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GENERAL MANAGER/ PLANT MANAGER – FOOD MANUFACTURING

4 Dec 2018
BANGKOK Reference : v1607
400 - 450K v1607@kticonsultants.com







DETAILS

Role and Responsibilities:

Management

  • Prepare the annual budget for the plant operation.
  • Maintaining the facilities in conformance to Food processing regulatory requirements & to keep them in validated state & in compliance with QESH (Quality Environment Health Safety).
  • Issue resolution and communication at various levels of the organization
  • To identify cost reduction, Quality enhancement projects across the unit
  • Monitoring the entire production process to identify the negative variance and minimize the negative variance
  • Provide leadership to the team and debate on present efficiencies and endeavour to increase efficiency

Production & Planning

  • Coordinating, monitoring and controlling of production activities, Trouble shooting. Planning day-to-day production schedules, setting up the weekly & monthly production targets.
  • Develop systems and standard protocols in production to improve the Overall Equipment Efficiency
  • Prepare production budget, seek approval of the budget and monitor volumes of production, maintain all the utility norms i.e. steam, power and productivity norms i.e. yield and efficiency
  • Executing cost saving techniques / measures to achieve substantial reduction in O&M expenditures and work within the budget.
  • Collaborative planning with supplier to decrease  Inventory level  & improve productivity
  • Closely monitoring Logistics planning for raw material & packing Materials.
  • Manage the inventory turn ratio of materials as per budgeted levels.

Quality Management

  • Implementation & documentation of quality systems like GMP, ISO as per the set standards.
  • Making regular inspection of all production activities and regulating these activities so that all GMP and ISO procedures are followed
  • Coordinating the TPM activities of the plant to improve machine management.
  • Identifying assignable and chronic causes by the use of latest analysis techniques.
  • Reviewing the operational practices, identifying the areas of obstruction/ quality failures and advising on system and process changes for qualitative improvement and energy conservation.
  • Handling activities pertaining to change management to ensure seamless operations.
  • Reporting, evaluation and investigation of critical deviations. 
  • Evaluating proposed changes in product, process or equipment.

Maintenance Operations

  • Planning and effecting preventive maintenance schedules to increase machine up time / equipment reliability; thereby accomplishing planned production targets within budget
  • Tracking daily breakdowns, implementing preventive maintenance programmes to improve the efficiency of the system or the equipment undergoing maintenance.
  • Directing & instructing maintenance team; monitoring expenses with optimum utilization of resources.
  • Preparing costs reports on spare parts, inventory, labor and machines for resources planning, budgeting, scheduling and executing preventive/ predictive maintenance activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master in Engineering, oversea educated is a plus
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in manufacturing environment from various functions such as Production, Quality Assurance, R&D etc.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in Plant Manager role
  • Experience from Food Manufacturing is highly desirable
  • Strong commercial sense
  • Experience in establishing a new plant will definitely be an advantage
  • Good leadership skills
  • Fluent English