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Cement Plant Manager

Job Title: Cement Plant Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 955
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking for Cement Plant Manager for an international testing & inspection services company. The chosen candidates will be based in Erbil, min 15 years’ of experience.


List of General Responsibilities:

  • Manage the operations and maintenance staff to ensure timely production and distribution of products within quality standards, high uniformity, and optimum production costs.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of annual operating plans.
  • Oversees the development and supervises the execution of Capital Expenditure plans
  • Reviews cost reports to locate excessive expenses and takes necessary corrective action.
  • Prepare short and long range development plans
  • Establish goals that reflect continuous improvement in plant operations
  • Assure environmental compliance and clean plant operations
  • Proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance
  • Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth; provide motivation and career enhancement for all employees
  • Review requests and make decisions regarding the purchase of new equipment and supplies
  • Participate directly in labour relations, including grievance handling; member of the contract negotiating team
  • Conduct performance evaluations and make recommendations for salary increases

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience in cement industry is a must with a minimum of 15 years’ experience as plant manager
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Mechanical / Industrial / Electrical Engineering
  • Complete understanding of the cement manufacturing process
  • Experience with the latest cement production technology
  • Strong knowledge of modern maintenance technology and methods
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize production costs
  • Knowledge of the industry, marketing, customers and quality products
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to continuously improve plant operations
  • Knowledge of union contracts and/or prior experience working in a union environment strongly preferred.
  • Good understanding of safety and environmental regulations

Please note due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.