Production Supervisor

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JOB TITLE:  Production Supervisor

JOB FUNCTION: Production/Manufacturing

JOB LEVEL: Mid Level

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time (three-month probationary period)

REPORTS TO:  Manufacturing Manager

LOCATION:  Kumasi, Ghana

START DATE: June 2021

Summary and Corporate Profile:

A Ghanaian-owned animal feed company located in Kumasi seeks a dynamic and experienced Production Supervisor for its factory.


The successful candidate will coordinate daily factory manufacturing activities, hire, train and manage workers for production.  He will communicate job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and enforce approved code of conduct in the factory.

Role Description and Responsibilities

  • Ensure efficient movement of raw materials and supplies in the factory.

  • Ensure Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Safety rules, regulations and procedures are closely followed throughout the factory.

  • Coordinate maintenance, calibration, repairs and installation activities with the Engineering/Maintenance team to assure minimal interruption to manufacturing and packaging operations.

  • Complete production plans by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

  • Ensure that production records are generated real-time, reviewed and stored according to approved factory rules and regulations.

  • Maintain a clean and hygienic environment and enforce pest control procedures within the factory.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Person Specification

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum BS/MS degree in a technical discipline with 3 years plant supervision experience in a human food, animal feed or pharmaceutical manufacturing company is required.


  • Good written and communication skills

  • People skills

  • Confidence

  • Basic computer literacy is a necessity for success in this role.

Interacts with:


  • Manufacturing Manager

  • Manufacturing and Production departments

  • Maintenance and Engineering departments

  • Factory workers

  • All other functions and departments


  • Consultants and Contractors

  • 3rd party organizations

  • Government ministries, departments and agencies

  • All other external correspondence



  • Manufacturing Technicians

  • Production Operators

  • Boiler Operators

  • Loading and Unloading Crew


  • N/A

Salary and Other Benefits



Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at with the subject 'Production Supervisor'. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.