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Production Supervisor Job in Kenya

Deepa Industries is a dynamic and fast growing ISO22000 certified food manufacturing company.

We are seeking to recruit a Production Supervisor reporting to the Head of Production.

Key Responsibilities
  • Planning, coordinating and implementation of the production schedules to ensure that production targets are met, including waste reduction.
  • Focusing on factory Operational efficiencies, OEE including measuring all processes and process inputs and outputs.
  • Full use of the Production module in the ERP and generating required reports.
  • Writing up all Production work instructions SOPs and document all non-conformities.
  • Training all shop floor associates on good manufacturing practices, SOPs and other systems.
  • Accountable for efficiency, quality, safety and engagement of the team
  • Supervise Cleaning, Inspection and Lubrication of all machines and their records and any other assignment as directed by superior.
  • Participate in all Production problem solving sessions.
  • Learn the job, influence logistics, maintenance, to prioritize and design work for the team.
  • Report any product non-conformities as a result of machine failure to the section supervisor, and isolate any affected product to prevent unintended use.

System audits.
  • Coordinating with different departments in the company and working closely with other managers and supervisors to implement the company's policies.
  • Review reports on manufacturing activities, performance, and results and initiating corrective action.
  • Analyzing production data, timely writing and reviewing of production reports
  • Initiate programs/processes that will lead to improved product quality, less waste and overall efficiency.
  • Proper supervision of staff, delegating of responsibilities and appropriate authority to operators and junior staff to achieve maximum efficiency through proper use of skills, man-hours, machines and equipment.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO: 22000:2005 standards and ensure the hygiene standards are maintained.
  • To chair quality circles and to assist in planning and to make recommendations on matters related to manufacturing and maintenance operations
  • Continuously review and re-align production operations to the over all corporate objectives
  • Continuously review production policies and procedures
  • Develop initiatives in improvement of production standards and reduction of costs
  • Communicate and enforce KPIs to measure efficiency of the production process.
  • Facilitate improvement of facilities and processes in order to meet customer demands and expectations
  • Responsible for all SOP training, and Productivity improvement training.
  • Timely drafting and posting of management KPI reports, monthly presentations and all production notices and training of the same

  • A bachelors degree in food technology, science or engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a similar capacity in a related industry
  • Must be familiar with modern methods of production planning and supervisory skill
  • Training and knowledge in HACCP/ISO22000/Kaizen would be an added advantage.

If you believe you fit into the above profile, please send your curriculum vitae with details of your qualification, experience, present position, your contacts, contacts of three referees, current and expected salary to

Applications must reach us on or before 13th September, 2013.

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