Head of Production

Our Client is a leading convenient food service wholesaler  in kenya.We look to fill a position of Head of Production for them.

Position:Head Of  Production  ( Food Industry)

Location : Nairobi.

Job Brief:

Production managers will be responsible for ensuring consistent preparation and presentation of food, paying attention to general kitchen management in areas of hygiene, budgeted operational costs / expenses menu rotation so as to achieve expected yielding and exceed customer satisfaction.

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • To ensure that all employees provide efficient, friendly, courteous and professional service at all times to clients satisfaction.
  • To ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to in order to achieve the level of service established in the departmental operations.
  • Manage staff by providing an environment that enhances openness, trust and giving of feedback for effective and efficient productivity.
  • To assign tasks / responsibilities to supervisors and subordinates and monitor / evaluate their productivity and efficiency in performing duties as assigned.
  • To ensure that the monthly forecasted / budget food costs is achieved by managing daily food cost, assuming responsibility for all expenses.
  • Interact with clients to obtain feedback on food quality and communicate feedback to the team for individual product improvement where needed.
  • To strictly adhere to the established operating expenses / budgeted costs  and ensure that all costs are controlled, through close monitoring without compromising on operating standards.
  • Coordinate with the purchasing / stores department for acquisition of needed supplies, maintaining our standard on pricing, receiving, storage and requisition.
  • Frequently review finished products for quality taste and presentation before the orders are served to clients. 
  • To establish and strictly adhere to the par stocks for all operating equipment and supplies through monthly inventory checks, to ensure that the outlet is adequately equipped.
  • To liaise and organize with the stewarding and maintenance department establish cleaning schedules and ensure the kitchen is acceptable hygiene standards.
  • Ensure that departments are adequately staffed to handle per shift / daily level of business by timely preparation of staff weekly timetables besides scheduling of public holidays and planning of annual leave / vacation planner guide.
  • Ensure that systems are in place to effectively handle clients complaints in an efficient and effective manner to the delight of the customer. 
  • To issue and follow-up on repairs and maintenance work orders and ensure proper works on the  fittings and operating equipment in compliance with our brand standards.  
  • Create a team that works together with trust and takes responsibility to meet the goals of the department /company.                                                                                                                                                                            


  • Bachelor’s degree in food science, food technology or in a similar discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience as a head food production in the food industry.
  • Leadership Skills.
  • Food and safety skills. 
  • Time-management Skills.
  • Decision-making Skills.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, please send your CV only quoting the job title Head of Production  to  jobs@employd.co.ke  . KIndly indicate expected salary.


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