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  • Posted: Nov 4, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 5, 2022
  • Founded in 1987 by the Chedda family, Kenafric Industries Limited is one of the largest manufacturers of Confectionery, Food, Footwear, and Stationery products in Kenya. Kenafric employs over 1500 people directly and touches the lives of more than 7500 people indirectly. The vision of the founders and relentless hard work over 25 years has given Kenafric ...
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    Engineering Supervisor

    The main responsibilities

    • Oversee Mechanics Schedules and Job Orders by assigning jobs to shift artisans, mechanics,Electricians,Refrigerator technicians
    • Creating work schedules & ensuring that coverage for possible machine breakdowns is always maintained.
    • Evaluate shift artisans, mechanics, Electricians & Refrigerator technicians, Work and Performance.
    • Supervising, inspecting machinery installed and repaired. Ensure that logs of machines are repaired, and maintenance are maintained.
    • Ensure Compliance with Safety Practices, by reviewing the safety practices and ensure that all shift  artisans, mechanics, Electricians, Refrigerator technicians are following company and OSHA safety guidelines, creatingsafety programs and conduct safety training.
    • A Mechanical Supervisor conducts inspections & Ensures safety procedures are being adhered to & maintainsinventory of machines parts
    • Create work performance reports, document the production of mechanics by inspecting logbooks and monitoring job notifications
    • Assist management in direct oversight of department’s daily operation.
    • Participate in assigned long-term preventative maintenance programs and projects.
    • Involve in department’s routine operations by handling repairs and assisting management with administrative duties.
    • Perform major repair of hired mechanical systems.
    • Prepare process plans for new parts, time studies and prepare quotations for parts.
    • Determine equipment required and justification through conducting feasibility studies.
    • Ensure coordination with Engineering Manager, manufacturing team, quality, and maintenance departmentson manufacturing concerns.
    • Decide on equipment’s, materials, and subcontract sources.
    • Supervise installation and initial startup of engineering equipment.
    • Perform and record machine tool capability studies.
    • Identify and debug for production problems as needed.
    • Modify processes to enhance operation productivity.
    • Assign, train, develop and supervise work of engineering department.
    • Ensure accident estimates are prepared promptly, repairs are done timely and liaise with surveyor.
    • Develop relations with external customers on improvement work.

    Competencies & Skills

    • Possess strong organizational,
    • Excellent Problem solving
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • They should be detail-oriented leaders who can meet deadlines and work with diverse employees.
    • Ability to work independently, with little or no supervision
    • Good Computer knowledge on MS Excel, word, among others.
    • Good mathematical skills
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Able to apply written instructions to machine set-up and maintenance.
    • Ability to identify opportunities and establish new initiatives
    • Ability to work long hours and on shifts.
    • In depth knowledge of OSHA legislation and procedures.
    • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices.
    • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety.
    • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A Minimum of a bachelor's degree in an engineering field(Either electrical or Mechanical option).

    Minimum Experience:

    • 5 Years minimum Experience in Manufacturing Industries.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates to send their applications to quoting ENGINEERING SUPERVISOR as the subject before COB 5th November 2022

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