Plenser Limited Workshop Supervisor Job in Kenya

Plenser Limited is a Kenya top 100 SME based in Nairobi, specialized
in modern technologies for Waste Incineration, Commercial and Industrial
Heating, and Interior Designs and Finishes to buildings.

The company seeks to fill the following position:
Position: Workshop Supervisor
Reports To: Workshop Manager
Principal Role: To manage and motivate staff, schedule and allocate resource to projects and oversee day to day running of the workshop ensuring that the work is of quality, timely delivery in a cost effective manner.


Duties and Responsibilities
A. Administration
  • Implement and revise workshop policies and procedures
  • Implement workshop health and safety procedures
  • Supervises workshop teams
  • Ensures staff development for achievement of personal and corporate objectives
  • Motivates and mentors employees
  • Facilitates employee requirements for performance of their duties
  • Continuously oversees inventory management at the workshop (Tools, equipment)
  • Ensure periodical machine maintenance
B. Projects Management
  • Prepares project budgets for approval by business manager
  • Provides and keeps all the designs for all the projects to the business manager
  • Provides technical guidance on materials to the procurement officer
  • Reviews schedule of works and ensures adherence by workshop Team
  • Allocates necessary resources (People, materials, finances, equipment, time) for execution of projects.
  • Plans all project logistics and liaises with relevant departments for execution.
  • Ensures delivery as per customers’ requirements and stated specifications
  • Oversees the Quality control Audits and obtains and actions on QC recommendation
  • Ensures timely and comprehensive conclusion of project works in accordance with the work schedules
  • Commissions projects and ensures formal customer sign-off for all completed works
  • Manages the Defect Liability Period and ensures timely corrective action on defects that may arise
  • Ensures preparation and execution of after sales services to customers.
  • Ensure appropriate accountability of project site material remains
C. Financial Management
  • Assist workshop Manager prepare annual operating budgets
  • Adheres to all financial policies and procedures
  • Ensures cost management strategies are implemented and adhered to by all departmental staff
  • Ensures timely preparation of purchase requisitions
  • Supports credit management function by ensuring completion of jobs, sign-off of appropriate documents for collection of retainer sums
  • Conducts budgetary control by comparing budget against actual spend on each project
D. Marketing
  • Filling BQ’s and responding to quotation for customers
  • Doing customer site visits during quotations and job executions
  • Participating in Sales & Marketing activities
  • Participating in introducing new customers
  • Attending to customer complaints and offering after sales service
E. Strategic Focus
  • Contribute to strategic planning forums and ensure timely execution of strategic action
  • Represent Workshop Manager in meetings in his absence
  • Ensures succession planning for the department for long terms HR requirements
  • Consistently evaluates space requirements and advices on additional space acquisition and optimization
F. Any other duty as may be allocated from time to time
  • Acts at all times in accordance with the values of Plenser Ltd.
  • Relevant Degree
  • Age above 30yrs
  • Work Experience of over 3yrs in a busy environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications attaching current C.V to:

All applications should be received not later than 15th February, 2016.

Limited is an equal – opportunity employer and welcomes applications
from appropriately qualified persons from all sections of the community.

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