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PROTO ENERGY LIMITED   |   Murang'a, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date


  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The position is responsible for engaging and leading team-oriented production staff to achieve production goals in the areas of safety, productivity, plant capacity utilization, cost containment & control, quality, delivery and employee Morale using continuous improvement operating framework. The supervisor must be highly skilled in complex operations, able to comprehend the multifaceted nature of the cylinder manufacturing process and monitor employees in a fast-paced cylinder manufacturing environment.


1. Accomplish manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results. 2. Coach, counsel, mentor and manage employee disciplinary process including initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures. 3. Completes production plan by scheduling, assigning and effective deployment of available personnel4. Accountable for the productivity of the plant during shifts.5. Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of production process and initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments6. Ensures operation of equipment by coordinating repairs with maintenance when needed7. Provides manufacturing information as required by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data 8. Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, resources and maintaining compliance with established policies and safety procedures.9. Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements. 10. Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, mentoring and training to onboard new employees, including instruction and communication on safety and how to safely use machinery and follow Proto procedures while developing high performance work teams11. Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, warehouse, and quality departments to achieve and sustain results.12. Supports continuous improvement processes to ensure safety, quality, cost, and customer service goals are met.13. Optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing costs to ensure maximum quality and efficiency.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Job start date: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Murang'a
Area of work: Mechanical engineering
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Reporting; Stock taking and inventory accounting; Personnel administration (working hours, holidays); Mechanical tools; Planning and scheduling; Quality control and supervision; Work place safety; Machine operation; Engineering; Equipment and tool maintenance
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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Energy, utilities, environmentCompany size: 50-100 people

Proto Energy Limited formerly also known us My Gas is a new entrant in the LPG market that is licensed to supply bulk LPG in Kenya. The Company recognizes the unmet demand for LPG in both industrial and domestic sectors, and foresees potential growth for cleaner and reliable energy sources. To this end we are putting up a LPG Cylinder Manufacturing and filling Plant in Kabati Industrial Park near Thika town. We believe in quality, affordability, reliability, safety, and highest standards that will inevitably grow the market as a whole.