Operations Manager Wanted At Kansai Plascon Botswana

The position of Operations Manager has arisen in Kansai Plascon Botswana, based in Gaborone, Botswana. The position reports to the General Manager.


Main Purpose of the Job

Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Operations department to enable an aligned focus to meet business requirements while maintaining legal compliance and a safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities

Provide leadership and direction in the management of the Production, Logistics, Process Engineering and Quality Control, including maintenance to ensure customer requirements are efficiently achieved
Responsible for the maintenance and measurement of the Kansai Plascon Botswana SHERQ Management system and sustainability and the maintenance of BOBS certification while continually improving the system
Develop and implement strategic plan initiatives for Operations
Determine capital expenditure requirements in operations
Set aligned operational goals and targets and optimise resources and processes within operations to achieve and improve targets and goals
Maintain the overall site appearance and security to improve its safety and visual while adhering to the relevant OHS and environmental legislation

Skill, Knowledge and Experience Requirements

University degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering as well at least Modules 1 to 6 of the SAPMA Paint Technology Course or equivalent.
SAP knowledge is a pre-requisite
ISO 9001:2008 Quality Assurance training.
MBA in general management will be an added advantage
8 years post qualification experience with more than 2 years’ experience as Deputy Production Manager
Experience in the procurement of raw materials and packaging as well as experience in the implementation and/ or maintenance of ISO9001:2008 and OSH Act management systems.

Competencies Required

Coaching & Developing others
Customer insight and focus
Communication and influence
Exceptional team work
Strategic Planning
Solution Generation and Problem solving
Relationship building and networking

If you meet these requirements and are interested, send your application with certificates and curriculum vitae to HR Department or e-mail to by no later than the close of business on 14th October 2016.


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