Avery Dennison Production Supervisor Jobs in Kenya
Avery Dennison Production Supervisor Jobs in KenyaJob Description
The incumbent is responsible to oversee all reporting staff whilst ensuring that the Operational, Health and Safety & Quality Standards are adhered to.
The incumbent’s job purpose is not limited to the above mentionedOversee dispatch clerk to ensure that daily dispatch quality targets are met as per company standards.
Dispatch & Inventory Functions
Ensure that the correct procedure for handling deliveries is bring adhered to in respect of :
The necessary quality checks have been done on selected consignments
The correct documentation is issued on time to ensure timely deliveries
Ensure the proof of deliveries are correctly completed and distributed to the relevant personnel for processing
Interaction with other functional departments
Ensure investigations are being done on inventory deviations, and the necessary supporting documentation supplied.
Ensure product collections are being done as per procedure
Effectively control scrap:
Implement a plan to re-evaluate products in “defect” location continuously
Ensure scrap product is correctly and responsible dispose of when necessary
Look for opportunities for continuous improvement to improve dispatch processes in conjunction with other team members
Ensure that all products are correctly slit as per the order
Investigate customer complaints or product concerns and rectify the issues immediately
Ensure that the standards of production paperwork and wrapping/labelling on cheeses are correctly followed as per requirement
Continuously search for opportunities to increase productivity in conjunction with automated reporting system finishing system
Ensure that all machinery is performing at optimal levels by running static tests as well as trial jobs as per the schedule to ensure that no errors occur
Order the necessary cleaning & maintenance supplies required for the maintenance of all machines
Ensure all machines are serviced/cleaned on a daily/weekly/quarterly basis as per the plan. Submit the supporting documentation to the Distribution Centre (DC) Manager
Resolve emergencies, unplanned maintenance and repairs.
Rectify problems on machines as far as possible before acquiring external assistance.
Oversee any repairs done by external parties to ensure work carried out is as per standard & safety guidelines.
Be responsible for ensuring compliance to all internal & external regulations e.g. machines & equipment inspection, fire safety inspection, counter calibrations etc
Maintain spare parts inventory for critical repairs and service.
Inspect the plant daily - report any deviations regarding equipment, place an order request for the parts required if needed
Follow strict Preventative Maintenance plan and report any deviations to the DC Manager immediately.
Ensure machine issues are identified and rectified immediately.
Identify pinch points and devise an action plan to address such hazards by implementing safety guards, warning labels and other engineering solutions.
Continuously look for design, layout and safety improvements on all machines.
Ensure that the finished products are being checked for any issues, throughout the day
Should there be any discrepancies on the finished product, take corrective action
Coordinate with the Dispatch Clerk to oversee the final product
Control the stock that is being utilized by the operations team and ensure that the correct tools are used to perform the correct functions and all the tools are in the best condition conducive to the completion of the task
Carry out weekly Gemba walks in the Distribution Centre and ensure implementation of safety policies
Actively seeking out continuous improvement opportunities and implementations thereof.
Proactively seeking out cost reductions.
When on the plant ensure that safety equipment must be worn at all times namely: safety shoes, safety glasses, earplugs, gloves
Ensure that all Company Safety policies are adhered to at all times
Constant Focus on reporting and action on near misses and unsafe acts/conditions and behaviours
Key Competencies Required for Role:
Aligning Performance for Success
Planning and Organizing
Through knowledge and understanding of operations procedures and processes.
Computer Literacy- Microsoft office suite (Excel – Essential)
Warehouse Inventory Managements system experience (E.g. MFGPro/ Nautilus/ Manhattan/ SAP)
Excellent Communication skills-written and verbal
Ability to think proactively
Reliable, dependable and responsible
Report writing skills
Identification of staff development needs
Operations/Engineering/Production Management qualification
3-5 years experience within the manufacturing industry
Minimum 3 years experience leading teams at Supervisory level
Knowledge and understanding of ELS and continuous improvement initiatives an advantage
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th September 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Avery Dennison Production Supervisor Jobs in Kenya
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