Production Manager (Timber & Wood Industry)

Specific Responsibilities

The production manager will ensure that all production is carried out in an efficient and timely manner as per the company’s quality and delivery requirements. The PM will ensure that production planning incorporates all projects, current and future and includes set performance guidelines aimed at increasing/surpassing production targets on a monthly basis. The PM will be in charge of all production staff; that is and will ensure that they are working within the company’s health and safety policy and their required performance targets.


  • Drawing up a production schedule, overseeing/monitoring the production process, and adjusting schedules and materials as needed
  • Ensuring that the production is cost effective
  • Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality
  • Working out the human and material resources needed
  • Drafting a timescale for each job
  • Estimating costs and setting the quality standards
  • Being responsible for the maintenance of equipment, and giving recommendations for additional machinery required
  • Liaising among different departments, e.g. stores, site supervisors etc • Working with the other managers to implement the company’s policies and goals
  • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Supervising and motivating the team of workers
  • Reviewing the performance of subordinates
  • Identifying training needs
  • Recruitment of workers
  • Supervision of production design, and quality assurance of wood products
  • Verification of cutting lists and understanding technical drawings
  • Ability to work with various teams of workers

Production Departments To Be Managed

  • Carpentry
  • Machining (e.g. timber, architectural moldings, doors etc)
  • Post/press form section
  • Spraying
  • Upholstery

Conditions: Three-month probation/evaluation period

Qualification Required & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Production and Planning
  • Excellent planning, time management and monitoring skills
  • Ability to read technical drawings is a must
  • 3-5 years experience in the timber industry
  • An ability to work under tight schedules
  • Computer literacy with skills in excel, archicad or autocad. Also Microsoft projects etc
  • Specialization in business administration will be an added advantage
  • Self motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills


Job Category: Production
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Osu-Accra
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