Welding Electrode Plant Supervisor
Steelwool (Africa) Ltd
Nairobi CBD
6d ago
source : Pigiame

Plant Operations

  • Opening and closing the plant unit on a daily basis.
  • Manage and monitoring all plant operations including production planning, quality, raw material import, maintenance schedule, product costing
  • Monitor & control process parameters of entire plant operations. Keep ensuring for less rejects & rework.
  • Identifying and implementing strategies for building team
  • Develop and train skilled work force -preparing sop’s and operator training manual
  • Keep detailed production records.
  • Prepare targets
  • Overseeing transfer of finished products to the stores
  • General problem solving
  • Training

  • Ensuring that every new employee is trained on the job to do before engaging him / her
  • Organizing for refresher trainings every month for all employees
  • Lead your team in developing effective work habits, efficient skills and high standards for quality
  • Machine Maintenance

  • Monitoring operation of machines & dealing with any breakdowns
  • Assisting workers with machine issues.
  • Establish maintenance program
  • Review non-conformances and take corrective and preventive action.
  • Reporting

  • Prepare weekly, monthly production schedules.
  • Ensuring timely reporting of production data to management for decision making
  • Ensuring that the production data is accurately captured by the production clerks and there are no mistakes in the reports
  • Ensure that production data is keyed in timely for the monthly analysis
  • Conduct regular audits of productivity and quality to identify any shortcomings and maintain the high standard your team adheres to
  • DESIRED / IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • A university degree / higher diploma in Mechanical / Chemical / metallurgy engineering or related technical subject
  • The candidate should be a mechanic and a lathe operator.
  • The person must be a technical expert able to operate a lathe machine, shaper, and surface grinding machine.
  • Previous experience as a Production Manager (preferably steel conversion nails / barbed wire / chainlink / roofing)
  • QC / ISO / KAISAN / any other setup.
  • 5 7 years of work experience with 4 being in a supervisory level
  • Planning engineer, shift supervisor
  • Ability to work under pressure and demonstrate leadership
  • Quality assurance
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and high integrity
  • Demonstrated good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be trained
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment will be an added advantage
  • Basic math and computer skills especially, good understanding of the Ms word and Ms excel
  • We are an established manufacturing company, operating in Nairobi with intent of strengthening the managerial and supervisory arms of our organization.

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