Lead Production Supervisor

Website Frontier Capital Partners

African private investment firm


A US-African investment firm with presence in Zambia is looking for a Lead Production Supervisor to be responsible for the production of timber and wood fuel products. The job has an immediate start requirement and would require the Supervisor to be involved in the process of importing the required machinery for the process.


  • Lead industrial batch processes with automated machinery
  • Become familiar with new machinery and components (through supplier training) and be responsible for entire production process as well as care/maintenance of machinery
  • Supervise a team of labour hands responsible for processing and loading/unloading
  • Be responsible for training two junior supervisors to be able to assist production in absence of lead supervisor
  • Oversee quality control processes
  • Manage production utilization for maximum possible output

Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Managing Partners


Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related work experience
  • Degree in Engineering, Wood Technology, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Forests and Wildlife Management, Environment and Industry or similar applicable degree
  • Strong experience with industrial process management and machinery


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong experience with industrial process management and machinery
  • Strong team management and communication skills
  • Strong technical skills and ability to manage machinery

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Capacity to problem-solve independently
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deliver results
  • Committed to work and producing the best outcomes


Remuneration will be competitive against comparable positions with blue-chip companies.

To apply: send your cover letter and curriculum vitae to [email protected]. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Candidates must be willing and able to commute between Lusaka and Rufunsa, thus candidates with flexibility to be mobile will be preferred.

Closing date for receiving applications is 31st January, 2023.

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