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Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1315
Contact Name: David Bernard
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Production Manager for an international oil operator in Erbil, the candidate must have minimum 5 years of experience in a relevant role.

Job Summary: 
A prominent Oil and Gas company is looking to hire a highly organized Production Manager to join their team. The company is looking for someone to create effective policies and procedures to ensure that their manufacturing department operates at peak efficiency; they’re looking for an experienced Production Manager who doesn’t mind putting in long hours and working with employees to constantly improve output. Excellent benefits and a competitive salary will be provided.


  • Manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime
  • Oversee a workforce of all employees in the manufacturing department
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
  • Ensure all employees follow industry standard health and safety guidelines
  • Set ambitious production goals and communicate them to key personnel
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all employees
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to senior management
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing levels.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BSc/Ba in business administration or relevant field is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing operations.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Deep knowledge of production management.
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations.
  • Knowledge of performance evaluation and budgeting concepts.
  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics.
  • Proficient in MS Office and ERP software.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.