Operations manager - Abidjan - Pasta

Abidjan Permanent 90,000 - 100,000 per year
  • International player in the agribusiness sector with pasta operations in Africa
  • This role will be based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

About Our Client

International client with a large presence in Africa within the agribusiness sector. They focus on producing key products such as Pasta, Flour, Wheat and Corn, and have established their brand as a trusted organization in the agribusiness sector. They are currently seeking a motivated Operations Manager to handle one of their largest Pasta operations in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Job Description

Reporting to the General Manager & Regional Vice president; you will be responsible for carrying out the below duties:

  • Leading a team that includes engineers, production associates and warehouse personnel
  • You oversee the entire Pasta production life cycle for the company that includes manufacturing, ship discharging & warehouse storage
  • You are the main point of contact between the international management team, local authorities, suppliers and external milling vendors
  • You are responsible for developing operational policies to reduce operation costs, while increasing production KPI's
  • Manage inventory levels and coordinate with supply chain to ensure production demands are met
  • You control the budget and cost controls to achieve operational goals
  • Responsible for arranging monthly and annual machinery maintenance to prevent production downtime

The Successful Applicant

You bring 10 years of working experience as an Operations Manager preferably with in the Pasta manufacturing or Agribusiness industry
Bachelor's or Masters degree in Business Administration, Engineering or a related field
Proven experience managing a Pasta facility or flour/wheat milling operations is highly preferred
Self- motivated and possess leadership and team management skills
Excellent fluency in both English & French is mandatory
Must be willing to travel internationally
In-depth knowledge of milling processes and equipment is a bonus

What's on Offer

Expatriate package + international benefits and accommodation

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
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