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Head, Technical & Manufacturing (Animal Feed & Consumables)

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A leading integrated foods company whose primary activity is the creation of superior value from local raw materials to produce and deliver quality brands in the animal feed & edible oils, is looking for a Head, Technical & Manufacturing to join their teams. In-depth knowledge of manufacturing principles, processes, and technologies with experience of running Edible Oil Extraction and Feed Mill Production (Poultry, Fish and Dog Food) is VITAL.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute manufacturing strategies that align with the company's overall goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing department, including production planning, scheduling, and resource allocation.
  • Monitor production processes to ensure efficiency, productivity, and profitability targets are consistently met or exceeded.
  • Implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure that manufactured products meet or exceed customer expectations and industry standards.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, such as engineering, procurement, and logistics, to ensure seamless coordination and communication throughout the manufacturing
  • Identify areas for process improvement and implement strategies to optimise production work-flows, reduce costs, and increase operational efficiency.
  • Manage and develop a high-performing manufacturing team, including hiring, training, mentoring, and performance management.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as sales, marketing, and finance, to align manufacturing activities with sales forecasts, demand planning, and budgetary constraints.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, industry standards, and quality management systems, such as ISO certifications.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices in manufacturing, and actively seek opportunities to leverage new technologies or methodologies to improve manufacturing processes.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Mining, Engineering & Operations

Focus: Manufacturing

Industry: Manufacturing and Production

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Nigeria

Job Reference: 8AEO79-8FDFC995

Date posted: 10 June 2024

Consultant: Kim Goff

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