POSITION: Assistant to the General Manager
REPORTING TO: Directly reporting to the General Manager
START DATE: ASAP!!
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: This position is open for a person that meets the following 6 required characteristics for this role, then please keep reading.
Omnik Limited was established in 1992, and is a prominent polyethylene converter based in Lagos, Nigeria. Omnil LTD are seeking exceptional candidates for Assistant to the General Manager position. The Assistant to the General Manager is responsible to support the GM manage operations on a day-to-day basis, assuring optimum performance and continual improvement in all key areas. The Assistant to the GM will develop a diverse high- performance structure and team that will support the attainment of long-term goals and objectives as well as provide support to ensure total commitment to a high level of quality distribution and leadership. Supporting the General Manger with staff and everyday operation to achieve profitability, and efficiency while maintaining standards set by the company.
Supporting the General Manager with the following (not limited):
Ensure the day-to-day compliance with the standardised processes in all areas such as sales, shipping, customers service, purchasing
Identify and recommend needed changes on the standardised processes for planning, receiving, picking, consolidation, shipping, quality assurance and quality control
Motivate, organise and encourage teamwork within the workforce to ensure set productivity targets are met
Forecast and monitor associate staffing and equipment operational levels and provide recommendations to effectively address operational and HR related issues
Implementing and enforcing on time delivery, forecasting and supply chain planning
Supporting sales and CRM
Supporting in the daily, weekly, monthly meetings
Taking notes and minutes
Creating successful customer service process with high positive feedback.
Overview of employees’ performance and productivity
Promote safety in work processes and associate performance by supporting company and/or facility safety programs, educating associates, and ensuring a generally safe environment
Maintain and support housekeeping standards of assigned functional area and the facility by coordinating and supervising clean-up techniques that support the work flow
Ensure department quality and productivity standards through training, performance management and associated rewards and recognition
Develop positive relationships within the company
Ensure quality inventory control through managing cycle counts
Complete special projects and other duties as required such as the development and implementation of structural and procedural changes within the company.
Develop and implement standard work processes and improve plant’s operating principles
Establish, monitor and analyse KPI’s and production data to measure progress of operations and drive continuous improvement
Lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
Work with managers in all areas to improve quality at the source
Manage production schedules to ensure customer expectations are met
Ensure the organisational structure of each discipline of operations is efficiently planned and adequately staffed
Resolve escalated issues and remove hurdles preventing the achievement of goals
Deal with various government and non-government agencies and individuals
Develop and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholder including Local and International networks
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Must have 3 or more years of management experience in manufacturing and sales or related field.
Factory/manufacturing experience preferred
Extensive operations knowledge
Management Systems knowledge