• Executive Job Vacancy at Olam

  • Posted on: 29 June, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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    A global agri-business, Olam grows, sources, trades and processes food and industrial raw materials across 16 product platforms for over 13,800 customers. With a direct presence in 65 countries, our team of 23,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses - including cocoa, coffee, cashew, sesame, rice and cotton. 

    This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary with four new initiatives, all of which are focused on investing in our future generations: The Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security; The Olam Scholarship Programme; The Olam Foundation; and our Building Sustainable Futures Forum. To learn more about any of these, visit 'About Us' on our website (www.olamgroup.com). 

    Headquartered in Singapore and listed on the SGX-ST in 2005, Olam currently ranks among the top 40 largest listed companies in Singapore in terms of market capitalization and is a component stock in the Straits Times Index (STI), MSCI Singapore Free, S&P Agribusiness Index and the DAXglobal Agri-business Index.

    Group Plant Head


    Job description

    The Group Plant Manager role will involve managing day to day activity of cluster of plants in the country including The Job Secs would need a persons to be hands on Project, production, processing, quality, Engineering & Projects and QEHS.

    Specific Knowledge: Knowledge of Food Safety Management systems / HACCP/FSSC / BRC / ISO 14000 and management of Industrial relations is required for the role. 

    Areas of Responsibility:


    A. Produce and Deliver products - Manage production activities and services.


    Review shop floor operations daily for adherence to Quality systems & norms. Lead and support in process/system related issues. Support Preventive Maintenance schedule for Plant & Machinery and related Engineering activities. 


    B. Produce & deliver products – Optimize production costs


    Consolidate variances, analyze and find our root causes and plan for actions accordingly. Manage line OEEs, wastages and conversion costs through effective monitoring, review & control. 


    C. QEHS


    Lead the QEHS initiatives and work with the Central Quality Head in delivering the goals. To commission sustainable systems to hold the gains. 


    D. Engineering & Projects


    To implement best practices in Plant maintenance, thereby improving the OEE. Manage Maintenance & repairs cost within the budgeted levels. Ensure delivery of Projects within the Scope, Cost & Time. 


    E. Cost efficiency Programs


    Should lead Cost efficiency and continual improvement programs. Identify opportunities, base line and execute projects amongst cross functional teams. 


    F. Manage Industrial relations


    Actively participate & lead IR discussions. Negotiate with various Unions, ensure Industrial discipline is maintained and labor productivity is increased on a regular basis. 


    G. Budget and Budgetary control

    Chalk out budgets for Labor, energy, materials, maintenance & other Plant overheads effectively and implement.  

    H. Project Managament ( Greenfiled & Brown Field)

    Managing green/brown field project seeting up new plants from Sctarch. 


    • Engineering Degree (Mechnical & electrical )


    • 20 + years in Managaing Multiple plants from leading food & Food processing company 

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should apply online on LinkedIn

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