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Our client is a fast growing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing EPZ company. They are seeking to recruit an Assistant Production Manager to streamline production under the supervision of the Production Manager


Position Summary

Position Title: Assistant Production Manager

Reporting To: Production Manager

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Salary Offer: 150,000 gross

Number of Positions: One (1) Position

Placement: Immediate

Key Role Accountabilities (Duties and Responsibilities)

    • Ensure implementation of production activities/plan according to production scheduling.
    • Planning, implementing and monitoring of technological changes to enhance productivity.
    • Produce daily, weekly, monthly production plans, effectiveness of production plans and efficiency reports in consultation with the Plant Manager.
    • Ensure production processes and storage complies with batch production requirement and other GMP conditions.
    • Ensure achievement of desired yield of each product and minimize losses during operations.
    • Efficiently manage inventory levels, for ensuring ready availability of material to meet production dispatch target at economical storage costs by trend and historical data analysis.
    • Maintain GMP and good documentation practices in production.
    • Ensure overall supervision of production staff.
    • Co-ordinate recruitment, deployment, appraisal, training, discipline and promotion of production staff.
    • Approve written procedures and other documents including amendments.
    • Monitors and control manufacturing process and environment.
    • Enforce the observation of hygiene and sanitation in the plant supplemented with data capturing.
    • Participate in quality audits and inspections.
    • Identify staff training needs and carry out personnel training including the application and principles of quality assurance.
    • Ensure trouble shooting of production process or whenever necessary.
    • Designate and monitor storage conditions for materials, semi-finished and products.
    • Retain records of relevant documents.
    • Perform any others responsibility as may be assigned by the Company Pharmacist or Management.


Person Specification (Qualifications, Experience and Skills)

  • Bachelor's degree in Msc- Analytical Chemistry
  • Minimum 10 years work experience working in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing company
  • Exceptional analytical ability towards solving Quality-related concerns;
  • Proficiency in quality control
  • Good interpersonal skills, detail to work and knowledgeable in all matters pertaining to the profession
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills;
  • Preferably  local Asians but local Kenyans are also eligible to apply and be shortlisted

Application Procedure

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, apply by submitting your CV in confidence to:

The Talent & Human Capital Lead,
Esquire Consultants Limited
P.O. Box 76883-00620,

Via our placement email

Please Note:

  • Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.
  • Kindly indicate your EXPECTED SALARY in your CV or application.
  • Closing date for applications is Thursday 27th October 2022.
  • Shortlisting will be carried on a rolling basis as applications stream in.
  • Only shortlisting candidates will be contacted.
  • If you do not hear from us by 5th November 2022, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Our client is an equal opportunities employer.
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