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Plant Manager - Michael Stevens Consulting HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-28 09:01   Engineering / Technical   Lagos   20 views
Job Details

Our Client in the Furniture Making Industry based in Lagos seeks to hire a plant Manager
To plan, organise , coordinate and control of all manufacturing processes for all divisions of the business
Strategy & Budgets :

Initiate and propose strategic plan for factory operations in the Company, defines the critical success factors and ensures after approval by the Board, the achievement of the vision/targets by setting and maintaining the correct focus for the organization.
Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards , metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
Translate broad objectives to specific goals for the various functional units resulting in effective and efficient implementation plan for factory operations.
Ensure preparation of Operations Budget in line with developmental goals to ensure consistency in profitability and growth for the Company
Implement and maintain the factory operations strategies to deliver the customer service objectives working functionally with Project Management/Commercial

Production Planning & Organising :
Plan, organize , direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations

Organize workflows to meet specifications and timelines and implement methodology to measure due date delivery performance
Evaluate production schedules to plan team structures and development
Oversee the pre-production meeting to implement strategies to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery and safety

Team Management:

Build strong rapport with the production team through open communication, promote a positive, safe , productive and efficient work environment
Continually analyse, identify and set expectations to motivate team members to achieve objectives and goals

Quality Assurance:

Ensure that items/ product produced by the production team always meet quality standards
Monitor products standards at various levels of production and at the point of release so that cost of rework is reduced /eliminated

Process Improvement :

Review and recommend appropriate measures to control and minimise waste level
Review production practices and equipment: make proposal for improvement to ensure that they are maximally effective
Encourage a culture which strives for growth, continuous improvement and self-development.

HSE Management:

Appropriate health and safety procedures are in place and applied rigorously.


Provide overall guidance and direction to the business, particularly for factory operations, as well as, direct reports and project team members

Organisational Relationships

Directly Reports to: Managing Director/CEO
Directly Supervises: All Factory Departmental Heads

Qualifications, experience and attributes

Good first degree in Engineering or relevant discipline
Possession of a higher degree(s), such as M.Sc, MBA, PMP is desirable
Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ relevant experience with at least seven (7) years in senior managerial capacity in a similar role, preferably in a multinational FMCG environment
Strong strategic orientation, interpersonal
Strong operational orientation

Key Competency Requirements

Micro Economic and industry knowledge
Good understanding manufacturing environment
Strategic and creative thinking. Project Management skills; strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills; able to think methodically and analytically
Strong organisational and leadership skills

Company Description
Michael Stevens Consulting is an international Human Resource Development & Management Consulting practice firm, with offices in Lagos, Port-Harcourt and Calabar, as well as in Accra, Ghana. Plans are at advanced stage to open subsidiaries in The Gambia, Sierra-Loan and Liberia.
Our Tailored ... read moreprograms afford you the opportunity to customize the trainings to your organization. We can emphasize the topics most relevant to you and exclude those areas of less value. By designing our sessions in highly interactive forms and including practical real life examples, participants gain a truer understanding and appreciation of the material we are looking to impart.
Every Training program is designed to bridge a development gap in the form of competencies. Our training competencies are represented in the diagram below; Michael Stevens is competent to handle any skill range not in this list as a customised training for your organization.