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Plant Manager, Kampala

Last update 2024-05-27
Expires 2024-06-27
ID #2118086017
Free
Plant Manager, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified April 16, 2024

Description

As a Plant Manager (Boxes) for our manufacturing facility, your main job is to oversee operations.

You'll be in charge of making sure we produce high-quality boxes efficiently, managing the plant staff, and coming up with plans to make things run better and make more money.

To do this job well, you'll need strong leadership skills, good planning abilities, and a deep understanding of how we make boxes.

The Role Your responsibilities will include: Providing a clear direction and focus to all plant employees and allocating resources to ensure produce optimum results.

Overseeing all aspects of the daily operations of the plant to ensure it is running efficiently, safely and cost effectively.

Ensuring correct and timely product supply.

Managing the teams to optimise production output and product quality and ensuring on-time shipping.

Monitoring and reviewing all quality indices in compliance with corporate guidelines, as well as laws and regulations governing the plant.

Ensuring a safe work environment.

Building productive and motivated teams by implementing coaching and training programs and addressing all staff issues in a timely and effective manner.

Driving the use of Operational Excellence (Lean Six Sigma) methodologies through coaching the project teams to continuously streamline processes and eliminate waste to achieve optimum efficiency and effectiveness.

Creating a culture based on Lean Operating Principles.

Managing a team of More than 100 people.

Supervise the daily operations of the box manufacturing plant to ensure a seamless production process and meet production goals.

Create and execute strategies to make the plant work better, reduce expenses, and increase overall efficiency.

Manage and lead the plant team, which includes hiring, training, and providing ongoing guidance and feedback.

Keep an eye on production data, find areas that need improvement, and take action to make things work better.

Make sure everyone follows safety rules and encourages a safety-conscious atmosphere in the plant.

Work closely with the procurement team to guarantee we have enough raw materials and maintain inventory levels.

Build and sustain relationships with important suppliers, vendors, and customers to ensure smooth operations and customer satisfaction.

Put in place quality control measures to make sure all boxes meet required standards and customer specifications.

  Keep an eye on and manage production costs, including labor, materials, and equipment maintenance, to hit cost targets and maximize profits.

Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in box manufacturing, and suggest and put into practice improvements as needed.

Ideal Profile   Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or a related field.

A master's degree is a plus.

At least 6 years experience including solid experience in a similar role within Industrial.

You possess excellent communication and influencing skills, are organised and able to multi-task effectively.

You have working knowledge of budgeting, corrugated box manufacturing and strategic planning You are adaptable and thrive in changing environments You enjoy finding creative solutions to problems You are highly goal driven and work well in fast paced environments Proven experience in a managerial role within a box manufacturing plant or a similar manufacturing environment.

Demonstrated track record of successfully managing and improving production processes and achieving targets.

Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies.

Familiarity with quality management systems, such as ISO standards.

   Strong understanding of health and safety regulations and practices.

    Proficiency in using computer software, such as Microsoft Office Suite and manufacturing software.

What's on Offer? Join a well known brand within Manufacturing Fantastic work culture Opportunity to make a positive impact

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Plant manager

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