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Production Manager (GRC)

Sanderson International Theme

10 - 16 years Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

MBA/PG Diploma in Business Mgmt, Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Mechanical). Any Arabic National, Any European National, Indian, Filipino

, Posted on April 2, 2018 1 Opening

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To manage the profitability of factory by producing superior quality GRC panels that exceed client expectations.


1. Act as a role model for safety
2. Ensure compliance to safety policies at the factory by all (including Sanderson staff & workers, contract workers, HO visitors, client, consultants, vendors & others)

Client Management

1. Build relationships with client (and various external stakeholders involved in the project)
2. Capture project requirements, provide clarifications to and seek approvals & feedback (formal / informal) from the client at various stages of the project
3. Ensure proper communication across various external entities in the project (client, consultant, vendors)

Innovation / Creativity

1. Ensure adoption of new & latest technology for production; Ensure maximum use of CNC machines
2. Encourage creativity & adoption of latest technology within the design team
3. Research & study and keep up-to-date on latest technological advances in thematic design & construction

Factory Management

1. Overall production and cost control
2. Generate weekly / monthly production schedule in line with project schedule
3. Review and approve shop drawings prepared by factory draughtsman
4. Ensure quality of finished goods from factory that enables on-time dispatch to project sites
5. Ensure optimum productivity of manpower as well as machines to enhance output from factory
6. Approve material purchase schedule; Approve material requisitions and issue to shop floor
7. Propose purchase of capital goods, including new machines, equipment, tools etc
8. Ensure timely on-site installation of finished goods
9. Ensure smooth coordination with design team and execution team at site on all technical and commercial aspects of the project
10. Conduct site visits and site audits to ensure execution is as per the approved design

Process Orientation

1. Comply with and also ensure compliance from team members with all SoP for factory processes (incl daily production report, productivity analysis, process improvement initiatives)
2. Ensure contractual terms and conditions are met and approvals are taken from client for additional work
3. Ensure proper documentation in coordination with document controller at HO

Project Profitability
1. Ensure production cost is within the approved budget
2. Ensure productivity of each section in the factory is as per the defined standards of sqft / person (or sqft / team)
3. Prepare bill as per work completion & contractual terms, seek certification from & handover bill to client / consultant; followup for timely payment
4. Ensure adequate management of outstandings (or receivables) to manage overall project cash flows. Recommend suitable actions to management to successfully manage cash flow situations

People Management

1. Approve manpower budget and schedules; approve manpower selection and hiring for factory
2. Mobilize / demobilize contractual labour as per production plan
3. Review performance and give timely feedback to individual team members
4. Ensure high productivity of individual team members (& also as a team)
5. Ensure high morale of team members; provide opportunities to team members to learn & grow professionally
6. Ensure collaboration and proper communication across various internal entities in the project (management, production, project team, document controller and others)

Factory Administration

1. Track asset movement (to & from the factory) and conduct asset reconciliation
2. Inspire team members to keep factory premises clean and tidy at all times
3. Enforce discipline in workers and staff

Industry Type : Construction / Civil Engineering
Functional Area : Production / Manufacturing

Desired Candidate Profile

Educational Qualification

• B.Tech in Mechanical (or Industrial) engineering
• MBA – Operations

Prior experience

• 10 – 15 years in engineering / production or manufacturing
• At least 5 years in independently leading a manufacturing facility
• Must have a proven track record of successful project delivery, including balancing delivery time against budget and client needs

Additional Qualifications / certifications

• Quality management; 5S, Lean, Kaizen

Other skills (preferred)

• Communication skills – ability to articulate one’s thoughts
• Questioning skills, Assertiveness
• Financial acumen


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