Our Client is
looking for a qualified General Manager-
Production to lead our Farm Star Production team.
Who we are:
Our Client is an award-winning social venture that
builds healthy, prosperous communities by making safe sanitation accessible and
affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach
to solving the sanitation crisis involves 3 critical steps: we build a dense
network of high-quality sanitation facilities — Fresh Life Toilets — franchised
to residents in the community. We collect the waste regularly and safely remove
it from the community. Finally, we convert the waste into valuable agricultural
inputs, which we sell to Kenyan farmers. Our current end products are an
organic fertilizer (EverGrow) and an animal feed (PureProtein).
About the role:
The Farm Star Production team is responsible for
meeting the Farm Star Sales team volume needs while continually improving
quality, reducing cost and minimizing risk associated with health, safety and
environment. You will be fully responsible for the production unit's
P&L, developing strategies for change in line with increasing profitability,
and leading the team to successful implementation.
A typical day for you might include the following:
together key leaders from Sales, R&D, and QHSE to choose the next round of
changes to the production process that will improve quality in line with customer
production to ensure the team is on track to achieve short-term and long-term
targets, and give feedback to the fertilizer Processing Manager and Supervisors
on your observations
a training on Safety with your QHSE and Talent Partners that empowers and
engages all team members to proactively address safety concerns
and approve the cost/benefit analysis of the animal feed Processing Manager for
the mechanization of a new part of the production process
on behalf of the Production unit to defining organisation-wide annual goals,
giving feedback and setting production targets collaboratively.
Skills and qualifications you’ll need:
Degree in Industrial Engineering, process engineering or equivalent.
experience in project management, process improvement, strategic planning
in managing large cross functional teams, with a particular focus on people
in process improvement methodologies will be an added advantage.
Qualities you’ll need to fit in well among the Our
collaborative spirit that compels you to work beyond your team
desire to understand and serve customers
willingness to embrace diversity, integrity and empathy
innovative approach to assessing and testing new ideas
enthusiasm to achieve set targets and improve yourself professionally
The perks you’ll have:
holistic benefits package.
opportunities for personal and professional growth.
chance to tackle critical challenges of sanitation, economic empowerment and
Join a team you’ll love