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Job Summary:

As a production supervisor, you will ensure the smooth running of the production process by efficiently utilizing the given resources while complying with the Company’s policies and procedures and increasingly taking the initiative to ensure production targets are achieved in line with the correct product specifications and quality parameters. and production is increased. You shall make regular suggestions to the management on how to increase the production and improve the quality. In addition to this, provide the required support to the head of the converting division and production manager in all their activities and carry out departmental-specific supervisory requirements as communicated to you by your Head of Department.

Key Responsibilities:
• To ensure production targets are achieved in line with the correct product specifications and quality parameters and to ensure the smooth running of the production processes, account for production wastage on shift.
• To take... full responsibility for the shift in terms of management of staff, ensure attendance of all persons on shift and the correct number of persons as required as per production plan.
• To take full responsibility for the quality of the product that is produced within the shift in line with the company’s quality systems and product specifications.
• Manage, develop and motivate direct reporting staff. Handle grievances and discipline issues amongst the staff by the Company policies.
• Monitor, measure, and report on production-related process performance and general issues.
• Ensure all relevant communication is transmitted adequately and effectively to all members of staff in the shift.
• Ensure that Health and Safety rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift and that all matters relating to this are dealt with in line with the company's Health and Safety policy and reported to relevant authorities.
• Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills are used to ensure that all team members can identify causes and take fast effective action to resolve the challenges at hand.
• To work closely with other Shift Supervisors and ensure effective production handover.
• To ensure that staff training for required skills are met for current and future demands of the department.
• To have an active role in the company’s continuous improvement plan to achieve future growth within the company.
• Maintain housekeeping standards throughout the shift to ensure a clean and safe workplace.
• To ensure that company resources are used effectively to ensure the best-operating costs.
• Being able to make appropriate decisions and consult your head of the department where required.
• Manage the workflow as directed by the Production Manager.
• Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
• Assist the Production Manager in implementing procedures for ISO QMS, OH&S, EMS, and EnMS.

• Minimum ‘O’ Level or Diploma in Engineering or Business Management.
• 2-year experience in a similar position and similar manufacturing environment.

Preferred skills/ Knowledge required for the job:
• Computer literate
• People management
• Good communication skills
• Good analytical skills
Nairobi Kenya


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