Factory Manager


  1. DESCRIPTION OF FUNCTION

The Factory Manager’s primary responsibilities include leading the operation and maintenance staff, the daily management and coordination of plant operations including production, logistics and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all labor, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations.

This position plays an integral part in plant operations, special projects, and has responsibility developing, maintaining and achieving budgetary and production targets.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

  • Ensuring safe operation of the factory equipment.
  • Managing stock control & reconciliation and ensures optimal use of machines for production
  • Identifying training needs and develops training plans for the plant team
  • Ensuring compliance with health & safety standards.
  • Develop and manage the strategies, plans and budgets as agreed with the MD
  • Effectively manage labor requirements/manpower planning, production planning, stock management, instrumentation calibration, plant modifications and develop innovative systems and processes utilizing all available technology
  • It is essential that the manager builds effective working relationships with all staff and support staff to ensure all areas are managed and controlled.

 

  1. AUTHORITY/DIMENSIONS

 

The factory Manager would be responsible for maximizing daily production. He/she will be reporting to the Managing Director. Performance will be evaluated on ability and effectiveness in carrying out the above responsibilities.

 

  1. INTERFACES

 

Internal:

All staff within Organization

 

External:

All and Sundry

Joint Business Partners

 

  1. CAPABILITY PROFILE- KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND BEHAVIOURS

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 8-10 years relevant experience (FMCG, Manufacturing Plants etc).
  • Good communication skills
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and innovation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Tools.
  • Good planning and organizing skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Negotiating and Decision making skills.
  • Management ability and supervisory skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Basic HR knowledge

 

  1. WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical environment:

  • Majority of the work is carried out in the organization’s Rice mill plant
  • Visits outside organization
  • Standard working environment.