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Group Operations Manager

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GROUP OPERATIONS MANAGER Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: Owo, Ondo An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Group Operations Manager to join a leading FMCG company. As a Group Operations Manager, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the operations of multiple production lines. The successful candidate will have the chance to make a significant impact, ensuring the smooth running of day-to-day activities and spearheading continuous improvement initiatives.

What you'll do:

* Oversee operations of multiple production lines within a leading FMCG company

* Drive operational efficiency and continuous improvement across all production sites

* Manage the operations of multiple production lines, ensuring optimal efficiency and effectiveness

* Develop and implement strategic operational processes and policies to enhance production and reduce costs

* Collaborate with production managers to formulate production plans and schedules

* Implement and maintain quality control systems to ensure product standards are met consistently

* Identify opportunities for process improvements and cost-saving initiatives, leading projects using methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Kaizen

* Manage resources effectively across different production lines, ensuring proper maintenance and utilisation of equipment and machinery

* Provide leadership to production managers and their teams, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment

* Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations, promoting a culture of safety within the workplace

* Prepare regular reports on operational performance, including production output, efficiency, quality, and costs

What you bring:

The ideal Group Operations Manager will bring extensive experience in FMCG operations and a strong background in production and operations management. You will have proven experience managing multiple production lines and large teams, demonstrating your excellent leadership skills.

* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Operations Management or related field; Master’s degree preferred

* Minimum of 10 years’ experience in operations management within the FMCG industry; at least 5 years in a senior management role

* Proven experience managing multiple production lines and large teams

* Strong understanding of production processes, quality control, and continuous improvement methodologies

* Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal skills

* Ability to make data-driven decisions and solve complex problems

* Proficiency in using ERP systems and other relevant software

Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Mining, Engineering & Operations

Focus: Manufacturing

Industry: FMCG

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Ondo State

Job Reference: L39BHI-D28BAAAB

Date posted: 20 June 2024

Consultant: Hervine Muya

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