Print Production Manager Job vacancy today in Kenya


Our client is in the Printing industry and is currently recruiting a Production Manager.

The Production Manager is responsible for day-to-day production within the print department. Supervises, motivates, and supports the staff daily, applying a team approach and maintaining open communication.

The Production Manager plans, schedules, strategizes, and oversees all production activities.

The Production Manager performs essential functions to ensure overall customer satisfaction and quality service, and establishes and maintains effective communication with employees and clients.

The Production Manager is responsible for the effective and efficient planning and scheduling of personnel and equipment to reduce bottlenecks and problems.

As the Production Manager and the leader of the Production Team, the candidate will be accountable for meeting the department production and quality goals, as well as playing a key role in meeting the company wide profitability and customer satisfaction goals:

  • Guarantee satisfaction and value for our customers.
  • Contribute to a work environment that fosters pride in being part of a winning team and promotes personal growth.
  • Maintain personal productivity and quality standards that make possible profitability
  • Maintain a positive department attitude and ensure that all employees under your supervision are aligned with the company goals.
Responsibilities and Duties:
General and Administrative
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor that reflects the company’s commitment to quality, continuous improvement and respect for individuals.
  • Supervise the Production Team to produce and prioritize jobs and, when necessary, reorganize to meet deadline changes and updates.
  • Communicate effectively with the team, informing and updating them regularly to guarantee that production, sales, and customer objectives are met.
  • Follow systems and procedures outlined in the company manuals.
  • Ensure Company policies & procedures are followed.
  • Meet all assigned goals and assist others in accomplishing their goals.
Production Operations
  • Meet all customer commitments through the production of timely, efficient and high quality products and service.
  • Maintain Order Entry discipline.
  • Take possession of jobs.
  • Assures all work entered into production follows the order entry standards and procedures.
  • Approve exceptional or extraordinary jobs and specifications.
  • Update and maintain production schedule.
  • Assist with estimating.
  • Assures the pricing accuracy of all job tickets.
  • Organize workflow according to workload to meet delivery schedule and to complete assigned jobs.
  • Maintain production control records and provide information to sales representatives, customers and management with regard to delivery dates, schedules and operating problems.
  • Develop, manage and maintain an automated workflow system that interfaces order entry, prepress, and digital and print production
  • Coordinate and maintain the order entry standards and procedures for the company.
  • Coordinate and schedule for prepress/digital training relating to the digital standards and procedures.
  • Prepare, update, and communicate the production schedule.
  • Oversee all staff scheduling, time off requests and overtime.
  • Manage the coordination and control of all jobs/work orders.
  • Monitor quality, accuracy, and timeliness of all orders to ensure customer commitments are met through production of high quality material that meets customer delivery expectations.
  • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience of 3 or more employees in a print production environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good general computer operation skills and basic knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.
  • Good mathematical skills.
  • Able to apply written instructions to machine set-up and maintenance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with team building techniques.
  • Excellent knowledge of all facets of print production: press, bindery, and graphics.
  • Have a working knowledge of operations including an automated workflow system for both digital and press production.
  • Ability to perform all production functions when necessary.
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
For unsolicited applications,please drop your CV in our offices (Devan Plaza, Westlands 4th Floor) Monday to Friday- 3pm- 5.30pm ONLY.

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