General Manager Operations - Expatriate
2d ago

Job description

To lead the manufacturing function and implement a company wide strategy to ensure that all performance KPI’s are met. To create and implement a best practice manufacturing environment that would ensure the continued improvement of the operations, by introducing systems and processes designed to provide accurate and timely reports.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the preparation of accurate operating budgets for the manufacturing department (National and Regional).
  • Prepare the annual objectives of the manufacturing department.
  • Review and evaluate actual operating results against annual established objectives for the department and the regions and take corrective action to improve unsatisfactory results.
  • Develop short / medium term manufacturing plans to ensure the alignment of manufacturing capability with growth in sales volume.
  • Provide advice, guidance, direction and authorization to carry out plans consistent with established policies and top management approval.
  • Strengthen the organizational structure at plant level, particularly the engineering capability by building a solid pipeline for key technical positions.
  • Develop programs to improve plant performance through equipment refurbishing or replacement plan.
  • Establish and supervise the Maintenance Management System in the plants.
  • Review and approve CAPEX and infrastructure projects for manufacturing. Manage the implementation of major CAPEX projects.
  • Develop and implement a Quality / Environmental Plan to ensure compliance with quality assurance programs including environmental and safety requirements.
  • Build an effective team based environment and motivate employees to optimize their performance by applying PMP.
  • Comply with company’s set values and standards.
  • Expectations

  • HND / B. Sc. Mechanical / Electrical Engineering.
  • 15 years of technical experience, of which at least 10 years as a manufacturing / plant manager (preferably in a food / beverage company)

  • Understanding of Bottling line machine technology
  • Analytical Skills
  • Change Management
  • Communication / Listening
  • Creativity and Innovativeness
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Project Management
  • Results and Customer Oriented
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Team player
  • Time management / organizational skills
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