Robert Walters Thailand

Job ID: CHC-2786 | Location: Chachoengsao, Thailand
19 May 2020 Print Report Share

Robert Walters Thailand

Job ID: CHC-2786 | Location: Chachoengsao, Thailand

Operations Director

A newly established position of Operations Director (x1 vacancy) has just become available at their new plant based in Chachoengsao of a highly respected packaging manufacturer in Thailand and Asia Pacific. This is a role for an exceptional Operations Director equipped with solid engineering background and sound commercial acumen who thrives on challenging opportunity.

About the Operations Director Role:

This is a great opportunity for the Operations Director to be responsible for leading plant operations including finance and HR, developing and implementing company's overall strategy to achieve business goals. The benefits for this role includes bonus, allowance and provident fund.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cascade strategic business unit 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
  • Optimise S&OP planning balancing revenue maximisation with meeting customer requirements
  • Improve the profitability of the plant through recommendation and management of operations and cost improvements as well as productivity enhancement initiatives
  • Drive effective use operations resources and continuous improvement efforts. Define, drive, and deliver key product and process improvements
  • Financial planning (cash flow) and monitoring of all projects (P&L and forecasting) and making cost-effective solutions and proposals of budget
  • Seek development opportunities and experiment with new approaches and practices to stay current in supply chain and manufacturing expertise

To succeed in this role, you must have the ability to lead and unite effectively and possess a keen understanding of manufacturing operations and business acumen.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering with MBA is preferred
  • Minimum 15 years' experience in manufacturing operations required, and at least 10 years managing experience of progressive manufacturer
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with the ability to balance production and maintenance needs and align to service needs within a Sales and Operations planning process
  • Ability to provide effective leadership in a manufacturing environment is essential
  • Good Communication Skills (in English, and Thai preferred)
  • Preferred qualifications: business with technical degree, Six Sigma, Green Belt or Black Belt certification

This global leading integrated packaging products manufacturer needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant and there are great opportunities to progress in this dynamic company.

If you are a seasoned Operations Director with solid experience in leading manufacturing, this is an excellent opportunity to work with an industrial leader that is consistently breaking new ground.

Apply today for this exciting opportunity.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551

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Robert Walters Thailand
Robert Walters is one of the world's leading global specialist recruitment consultancies. The Robert Walters brand stands for innovation, vision and leadership in the global recruitment market. Robert Walters specialises in permanent and contract recruitment across all industry sectors and all levels of seniority, and our clients include leading investment banks, multinational blue-chip commercial organisations and innovative SMEs. Our international network and global brand presence, along with our unrivalled professionalism and specialist knowledge, ensure that we offer only the highest quality of service to both our clients and candidates. Established in London in 1985, the Group now operates across 28 countries. Robert Walters Thailand manages the careers of high calibre professionals in the fields of accounting & finance, banking & financial services, engineering & manufacturing, general management, HR, IT, legal, pharmaceutical & healthcare, sales & marketing, and supply chain, procurement & logistics. An award-winning business, Robert Walters has a proven track record of providing high quality recruitment services and our success is further endorsed by the many awards we have won over the years.
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