Plant (Factory) Manager at Alexander George Business Support Solutions (AGBSS)

Job Description

  • The aim of the Plant Manager is to oversee the daily operations and activities at the production floor to ensure the optimization of resources, ensure all instituted production policies and procedures are followed, and ensure production targets are met.
  • This person not only drives production operations but is critical to the development and maintenance of all Plant(factory) resources to achieve the company’s goals.
  • Overall, the plant manager is responsible for ensuring that the manufacturing/production facility is operating efficiently, safely, and in compliance with regulations, while also meeting production goals and delivering high-quality products.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize their own workload, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet short deadlines.


  • Planning and coordinating production schedules and workflows to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Managing plant personnel, including training, and evaluating employees.
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations, as well as environmental regulations.
  • Maintaining inventory levels.
  • Monitoring and analyzing plant performance, including production output, quality control, and maintenance schedules.
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures to improve plant performance and reduce costs.
  • Collaborating with other departments, such as sales, and logistics, to ensure smooth operations and effective communication.
  • Managing budgets and financial performance of the plant.
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements to increase efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Responsible for production output, and product quality.
  • Oversee the efficiency of all assets in the factory (machine and human), to ensure the factory consistently runs efficiently, quickly, safely, and smoothly.
  • Increase production, assets capacity, and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining quality standards.
  • Allocate both human and material resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
  • Develop and maintain a culture of trust, efficiency, diligence, and shared purpose with the production workforce.
  • Develop and commit to factory safety procedures and ensure compliance across the board.
  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics, and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
  • Address employees’ issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements.
  • Stay up to date with the latest production and plant management best practices and concepts.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor/HND degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or any related course;
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in relevant fields will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant operations/manufacturing professional certification(s) and membership(s) will be an added advantage;
  • Adequate knowledge of the manufacturing industry in Nigeria.
  • Adequate operational knowledge of manufacturing machines.
  • At least 6 years experience in a similar role/capacity.
  • Great time management skills.
  • Exceptional knowledge of MS Office applications- PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Project management experience and technical know-how.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to solve problems and resolve conflicts.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

Deadline: Apr 26, 2023
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