Plant Supervisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya (60K)

Vacant Position: Plant Supervisor

Nature of Job: Full Time

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 60K

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Direct and supervise manufacturing process from acquisition of supplies to final delivery
  • Analyze and solve work and equipment problems
  • Monitor and ensure a steady flow of work in the plant
  • Understand, implement, and enforce policies and regulations, including ensuring a safe working environment.
  • Manage staff and equipment schedules, downtime, training, and maintenance
  • Plan production schedule for the team
  • Determine the human resources required
  • Determine the material resources required
  • Ensure the plant is running smoothly
  • Ensure operating units are producing at optimum extractions within quality specifications
  • Set production targets for the various products and continuously align them to prevailing requirements/conditions.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of Plant and Machinery.
  • Ensure that Safety, Health and Environment regulations and rules are adhered to
  • Ensure site is operating within the agreed budget work performance of staff including their deployment, Learning and development and welfare in line with company policy.
  • Escalate any technical defects and work closely with the maintenance technician
  • Ensure that the product’s standards are maintained

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience troubleshooting both Mechanical and Electrical Equipment
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a plant Supervisor
  • Computer skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • knowledge of machines and tools maintenance

Key Competencies

  • Time management
  • Attention to details
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills


Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, experience and qualifications to

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: October 22, 2019 — 9:22 pm