Job Summary

Our client, 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.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description

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.

Key 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.


•    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.

Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh.50,000 - 70,000 /= (Approx. 500 - 700 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.
Career Level: Lower Mid-Level Management.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree/ Diploma.
Deadline:  15th November 2020.

We endeavour to contact all our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

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