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Production Manager (Plastic Processing Operation)

Reference ID: REQ 0816

Production/ Manufacturing Jobs in Africa

Our client is part of a large diversified group in East Africa. They are looking for a dynamic Production Manager for their Ethiopian operation.

The incumbent will be responsible to plan, organize and direct the production operations of the plant to ensure the most effective utilization of resources and achievement of all production, cost, quality and safety objectives.

Min: 5 Year(s) Max: 12 Year(s)

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Education: Diploma
Industry Type:

Plastic / Rubber

Functional Area :

Production / Service Engineering / Manufacturing / Maintenance

Role: Production / Manufacturing / Maintenance--
Posted Date : 2014-06-11
Desired Candidate Profile


Diploma in plastic engineering



5-7 years of experience in manufacturing with at least 3 years in a plastic processing industry environment and 2 years in a managerial capacity. 


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of plastics injection moulding manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of plastics injection moulding machine operations, basics of mould design and utilities
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Good communication skill
  • Analytical skill
  • Assertive
  • Strong organizational and planning abilities
  • Problem solving skills 
Job Description
  • Develop and execute production and maintenance plans to ensure targets for production tonnage and operating cost are met through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital.
  • Manage product quality to ensure customer expectations of product quality are met and exceeded in line with business objectives.
  • Identify new techniques and focus on fact based problem solving to ensure production efficiency is continuously enhanced and production cost minimized.
  • Manage manpower utilization to ensure that all employees meet their performance objectives and support achievement of the production targets.
  • Manage safety by addressing both physical and employee behavioral related safety issues to ensure minimum unsafe incidents at workplace and compliance with legislation.
  • Train and upgrade skills of production department  to ensure highly skilled and trained staff in line with business needs. 
Organization : Injection Moulding Unit in Ethiopia
Company Profile

Our client is part of a large diversified group in East Africa. They are currently recruiting for their Plastic Processing unit (Injection Moulding) in Ethiopia.

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