in the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the production (control and supervision) stage. A large part of the job will involve dealing with people. It may involve product design and purchasing, and aspects of other functions, such as marketing, sales and finance.
A competitive salary and company benefits will be offered based on experience and qualifications.
Key tasks will involve, but will not be limited to:
- overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule;
- ensuring that the production is cost effective;
- making sure that products are produced on time and meet or exceed the quality standard;
- working out the human and material resources needed;
- drafting a timescale for the job;
- estimating costs and setting quality standards;
- monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed;
- being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;
- monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes;
- liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers;
- working with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals;
- ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed;
- supervising and motivating a team of workers;
- reviewing worker performance;
- identifying training needs.
Skills and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field (engineering, industrial technology, business management).
- Fluent spoken and written English.
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience in production, preferably at an industrial company.
- Strong management and interpersonal skills.
- Strong work ethic and high energy levels.
- Proven track record in managing production, preferably with an industrial company.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, identify and address problems, meet deadlines, and stay within budget.
- Displays good judgment in the face of changing priorities and multiple problems. Ability to anticipate, identify, and solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
- Experience coordinating work of multiple employees.
- Ability to create and manage production budgets.
- Planning and leadership skills.
- Computer literacy in all Microsoft Office programs.