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Production Supervisor Job in Kenya

Orion East Africa Ltd is a manufacturing company specializing in plant health products for both local and export markets. The company has been operational in Kenya for more than 22 years and has now expanded into Environmental Management and Input Financing. 

Orion East Africa is looking for a hands-on and motivated team player to take up the position of a
 Production Supervisor. The role holder will drive production excellence to ensure a continuous high quality supply of New and existing Products. 

The incumbent must possess a unique blend of formulation prowess and must enjoy spending time in the production floor to understand the problems and find innovative solutions.
 

Key Responsibilities 
  • Managing the entire product formulation activities.
  • Establish a profound understanding of the science of products and process.
  • Develop appropriate Qualitative and Quantitative Formula (QQF) for the Products in Question.
Other Responsibilities 
  • Formulate new Biological plant health products.
  • Oversee production operations including safety standards maintenance, SOPs.
  • Develop extractions, purification and standardization methods for active compounds.
  • Formulate chemistry, powders, liquids and reverse engineering competitor products.
  • Develop and oversee Q/A and standardization protocols.
Requirements 
  • Capable product chemist (Higher Diploma Level)
  • Strong analytical skills (Chemistry, Pharmacology and Plant Science)
  • Ability to handle Rotary Evaporators, Super Critical C02.
  • At least 2 years hands on experience in the paint industry
  • An Effective Communicator, Team Player & Motivator
  • One with a mature and realistic approach towards job related assignments
  • Ability to lead a production team
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application and detailed CV including current contacts of three referees to: 

Director Human Resource & Administration
 
Orion East Africa Ltd,
 
P.O. Box 10170 – 00100,
 
Nairobi, Kenya
 

Application Closing Date:
 23rd September 2011 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 


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