Mechanical Supervisor Job vacancy in Kenya 2013


Mechanical Supervisor

A factory is looking for a mechanical supervisor who will be responsible for managing and following up daily factory fabrication and operations and projects.

The mechanical supervisor directs factory production workers and manages all production processes and activities among them, coordinates with and under supervision of the production manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for Mechanical Reliability of the Plant
  • Measure line reliability using standard measures. Measures to be reported weekly Report to show improving trend in reliability throughout the year.
  • Provide line support, including attendance at relevant ops meetings and morning meetings. Quality of line support to be assessed by feedback from Operations at year-end appraisal.
  • Maintenance spends not to exceed Operating Plan.
  • Ensure control of routine maintenance activities – Utility / Process areas
  • Start-up/shutdown PM plans with clear responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Responsible for completion of all Safety audit points & Safety near misses
  • Own the workshop and the standards
  • Mentorship, training and validation of the technician.
  • Stay up-to-date on maintenance techniques and innovations such as condition monitoring techniques
  • Maintains reliability documentation.
  • Produces necessary reliability reports and information.
  • Generates PM plans and reports (including parts and people resource).
  • Maintains training records for the Maintenance team.
  • Use Maintenance Work Permits
Education and Experience
  • Bachelors Degree and/or in Mechanical/ Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum of two years related experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Excellent knowledge of Maintenance and repair of Homogenizer, Separator, Manufacturing Pumps and Pistons
Skills and Qualification
  • English language proficiency
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
  • Ability to lead a multidisciplinary team both as a supervisor and in a technical capacity.
  • Be detailed oriented and have broad vision.
  • Leadership and team building skills.
Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to  before end of day 17th October 2012.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted