Managing Director

Hanya Buri, Pathum Thani, Thailand
THB 200,000

Executive recruitment company, Monroe Consulting Group Thailand is recruiting on behalf of a well-established heavy manufacturing company in Asia. Our respected client is seeking a professional with at least 10 years’ experience in plant manufacturing management and operations management for the job of General Manager. The job is based in Prachin Buri, Thailand. 

As the General Manager, you will be responsible for the development, management, and implementation of effective operations management systems. The successful candidate will communicate with the board of directors to express new ideas and suggest solutions, considering P&L with end goal to sharp future growth around people and business.

Job responsibilities:

  • Implement the overall commercial manufacturing and provide operations leadership strategy for long-range and short term
  • Lead the plant management team including Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, Finance, HR and Sourcing, EHS, IT etc. to cascade SBU target to operation level, develop and implement manufacturing budget and plan, and facilitate the allocation of necessary resources e.g. capitals, equipment, as well as human resources to deliver the target operational results
  • Financial planning (cash flow) and monitoring of all projects (P&L, CVC, and forecasting), and making cost-effective solutions and proposals of budget
  • Manage the operations costs and budgets; strive to improve the overall financial and key performance indicators of the business
  • Develop and implement, systems that comply with global and industry regulatory requirements for quality, safety, and the environment
  • Drive effective use operations resources and continuous improvement efforts
  • Define, drive, and deliver key production and process improvements
  • Optimize S&OP planning balancing revenue maximization with meeting customer requirements
  • Improve profitability of the plant through recommendation and management of operations and cost improvements as well as productivity enhancement initiatives
  • Foster an organization that builds quality products in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Leverage operational excellence tools and initiatives such as BSC, Maturity maps, six-sigma, lean, value stream etc.
  • Develop people and organization capability to support Bangkok business growth through coaching and mentoring subordinate, identify and develop plant talents, develop a plant culture/environment which inspires progress and encourage employee engagement
  • Manage relationships with suppliers to ensure on-time in-full delivery targets are achieved
  • Accountable for demonstrating company behaviors and values; leading by example to ensure your team does the same
  • Seek development opportunities and experiment with new approaches and practices to stay current in supply chain and manufacturing expertise
  • Accountable for delivering process excellence and the effective use of the Team’s resources and continuous improvement efforts
  • Implement Operations administrative policies, procedures, and standards as directed by the Supply Chain Director
  • Coordinate work through effective collaboration with all parts of the organization
  • Foster an environment that supports learning, individual development and openness to change

Job requirements: 

  • At least 10 years working experience in manufacturing industry, preferably from heavy industry or construction materials
  • At least 5 years at senior manager or director level, with proven track record in plant management
  • Experienced in General Management, Directorship Roles or higher will be advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in related Engineering fields (Civil, Industrial Engineering, or other Engineering fields)
  • Experienced working with high volume of subcontractors, suppliers, or vendors
  • Excellent computer skills and the willingness to learn company created software for managing projects excellent time management
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and experience with complex transactions with little supervision
  • Highly organized individual with ability to work within international standards norm of practice
  • Proficient in English and able to operate MS office, MS Project
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