Dorbe-Leit Consulting

Production Supervisor - Nairobi

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Active since 16-08-2017 Job category Production (Operators)
Location Nairobi Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary Kshs.60, 000 Gross
Our client is one of the leading distributor for FMCG products mainly tomato sauce, chilli sauce, fruit jam, fruit juice and bottled mineral water.

Are you a professional Production Supervisor who is confident, ambitious, resourceful and imaginative with the desire to challenge yourself? Are you interested in being part of a team focused towards transforming the FMCG sector in Kenya and beyond the East African region? If so, then this is the job you are looking for.
Our client would like to fill the position of a Production Supervisor who will be reporting to the Production Manager.

Purpose Statement of the Position
To plan and coordinate cost effective operations of the factory consistent with cost, profit, quality and productivity objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule
• Participate in the formulation of grist to produce products of the required specification at minimum costs
• 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 optimum stock holding of all materials and spares consistent with requirements
• 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.

Minimum Requirement
• Graduate in Engineering, Business or production
• Minimum three (3) years’ experience in production management and Plant Operations
• Demonstrated people management skills
• Knowledge on the KAIZEN Production process.
• Information technology skills

Competencies and Skills required
• High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
• Confident and bold
• Good planning and organization skills.
• Team player with proven leadership skills.
• Good decision maker.
• Ethical and holds high integrity
• Commercial awareness.
• Able to cope with pressure.
• Communication skills.
• Interpersonal skills.
• Leadership skills.


More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Production (Operators)
Industry / Industries Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Region Kenya
Keywords PS

Contact information

Name Dorbe Leit