Production Coordinator Job Vacancy in Kenya

A leading agribusiness company in Kenya is seeking to fill the position of a Production Coordinator.

Overview: Reporting to the Operations Officer. Performs as the Production Coordinator by planning, monitoring, directing and executing records management activities either for production or maintenance. This position utilizes managerial skills and can manage multiple projects, improvements, and operational tasks.

The Production Coordinator provides leadership and supervision of all activities and work shifts to ensure fair and consistent application of processes and procedures leading to achievement of the goals set as per key performance indicators. Job functions include but are not limited to:

Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Implement Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and other applicable policies
procedures while continually evaluating their effectiveness and propose improvements.

2. Improve equipment reliability by identifying failure modes and sustainment of the process and
operational consistency to reduce cost and raise performance.

3. Proactively seeks out potential failures with all equipment, conducts preventive and corrective
maintenance work, orders for equipment and spares as per work schedule.

4. Support Management Team through establishment and tracking of plans to meet production and quality goals; revise plans as necessary to meet surge conditions and other production challenges.

5. Daily review of production and quality data; identifying trends and problem areas; develop and execute
corrective actions as necessary to keep production and quality performance on track.

6. Coordinate in planning and scheduling, inventory control and maintenance purchasing for all repairs,
products, work schedules and meetings.

7. Engage and collaborate with supervisors and Operations Officer to facilitate production and quality
improvements, avoid bottlenecks and support continual operations improvement.

8. Organize, establish and assign work schedules for department staff to ensure efficient and effective
department operation; load balance staffing to ensure smooth operations and avoid production
bottlenecks and backlog.

9. Supervise, the staff operations and working procedures to guarantee the safety of all the staff and achieve zero accidents.

10. Guide, direct and mentor production team.

11. Ensure all production employees understand and comply with company policies and procedures.

12. Supervise and validate completion of administrative reporting across the department e.g., daily statistics, and generate reports when required.


  • Diploma/Degree or equivalent with at least three years of production experience in an avocado oil processing factory.
  • Technical skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Root cause analysis
  • Proficiency in quality control, managing budget and production costing.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of production team.
  • Strategic planning
  • Process improvement
  • Coaching skills
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines when necessary.

How to Apply

Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae as one pdf document, via email with the subject Production Coordinator to to reach us on or before 3rd March 2023