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Production Supervisor – Welding ( Re-advertised)

Ashut Engineers Ltd Nairobi


Job Title: Production Supervisor – Welding

Department: Production

Direct report: Production   Manager (Sheet Metal and Fabrication)

Supervises: Machine Operators, Attendants, Welders, and general workers.

Job Purpose: 

Supervising and coordinating of sectional production operations to ensure desired output, efficiency, raw material utilization and manpower are within acceptable standards.


Primary Responsibilities

  • To carry out any duties as assigned by the HOD diligently.
  • Guiding and assisting of operators in setting of machines
  • Managing the allocated section to ensure output from machines meet quality and quantity as per machine target and cycle time.
  • Assisting operators in trouble shooting and autonomous maintenance.
  • Receiving raw materials and ensuring efficient utilization of the same by accounting for the same at end of shift.
  • Allocating and supervising all the crew under his/her control.
  • On job training/mentoring new staff on machine operation and other duties.
  • Ensure housekeeping on the floor, machine & machine surround area,
  • First level handling of sectional workers discipline and reporting the same.
  • Reporting and coordinating with maintenance team in case of major break down.
  • Participating in brainstorming and root cause analysis to bring solution to problems and/or innovation in the work area.


  • Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Support encourage and develop team and take ownership for team cohesion
  • Proactively contribute to creating a good team atmosphere
  • Anticipates and overcomes obstacles.
  • Makes useful links to arrive at insightful plans and solutions
  • Embraces personal challenge.
  • Confident, rounded thinking
  • Is resilient, optimistic and open to change
  • Has an Adult: Adult, collaborative approach to others
  • A self-starter, motivated and able to positively motivate others
  • Focused and target driven with a positive, can-do attitude


  • At least college diploma/higher diploma or equivalent.
  • A bachelor’s degree will be an added advantage.

More Details on Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing company dealing with welding and fabrication.
  • At least one year experience in Supervision of a number of staff in a welding set up.
  • Ability to achieve the set production targets
  • Working in an ISO certified organization.

More Details on Skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem solving / troubleshooting skills.
  • Basic knowledge of occupational health and safety provisions.

Terms And Conditions

Applications should be submitted by 12th Decemebr 2021