Production Manager Jobs in Rwanda

Production
Manager
Application
deadline:          
1August 2015,
applications will be reviewed as received
Timeframe:                           
Start date:
                             
Position to be filled immediately
Location:                               
Nduba, Gasabo District, Kig

ali

Position
description
The
Production Manager is responsible for planning and directing production
processes and managing production team to ensure that output meets the
company’s quantity and quality goals and standards. 
The
Production Manager’s key responsibilities include:
  • Hire,
    train, and schedule plant operators and technicians on a 24-hour
    production cycle;
  • Design
    and oversee maintenance routines and schedule;
  • Drive
    continuous improvement of Pivot’s waste-to-fuel production through
    identification and implementation of efficiency gains;
  • Ensure
    compliance with environmental, health, and safety standards for team
    members and the greater environment;
  • Design
    and oversee quality assurance and control protocols;
  • Monitor
    and track detailed production costs and work within budget constraints;
Key
expectations of the Production Manager include:
  • Strong
    leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Willing
    to set ambitious production targets and to develop a clear strategy for
    working toward them;
  • Hands-on
    manager who spends majority of time at the plant as opposed to in the
    office;
  • Proficient
    with the development and application of techno-economic analyses.
Qualifications
  • B.S.
    in Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Industrial, Civil, Chemical);
  • At
    least 7 years experience as a supervisor in a production environment;
  • Proven
    experience hiring, training and building successful teams;
  • Demonstrated
    ability to trouble-shoot and problem-solve;
  • Proficient
    with spreadsheet modeling;
  • Experience
    working on production processes with non-uniform inputs;
  • Fluent
    in English and Kinyarwandan
 You’ll
feel at home with us if you…
  • Have
    strong leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Are
    intellectually curious and energetic;
  • Are
    passionate;
  • Are
    flexible, adventurous, and able to go with the flow; and
  • Are
    ready to work really hard but have fun too.
Salary
is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
About
Pivot
Pivot
Ltd., part of the Waste Enterprisers Holding group, is a start-up
waste-to-energy company that converts human waste into solid fuel for
industries. Our mission is to eliminate dumping of human waste, and the public
health and environmental threats that go with it.
Based
in Kigali, we foster a hands-on, action-oriented work environment; we take
pride in risk-taking, experimentation and creativity; we expect hard work,
honesty and integrity; we strive for ambitious, high-impact results; we have
fun.
Application
Process
If
you meet the qualifications described above and are confident that you’re a
great fit for Production Manager, send the following materials to info@pivotworks.co:
Note:
Applicants who do not submit a complete package in compliance with the
guidelines below will not be considered
.
  1. Cover
    letter describing your experience and why you are the best candidate for
    the job;
  1. CV/resume;
    and
  2. 500-word
    answer to the following question: In your experience, what are common
    issues that cause failure in production lines and how would you plan to
    mitigate these risks?
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