Production Manager

Job Summary

We currently seek a suitable candidate for the position of Production Manager

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Key Summary of the Job: 

  • To be accountable for  the company’s  production process  from start to finish
  • Ensure that all production schedules are executed according to the agreed time frame. 
  • Ensure the furniture produced meet the company’s quality standard and meet clients’ requirements.

Core Working Relationships: 

  • Production Team
  • Technical Team
  • Store Section
  • Delivery Section
  • Procurement /Logistics Team
  • Management Team

Task Complexities: 

  • Manage the furniture production line, ensuring that all orders are executed to Clients’ requirements.
  • Take responsibility for the coordination of all raw materials (Panels, Screws, etc). 
  • Ensure that production schedules are executed within the agreed time frame.
  • Work with other relevant Departments to coordinate materials and manpower planning for production.
  • Take responsibility for all Machinery and tools’ inventory and maintenance.
  • Plan and organize the maintenance of equipment 
  • Ensure production problems are investigated and resolved in record time
  • Ensure that faulty equipment is repaired quickly and efficiently
  • Organize plant start-up and shut-down schedules to ensure minimum loss of production time and profits
  • Plan & monitor furniture production at every stage of the manufacturing process.
  • Ensure that all furniture produced meets the company’s quality standards. 
  • Troubleshoot design and/or manufacturing problems as they arise. 
  • Accountable for optimizing the production process, developing and following-through manufacturing and productivity improvement plans.
  • Accountable for the procurement of all materials for production, both local and foreign.
  • Accountable for optimizing the company’s logistics process.

Key Job Attributes: 


  • Leadership and motivational ability
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Problem-solving and Innovative  skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to work effectively with a team 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to be proactive and deliver results
  • Integrity/Discipline 
  • Attention to details


  • Knowledge of a range of engineering functions and procedures
  • Sound Knowledge of Furniture production process
  • An awareness of Health and Safety and Environment issues.
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD
  • The Ability to Multitask

Education & Experience:


  • A Degree in Engineering or Wood Technology from a good Tertiary Institution   


  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ relevant work experience

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