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  • Posted: Dec 9, 2019
    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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    Factory Manager

    Overview of Position:

    The role encompasses in managing day to day activity of the plant in the country handling all function from production, processing, quality, Engineering & Projects and QEHS. Specific Knowledge: Knowledge of Food Safety Management systems / HACCP/FSSC / BRC / ISO 14000 and management of Industrial relations is required for the role.


    Key Performance Matrices include:

      Produce and Deliver products - Manage production activities and services.

    • Review shop floor operations daily for adherence to Quality systems & norms. Lead and support in process/system related issues. Support Preventive Maintenance schedule for Plant & Machinery and related Engineering activities.

      Produce & deliver products – Optimize production costs

    • Consolidate variances, analyze and find our root causes and plan for actions accordingly. 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 the goals. To commission sustainable systems to hold the gains.

      Engineering & Projects

    • To implement best practices in Plant maintenance, thereby improving the OEE. Manage Maintenance & repairs cost within the budgeted levels. Ensure delivery of Projects within the Scope, Cost & Time.

      Cost efficiency Programs

    • Should lead Cost efficiency and continual improvement programs. Identify opportunities, base line and execute projects amongst cross functional teams.

      Manage Industrial relations

    • Actively participate & lead IR discussions. Negotiate with various Unions, ensure Industrial discipline is maintained and labor productivity is increased on a regular basis.

       Budget and Budgetary control

    • Chalk out budgets for Labor, energy, materials, maintenance & other Plant overheads effectively and implement


    • Candidate with extensive exposure in Plant management / Project activities, good exposure towards team a management.
    • Minimum 15-20 Years of work exposure in Leading FMCG Company, with engineering degree from a reputed college
    • Biscuits, Wafers & Bakery manufacturing experience will be preferred.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Ghana on to apply
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