Operations Manager

Website TopFloorZambia TopFloor Limited

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Our client, in the Telecoms and Mining Industry, is looking to hire an Operations Manager who will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of production, procurement, and stock levels within the company. This role requires strong leadership, organizational skills, and the ability to effectively coordinate activities to ensure smooth operations and optimal performance.

Responsibilities

Production Management

  • Develop and implement production schedules to meet customer demands and optimize efficiency.
  • Monitor production processes to ensure quality standards are met and identify areas for improvement.
  • Coordinate with production teams to address any issues or bottlenecks that may arise.
  • Implement strategies to increase productivity while minimizing costs.

Procurement

  • Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of materials and equipment.
  • Negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers to secure favourable pricing and terms.
  • Monitor market trends and supplier performance to identify opportunities for cost savings and process improvements.
  • Work closely with the purchasing team to forecast demand and maintain appropriate inventory levels.

Stock Management

  • Develop and implement stock management procedures to ensure accurate tracking and reporting of inventory levels.
  • Coordinate with warehouse and logistics teams to optimize storage space and streamline inventory management processes.
  • Conduct regular stock audits and cycle counts to reconcile inventory discrepancies and identify areas for improvement.
  • Develop and implement strategies to minimize stockouts and excess inventory.

Job Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, or a related field.
  • Over 3 years of management experience in an operations role, preferably in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Valid Driving License
  • Strong understanding of production processes, procurement practices, and inventory management principles.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively coordinate and motivate teams.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data- driven decisions.
  • Proficiency in procurement / inventory management software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Flexibility to work outside of regular business hours as needed.

How to Apply
Please submit your application through our job portal before 12th June 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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