Head of Manufacturing
Lagos, Nigeria
2d ago

The Offer

  • Great opportunity within an international FMCG company
  • A role that will accelerate your career
  • The Job

    You will be responsible for :

  • Creating and implementing best practice manufacturing vision, strategy, policies & procedures and processes to aid and improve business performance.
  • Ensuring that manufacturing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs
  • Evaluating the challenges faced by the business and taking action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities
  • Implementing a customer-focused operational culture delivering world-class customer service levels
  • Driving and managing KPIs across all areas of the manufacturing functions to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost, timelines and to the highest quality standards.
  • Developing efficient and effective internal control systems, to keep track of the performance of equipment and take necessary actions to improve efficiency
  • Driving continuous improvement across all manufacturing related areas of the business
  • Planning and executing maintenance activity to ensure plants are kept safe and compliant.
  • Ensuring equipment reliability to maximise machine productivity and utilising visual factory concepts to maximise asset utilisation and plant performance.
  • Monitoring and reporting critical information such as overtime, labour cost, maintenance cost, admin expenses, equipment downtime, waste and material loss etc
  • Coordinating with Head of Purchasing to ensure all external maintenance contracts are regularly reviewed to ensure the best value
  • Supporting project management to cross-functional activity required for project execution
  • Managing the accurate and on-time introduction of NPD
  • Ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental issues are prioritised and facilitated.
  • Ensuring adherence to safety standards by all employees in the factories and establishing zero accident environment during the manufacturing and maintenance process.
  • Preparing the annual Manufacturing budget and forecasts and all 5 year and annual Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards.
  • Providing clear leadership, inspiring and establishing strategy and best practices for staff to ensure achievement of overall business objectives.
  • Setting factory objectives and monitoring ongoing progress and performance
  • Developing the appropriate organisational structure and resource plans to support the business objectives and customer deliverables
  • Monitoring of the labour environment with efficient welfare committee operation.
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance
  • Proactively working with product line management, engineering, service and other departments to incorporate best practices into the manufacturing environment.
  • Reporting on Manufacturing activities on a regular basis to the Senior Management team, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of the relevant Key Performance Indicators
  • The Profile

  • You have a degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with at least 15 years of experience in the FMCG manufacturing sector of medium / large organisations.
  • Experience in Laundry Care and Food manufacturing will be an added advantage
  • You have strong knowledge and technical understanding of production processes, plant and machinery components and techniques
  • You have effective communication skills and are able to build high-performing teams
  • You demonstrate leadership, problem-solving, collaboration, capability building skills
  • The Employer

    Our client is an international FMCG company carrying an extensive portfolio of laundry and food products.

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