Production Manager at Aren Paper Mills Limited

Aren Paper Mills is an innovative and sustainable paper company, with years of practical experience in the paper and board industry. We have developed comprehensive knowledge to deliver the right products to the market.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Production Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • We are seeking an experienced Production Manager to oversee and manage the manufacturing processes within our company.
  • The Production Manager will be responsible for optimizing production efficiency, ensuring product quality, and leading a team of production staff to meet production targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement production plans to meet customer demand while optimizing resource utilization.
  • Implement and enforce quality control standards and procedures to maintain product quality and consistency.
  • Identify and resolve any quality-related issues promptly.
  • Manage production staff, including in-house training, orientation, and performance evaluation.
  • Oversee resource allocation, including labour, equipment, and materials, to maximize efficiency and minimize downtime.
  • Continuously analyze production processes to identify areas for improvement and implement lean manufacturing principles.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as procurement, maintenance, and sales to ensure seamless production processes.
  • Report regularly to senior management on production performance and key metrics.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, technologies, and best practices to drive innovation and efficiency within the production department.
  • Lead and participate in process improvement projects to increase productivity and reduce costs.
  • Implement inventory tracking systems to improve accuracy and reduce waste.
  • Promote a culture of safety, cleanliness, and housekeeping and provide training to staff as needed.
  • Monitor production expenses and develop cost-effective strategies to minimize waste and maximize profitability.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field (e.g., Manufacturing, Engineering, Business Management) with a minimum of 5 years experience in the same role.
  • Proven experience in production management or a similar role within a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Experience in maintenance is an advantage.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical reasoning and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong knowledge and use of Excel is a must.
  • Agile and lean certifications are highly desirable.

Desired Competences:

  • Managerial Capability
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • A candidate with a mechanical engineering background.
  • Research and report writing

N300,000 - N350,000 Monthly.


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