FMCG Company Production Shift Leader Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client is a FMCG company looking for a Production Shift Leader

Job Code: PSL/BD/160705

Number of Positions Open: 1
Reports To: Operations Manager
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary: The production supervisor is responsible for weighing, compounding, filling and packaging areas of production and is directly involved in the planning and execution of operations to ensure cost effective fulfillment and delivery of quality products to the distribution center.


Primary Responsibilities:
  • Set daily / weekly / monthly objectives and communicate targets to production personnel
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities, preparing schedules and outlining duties
  • Ensure production raw and pack availability for the seamless execution of the production plan
  • Monitor efficiency on the production floor and identify, implement and monitor improvements as part of continuous improvement
  • Monitor the work of production personnel, provide feedback and perform coaching, counseling or disciplinary actions.
  • Prepare and submit reports on individual and overall performance
  • Ensure production documentation and associated SAP transactions are completed accurately
  • Perform and document routine checks for production output according to determined quality specifications
  • Ensure adherence to quality guidelines for production
  • Maintain production SOPs and ensure adherence to procedures
  • Train production personnel how to safely operate machinery
  • Enforce strict safety guidelines for the safe operation and use of equipment
  • Liaise with maintenance team to schedule routine maintenance
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or manufacturing
  • At least 2 years GMP manufacturing operations supervisory work experience
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrate decision making and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills; SAP and MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekend work as assigned.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Production Shift Leader

Kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your resume.

Be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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