Assistant Production Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya – EPZ Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Exciting Assistant Production Manager Career Opportunity in Pharmaceuticals

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.

Role Summary

Position title: Assistant Production Manager

Reporting to: Production Manager

Location: Nairobi.

Salary offer: 150,000 gross

Placement: Immediate

No of Positions: One (1)

Job 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 Specifications (Qualifications, Skills and Experience)

  • 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

Apply via our placement email:


Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.

Closing date for applications is 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.