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
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
email@example.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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