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Job Summary

The Production Supervisor will oversee Operations and offer support in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost, equipment and engagement in a shift based mode of operation. They will also be responsible for the organizing resources for set-up of materials, equipment, machine operation and packaging of WIP and finished goods for delivery to the stores in accordance with the Production planning.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

REPORTING TO
Production Manager   

DEPARTMENT
Manufacturing & Warehouse    

LOCATION           
Nairobi

COMPANY VISION: To be the LION of the Plastics Industry in Africa

COMPANY MISSION: To achieve our vision we will:
1.    Build a Best in Class Company with A-Players who live our Core Values, apply Lean Excellence in all Processes, invest in Market Leading Technology, practice Great Governance
2.    Become a Market Profit Share Leader with Focus on Creating More Value for Customers, Fanatical Customer Relationships & Market Leading Product Innovation; and Focus on Market Share of Profit & Cash Flow, not just Sales & Tonnage
3.    Reach Customers Across Africa by Building a Strategic Network of Manufacturing Hubs & Partner Spokes to serve customers across Africa; and Becoming an Export Oriented Business with Strong Local Presence in each Country

Overall Objective of the Job
The Production Supervisor will oversee Operations and offer support in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost, equipment and engagement in a shift based mode of operation. They will also be responsible for the organizing resources for set-up of materials, equipment, machine operation and packaging of WIP and finished goods for delivery to the stores in accordance with the Production planning.

Key Responsibilities     
Monitor production output to ensure maximum productivity through the achievements of production targets     

Key Deliverables
100% adherence to Production plan

Administer all employee schedules, supervise all shift production and maintenance schedules    

Key Deliverables
OEE 90% min, 100% adherence to shift labour schedule

Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data.   

Key Deliverables
100% filling of shift reports in the Production module of ERP system

Train and up skill the production teams in the shift to ensure highly skilled and trained staff in line with business needs.   

Key Deliverables
Zero LTI, Zero quality complaints and OEE 90% minimum

Perform routine technical checks on machines daily autonomous maintenance activities (inspection, lubrication, maintenance and cleaning    

Key Deliverables

OEE 90% Min

Monitoring the post handling of products to ensure conformity to standards.   

Key Deliverables
Zero customer complaints

Ensure timely closure of all production jobs created in the ERP while ensuring data integrity.   

Key Deliverables
100% Jobs Closures

Monitors machine performance and operating parameters to ensure production quality and volumes are achieved in line with the production plan   

Key Deliverables
Rejection rate less than 0.5%

Makes proactive suggestions about operation methods, processes and increasing performance.
Initiate and support continuous improvement programs.
   
Key Deliverables
2 improvement suggestions per month and 1 kaizen (implemented) per month

Initiate and enforce safe work practices, follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard product/ personal safety, company property, environmental and team safety.
    
Key Deliverables
Zero LTI and 100% adherence to TSW gear 1 (work place organization and cleanliness)

Academic and Professional Qualifications
●    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (Production or Automotive) / Higher National Diploma (HND) Technology, Process/Biochemical Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent
●    At least five (5) years’ relevant work experience ¡n a manufacturing environment with Kaizen practice in a supervisory role preferabley from Plastic Industry

Knowledge and Experience
●    Sound knowledge of electrical/ mechanical/processing,
●    Procedural  knowledge of material usage,
●    Production processes and standards,
●    Knowledge in TPM – Total Productive Maintenance
●    Good Manufacturing Practices and hygiene,
●    Machine operation procedures (Multi Skilled Operator)
●    Have knowledge of mechanical equipment and the ability to diagnose and correct equipment malfunction.

Functional Skills
●    Ability to take decisions within company procedures and policies as well the accountability that comes with it
●    Multiskilled with ability to work across the other roles in operations
●    Willingness to take on additional responsibilities as and when required
●    Ability and willingness to continuously learn and improve personal competence is essential 

Personal Qualities
●    Ability to be adaptable easily and flexible to changes
●    Assertive, aggressive, and proactive
●    Planning, presentation, interpersonal, coordinating and organizational skills
●    A willingness to embrace diversity, integrity, and empathy
●    A Problem solver

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