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Technical Operators and Production Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

1. Technical Operators 

(Based in Thika)
Salary 20k – 30k

Job Objective/Summary
Improve and maintain all productions processes and equipments to the company’s standards.

Description of Duties
  • Carrying out daily/weekly/monthly care and maintenance of the machines
  • Machine preparation as per laid specifications prior to production
  • Quickly detect any defects/malfunction on m/c and report accordingly
  • Handling machine breakdowns during production
  • Ensuring other related processing lines are operating on required parameters
  • Participate in general maintenance and make productive utilization of available machineries and electric equipment
  • Taking care and accounting for various tools at my disposal making optimum use of various inputs and materials
  • Maintain up to date daily production record
  • To change the R.O filters on time
  • Checking of the working pressure
  • Changing of moulds for bottles blower
  • Changing of gaskets for the machines
  • Operation of the of machines e.g. reverse osmosis/TBA/boiler
  • To carry out any other duties that may be assigned to you by the Management from time to time.
  • Diploma/ Technician II in mechanical and electrical engineering
  • Experience in a Beverage processing plant
  • Well organised
  • Honesty and demonstrate a high degree of integrity
  • Analytical problem solving
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Team player
Production Supervisor 

Salary 35k - 45k

Job Objective / Summary
Responsible for the production operations in the factory including production plan implementation, resource utilization and management of performance and output

Description of Duties
  • Supervision of the production process and Quality Assurance Systems
  • Requisition of production materials
  • Preparation and assignment of duties to staff in the production floor
  • Ensure that good manufacturing and hygiene practices are followed at all times
  • Participate in product development activities
  • Ensure that the Health and Safety of the workforce is enforced at all times
  • Preparation of the daily production reports
  • Carrying out online analysis of water and juice hourly
  • On line quality control checks
  • Ensuring production floor and machines are clean
  • Products that have been packaged are neatly arranged and adequate
  • Communication with relevant person from the store
  • Filing material transfer notes
  • To carry out any other duties that may be assigned to him by the Management from time to time.
Job Specifications
  • University degree: B. Sc in Food Science and Technology
  • 2 years progressive working experience (Degree Holders) in FMCG firm experience with Juice producing firm an added advantage, in a supervisory position
  • Or Higher Diploma in Food Science and Technology with 4years progressive work experience in FMCG firm experience with Juice producing firm an added advantage, in a supervisory position
  • Computer literate-working knowledge of MS-Office
  • ISO and Kaizen exposure will be an added advantage
If you meet the above requirements please email your CV (with 3 referees) and cover letter to by 5th December 2012 indicating your current and expected remuneration. 

Applications without salary details shall not be considered.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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