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Production Supervisor

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

A family-owned but independently run Dairy food processing company in the outskirts of Nairobi is seeking to recruit the expertise of a Production Supervisor to be based in their Nyamira Office. The successful candidate will oversee all reporting staff whilst ensuring operational, health & safety and quality standards are adhered to. The successful candidates Must have at least 10 years’ working experience working as Production Supervisor in a Food Manufacturing company.
  • BSC Food Science and Technology or related field.
  • Higher National Diploma in Food Science & Technology or related field.
  • Diploma in Food Science will be an added advantage.
  • Valid food handling certificate.
  • Minimum Grade of C+ in Kenya Certificate of Education.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years as a Production Supervisor in a milk processing set up or FMCG.
  • Must possess milk processing skills.
  • Must possess supervisory skills.
  • Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to execute work assigned with minimum supervision.
  • Must be a team player who is able to work cordially in teams.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to multitask.
  • Should have the ability to solve problems by applying relevant sector knowledge.
  • Must have the ability to communicate for both written and oral communication.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Must be a flexible person, who is willing to learn and able to work flexible hours to achieve goals.
  • Must be able to deliver targets and a good planner who pays attention to detail.
  • Must have knowledge in the use of basic computer skills.
  • Must be willing to relocate to the plant in Nyamira – Nyansiongo(Borabu) Sub-county.

Responsibilities

  • Identify all issues in the team and provide continuous support to all members according to operating standards.
  • Supervise effective working of production personnel and prepare effective production schedules.
  • Administer all work according to QRQC principles and recommend strategies to improve processes and reduce goals.
  • Maintain records of all data attendance and provide effective training to all staff members.
  • Coordinate with equipment and process teams and ensure compliance to all protocols and maintain product quality.
  • Manage and prioritize all production processes and implement all production plans.
  • Develop and maintain effective relations with all production employees at various levels.
  • Ensure compliance to workplace policies according to safety objectives.
  • Implements cost-saving strategies and techniques.
  • Ensures that production plans are completed by a certain time.
  • Maintains a clean and safe environment for all workers.
  • Compiles and analyzes production records.
  • Evaluates the condition of production equipment.
  • Resolves issues and disputes between manufacturing employees.
  • Assists workers by offering personal growth opportunities.
  • Implements cost-saving strategies and techniques.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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