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Plant Director

Adexen

Tanzania

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a leading international Group to recruit an experienced Plant Director for its operations. The position is based in Tanzania.

Responsibilities

    • Manage all activities of the plant and provide leadership to direct reports and the entire staff of the Company.
    • Take overall responsibility for all production related operations including purchasing and distribution, safety, industrial excellence and technical support, human resources (people mobilization/development), customer orientation and logistics as well as production support functions such as mining, engineering and maintenance.
    • To ensure that quality/quantity are met and implementation of all company policies and procedures, in the areas of HSE, Personnel, Training and Financial Management
    • Provide overall strategic leadership, direction and guidance for all Plant operations.
    • Ensure the continuous growth and profitability of the organisation’s business.
    • Demonstrate ownership for the execution of the corporate strategy at the plant level
    • Prepare the annual budgets and prudently monitor and manage the Plants’s resources within the budgetary provision
    • Continually control and monitor plant performance through measurement and analysis through the use of standard tools, benchmarking and pre-defined Group indicators to be used for tracking.
    • Demonstrate ownership for all technical issues in the plants.
    • Optimise and adapt the production process and equipment
    • Oversee the analysis of sales forecast to determine production capacity required to meet forecast.
    • Monitor production performance including cost & volumes of raw materials, energy & fuels, effective utilisation of equipment/machines and ensure alignment with planned production targets, delivery targets, profitability targets and other key performance measures.
    • Oversee the execution of all necessary systems, controls, policies and procedures to ensure a rigorous financial framework
    • Develop a customer oriented culture
    • Human Resources Management and Development: execution of succession plan and training plan, compensation, labour relations and communication

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university in the field of Engineering
    • MBA is a plus.
    • 20 years’ experience, with at least 10 years in managing multiple lines large scale industrial plant
    • Previous experience in Emerging Markets/Africa is a plus
    • Very good understanding of technical problems and industrial strategy in the following domains: Operation and Maintenance, Process Management, Product Quality, Quality/ Environmental, Project Management, Human Resources, Logistics
    • In-depth knowledge of strategic planning and financial management.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and relationship management skills.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Industry & Manufacturing

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Engineering and Production

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

15 - 20 years

Skills

Reports, Production Management, Factory, Process Improvement, Supply Chain Optimization, Manufacturing, Procurement, Leadership, Human Resources

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