Plant Manager – ZAK

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 Plant Manager is responsible and accountable for the planning, coordination and control of the site manufacturing operations. The PM ensures that, goods are produced efficiently at the correct amount, the right cost and at the mandatory level of quality. The PM is the first senior manager of the manufacturing site, and as such is the fully responsible of managing the site of the manufacturing operation. The PM oversee all other non-manufacturing function activities on site and ensure alignment to the overall site operations.


  • Ensure that the vision, mission, objectives, strategies and policies set by the company are implemented and complied;
  • Overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule;
  • Develop and implement company annual budget; prudently manages the company resources
  • Ensuring that the production is cost effective;
  • Review of overall operations to implement policies, plans, programs and budgets
  • Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality;
  • Legal and statutory compliance to operate the manufacturing operations.
  • Working out the human and material resources needed;
  • Drafting a timescale for the job
  • Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed;
  • Being responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;
  • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control program;
  • Liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers;
  • Ensuring that health, safety and environment guidelines are followed;
  • Supervising and motivating a team of workers;
  • Reviewing worker performance;
  • Identify training needs.

Job Requirements


  • Leadership Skills: Plant managers must be able to motivate employees to keep operations running smoothly.
  • Leadership Skills: Plant managers must be able to motivate employees to keep operations running smoothly.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Plant managers must be able to quickly ascertain a situation and be decisive in solving it, such as identifying defects in the production process
  • Knowledge and experience with methods for process re-engineering
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong 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
  • Multi-Operations Management
  • Diverse Market/Industry Knowledge
  • Ability to liaise with government, ministry officials and other related local regulatory agencies


  • BSC/MSc degree in Chemistry/Mechanical Engineering, Supply Chain
  • ERP software Knowledge.
  • Proficient in MS Office


  • 10+ years experience in Manufacturing Operations (production, SHE, Quality are must)

Applying Instructions

Application instruction

Please title your application with subject line: -"Plant Manager - ZAK "

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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