Furniture Workshop Supervisor

Furniture Workshop Supervisor


Furniture Workshop Supervisor

Details of the offer

Job Summary

As the woodshop supervisor, you manage the fundi furniture makers in the LYNK shop, ensuring jobs get completed on schedule and to the correct specs.

Minimum Qualification:Certificate
Experience Level:Senior level
Experience Length:5 years
Job Description

Specific responsibilities:

Job Management
Work closely under the furniture segment lead to understand the functions of the shop and the LYNK quality standards

Take designs from rough sketches and translate in to cut lists and assembly schedules

Build custom furniture to the specs provided and of the utmost quality

Utilize the workshop KANBAN board to manage multiple different ongoing projects and adhere to production schedules

Fundi Supervisor
Understand the strengths and weaknesses of the shop fundis to appropriately delegate production tasks

Oversee shop interns to ensure productivity and adherence to LYNK standards

Act as safety officer to ensure shop fundis are actively working to mitigate hazard

Instruct and train interns about woodworking best practices

Diffuse any issues between fundi woodworkers and create a positive work environment

Tool Inventory Management
Ensure interns are using the Tool and Hardware Sign Out and Off-Site Tool Sign Out sheet and review at EOD that all checked out tools were returned and in good condition

Ensure tools are being used properly and treated with respect

Do a weekly inventory check to ensure tools and hardware are present, in good condition, and stocked for the following week

Report any safety or recurring quality mishaps to the furniture segment lead immediately

Regularly update the furniture segment lead with production schedules and propose necessary actions to stay on track

Conduct regular check-ins with Pros to monitor their growth and progress
Successful candidates will have all or most of these qualifications:
Accreditation from a TVET school in carpentry and joinery

10 years experience in furniture making and joinery

5 years experience as a manager or supervisor overseeing furniture production

Able to teach and train fundis is every aspect of furniture making

Able to read technical drawing proficiently and create cut lists for production

Great people management and communication skills

Experience in the Kenyan Market strongly preferred

Source: Brightermonday_Co





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