Production Supervisor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Production Supervisor Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • 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

    How to Apply

  • If you’re up to the challenge, kindly send CV and cover letter only to

  • before close of business 13th March 2020.

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

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