General Motors Paint Shop Supervisor Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2014


General Motors East Africa Limited, the leading Automotive Company in the East Africa Region, has a vacancy for a Paint Shop Supervisor based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:
  • Spray painting process supervision and staff training.
  • Meeting production schedules effectively and efficiently.
  • Monitoring and controlling operating costs including paint material costs, energy costs, people costs, equipment costs.
  • Meeting paint quality standards through adherence to established methods and work standards.
  • Preparing, updating and displaying performance score cards for Paint Shop and providing effective feedback on production performance.
  • Initiating and supporting continuous improvement programs to improve Quality, Throughput and Cost.
  • Promoting safe work practices and enforce compliance with workplace organization, health, safety and environmental standards.
  • Monitoring and implementing the Paint Shop cleaning plan and preventive maintenance program.
  • Participating in production problem analysis and follow-up on resolution.
  • Preparing and maintaining administrative records and production reports.
For appointment to this position, the successful candidate must have the following minimum requirements:
  • Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Production, Automotive or Chemical).
  • Five years working experience with at least two years experience in paint processes. 
  • Work experience in automotive spray painting will be an added advantage.
  • Competencies: People leader skills, organizing, results oriented.
  • Experience in automotive spray painting will be an added advantage.
If you believe you fit the above profile please submit your application letter and detailed CV to be received not later than 3rd July, 2014 to:

Senior HR Business Partner, 
General Motors East Africa Limited,
Enterprise Road, Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 30527 – 00100, 

Or eMail:

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
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