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Difference Construction (Malawi) Ltd Company, a reputable manufacturer of high-quality cement made products based along Mchinji Road in Lilongwe; is urgently seeking to engage the services of a suitably qualified, motivated, capable and experienced individual to fill the vacant position of Production Manager.

Position: Production Manager

The Production Manager, who will be the overseer of the production activities and processes as well as workshop activities will among other things be responsible for:

  • Planning and organizing production schedules
  • Scheduling manpower and resources for the most effective production and maintenance outcomes
  • Having a good understanding of safe and efficient operations of a Heavy Equipment Workshop; ensuring that Health and Safety measures are met
  • Determining quality control standards.
  • Having hands on experience in Mechanical, Hydraulics and Automobile Electricals maintenance.
  • Systemizing application of maintenance procedures that promote defect-free maintenance work quality
  • Developing cost and time estimates of planned maintenance work
  • Extracting relevant information regarding required maintenance and convert in plan for execution.
  • Responsible for up-keep and accuracy of equipment maintenance history and job records database; keeping Inventory of all necessary machinery parts.
  • Applying good stores management practices that include putting strict controls around raw materials (cement in particular) management and inventory production and management and parts management.
  • Organizing a full extent of maintenance work needed to conduct the relevant repair / preventive / predictive / design-out activities on the organization’s Workshop Machinery.
  • Liaising with Marketing and Sales Staff on the daily production targets
  • Organizing relevant training sessions for production and workshop staff

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Required

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years’ experience or Diploma with 4 years’ experience in Production /Mechanical/Automobile/Electrical Engineering.
  • Understanding principles, practices and techniques of production.
  • Proficiency with computer programs, such as word, Excel and Power-point
  • Analyzing costs and managing budgets
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

Knowledge and Skills

  • Analyze and effectively interpret information as well as capable of working as a part of a team.
  • Innovative and original with his/her ideas and able to take challenges and can work under pressure.
  • Multitasking is mandatory
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills

How to apply

Interested applicants, with the required qualifications and experience, should submit their applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) complete with names of two traceable referees, not later than 20th March, 2021 to:

The Human Resources and Administration Manager

Difference Construction Company

P.O. Box 1290



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    21 Mar, 2021

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