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Job Opening: Production Manager

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About Fundi Bots

Fundi Bots’ mission is to accelerate science learning in Africa.

Fundi Bots promotes improved, practical science education in African schools and communities through the provision of hands-on skills and project-based training, with a strong focus on rural and underprivileged regions and a push for equitable inclusion for girls.

Our solution of practical, hands-on training for students in everything from building robots to coding and project-based learning provides a well-rounded and engaging methodology to increase students’ performance in classrooms and provide career training and technical skills through custom STEM programs and curriculum.

The Production Manager Role

We are looking for an experienced Production Manager to setup and oversee our mass production facility, specifically the mass production of our school tools. The Production Manager will be ultimately responsible for the smooth running of all production lines and ensure the quality of output of finished products.

The goal is to ensure an efficient mass production process that meets our beneficiaries’ requirements.

Location

Fundi Bots works with a network of hundreds of schools within Uganda (Western, Central, Eastern and Northern regions). The primary location for this role will be Kampala, but due to the nature of our work, the applicant must be willing to travel around Uganda as the need arises.

Work Schedule

The role is a full-time position. Our workdays are Monday to Saturday.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the Mass Production Plan
  • Oversee the purchase, setup, installation and maintenance of a mass production facility
  • Manage a team of production assistants and guide a team of research and development personnel.
  • Liaise with other managers to formulate objectives, requirements and deliverables for mass production projects.
  • Prepare and manage budgets for both staff, equipment, tools and materials
  • Contribute to the production of deliverables alongside other production staff.

As an applicant, you must have the following qualifications, skills and experience.

  • A Degree or Diploma in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field.
  • 3 years proven experience as a production manager.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing operations (machining, CNC operations, 3D printing, Laser cutting) is required.
  • Experience using CAD software (Solid works, Autodesk Fusion 360 etc.).
  • A background or experience with electricity and electronics will be an added advantage.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of production and quality management.
  • Good understanding of health & safety regulations.
  • Outstanding communication ability, organizational and leaderships skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, handle responsibility and navigate tight deadlines.
  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach

Application Process:

Send to your Cover Letter and CV/Resume to careers@fundibots.org with the title: Job Application: Production Manager

For further questions or inquiries, contact careers@fundibots.org or call +256773080533

Deadline: 2nd December 2021.

We look forward to working with you.

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