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Our Client is a leading supplier and manufacturer of plastics and packaging solutions. They are seeking to hire an experienced Production Supervisor – Plastics who will be reporting to the Manufacturing Manager.

S/he will also supervise, direct and monitor the production team with regard to Quality, Productivity, Maintenance, Costs/Waste minimization and Safety Standards in order to achieve and constantly improve on the set productivity, and quality targets in line with Overall Equipment Efficiency.

Title: Production Supervisor – Plastics

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: 40k – 70k

Responsibilities

  • Forecast, plan, implement and control production schedule for the job and review and adjust where necessary
  • Set performance targets for the production team, monitor and submit daily, weekly and monthly performance reports.
  • Determine the human and material resources required and manage them to meet production targets.
  • Provide necessary training to production employees.
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement.
  • Ensure the production is at optimal levels and institute corrective actions to eliminate deficiencies that may arise in the systems.
  • Implement standard operating procedures for production operations and ensure they are adhered to.
  • Monitor quality standards of products. Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures.
  • Ensure compliance to Quality, Environment, Health and Safety Standards in line with internal policies and set laws.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Process or Production Engineering or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Business related field would be an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar capacity in a busy manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of Health, Safety and Quality management process.
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of Kaizen, GMP and factory processes & technology.
  • Basic proficiency with computer applications and programs including email and Microsoft Office.
  • Able to effectively utilize the allocated resources in a cost effective way.
  • Able to plan and prioritize workload and maximize productivity.
  • Able to direct and motivate the team.
  • Ability to manage teams – performance and discipline
  • Capable of making fast and sound decisions.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Confident and bold to communicate and make critical decisions.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills.

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