EXECUTIVE SEARCH STATUS: Complete

POSITION: General Manager

NATURE OF BUSINESS: Emerging Global Ceramics Manufacturing Company



JOB LOCATION: Saudi Arabia

REPORTS TO:     Chief Executive Officer

 

SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY:

Assume responsibility for the overall management of all departments in the organizational structure.  Successfully drive and optimize the activities of the Industrial  Complex in order to meet fundamental targets set by the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors, as well as develop and present new ideas to promote growth and profitability on the complex

 

KEY EXECUTIVE ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • Strong knowledge management methodologies which focus on continuous improvement in manufacturing operations. Proven track record of success in continuous processes and change management; Lean, TPM and/or progressive continuous improvement system knowledge

  • Well-developed financial and business acumen and proven capabilities in driving operational excellence across the organisation, with measurable financial and quality results

  • Dynamic and capable, hands-on inspiring leader with well-developed interpersonal skills. Strong people management leadership skills and ability to direct and motivate others. Passionate about developing and coaching subordinates

  • Master of Sciences/Engineering Degree.  An MBA would be advantageous

     

     

KEY JOB PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Minimum of five years as Chief Executive Officer/General Manager gained  in the ceramics, sanitaryware or related sectors. Experience gained in the building materials / construction products sector would be advantageous

  • Oversee and optimize production of tiles and sanitary ware Introduce and facilitate a Lean Manufacturing System (or similar methodology

       Oversee the sales and marketing activities, financial department's activities and IT department activities.

 

 

Send your details in confidence to: emily.peters@woodburnmann.co.za

 

Note:  Part of the Woodburn Mann process involves verification of your qualifications. Many clients also request that potential candidates complete criminal and credit checks.