Deputy Plant Manager - Plastic Factory
Category: Vacancy
Ad ID: 1350

Shuwaikh, Capital Governorate, Kuwait

Posted: 26 Apr, 2016, 08:25 PM
Ad Description

Job Description

Strategic Operational Responsibilities     


Drive and implement LEAN production actions within the plastic factory together with the LEAN department of KDD


Support and strengthen the production quality initiatives within the plastic factory


Develop new and existing products.


Identify opportunities for improvement together with solution proposals.


Study, analyze and provide packaging proposals/ solutions in accordance with Sales and Marketing gathered and posted requirements.


Suggests new and improved packaging solutions and promotional products.


Build the production based on standard measurable systems, benchmarked with similar production operations locally, regionally and globally.


Research and development of new polymers, equipment and operational processes.


Performs constant research for the design and development of products and services.


Ensure products conform to statutory and regulatory requirements.


Procedural responsibilities     


Direct personnel to ensure all operations proceed according to clearly defined standards and criteria.


Take an analytical approach to monitor operations and ensure the plant, personnel and machinery remain efficient.


Develop and manage General and Capital expenditure budgets of the Plastics factory and ensure implementation in support of projections and forecasts.


Provide technical support and problem solving solutions where necessary.


Ensure requirements are determined, analyzed, reviewed and communicated.


Ensure high standards are maintained and the facility performance is optimized.


People Management Responsibilities     


Delegate responsibilities in a clear, concise and defined manner.


Promote awareness and ensure procedures are established, implemented and maintained.


Ensure adequate human resource whilst encouraging development and progression.


Evaluate staff performance and identify opportunities for improvement.


Ensure adhere to company regulations, hygiene standards and health and safety


Evaluate staff progression and implement effective training programs.


Host meetings to review and discuss procedures, ideas and suggestions.


Encourage interaction and involvement where appropriate.


Monitor staff behavior and administer disciplinary procedures when necessary.


Ensure all personnel conform to company regulations and administer disciplinary action where necessary.


Administration and Financial responsibilities    


Maintain open communication at company level for accurate and timely achievement of objectives.


Provide support in enabling efficient and effective planning including interaction with other departments.


Process regular achievement and progress reports.


Ensure that operational costs are controlled within budgets and minimized wherever possible.


Conduct operational review meetings with supervisors.


Conduct performance and efficiency review meetings.


Process regular activity evaluations.


Promote the quality policy and quality objectives and provide supporting information.


Tailor and develop activities to meet specific requirements.


General Responsibilities   


Performs any duty assigned by the line


Processes any cross training as mandated by the line


Alternates for colleagues when requested by the management




Bachelor Polymer Engineering or any relevant domain or equivalent is required


Work Experience:     


10 – 15 years’ experience within the plastics packaging industry with a minimum of 5 years in a managerial position.




Number of Languages     1


Language Type     




Language Level




Expected Language     


English & Local Practiced Language is preferable


Specialized Experience (In Years)   



Education Level     


Bachelor Degree or a recognized Plastics Processing Qualification.


Relevant Experience (In Years)   


10-15 years  


Specialized Experience:    


5 years of general relevant experience of hands-on, typical exposure in the plastics packaging industry

This job is posted in the following Specialties:

Job Details

Ref.: JB3481482
Job Location: Kuwait 
Company Industry: Manufacturing and Production 
Company Type: Employer (Private Sector) 
Job Role: Management 
Employment Status: Full time 
Employment Type: Employee 
Monthly Salary Range: Unspecified 
Number of Vacancies: 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Management 
Years of Experience: Min: 10 
Residence Location: Kuwait 
Gender: Unspecified 
Nationality: Unspecified 
Degree: Bachelor's degree / higher diploma



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