Manufacturing Production Supervisor – Nairobi

a Global Materials Science & Manufacturing Company, is looking to recruit a Production Supervisor to be based in Nairobi. The successful candidate will oversee all reporting staff whilst ensuring operational, health & safety and quality standards are adhered to. He/she Must have an Engineering background and at least 3 years’ experience as a production supervisor in a multinational manufacturing company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure daily production targets are met.
  • Confirm finished products conform to set quality standards.
  • Ensure the correct procedure for handling raw materials is adhered to.
  • Ensure the implementation of good inventory practices.
  • Ensure investigations are done on inventory deviations and the necessary supporting documentation supplied.
  • Investigate customer complaints/product concerns and rectify the issues immediately customer.
  • Ensure all machinery is performing at optimal levels by running static tests.
  • Resolve emergencies, unplanned maintenance and repairs.
  • Follow a strict preventative maintenance plan and report any deviations.
  • Ensure all company safety policies are adhered to at all times.


  • Must have experience working as a Production Supervisor / Maintenance Engineer in a Global Manufacturing Company.
  • Must have an Engineering degree from a recognised university.
  • Must 5 years’ have experience within the manufacturing industry.
  • Proven knowledge of ELS and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Must have experience supervising teams.
  • Candidates with experience working in multinational companies will have an added advantage.

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