Technical Plant Manager at Antal International

Full Time
Nairobi
Posted 7 months ago

Technical Plant Manager

Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 8 years
Location: Nairobi
Job Field: Manufacturing

Objectives of the Role:

The Technical Plant Manager oversees the complete manufacturing process of resin-based products, ensuring quality control, efficient production, and compliance with safety regulations. This role is focused on optimizing production processes, driving innovation through R&D projects, and maintaining a competitive edge in the market.

Responsibilities:

  • Guide raw material procurement strategies to optimize costs while ensuring quality standards.
  • Enforce rigorous quality checks on incoming raw materials and finished products.
  • Manage production processes, ensuring smooth operations, training, and compliance with quality, reliability, flexibility, and on-time delivery targets.
  • Oversee all R&D projects based on customer demands and market needs.
  • Maintain and optimize machinery functionality, ensuring efficient operations and timely maintenance.
  • Drive sales volumes and introduce new technologies relevant to the African market.
  • Contribute to major management decisions and support the business’s growth strategies.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of proven experience as a Production/Technical Manager in resin manufacturing or the paint industry.
  • Deep understanding of production and technical management.
  • Proficient in quality standards, health & safety regulations, and performance evaluation.
  • Experience in reporting key production metrics and budgeting concepts.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and ERP software.
  • Strong communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, decision-making ability, and results-driven approach.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with SCADA reports and reactor monitoring.
  • Familiarity with Working Safely guidelines, Kaizen/DWM activities, and Training Within Industry (TWI).
  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvements and conduct application testing for product development.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Antal International on www.antal.com to apply

Job Features

Job CategoryManufacturing

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