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· Manage the scheduling of all production team members to minimize overtime and

· maximize output.

· Set department objectives/KPIs and review and assess the ongoing performance of

· direct reports.

· Train machine attendants, setters, and supervisors on optimal machine settings, ISO

· best practices, and kaizen (to maximize productivity).

· Reorganize the Production Department to reduce overtime, improve efficiency and

· improve quality.

· Manage, coach, and develop a high-performing team that meets agreed objectives

· and delivers best practice results, added value, and continuous improvements.

· Work as part of the Management team to share ideas and improve operations,

· recommending, supporting and implementing continuous improvement activities.

· Prepare the annual Factory Wages budget and forecasts, as well as ensure

· compliance with legal standards.

· Track monthly energy consumption and recommend efficiency programs.

· Manage the budget from identification to... completion of projects.

· Recommend Machine replacement based on Energy efficiency.

· Maintain all Production Records on SAP.

· Monitor the efficiency of Production and Tooling.

· Implement Kaizen and other processes in Company’s Operations to improve efficiency.

· Liaise with the Maintenance Department To ensure optimal machine downtime and

· maintenance of all machine tooling.

· Keep up with plastic technology developments and suggest adopting new

· technologies and techniques.

Key Requirements Skills, experience and qualification

· Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with a focus on Manufacturing

· Knowledge of SAP or any similar ERP systems

· Experience in Change management, manufacturing, industrial systems, and processes.

· At least eight years of experience, with a minimum of three years in management and five

· years in a technical role.

· Advantageous to have worked in a plastics manufacturing factory and have knowledge of

· polymers and their optimal processing conditions.

· Excellent communication skills

· Excellent leadership and management skills.

· Must have exposure to change processes and team building.

· Exposure to diverse environments.

· Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

· Good business thinking and financial understanding.

· Analytical thinking and problem-solving ability.



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