Head of Racking Division Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Head of Racking Division

Industry: Steel and Fabrication Engineering industry

Location: Nairobi

Job Summary: Our client is a leading steel fabrication firm that specializes in the design, fabrication, and erection of structural steel works in Eastern and Central Africa.

They are looking to recruit a reliable and a qualified candidate to fill in the Head of Packaging Division position.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Prepare production plans for all production activities as per customer orders.
  • Reviewing status of production plan execution to make any necessary adjustments.
  • Coordinating work-in-progress with proper workflow charts on the white boards allocated at different production departments and activities to ensure accurate quantities/qualities are produced.
  • Monitoring utilization of raw materials from estimation, requisition, and production ensuring that wastages are minimal if not fully eliminated.
  • Properly plan for on time production of standard/customized items such as filing cabinets to ensure minimum stock levels are always maintained and that customers do not suffer any short supplies.
  • Actively participating in new product design and development to ensure that customers always have access to ever changing product experience.
  • Ensuring the section heads/supervisors have made shift reports, handed over in a proper manner and reviewing department production reports as provided in various records.
  • Liaising with stores for status of materials availability and assist in seeing that the reordering level is on time as well as maintaining the purchase requisition process.
  • Coordinate all production activities within the department production floor with emphasis on production quantity, efficiency, and quality.
  • Enforcing company policies and procedures to staff within department while ensuring communication is done effectively to staff on production floor.
  • Prepare and share such reports as may be required by management from time to time.
  • Any other duties as may be allocated by the management from time to time


  • 7-8 years of experience in the field of technical Sales & Marketing specifically in Racking
  • A bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering
  • Understand technical issues.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing and construction fields.
  • Additional degree in sales and Marketing will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skill.
  • Able to work well in a team

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates to apply through talent@workforceafrica.co.ke on or before 30th September 2022 quoting the job title and the salary expectation on the subject line.

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