Operations Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Overall responsible for site operations including manufacturing, maintenance and site coordination of EHS and quality assurance
  • Overall responsibility for the workforce at the site.
  • Develop and provide appropriate regular reports.
  • Continuously ensure compliance with statutory and company policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for inventory at site
  • Implement continuous improvement initiatives related to 5K/EHS.
  • Lead new projects for equipment up-gradation at site
  • Ensure cost optimization and improve the productivity of the workforce
  • Any other duty assigned

Budgetary responsibility:

  • To ensure Variable cost budget is maintained / within the control

Procurement responsibility:

  • Operational expenditure up to an agreed limit


Qualifications required: Minimum academic qualification: Bachelors Degree in Engineering

Experience required:

  • General work experience (years):  At least 10 years
  • Specific to the position (level/discipline/years): 5 years
  • Industry:  Manufacturing

Key competencies and skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Planning & organizing skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Change management skill

Language requirements:

  • English
  • Kiswahili

Computer literacy:

  • Microsoft Office packages
  • ERP systems

Personality profile:

  • Positive
  • Employee-centric
  • Fast-paced and prompt
  • Result oriented
  • Energetic and Enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated
  • Focused
  • High level of integrity

Additional/specific work requirements:  Experience working in the Steel sector

Send updated RESUME along with COVER LETTER to careers@safalgroup.com