Production Specialist at Yara International

Production Specialist position is based in Mombasa, Kenya and reports to the Operations Manager. This position will be responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the production unit ranging from bagging/blending, plant maintenance and raw material handling to achieve the target operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.

  • Ensure optimum plant performances (reliability)
  • Consider and ensure the safety requirements associated with the technical objects are adhered to.
  • Uphold the durability of the technical objects and the quality of the product.
  • Drive the first line maintenance program.
  • Ensure proper problem solving on production failures.
  • Support the Operations Manager in providing leadership in the execution of the country strategy in line with the company’s vision.
  • Ensure adherence to Yara Safety guidelines.


  • University degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing engineering or related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years practical experience in a similar role within a large-scale production unit.
  • Knowledge and experience in operations management and people management.
  • Proficient in using advanced microsoft application.

Additional Information

  • Technical Competencies in warehouse/terminal operations.
  • Interpersonal Competencies—relationship management, communication and other related competencies.
  • Operation Competencies— analyzing, adaptability, planning and organization skills.