Factory Operations Manager at Human Capital Partners (HCP)

  • Manufacturing
  • Full time
  • 8 months ago
  • Lagos
  • Job Qualifications MSC/MBA/MA
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 12 years

Job Description

Role Summary

  • Our client, a leading furniture manufacturer in Nigeria is looking to hire a Factory Operations Manager. The role holder will be responsible for planning, coordinating, and controlling of all manufacturing process for the different business divisions.
  • The role holder will also be responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the achievement of agreed annual corporate plan so that the companyТs objectives and revenue plans are achieved.


  • Initiate and propose strategic plan for factory operations in the Company, defines the critical success factors and ensures after approval by the Board, the achievement of the vision/targets by setting and maintaining the correct focus for the organization.
  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics, and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
  • Translate broad objectives to specific goals for the various functional units resulting in effective and efficient implementation plan for factory operations.
  • Ensure preparation of Operations Budget in line with developmental goals to ensure consistency in profitability and growth for the Company
  • Implement and maintain the factory operations strategies to deliver the customer service objectives working functionally with Project Management/Commercial
  • Plan, organize, direct, and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customersТ expectations
  • Organize workflows to meet specifications and timelines and implement methodology to measure due date delivery performance
  • Evaluate production schedules to plan team structures and development
  • Oversee the pre-production meeting to implement strategies to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
  • Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery, and safety
  • Review production practices and equipment: make proposal for improvement to ensure that they are maximally effective
  • Ensure that items/ product produced by the production team always meet quality standards
  • Monitor products standards at various levels of production and at the point of release so that cost of rework is reduced /eliminated
  • Appropriate health and safety procedures are in place and applied rigorously.
  • Build strong rapport with the production team through open communication, promote a positive, safe, productive, and efficient work environment
  • Continually analyse, identify and set expectations to motivate team members to achieve objectives and goals
  • Provide overall guidance and direction to the business, particularly for factory operations, as well as, direct reports and project team members

Role Requirements

  • Good first degree in Engineering, or relevant discipline
  • Possession of a higher degree(s), such as M.Sc., MBA, is desirable
  • Possession of relevant professional qualification such as PMP
  • Minimum of twelve (12) yearsТ relevant experience with at least five (5) years in managerial capacity in a similar role, preferably in a project management, facilities management, furnishing/space management, architectural/building construction environment
  • Strong strategic orientation
  • Strong operational orientation
  • Project management skills
  • Creativity in facilitating workshops and presenting complex matters
  • Ability to Lead Teams
  • Advanced use of Microsoft office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills

Method of Application

Our client is a leading Furniture Manufacturing Company

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Word or PDF format to: recruitment@hcp-ng.com The subject of the mail must be “the job title”

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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