Senior Production Manager at SendMe Food Technology Limited

SendMe Food Technology Limited – Founded in 2020 in the ancient city of Ibadan, we are the fastest-growing food technology company in Nigeria. Sendme is using social commerce and artificial intelligence to meet the animal protein demands of Nigerian households and businesses at excellent prices.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Production Manager

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

Purpose of the Job

  • To ensure a timely production and packaging of animal protein/meat products required by the business in the right quantities and quality at optimum cost in a safe and environmentally friendly way.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure full PPE compliance among associates
  • Ensure injury and accident free workplace
  • Report and investigate all incident and accident
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices
  • Ensure solid and liquid wastes are managed effectively tprevent environmental pollution. Promote wastes segregation at production facilities and educate team members on waste management.
  • Ensure workplace is kept clean and tidy always.
  • Function as an emergency controller in the event of environmental or safety emergency in the production facility as laid down in the emergency procedure

Weekly Production:

  • Participate in weekly production planning and implement to meet sales and distribution forecasts for products.
  • Receive sales forecast and break forecast down for production purposes.
  • Make and communicate production plans.
  • Initiate provision of necessary production raw materials.
  • Monitor implementation of plan and review in line with developments.
  • Take decisions for unforeseen circumstances /occurrences


  • Ensure production assets are properly maintained, reduce breakdowns and downtime.
  • Evaluate performance of assets, establish trends and variances in performance
  • Discuss observations with Facilities Manager
  • Ensure maintenance is carried out according the maintenance structure.
  • Product Quality
  • Ensure product quality is maintained in order to ensure consistency and meet the expectation of consumers in a competitive market.
  • Identify aspects of production standards where improvements are possible and develop modifications with concerned parties
  • Ensure routine quality controls are carried out by production personnel.
  • Ensure that production operations are audited and findings feedback production processes.

Strategic Function:

  • Ensure Sales and Distribution demands are met in the short, medium and long term, avoid stock out and loss of market share.
  • Attend Production / Sales / Distribution meetings to evaluate trends and feedback production.
  • Monitor operations regularly to check impediments.
  • Keep production losses at minimum levels.
  • Optimize production resources without compromising quality standards.


  • Ensures good housekeeping to maintain product quality
  • Ensure process cleaning of all equipment and work area.
  • Ensure products in process are wholesome and all access to losses and damages due to infection are checked.

Performance Management:

  • Generate and communicate operational and performance reports to management for decision taking.
  • Ensure performance figures are collated and prosecuted in the appropriate format.
  • Ensure reports are up to date and relevant.
  • Explain reports at routine meetings.
  • Address shortcomings at all levels when necessary.

Subordinate Development:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well trained personnel.
  • Recommend and follow up a management development plan for subordinates.
  • Evaluate and control manpower requirements
  • Assess the performance and potential of employees
  • Maintain and develop internal communication
  • Ensure the training needs of employees are met.
  • Discipline and motivate as appropriate.

Quantitative Dimension:

  • Departmental budget
  • Production volume
  • Number of subordinates

Recruitment & Selection Criteria
Level of Education:

  • University Degree (B.Sc)

Field of Education:

  • Biological / Chemical Sciences


  • 8 Years in Food/Animal Protein Production and Quality Control

Core Competencies

  • Production strategy development and implementation.
  • Management of production process and execution.
  • Meat Products Quality Management and control.
  • Maintenance management.
  • Cost Management.
  • Project Management.
  • Resource planning.
  • Management reporting.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.