General Manager (Philippines)

Posted 01 July 2024
Job type Permanent
EA License No.15S7496

Job Description

Job Overview
The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the FATP manufacturing plant's operations, ensuring the production of high-quality products, meeting financial and operational targets, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and safety. This role requires a strategic leader with a deep understanding of FATP processes, exceptional management skills, and a proven track record in driving operational excellence.

Main responsibilities/tasks:
• Leadership and Management: Provide strong leadership and direction to the plant management team and workforce. Foster a positive and inclusive workplace culture that emphasizes safety, quality, and continuous improvement.
• Operational Excellence: Oversee all FATP operations, including final assembly, testing, and packaging. Ensure efficient and cost-effective operations while maintaining the highest standards of product quality.
• Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic plans to achieve the plant's financial and operational goals. Align plant objectives with the overall business strategy and ensure successful execution.
• Financial Performance: Manage the plant's budget, control costs, and drive initiatives to improve profitability. Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and implement corrective actions as needed.
• Continuous Improvement: Lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance FATP processes, increase efficiency, and reduce waste. Implement lean manufacturing principles and best practices.
• Health and Safety: Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations. Promote a culture of safety and implement programs to reduce workplace accidents and injuries.
• Talent Development: Recruit, train, and develop a high-performing team. Provide coaching and mentorship to staff and create opportunities for professional growth and development.
• Customer Focus: Work closely with sales, marketing, and customer service teams to understand customer needs and ensure timely delivery of products that meet or exceed customer expectations.
• Innovation and Technology: Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in FATP technology. Drive innovation and adopt new technologies to enhance plant operations and competitiveness.

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Business Administration, or a related field. An MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
• years of experience in a senior management role within a FATP manufacturing environment, preferably in a global company.
• Proven track record of successfully managing FATP operations and achieving financial and operational targets.
• Strong understanding of FATP processes, lean manufacturing principles, and continuous improvement methodologies.
• Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to develop and execute strategic plans and drive change initiatives.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Knowledge of health, safety, and environmental regulations.
• Experience with advanced manufacturing technologies and automation is a plus.