Process Improvement Manager - Millar Cameron Ltd, Zambia

  • Zambia
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Benefits: Accommodation, flight home
  • Bonus: Up to 20%
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Millar Cameron Ltd on Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Reference: 1482815
  • Apply before Monday, December 24, 2018 - 6 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Millar Cameron Ltd

Millar Cameron is a leading international recruitment consultancy, specialising in placing candidates into the agribusiness and FMCG sectors in emerging markets. 


We are currently working with a Western backed FMCG company in Zambia who are rapidly expanding. They are looking to grow their Production Engineering department and are recruiting for a Process Improvement Manager. This is an exciting time to join a company with a developed strategic growth plan and the ambitions to develop across Africa. 


The Process Improvement Manager will have the following responsibilities: 


• Work closely with the Operations Director on a variety of continuous improvement projects

• Depending on the candidate’s experience and skills this role may involve managing a production unit 

• Designing operational processes throughout the production department

• Monitoring and developing performance measures against process operation

• Identifying opportunities to use existing assets to their full potential, ensuring a maximum return on investment 


Required Skills

  • fmcg : 2 to 3 years
  • process engineering : 2 to 3 years
  • chemical engineer : 2 to 3 years

Candidate Requirements

The ideal Process Engineering Lead will have the following skills and experience: 


• 2-5 years’ working in a production engineering role 

• Experience with an international FMCG company with demonstrable progression

• Engineering degree (could be chemical, industrial, mechanical or electrical)

• Continuous improvement experience, with the ability to understand how to increase availability of assets and uptime 

• Project experience, preferably involving implementing WCM, Lean, Six Sigma etc. 

• Experience managing a small team would be beneficial

• Experience with ERP systems (SAP, Sage etc.) and comfortable using Microsoft Office

• Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills 


The successful Process Improvement Manager will be offered a competitive expat salary package complete with in country benefits such as accommodation, vehicle, transport home and an excellent, achievable bonus.


This position reports to: Production Director Apply before Monday, December 24, 2018 - 6 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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