Operations Manager 2022
Career Kenya: Operations Manager 2022
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

Bags and Balers is one of the market leaders in production of quality paper Bags/sacks at cost-effective acceptable across, in Kenya and East African region. At the heart of our corporate philosophy is a devotion to quality, timely and time bound.

We seek to recruit competent and qualified individuals in the following capacity

Job Purpose

The role of the Operations manager will be managing Group’s sourcing capabilities, day to day running of the firm’s operation, Logistic & Transportation issues.

The position holder will be responsible for strategizing and negotiating with suppliers and vendors to acquire the most cost-effective deals and to reduce procurement expenses for Bags and Balers.

Key Responsibilities / Duties

I. Managerial / Supervisory Responsibilities
• Provide leadership to the Production and Marketing team.
• Manage the Procurement Department.

II. Operational Responsibilities
• Provide support and guidance to user departments in the development of specifications.
• Ensure efficient and cost-effective sourcing and delivery of materials, services and/or equipment to user departments.
• Develop and implement sourcing strategies for Supply Chain Management, supplier development and management, category buying, contracts, vendor managed inventory and rating processes amongst others.
• Lead supplier pre-qualification, selection and development processes, quotation, and tender processes in a timely and transparent manner.
• Contribute to lead-time reduction and demand management initiatives to optimize inventory levels.
• Ensure cost-effectiveness, quality and timely procurement and delivery of all supply’s services.
• Manage development and preparation of contracts and ensure all service contracts renewals reviews are done on time.
• Cut cost of production through proper planning
• Monitoring of Logistical issues
• Sourcing of Spare Parts and making sure that get the best at minimal cost
• Follow up of maintenance of machines and entire premises
• Prepare appropriate financial, inventory and other reports.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
Academic Qualifications

• O-levels/A-Levels

Professional Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Bachelors Procurement and Supply Chain or any other related field from a recognized institution.
• Full professional qualification in Purchasing and Supplies Management or any other professional organizations. Like A Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management with a valid practicing license/ or any other Other know-how required apart from academic and professional qualifications
• Computer skills

Previous relevant work experience required
• Minimum of 3 years Operations Management experience in a large establishment with at least 2 years at management level.
• Manufacturing experience is essential.

Functional Skills:
• Strong analytical skills.
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft excels.
• Good presentation skills.
• Ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work as an effective team member.
• Exercise sound judgment and initiative
• Superb problem-solving skills.
• Strong leadership qualities.

Personal Attributes
• Organizational, managerial, and administrative abilities
• Ability to get on well with diverse workforce
• Honesty and integrity
• Positive working attitude and ability to give and take instructions
• Ability to work with minimum supervision
• Creativity and innovation

How to Apply
Interested candidates meeting the requirements for the positions above should send current CV and cover letter quoting the expected salary any other package by close of business 22nd August 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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