Effectively manage and develop improvement projects through our in-house engineering teams, preferred suppliers and contractors.
Provide engineering leadership through all phases of projects to deliver initiatives, throughput, and for quality, cost and reliability improvement efforts.
Provides management review and leads multiple regional engineering teams, responsible for all process engineering activities in support of the manufacturing operations and equipment to produce the product.
Works closely with production teams, cross-functional and regional leadership to create and maintain national processes and standards related to the production development of Plastic modular chains and components.
Partners with the regional engineering teams and HQ management to implement and drive the implementation of new projects such as new manufacturing lines and common facilities, maintenance of machines and overhaul projects.
Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions;
troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Establishes performance objectives, provides fair and constructive feedback and assesses associate performance, training needs, and areas for improvement for the possibility of future growth within the organization.
Ensures training and development needs are addressed. Drive the implementation of talent and capability development programs for the engineering team across the Group Plants.
Engineering Master Degree
Minimum of 10 years experience in performing production and engineering management
At least 8 years experience in the FMCG industry
Organisational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the entire engineering team on track
Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
Interpersonal communication skills with expertise in distilling complicated topics to a broader audience
Ability to work individually or as part of a team
Previous experience in emerging markets / Africa is a plus
Attractive expatriate package