Production Supervisor Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya

Position Title: Production Supervisor

Our client, a leading Plastics Manufacturing firm, seeks to recruit an energetic, proactive Production Supervisor to streamline production under the supervision of the Production Engineer.

Job title : Production Supervisor

Department : Production

Reports to: Production Engineer

Salary Range: Kshs 40,000 Gross plus Overtime

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Number of Positions: One Position

Placement: Immediate

Overall purpose of the Job: The role holder shall be responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of production processes, monitoring quality standards and costs.

They will be responsible for providing administrative support, appointing labourers in liaison with the contractors and supervise the contractors.

Key Role Accountabilities

  • Allocate duties to production staff as per the production line on day to day basis with the help of contractor’s supervisor.
  • Assisting the Production Manager with administrative tasks like production schedules and timesheets;
  • Organize workflow by assigning responsibilities to all employees.
  • Work closely with quality team to maintain product quality and maintain consistency.
  • Ensuring that all the production targets set by the Production Engineer are achieved;
  • Requesting manpower needed to ensure that production processes run without stoppage or disturbances;
  • Supervising the performance of contract supervisors & the employees who work below them;
  • Ensuring that production is completed within time and before deadlines;
  • Performing any other relevant task assigned from time to time.

Person Specification (Qualifications and Skills)

  • Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Business Management / engineering or any other related field
  • Minimum 2 years work experience working as a production supervisor or other similar position
  • Experience in a plastic company an added advantage
  • Ability to confidently and proactively supervise production teams and report any technical issues
  • Exceptional analytical ability towards solving production-related concerns;
  • Competence with computer-based administration and record-keeping
  • Ability to work independently under the Production Engineer and as part of a production team;
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills towards managing Human Resources and liaising with other departments;
  • Availability to work extended hours to meet deadlines when necessary.

Application Procedure

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in making a meaningful career move in Production, apply by submitting your CV in confidence to:

Talent & Human Capital Lead.
Esquire Consultants Limited.
P.O. Box 76883-00620,

Via our placement email:


Do not attach certificates and testimonials in your application.

Closing date for applications is 19th January 2023.

Shortlisting will be carried out on a rolling basis as applications stream in.

Only shortlisting candidates will be contacted.

If you do not hear from us by 25th January 2023, consider your application unsuccessful.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.