Welding Electrode Plant Supervisor

Job Summary

We are an established manufacturing company, operating in Nairobi with intent of strengthening the managerial and supervisory arms of our organization.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

To this end, we have identified a vacant position that needs to be filled immediately.




KEY RESULT AREAS (KRAs) (Role and Responsibilities)

Plant Operations

  1. Opening and closing the plant unit on a daily basis.
  2. Manage and monitoring all plant operations including production planning, quality, raw material import, maintenance schedule, product costing
  3. Monitor & control process parameters of entire plant operations. Keep ensuring for less rejects & rework.
  4. Identifying and implementing strategies for building team
  5. Develop and train skilled work force -preparing sop’s and operator training manual
  6. Keep detailed production records.
  7. Prepare targets
  8. Overseeing transfer of finished products to the stores
  9. General problem solving 


  1. Ensuring that every new employee is trained on the job to do before engaging him/her
  2. Organizing for refresher trainings every month for all employees
  3. Lead your team in developing effective work habits, efficient skills and high standards for quality 

Machine Maintenance

  1. Monitoring operation of machines & dealing with any breakdowns
  2. Assisting workers with machine issues.
  3. Establish maintenance program
  4. Review non-conformances and take corrective and preventive action. 


  1. Prepare weekly, monthly production schedules.
  2. Ensuring timely reporting of production data to management for decision making
  3. Ensuring that the production data is accurately captured by the production clerks and there are no mistakes in the reports
  4. Ensure that production data is keyed in timely for the monthly analysis
  5. Conduct regular audits of productivity and quality to identify any shortcomings and maintain the high standard your team adheres to



  • A university degree / higher diploma in Mechanical /Chemical/metallurgy engineering or related technical subject
  • The candidate should be a mechanic and a lathe operator.
  • The person must be a technical expert able to operate a lathe machine, shaper, and surface grinding machine.
  • Previous experience as a Production Manager (preferably steel conversion –nails/barbed wire/ chainlink/ roofing)
  • QC/ ISO/ KAISAN / any other setup.
  • 5 – 7 years of work experience with 4 being in a supervisory level
  • Planning engineer, shift supervisor
  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate leadership
  • Quality assurance
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and high integrity
  • Demonstrated good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be trained
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment will be an added advantage
  • Basic math and computer skills especially, good understanding of the Ms word and Ms excel

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