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  • Posted: Dec 11, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Olam Agri is a market-leading, differentiated food, feed, and fiber agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities, and deep understanding of market needs built over 33 years. With a strong presence in high-growth emerging markets and products across grains & oilseeds, animal feed & protein, rice, edible oils, specialty grains & s...
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    Regional Manufacturing Head

    Job Description

    The Regional manufacturing head would manage the operations and success of Olam Agri Pasta manufacturing units. You are responsible to meet customer needs and achieve standards related to cost, line efficiencies, waste, safety & productivity.

    The regional manufacturing Head plays a critical role which enables our plants to reach optimum efficiency level this means zero defects, zero waste and zero losses

    Key Deliverables

    The Role is responsible but not limited to leading teams to drive engagement and increased performance.

    • Maintain & monitor production in respect of output yield/extraction capacity against set targets. 
    • Eye for detail: You control stock levels (through line managers/supervisors) of both raw materials and finished products to ensure efficient response to product specifications.
    • Purchase of all materials necessary to maintain efficient production, handling and packaging products.
    • Completion of any incident or near miss Root Cause Analyses (SHE-EWO) actions
    • Strong understanding of the commercials in the manufacturing operations
    • Strong communication skills for effective teamwork and stakeholder engagement.
    • An ability to enhance process efficiency in production.
    • Analytical skills to tackle organizational challenges and drive improvements.
    • Negotiation skills, particularly with key stakeholders like union, suppliers, government agencies
    • Strategic thinking to align operational strategies with the company's goals.
    • In this role you will be challenged to develop your line leadership team. You build people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication. Motivates team members to achieve plan goals


    If you have proven experience as a Plant Head or Maintenance manager and looking to manage large independent operations. Good people management skills and should be able to lead a team of different personalities and skillsets. Demonstrate ability to manage multiple activities concurrently.

    • You should possess strong team and analytical skills, strategic thinking & leadership abilities
    • An enthusiasm to work in an unstructured environment will always add value
    • Your ability to communicate effectively will be an enhancer for this role especially as part of a team
    • You should be able to understand business issues outside of one’s area of expertise
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 15-25 years’ experience. Preferably in engineering, business, operations management or similar field

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Agri on to apply

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