Production Coordinator -Olivado EPZ Limited – Nairobi

Responsibilities and Duties:
Implement Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, and other applicable policies procedures while continually evaluating their effectiveness and propose improvements.
Improve equipment reliability by identifying failure modes and sustainment of the process and operational consistency to reduce cost and raise performance.
Proactively seeks out potential failures with all equipment, conducts preventive and corrective maintenance work, orders for equipment and spares as per work schedule.
Support Management Team through establishment and tracking of plans to meet production and quality goals; revise plans as necessary to meet surge conditions and other production challenges.
Daily review of production and quality data; identifying trends and problem areas; develop and execute corrective actions as necessary to keep production and quality performance on track.
Coordinate in planning and scheduling, inventory control and maintenance purchasing for all repairs, products, work schedules and meetings.
Engage and collaborate with supervisors and Operations Officer to facilitate production and quality improvements, avoid bottlenecks and support continual operations improvement.
Organize, establish and assign work schedules for department staff to ensure efficient and effective department operation; load balance staffing to ensure smooth operations and avoid production bottlenecks and backlog.
Supervise, the staff operations and working procedures to guarantee the safety of all the staff and achieve zero accidents.
Guide, direct and mentor production team.
Ensure all production employees understand and comply with company policies and procedures.
Supervise and validate completion of administrative reporting across the department e.g., daily statistics, and generate reports when required.

Diploma/Degree or equivalent with at least three years of production experience in an avocado oil processing factory.
Technical skills
Communication and interpersonal skills
Root cause analysis
Proficiency in quality control, managing budget and production costing.
Ability to work independently and as part of production team.
Strategic planning
Process improvement
Coaching skills
Computer skills
Ability to work extended hours to meet deadlines when necessary.

Method of Application
Qualified individuals should submit a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae as one pdf document, via email with the subject Production Technician to