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General Manager - Technical at Brookside Dairy Limited

  • Experience Required:10 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Management
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: October 26, 2021
  • Last Date: November 5, 2021

Job Description

Reporting to Director - Manufacturing.

Job Objective
The General Manager-Technical will be responsible for overall management and co-ordination of the Technical Department, which provides technical services to all divisions and departments in Brookside Dairy Limited. He will ensure that the department provides professional and cost effective service to all.

Key Responsibilities
• Coordinate and provide leadership for the Technical Department.
• Offer advisory services to Technical Managers on Technical related issues.
• Ensure effective and efficient technical services are provided to the Factory and other departments.
• Supervise all Managers in the Technical Department and offer an oversight role that will include allocating responsibilities and ensuring all sectional KPIs are set and met.
• Monitoring of overall performance and machine efficiency.
• Offer general administrative services to all Technical sections to cover among others; staff management, management of contractors, performance appraisal reviews, cost management, infrastructure facilities, etc.
• Ensure materials and spares are procured efficiently and effectively in liaison with the Supply Chain Department.
• Be responsible for staff development in the department.
• Budget preparations.
• Co-ordinate project activities.

Minimum qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills
• Job Holder should hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
• A holder of Masters' Degree in Management will have added advantage.
• Should have over 10 years' practical experience in a manufacturing concern.
• Must have good management and leadership skills.
• Excellent communication, analytical and trouble shooting skills.

If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your application together with a detailed curriculum vitae and contacts of three referees. Apply online to by close of business Friday 5th November, 2021.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Skills Required

Engineering Skills
Managerial Skills
Leadership Skills
Communication Skills
Analytical Skills
Troubleshooting Skills
Coordination Skills
Budget Preparation Skills
Monitoring Skills
Administration Skills
Supervision Skills