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Plant Manager- Ghana

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Country:  Ghana
Function:  MATS
Sub-Function:  MATS Common





Job Title: Plant Manager

 

Products: Biscuits (Experience in Biscuits or Wafers manufacturing is preferred)

 

Location: Tema, Ghana

 

Job Description

 

The role encompasses the day to day management of all the plants in the country, handling all function from production, processing, quality, engineering & projects and QEHS. You will be directly responsible for quality production with class-leading production efficiencies. The incumbent will be a people leader who can multitask and manage efficiency, quality, speed and safety at the plants.

 

Key Deliverables

 

Strategic Effectiveness

  • Manage overall plant operations covering production, production planning, demand forecast, manpower planning and mobilization in a comprehensive manner.
  • Review shop floor operations daily for adherence to quality systems & norms. Build systems to capture any deviation from set standards.
  • Lead and support in process/system related issues, reduce incidences of such issues.
  • Manage and support preventive maintenance for plant & machinery and related engineering initiatives.
  • Optimize production costs, consolidate variances, analyse and find root causes for variances. Define action plans to manage/reduce such variances.
  • Manage line OEEs, wastages and conversion costs through effective monitoring, review & control.
  • Lead the QEHS initiatives and work with the central quality head in delivering defined goals.
  • To be a champion for the commissioning of sustainable systems to hold the gains.
  • Keep a tight control on maintenance & repairs cost within the budgeted levels.

 

Operational Effectiveness

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensure delivery of projects within the scope, cost & time.
  • Be a quality champion and lead cost efficiency and continual improvement programs.
  • Identify opportunities, baseline and execute projects amongst cross-functional teams.
  • Actively participate in & lead IR discussions, become a voice for the team.
  • Negotiate with various unions, ensure industrial discipline is maintained, and labour productivity is increased regularly.
  • Chalk out budgets for Labour, energy, materials, maintenance & other plant overheads effectively and implement.

 

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Train and guide the team to build efficiency and quality focus.
  • Manage and build a multi-generational diverse workforce.

 

Requirements

  • Ability to build strategic partnerships and build relationships internally and externally.
  • Seen as a champion of the business goals and employee development.
  • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value.
  • Collaborate across the organization to maximize outcomes.
  • An Engineering graduate with 20+ years of work experience with a leading FMCG organization.
Job Description

The role encompasses the day to day management of all the plants in the country, handling all function from production, processing, quality, engineering & projects and QEHS. You will be directly responsible for quality production with class-leading production efficiencies. The incumbent will be a people leader who can multitask and manage efficiency, quality, speed and safety at the plants.

Key Deliverables
Strategic Effectiveness
  • Manage overall plant operations covering production, production planning, demand forecast, manpower planning and mobilization in a comprehensive manner.
  • Review shop floor operations daily for adherence to quality systems & norms. Build systems to capture any deviation from set standards.
  • Lead and support in process/system related issues, reduce incidences of such issues.
  • Manage and support preventive maintenance for plant & machinery and related engineering initiatives.
  • Optimize production costs, consolidate variances, analyse and find root causes for variances. Define action plans to manage/reduce such variances.
  • Manage line OEEs, wastages and conversion costs through effective monitoring, review & control.
  • Lead the QEHS initiatives and work with the central quality head in delivering defined goals.
  • To be a champion for the commissioning of sustainable systems to hold the gains.
  • Keep a tight control on maintenance & repairs cost within the budgeted levels.
Operational Effectiveness
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensure delivery of projects within the scope, cost & time.
  • Be a quality champion and lead cost efficiency and continual improvement programs.
  • Identify opportunities, baseline and execute projects amongst cross-functional teams.
  • Actively participate in & lead IR discussions, become a voice for the team.
  • Negotiate with various unions, ensure industrial discipline is maintained, and labour productivity is increased regularly.
  • Chalk out budgets for Labour, energy, materials, maintenance & other plant overheads effectively and implement.
Organizational Effectiveness
  • Train and guide the team to build efficiency and quality focus.
  • Manage and build a multi-generational diverse workforce.
Requirements
  • Ability to build strategic partnerships and build relationships internally and externally.
  • Seen as a champion of the business goals and employee development.
  • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value.
  • Collaborate across the organization to maximize outcomes.
  • An Engineering graduate with 20+ years of work experience with a leading FMCG organization.

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