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  • Posted: Aug 25, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Olam Ghana is one of the leading agri-commodity companies in the country. With the enviable distinction of being among the largest private Licensed Buying Companies (LBC) in Ghana's cocoa sector, they are also the country's leading cashew exporter and one of its largest importers of rice.


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    Plant Manager

    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.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Ghana on careers.olamgroup.com to apply
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