Head of Production – Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)



Job Title:     Head of Production
Organisation: Uganda Clays Limited (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Managing Director
About US:
Uganda Clays Limited is Uganda’s leading
manufacturer of high quality baked clay construction products since 1950 and is
listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange. It uses Hoffman kilns to currently
provide the building materials which include roofing tiles, bricks, maxpans,
quarry tiles among others.
Job Summary:  The Head of Production will be responsible for
overseeing and coordinating both the Kajjansi and Kamonkoli production
operations making sure that they run smoothly and efficiently while developing
strategies to increase production at minimal costs. The incumbent  also works closely with the Factory Managers
to increase productivity and profitability within the production department
based on safety, environmental and quality standards and company policies at
all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee
and coordinate planning activities to ensure that correct types and quantities
of products are provided by the factory to meet customer requirements.
·        
In
charge of developing and ensuring implementation of strategic and operational
plans for the production department that will result in sustainable success and
profitability for the company.
·        
Manage
the production team, in a manner that empowers them to efficiently produce to
the required quality standards and quantity of products and deliver excellent
customer service.
·        
Responsible
for analysing production and quality assurance data in order to rectify any
non-conformances.
·        
Ensuring
that mechanical maintenance is planned and scheduled to minimise disruption to
production hence supporting the team as required to ensure effective ongoing
maintenance of the production lines.
·        
Take
personal responsibility for ensuring that Uganda Clay’s Quality and Safety
procedures are implemented in the factory at all times.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
Head of Production should hold an Honors degree in Ceramics or a related field.
Possession of an advanced degree in management will be an added advantage
·        
A
minimum of five years’ experience in manufacturing/ processing industry
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send an application letter and an updated  CV that provides details of the applicant’s
specific qualifications for the desired position and contacts of three
professional referees. The applications should be sent by post, courier, hand
delivery or e-mail to: The Director, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor,
Diamond Trust Building, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda or via
email to: reception@futureoptionsug.com.
Deadline: 27th July, 2015 by
5:00 PM
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