Plant Manager - FMCG

Rural Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd
  • Harare
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 8-13 years
  • Views
  • 08 Mar 2017

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • FMCG/ Foods/ Beverages
Job Description

- Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, quality and shipping and receiving.
- Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
- Develop and control profits, plans, and budget.
- Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
- Manages capital asset maintenance.
- Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
- Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.
- Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
- Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
- Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs.
- Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
- Provides direction, development and leadership to production supervisor
- Address employees- issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements
- Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts
- Commit to plant safety procedures
- Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
- Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime
- Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
- Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus.
Knowledge of Paper Industry
- Knowledge of Corrugation and Making Boxes
- Knowledge of Plant Safety Standards
- Fluent in English Language
- Knowledge of the voluntary sector
Proficiency in the use of computer programs for:
-Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
- Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
- Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
- Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
- Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
-Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
- Set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
- Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem


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