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Operations Manager (#133,101,501) 

Job offer #133,101,501 in Harare (Harare), Zimbabwe

A fast growing and established Flexible Plastic Manufacturing Company requires a qualified Operations Manager for a position in Harare. They will work closely with the Managing Director to increase Sales , ensure productivity and profitability within the manufacturing operation of the Company.
The successful candidate will be responsible for Production, Sales, inventory, logistics and distribution activities. Candidate must also be able to maximize efficiency whilst at the same time lowering manufacturing costs.
Job Requirements
The successful candidate is required to have completed a tertiary Degree or Diploma in engineering/Manufacturing and a Business management related Diploma. Candidate must have at least 10 years’ experience in a Plastics manufacturing and Management role.
Supervision of all phases of plant operations including: production, planning, quality control, maintenance, receiving, and distribution. Responsibilities also include recruiting, hiring and training personnel, plant up-keep and maintenance. Ensure Sales personnel meet targets and make follow ups on customers and enlarge the customer base . In addition the Operations Manager will be responsible for annual budget planning and execution.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills, with the ability to balance production and maintenance needs.
• Good negotiation skills.
• Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
• Highly motivated, results oriented, driven.
• Must have experience in the packaging industry
• Candidate should posses’ good communication and excellent report writing skills.
• Must be between 35-40 years in age .
Job Responsibilities
• Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the facility.
• Work closely with Managing Director to monitor quality and to review product consistency while monitoring scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement.
• Coordinate in liaison with Finance Officer, ordering of raw materials and maintain sufficient, but not excessive stocks to ensure uninterrupted production.
• Develop and improve supplier relationships in liaison with Managing Director.
• Review production schedules for all manufacturing departments to insure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible and produce detailed production statistics.
• Remove waste and constraints from the production process to improve efficiencies and enhance productivity.
• Coordinate with Managing Director , the hiring and training of all manufacturing and sales personnel
• Monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality.
• Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all operations employees.
• Encourage and promote operating in a continuous improvement environment.
• Oversee the warehouse and distribution management, with due regard for sound asset and working capital management.
• Ensure proper control and recording of stock movements
• Ensure cost effective distribution in terms of vehicle utilization and routing of finished goods to meet customer requirements.
• Develop and improve supplier relationships.
Other responsibilities:
Keep the Managing Director informed regarding key aspects of the operation.
Maintain internal controls in areas of responsibility. Implemented Mission Directed Work teams, ensure effective communication and building morale in the organization.

Scope and Responsibility:
10 Production Machines
Control and Manage a staff of 10 persons

Candidates without the above required qualifications will unfortunately not be considered for the position.
Email vacanciesplastics@live.com

The Company

Company Name
Flexible Plastic Manufacturer
Company Description
A fast growing and established Flexible Plastic Manufacturing Company requires a qualified Operations Manager for a position in Harare. They will work closely with the Managing Director to increase Sales , ensure productivity and profitability within the manufacturing operation of the Company.

Manufactures printed packaging for sugar , salt ,rice , sugar beans . Tubing , Black sheeting and many more packaging products
Number of Employees
1 - 10

Job Details

Employment Status
Full time
Type of Salary
Salary plus bonus
Job Location
Town
Harare
District
Harare
State
Harare
Country
Zimbabwe
Posted
2013-10-27

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification
Bachelor's degree  in Manufacturing/Production/Sales
Professional Experience
10 Years
Languages known
English  (Expert)




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