Plant Manager

Robert Walters

Robert Walters is recruiting a Plant Manager, to be based in Luanda, Angola.

  • Establish and direct plant policies and procedures
  • Work closely with the production team to increase productivity and profitability
  • Engage with the factory logistics team to ensure that all sales orders are dispatched and delivered in a timely and efficient manor to external customers
  • Monitor sales and stock reports of internal point of sales warehouses and dispatching and delivering finished goods as needed
  • Plan and coordinate the maintenance and repair of all machinery and equipment related to the plant (Converting Machines, Generators, Compressors, Forklifts)
  • Review daily reports to ensure Logistics department is operating efficiently and cost effectively
  • Collaborate with the import and logistics team and factory logistics team to ensure raw materials are delivered to the plant efficiently and correctly as stated in the packing list
  • Approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labour and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets
  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all manufacturing employees
  • Manage staff engaging with the process to develop personnel
  • Actively oversee expenses and implement cost saving activities whilst maintaining product quality
  • Maintain inventory levels of raw materials, finished goods stock and spare parts
  • Manage the process for obtaining spare parts to overseas purchasing office
  • Improve efficiency and enhance productivity
  • Communicate with factory Brand Manager as well as Factory Director to develop new product strategies
  • Co-ordinate with all governmental agencies including Economic Police, Environmental Agency and Labour Unions
  • Co-ordinate with administration department to ensure 3rd party security company is providing adequate and appropriate security for the needs of the factory
  • 15+ years of relevant academic and professional experience
  • Must be fluent in English, Portuguese/Spanish would be desirable
  • BSc. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or similar qualification
  • 3+ years’ experience as production manager
  • 5+ years’ experience in tissue converting
  • More than 10 years’ experience in manufacturing
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 16.02.2017
  • Expires 16.03.2017
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