Production Manager job at Ufundi bora Furniture Limited
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Vacancy title:
Production Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Ufundi bora Furniture Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, October 01 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Saturday, September 16 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Job Description
• Manage entire upholstered furniture development cycle from estimate to concept to delivery: · Generate accurate client estimates. ·
• Creation of Drawings for client approval and frame order / specification.
• Ensure all Item design specifications are met by the production team , management of orders, packaging and delivering, and receipt of items to both clients and workshop.
• Oversee production and schedule inclusive of materials, machine work,joinery and finishing sections and information management (internal workroom communication and outside client communication). ·
• Coordinate final client approvals and delivery / installations.
• Ensure that all documentation including any modifications to estimates communicated for final billing. · Travel to various job sites and vendors as needed.
• Oversee and manage all scheduling functions of upholstered furniture production including: · Procurement of materials for fabrication
• Communication of various deadlines and status updates.
• Collaborate with management team on production planning/timelines ensuring: · Adherence to timelines ensuring production deadlines are consistently met.
• Distribution of weekly action plans and regular check-ins with the workshop team to ensure appropriate follow-through..
• Procurement of all necessary production materials and supplies, including but not limited to: Timber, Chemicals, Foam · Fiber · Fabric · Supplies ·
• Create and maintain production process manual with necessary visuals included.

COST MANAGEMENT:
• Proactive management of department costs to ensure:
• Maximum efficiencies and minimization of errors.
• Effective, prudent and timely ordering of materials and supplies to ensure deadlines are effectively met.
• Consistently exploring potential new vendors to decrease production costs while maintaining the highest standard of quality.
• Oversee, general maintenance and organization department area

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT:
• Collaborate with management team for long term strategic product development planning for Furniture Division inclusive of
• Assistance in the generation of design concepts for proprietary designs.
• Assistance in the development of necessary internal systems to support production of running line.

Requirements
• 5+ years of furniture manufacturing.
• Computer Skills: Microsoft Office; Adobe and AutoCAD a major plus.
• Positive, upbeat personality with the ability to inspire and motivate staff in a team environment.
• Must have strong work ethic, be highly organized, detail oriented, and proactive.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to exhibit diplomacy and use high level of discretion.
• Ability to interact professionally with clients, various vendors, and members of the production team.
• Must love a fast-paced creative environment.
• A passion for the home / furniture and the design / production process

Education Requirement:
• A certificate in Carpentry and Joinery. A diploma is an added advantage or its equivalent.


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

All interested and qualified persons may apply by submitting your application with detailed CVs and academic transcripts with the contacts of 3 professional Referees to Recruitment Manager at
EMAIL : ufundiborarecruitment@gmail.com  
Not later than 1st October 2023.
NOTE: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews


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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 01 October 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 16-09-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-09-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-09-2067
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