Ascentech Expatriate - Plant Director Jobs in Nigeria

Ascentech Expatriate - Plant Director Jobs in Nigeria


  • To be a key member of the Leadership team advising on manufacturing, supply chain and logistics matters including customer orders & delivery management, demand & procurement planning, supplier & service providers contracts management, inventory management, factory & production management, QA/QC, Regulatory compliance, Import & Clearance documentation as well as NPD sourcing and factory expansion plans.

  • Build the different departments and set all related SOP while implementing best practices with emphasis on quality service and cost efficient operation.

  • Responsible for procurement of all capital goods, raw and packaging materials, machinery & engineering spares parts, consumables, IT hardware as well as all SLAs with the different third-parties providers, vendors, local and overseas suppliers.

  • Responsible for inbound and outbound logistics, warehousing and production/inventory planning. This includes but not limited to managing transport costs, warehouse costs, TPL providers, people management and related cost.

  • Ensure that all HSE standards are strictly adhered to as per applicable regulations; and lead the NAFDAC site qualification, products registration in addition to the different regulatory certifications.

  • Review regularly the different system reports on supply chain performance and initiate corrective actions as required; including the creation and monitoring of Scorecards with measurable KPS/KPIs.

  • Lead the manufacturing operation and as such the typical plant management in terms of production lines, preventive maintenance, people, technical decisions and sourcing new lines and formulations for NPD.

  • Oversees the Import & Clearance activities and ensure efficient customs clearance including proper shipping documentation and scrutiny of service providers and freight forwarders for effective cost control.

  • Develop and oversee the S&OP process to generate accurate forecasts and ensure coordination/alignment between the different teams to ensure prompt adequate stocks and deliveries.

  • Lead initiatives to optimize the entire Supply Chain processes and infrastructures to improve the overall business
    efficiency and lean management. Drive a continuous improvement culture and transfer of knowledge to local talents in order to ensure business continuity.


  • Bachelor in Engineering or Chemistry or Food Science or Industrial Engineering; with preferably an MBA degree.

  • 10-15 years of factory experience in a salty Snack manufacturing sector, as Plant Manager or Assistant Plant Manager; a Production Manager with strong cross-functional experience could also be considered. A start-up experience is a definite plus.

  • Strong leader with process mind-set and passion for growth; able to manage start-up operation and grow it to the next level. Flexible and resilient character able to prioritize heavy workload efficiently and build teams capabilities.

  • Excellent Communication skills and perfect command of English language.

  • Microsoft proficient with working experience in ERP systems (SAP / Oracle Business Suites preferably).

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