Plant Supervisor at a Paint Manufacturing Company – Willers Solutions Limited

Willers Solutions Limited Recruitment 2021

Willers Solutions Limited – Our client, a reputable firm in the Paint Manufacturing Industry is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Plant Supervisor

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Department: Operations
Product Segment: Paint & Coatings etc.
Functionally Reports to: Production Manager
Administratively Reports to: General Manager

Job Objectives
Plant Supervisor:

  • Job is to supervise manufacturing staff, coordinate and cooperate with the various cross-functional team for smooth operations of the plant.
  • A production manager is responsible for maintaining accurate quality and quantity control to ensure the on-time delivery of produced products in order to satisfy the clients.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team.

Duties include the following, measurable in terms of time, cost, quality, or quantity:
Strategic Responsibility:

  • To set the direction of the plant operation, achieve monthly/weekly/daily production plan, and prepare action plans for self and individual team members.

Day to Day Management:

  • To supervise daily shop floor operations and achieve production targets as specified on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
  • To maintain workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources;
  • To facilitate corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • To ensure shop floor compliance with hygiene and safety standards.
  • To ensure day-to-day coordination among various functions for planning, procurement from other plants, production & dispatch planning as per customer requirements.
  • To plan for Manpower as per shop-floor operations and job allocation for the people on fewer production days.

Operational Targets:

  • To ensure key project tracking on a continuous basis and submit a periodical update to management.
  • To handle, work priorities and allocating resources to meet the assigned shop floor timelines and goals.
  • To enforce discipline, punctuality, and safety as part of conduct among staff.
  • To do periodic audit inspection and ensure housekeeping, safety, personnel hygiene, and environmental compliance through implementation of EHS.

Key Projects:

  • To follow new projects as and when assigned for improvement and take responsibility for their successful execution after approval from Factory Manager and GM Operations.

People Management:

  • To manage effective communication by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff, providing formal and informal feedback on performance and training needs – in order to maximize subordinate and department performance.


  • To prepare all applicable reports in time for accuracy and in order to ensure that they match the functional requirements, policies, and standards.

Safety Health & Environment:

  • To ensure compliance to all relevant safety, health, and environmental procedures across the department in order to promote a healthy and safe work environment.

Related Assignment:

  • To perform other related duties or assignments as and when assigned.

Job Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Paint / Chemicals / Chemistry) with hands-on experience in handling paint/coating shop floor.
  • The applicant must have good knowledge about ISO, HACCP, and Other applicable international standards.
  • Experience of a minimum of 5 years and more would be needed with team handling experience of a minimum of 10 – 20 people.

Application Closing Date
10th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV in MS word format to: using “Plant Supervisor and Location” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.


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