Production Manager

Production Manager needed for a leading food manufacturing company in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in chemistry, food technology or any other related field.
  • 5+ years of proven experience as a Production Manager, preferably in food manufacturing companies.
  • Deep knowledge of production management.
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations.
  • Knowledge of performance evaluation and budgeting concepts.
  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics.
  • Proficient in MS Office and ERP software.
  • Outstanding communication ability.
  • Excellent organizational and leaderships skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach.
  • Good command of French language. 


  • Planning and organizing production schedules.
  • Assessing project and resource requirements.
  • Estimating, negotiating and agreeing budgets and timescales with clients and managers.
  • Ensuring that health and safety regulations are met.
  • Determining quality control standards.
  • Overseeing production processes.
  • Re-negotiating timescales or schedules as necessary.
  • Selecting, ordering and purchasing materials.
  • Organizing the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Liaising with buyers and marketing and sales staff.
  • Supervising and managing the work of junior staff.
  • Organizing relevant training sessions.

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