British American Tobacco Job Vacancies 2018 for Production Manager

British American Tobacco Job Vacancies 2018 for Production Manager

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Lead and manage production teams to successfully achieve all production targets.
The Production Manager has 24-hour accountability for all Daily Management Systems (DMS) of their team. They are responsible for managing and improving results necessary to achieve the Compelling Business Need (CBN) and Site Master Plan through rigorous application of Lean Manufacturing Systems/ Run to Target (RTT) tools.Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure manufacturing targets (Safety, Quality, Conformance to Schedule, OEE, Waste, Cost) are achieved;
  • Drive disciplined and effective application of Lean Manufacturing systems including Focused Improvement, Autonomous Maintenance, Progressive and preventive Maintenance, CIL, Centerlines, Rapid change over capability and problem-solving tools (6W-2h, Y-Y, Work point Analysis, transformation analysis);
  • Prepare and execute the 90 days action plans making sure continuous improvement takes place;
  • To champion the philosophy of continuous improvement across all areas of the business and to encourage others to adopt techniques available to drive this;
  • Optimize the use of budgets, manpower, raw material and equipment to further improve department productivity and flexibility;
  • Together with Engineering ensure the appropriate planning of preventative maintenance and coordination of investment projects as required;
  • Ensuring EH&S policies and procedures are adhered to within area of responsibility;
  • People management in a Union environment i.e. good working relationship, development, manpower planning, coaching, performance management, training;
  • Effective Stakeholder engagement to proactively resolve any potential performance obstacles.


Essential requirements Essential requirements:

  • University Graduate with a relevant Engineering Degree;
  • 5 years of relevant work experience in production management roles;
  • People leadership including experience in working within a Unionized environment;
  • Working knowledge of Manufacturing excellence systems such as Lean Manufacturing, Total Productive Maintenance or World Class Manufacturing;
  • Experience with OEE/Process reliability improvement.


Desirable requirements EHS experience will be an added advantage.
Working at BAT British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice — whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.There’s no doubt our industry is controversial — we’re the first to admit that. But rest assured, we take a responsible approach to our trade. In each of our markets, we observe every local law regarding tobacco (in many cases going further through our own voluntary code). Not only that, we treat our farmers fairly, invest in the environment and help to sustain local communities.

We also excel at developing our own people into leaders of the future. As a firm with a high-performance culture, we’ll expect a lot from you. But we’ll support you every step of the way to help you deliver. If you’re passionate and ambitious, rapid career progression is a reality here. And because we’re such a large firm (we employ more than 55,000 people worldwide), there are plenty of exciting opportunities for you to develop a truly extraordinary career.

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Employing company British American Tobacco Kenya Limited
Removal Date 20-Mar-2018

How to Apply

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