Production Supervisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Production Supervisor

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Manufacturing

Our Client, a market leader in providing high quality beneficial sleep solutions is urgently seeking to hire a talented, enthusiastic and well organized Production Supervisor.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading department activities to ensure a quality product is produced safely, in time for delivery and within budgeted costs; key contributor to leading and managing change within the plant.

He/she will supervise the production organization to achieve safety, people development, implement LEAN concepts, improve quality and optimize production, delivery and productivity goals and objectives by performing the following duties;

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identifies daily production challenges and find solutions to prevent reoccurrence and meet production schedules
  • Serves as a link between associates and management and support associates through changes
  • Assists in developing and monitoring standardized work for direct reports and adhere to Leader Standard Work for your position
  • Audits or assigns audit duties for key result areas (e.g., quality, safety, scrap)
  • Monitors production status hourly, remove bottlenecks and take corrective measures to ensure daily goals are met
  • Oversees continuous flow and materials delivery systems and work with associates to continuously improve the process
  • Develops associates to improve/expand skills and bench strength
  • Reviews production schedules and estimate associate hours to complete a job assignment
  • Interprets specifications and job orders for associates and delegate duties
  • Recommends measures and changes to improve production, equipment, product quality and working conditions
  • Initiates and/or suggests plans to motivate and enforce safety rules
  • Any other tasks assigned as per business needs

Key Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or equivalent work experience
  • Must have at least 3 or more job-related experience in a lean manufacturing environment which must include three years in a supervisory role.
  • LEAN and/or Six Sigma experience preferred
  • Assembly experience preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Sound financial management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Results/execution driven
  • Experience in handling issues of complexity in a busy working environment

If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to jobs@linkarkconsultants.com before close of business 13th March 2020.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected salary on the subject line.


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Updated: March 10, 2020 — 12:37 am