Factory Manager

$40,000 yearly
  • Bluebird Lumber & Hardware
  • Vaitele, Samoa
  • Sep 07, 2022
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description & Skills/Qualifications Required


  • Overseeing production processes.
  • Planning and organising production schedules.
  • Developing and implementing innovative are met.
  • Determining and enforcing quality control standards and practices.
  • Ensuring all machinery & equipment is in good working order.
  • Analysing production data to identify and resolve any production issues.
  • Prepare production reports and submitting them to key decision – makers.
  • Responsible for all the stock takes.
  • Overlook and audit inventory and despatch processes.
  • Communicate and resolve supply issues with BBL stores.
  • Responsible for the efficient supply of all BBL store orders.
  • Responsible for ordering and procuring raw materials.
  • Supervising the work of all factory staff.
  • Organising relevant training sessions with Human Resources.
  • Work within budget and cost analysis.
  • Assist Marketing and Sales team where necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, industrial management, logistics or related field.
  • Proven experience in managerial or supervisory role within a factory.
  • Certification in production and inventory management as well as quality control.
  • Sound knowledge of industry – specific factory equipment.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • The ability to Multi-task.
  • Outstanding time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Maturity with handling the property(s) and asset of the company.
  • Honesty & Integrity in looking after the income of the company.
  • Initiative in progressing the business of the company.
  • Be a leader by example.
  • Impeccable customer service.

Hold at least 3 years experience working in a Manufacturing role, or preferably a Hardware Store, exercising the disciplines of Leadership, Management, Administration and Marketing. A tertiary degree in these fields will be an advantage.


  • As agreed to between the parties but no less than starting rate of $40,000 p.a. (Samoan Tala).
  • Bonus and burps on offer.

Apply in writing to: General Manager, Bluebird Lumber & Hardware, Vaitele, or email: info@bluebirdlumber.ws


  • Cover letter
  • Qualifications certificates
  • CV
  • 3 references


Bluebird Lumber & Hardware Company - Manufacturing Site Vaitele, Samoa.

A talented, qualified & experience Person who will be Managing the overall operations and systems of the:

  1. Block Making Plant.
  2. Wire and Fencing Productions.
  3. Roofing Icon Productions.
  4. Nails and Knuckle Plate Productions.
  5. Mesh wire Productions.

Applications close: 8th October 2022.

Job Functions





Indoor, Outdoor