Chief Operating Officer


We are looking for a Head of Manufacturing with a background in FMCG and/or Pharmaceuticals who will be responsible for the strategic and tactical implementation of manufacturing strategy and strategic operational goals for product quality, cost and delivery, maximizing efficiency, optimizing production levels and driving operational excellence.

Main Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for manufacturing activities across the business.
Create and implement best practices, manufacturing vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
Oversee manufacturing operations across the group, for pharmaceutics, personal care and food & beverage.
Oversee production, quality, engineering, factories and warehouses.
Ensure that manufacturing strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market.
Sponsor and manage continuous Improvements Initiatives and Lean implementation.
Spearhead Lean Six Sigma Projects and GMP's improvements across the factories.
Oversee target improvement in Overall Equipment Efficiencies OEE.
Set in place methodologies to eliminate the different wastes in manufacturing.
Assess human resources, people development and training needs of staff.
Oversee effective compliance to HSE standards.

Role Requirements

Masters Degree in engineering /manufacturing discipline or equivalent with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in related field.
Demonstrable experience in leading a manufacturing role with a proven track record in strategic manufacturing leadership, delivering effective manufacturing strategies, policies, processes and systems.
Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements

Contract: Permanent
Jobs available: 1
Location: Nigeria

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