Production Supervisor (Chemist) Job in Nairobi, Kenya (70K)

Job Title: Production Supervisor (Chemist)

Our client is one of the leading paint manufacturers in the region.

They seek to recruit an experienced and a highly technical person in the roe of Production Supervisor.

The key purpose of this role is to manage Production Planning, Control and Supervision

Salary: KES 45,000 – 70,000

Location: Nairobi

Key Responsibilities

A. Daily / Weekly / Monthly Planning for assigned Work Area

  • To plan and organize daily production activities in allocated section(s)
  • To ensure that all production work assigned is executed as per plan

B. Resource Management (Man / Material / Machine).

  • To ensure all production equipment in allocated section are in good working condition and any breakdown is reported to maintenance as soon as possible.
  • To ensure work is properly assigned to those reporting to you.
  • To keep track of any shortage or low stocks of raw materials and packaging materials with a view to update relevant senior officers

C. Reports – Daily / Weekly / Monthly (Plan vs Actual, Productivity) – Analysis & Countermeasures

  • Prepare and share daily production reports for your section with relevant production personnel. Ensure to keep hard copies of production reports.
  • Keep records of all your production related reports as you will be guided by your supervisor

D. Standardization of work processes and generation of SOPs.

  • Enforce the use of production and processes SOPs in your section. Ensure all SOPs are standardized and shared with your Supervisor for verification and certification.
  • Spearhead innovative ideas in paint production and processing of batches to enhance productivity.
  • Optimize production capacities and reduce batch cycle time.

E. Management of Stock Variances – As applicable

  • Follow stock management procedures by ensuring that all processed batches are posted in the system accordingly.
  • Regularly monitor and report system stocks relevant to your production work – BOM vs Actual. All open batch cards in the system must be closed within the shortest time possible to minimize variances.

F. Implementation of Kaizen Principles, 5s and safety.

  • Implement kaizen principles, 5s and safety & health standards in your work environment.

G. Attendance & Communication with Subordinates & maximum utilization of manpower.

  • Ensure a cordial work relationship exist between you and your subordinates through good communication mechanisms.
  • Reduce overhead costs by minimizing over time. All planned work must be delivered within stipulated time frame.
  • To oversee production operations in other sections as may be assigned by your Supervisor.

H. Cross functional engagement:

  • Ensure to engage other departments when necessary for smooth flow of production work and other important activities.

I. Quality

  • To adhere to product formulations when processing batches.
  • To monitor internal rejections and devise corrective action & preventive action plans.

Qualifications

  • Diploma/Degree in any of the following areas: Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Relevant Chemistry qualifications.

Key Experience:

  • Paint and /or Resin making Industry or Related Industry ( 1 – 3 years )
  • Experienced paint or Resin making chemist in any of the following areas
  • Research and Development
  • Production and Processing
  • Quality Control and Analysis

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should send their applications to info@leeandmyles.com.

Please quote “PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR” on your email subject line.

Applications close on 25th January, 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Updated: January 8, 2020 — 8:11 pm