Chad Harrison International

Chad Harrison International is in search of a PLANT MANAGER with a mortars division of a major international building materials company. This is a vital plant for the company supplying the Malaysian and Singaporean construction markets. You will be a dedicated safety champion, and a leader in key areas including production/manufacturing, environment, best practice, development of the team and cost efficiencies. You will also understand the importance of successful project delivery and working collaboratively.

Key responsibilities:

  • Implement best possible safety practice of all employees at the plant, implementing new and improving existing safety policies in line with national regulations and company safety values
  • Be clear in communication with all team members ensuring every member of the team understands their role and responsibility, working on training and development where necessary
  • Work closely with your management team to ensure productivity, quality, safety, cost/budget targets are clear to drive best in practice performance
  • Be a key team member with other Plant Managers, technical specialists and directors of the business unit and wider group
  • Act as a representative of the company to customers and the local community
  • Ensure adherence to environmental regulations and be a “good neighbour”
  • Co-ordinate and implement production planning, scheduling, resourcing and team performance, using analysis methodologies and reporting to the Industrial Director and Managing Director regularly
  • Set, track and review KPIs
  • Work with Industrial Director and Managing Director to agree and achieve challenging plant objectives monthly, quarterly and annually
  • Reduce costs wherever possible – encouraging ownership and accountability of all staff to improve the cost efficiency of the plant
  • Conduct formal disciplinary proceedings where necessary, taking appropriate action and working with HR accordingly

You will have:

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in a managerial role from a relevant industry (mortar, tile adhesives, gypsum, cement, concrete, construction chemical or similar)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical specialism such as chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, process engineering, manufacturing
  • Experience of managing teams in a busy and challenging environment

On offer is a competitive benefits package and opportunity for progression with a major employer.

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