Manufacturing Excellence Manager

at 54 FMCG
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 16, 2021
Category Management
Production / Manufacturing
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



Under the supervision of the Group Manufacturing Director, the Group Manufacturing Excellence Manager is responsible and accountable for the improvement and process re-engineering of the entire production process. The role provides a common standard of technical and analytical support and engagement across the manufacturing sites for continuous improvement. He/ She works closely with the core factory functions, including Production Quality, Engineering to ensure the sites manufacturing processes operate efficiently with “Zero Loss” concept.


  • Support production team in identifying, verifying, analyzing, and implementing process improvement and process re-engineering opportunities.
  • Provide technical and analytical support for process improvement initiatives.
  • Develop operation performance measurement KPIs and reporting
  • Develop process analysis and re-engineering to improve efficiency, lower costs and improve product quality.
  • Facilitate the design and implementation of new/improved process models.
  • Lead Kaizen and WCM implementation across all manufacturing sites
  • Train and guide resources in process improvement techniques.
  • Provide support for production team to achieve desired results.
  • Assist in development of new process capabilities.
  • Coordinate with various teams to analyze project results and performance.
  • Identify and manage resources to deliver effective solutions.
  • Any other duties which may be assigned on time to time basis, as per the administrative policies of the organization and as/if indicated in terms of employment contract entered with.

Job Requirements


  • In-depth project management skills.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Policies & Process Development focused
  • An organized problem solver, able to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Leadership skills
  • Growth Oriented
  • Team work & People Development
  • Time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Management skills and people management
  • Networking skills and good communication skills
  • Good Presentation skills
  • Decision making skills and analytical skills
  • Multi-Projects management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and/or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Proven experience in Technology Evaluation and delivering to business needs.


  • 10+years’ experience in Production, Process, or Manufacturing role.

Applying Instructions

Application instruction

Please title your application with subject line: -"Manufacturing Excellence Manager"

Candidates meeting the above-required qualifications are invited to send their CV through

Only those applicants who meet the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.

Application deadline: June 21, 2021

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