Vacancy: Production Manager (Cement Plant)

CompanyGhana HR Solu
Job TypePart-time
Working Experience5 years
Education LevelBachelor̵
Application DeadlineMay 24, 2018
IndustryManufacturing - Operations
Salary RangeNot Specified
Job Description

Our client, an international cement manufacturing company is currently seeking to hire an efficient and proactive

Production Managerto support their operations in Ghana.

Successful candidate will lead and manage the production team to provide solutions in order to ensure that the defined quantity of finished and semi-finished product is ready for delivery on time, within the specified quality and budgeted costs

He/She will undertake actions to improve production performance


  • Guarantee and enhance compliance with OH&S policies and standards for shift team.
  • Demonstrate strong H&S leadership to develop safety culture among shift team.
  • Identify and tackle specific actions to ensure health and safety prevention during production activities
  • Manage and improve the performance of the shift teams ensuring competencies and skills development.
  • Contribute to the succession plan.
  • Identity and prepare potential successors.
  • Plan and organize production output to meet product quantities, within the quality requirements, according to budget and considering AFR /TSR
  • Organize and manage shifts of production staff.
  • Coordinate with plant stakeholders to plan maintenance activities to fulfill market requests.
  • Monitor equipment performance in order to reach, or exceed production targets, and to achieve quality and environmental standards.
  • In collaboration with relevant functions (Maintenance, Process, Quality …) define and implement actions to improve operations performance.
  • Manage execution of third parties under its responsibility (e.g. Housekeeping, handling, refractory works)
  • Monitor raw materials reserves (if there is no quarry manger)
  • Forecast volumes in cooperation with Sales, Logistics and Quality.
  • Develop the plant budget and plant development plan with the team
  • Manage the monthly budget with the Plant manager and bring back the outcomes to the team to ensure to meet the yearly budget.
  • Identify and communicate operational bottlenecks, provide technical requirements and follow-up technical execution.
  • Communicate and implement regulations, company goals, local permits, policies and procedures. Optimize the internal processes and structures.
  • Supervise personnel to apply them consistently and ensure ISO compliance for related activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Master degree in Business Management, or Electrical/Mechanical Engineering is an added advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of production management experience.


  • planning and organizational skills to be able run and monitor the production process
  • Ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems;
  • ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programs;
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, managers and clients;
  • Ability to work under pressure and motivate others to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a logical and systematic manner.
  • usually require a bachelor’s degree – business administration, management, engineering, industrial technology
  • Time management skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • knowledge and experience in production and manufacturing processes and techniques
  • knowledge of cement production raw materials
  • knowledge of quality systems and standards
  • knowledge of health and safety standards and compliance
  • knowledge of process improvement techniques
  • knowledge of business, finance and management principles
  • knowledge of machinery and tools
  • knowledge of engineering and technology principles and practices

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