Provide leadership for the safe and successful day-to-day operation of the facility.
Work closely with quality personnel to review product consistency while monitoring scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement.
Review established production schedules for all manufacturing departments to insure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible.
Coordinate the hiring and training of all manufacturing personnel.
Prepare Plant Budget & monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality.
Work closely with the Environmental Health and Safety Manager to ensure all members of the manufacturing team are aware of safety policies to provide a safe workplace for our employees.
Maintain Inventory levels and control flow of product including cycle count programmes
Maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives.
Analyse workforce requirements.
Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all operations employees.
Encourage and promote operating 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.
Communicate with research and development as well as product management personnel to develop new product strategies.
Work with purchasing manager to develop and improve supplier relationships.
Maintain security system and access readers.
Masters or Graduation Degree in Chemical Engineering or with Chemistry Specialization
Minimum 8 years relevant experience
Should have experience in both managerial and production positions
Must have experience in the handling of chemicals along with ISO & OHSAS certifications
Must have worked as a Plant Manager or Assistant Plant Manager for at least 3 years in chemical environment
Must have excellent English language skills
Should be open minded, giving enough space to team members, whilst supporting everyone.
Clear & concise in all areas of communications
Good leadership and personnel skills
Understanding of ERP systems and requirements
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and protect clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Founded in 1923 and headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, Ecolab’s global workforce of 45,000 associates works to protect people and vital resources by delivering comprehensive solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational efficienc