Production Supervisor Job In Nairobi

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Our client in food manufacturing industry seeks to recruit a Production Supervisor with good experience in a manufacturing industry mostly food industry. The ideal candidate has experience supervising activities in a busy manufacturing set up.


  • Plan a production schedule for the production team
  • Implement and control the production schedule
  • Review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • Determine the human resources required
  • Determine the material resources required
  • Supervise the production line overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule
  • Participate in the formulation of grist to produce products of the required specification at minimum costs
  • Ensure operating units are producing at optimum extractions within quality specifications
  • Set production targets for the various products and continuously align them to prevailing requirements/conditions.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of Plant and Machinery.
  • Ensure optimum stock holding of all materials and spares consistent with requirements
  • Ensure that Safety, Health and Environment regulations and rules are adhered to
  • Ensure site is operating within the agreed budget work performance of staff including their deployment, Learning and development and welfare in line with company policy.
  • Escalate any technical defects and work closely with the maintenance technician
  • Ensure that the product’s standards are maintained
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures
  • Set product quality standards
  • Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
  • Estimate production costs and work to reduce production cost


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management/ Engineering/ Food Technology or any other related field
  • 3 plus years’ experience as a Production Supervisor in a busy food manufacturing company
  • Knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • knowledge of raw materials
  • Knowledge on the KAIZEN Production process.
  • Computer skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • knowledge of machines and tools

Key Competencies

  • Time management
  • Attention to details
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above qualifications should send their application stating the position applied for as the subject to

Only shortlisted candidates who meet our expectations will be contacted.

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