Workforce Group Is Recruiting – See Details

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8 Mar, 2018

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Agency Jobs in Nigeria

Workforce Group-Our client an indigenous Production company in Sagamu, Ogun State, is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Factory General Manager
Location: Sagamu, Ogun State

Job Description:

Factory general manager will be responsible for general management of all phases of plant operations including primary processing, production, engineering, maintenance and product warehousing. Responsibilities also include recruiting, hiring and training personnel and facility/physical plant up-keep and capital improvements. In addition, the position is responsible for annual budget planning and execution. The position works closely with primary processing, production, engineering and maintenance teams to increase productivity and profitability within the metal manufacturing operation.


  • Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the factory.
  • Work closely with plant and quality assurance personnel to review product quality consistency while monitoring yield rates and wastage to determine trends and areas of improvement
  • Review established production schedules for all manufacturing departments to ensure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring that staffing and competency levels are achieved/exceeded in all aspects of the manufacturing process
  • Monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality
  • Develop and execute the plant manufacturing budgets, including relevant departments accountable to the achievement of budgets
  • Analyse workforce requirements
  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all operations managers
  • Encourage and promote operations in a continuous improvement environment
  • Remove production constraints; allocate human and equipment resources and direct production employees to attain all established goals
  • Remove waste and constraints from the production process to improve efficiencies and enhance productivity
  • Work in collaboration with Marketing and Quality Assurance Divisions to develop and bring to market new products
  • Work with the Purchasing Manager to develop and improve supplier relationships for all Plant inputs
  • Work in collaboration with the People & Performance Manager to manage relationships with site Unions and negotiate enterprise agreements as needed
  • Maintain primary processing and production equipment and ancillary services
  • Maintain plant site security systems OH&S / Quality Systems
  • Work closely with the People and Performance Manager/Occupational Health and Safety Manager to ensure all members of responsibility of this role are aware of safety requirements, both legislative and factory policies/procedures, to provide a safe workplace for our employees
  • Promote the proactive reporting of workplace hazards identified during the course of work to the appropriate person, following standard operating procedures
  • Ensure adherence to the relevant quality standards, confer with the appropriate factory personnel on application of methods, production standards and food safety programs
  • Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Tertiary degree qualified in a Manufacturing/Management and/or Operations discipline or other related field
  • 7+ year’s progressive experience in a key leadership/management role at a metal manufacturing facility
  • Experience of working alongside Indians will be added advantage
  • Previous experience/strong understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial and accounting practices
  • Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and/or Access) to analyze data and trends
  • Previous experience/best practices implementing and using continuous improvement/lean tools such as; Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, Transactional Lean, etc. to drive improvement
  • Previous experience/broad understanding of safety systems and enforcement of safety rules and policies


  • Performance Management
  • Staffing
  • Management Proficiency
  • Coordination
  • Coaching
  • Developing Standards
  • Financial Planning and Strategy
  • Process Improvement
  • Decision Making
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quality Management

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] subject of mail should be “Factory General Manager”

 Application Deadline  21st March, 2018.

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