Workforce Associates Job Vacancies 2018 for Production Supervisor Job (2 Posts)

Workforce Associates Job Vacancies 2018 for Production Supervisor Job (2 Posts)

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Under the Supervision of the Production Manager, Direct, Guide and Monitor Machine Operators and Assistant Machine Operators in regards to Quality, Productivity, Maintenance, Costs / Wastage Minimisation and Safety Standards in order to achieve and constantly improve on the set productivity targets in line with Overall Equipment Efficiency.

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  • Ensure swift and smooth plant start-ups and shutdowns through effective Supervisor handovers at the start/end of every shift.
  • Under the direction of the Production Manager, review production special orders and schedule earliest delivery.
  • Monitor process output every two hours to ensure that client product specification, quality and plant efficiency is sustained.
  • Initiative and supervise product changes to ensure product specification is achieved and maintained by controlling and stoppage of non- conforming products from further processing.
  • Timely generate material requisition, and material return notes to ensure sustained plant productivity.
  • Through effective production line balancing, ensure employee skills progression for maximum output and plant optimisation.
  • Make timely requisitions for machine maintenance during breakdowns and generate maintenance Job Cards.
  • Monitor and coordinate the implementation of 6s and GEMBA (Housekeeping).
  • Allocate and reallocate manpower on the production line and revising production schedules and priorities as needed in order to maximise productivity.
  • Investigate/ escalate customer complaints and provide timely feedback for management action.
  • Constantly undertake plant inspection and report any unsafe conditions and risks/hazards in line with Company safety and health Policy.
  • Enforce Company procedures on Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs).


  • Diploma in Printing Technology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar capacity in a busy printing or related manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of Health, Safety and Quality management process
  • Demonstrated forward planning ability.
  • Capable of making fast and sound decisions.
  • Leadership, analytical and communication skills.
  • Requisite knowledge of basic computer packages.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Kiswahili (both written and oral)

How to Apply

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Qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae indicating both their current and expected gross salary to not later than 28th February, 2018.


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