General Manager Operations
Consultant Benny Tan
Date posted 29 December 2016
An exciting General Manager Operations job has just become available at one of the international leading design and manufacturing services companies in Penang. Reporting directly to Vice President of Operations, this is a role for a senior manager who is a leader in their field.
About the General Manager Operations Role:
In this business critical role you will be responsible for providing focused leadership to the Manufacturing Operations within a site and leads staff members of the site and interacts with Managers of other sites and customer teams to drive execution. The right candidate will have the ultimate responsibility for site financial and organizational performance.
- Provide leadership, direction and oversight to all functional management within the site including Manufacturing, Engineering, Finance, Materials, HR, Program Management and Quality.
- Work closely with the other site management teams as well as Manufacturing Solutions corporate resources (Supply Chain, Materials, HR, Finance, Accounting, Global Customer Services and Global Market Development) to help the company attain world-class status through metrics, change management and continuous improvement.
- Together with the Customer Manager or Director assigned to each customer within the site, enhance the customer relationship through consistent execution and communication with the customer.
- Provide leadership to site team and work directly with the relevant stakeholders to ensure management of the customer P&L and secure future growth opportunities (including Quarterly Business Reviews).
- Support and strengthen the company’s brand within the site by implementing best practices which support the customer experience.
- Manage the selling of solutions during visits by potential customers (targets) and divisions of existing customers to support new business wins.
- Develop goals and objectives for site management which ensure execution to Company’s enduring goals and development of individuals to fill the talent pipeline for future succession.
- Establish measurable goals, objectives and metrics for the management staff and site.
- Set direction and ensure accountability for performance to these metrics as well as site-specific projects and continuous improvement activities.
- Maintain a current site organization chart and succession plan, and the plan should include personal development and career management for individuals to fill key roles within the site.
To succeed in the General Manager Operations job, you will need to have the ability to communicate through written and oral communication at all levels of the organization.
- Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering with 15 years equivalent industry experience.
- A highly skilled manager with well-rounded experience or lean knowledge in manufacturing environment is preferred.
- P&L experience as a Plant Manager or above level with management responsibility for manufacturing processes of high technology products and services in an electronics-manufacturing environment is beneficial.
- The right candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to provide leadership while working independently, as well as in a team environment.
- Enthusiasm toward coordination of teams in the contract manufacturing services industry with a focus on support and direction of manufacturing and customer teams.
This international organisation is a recognised leader in providing design and manufacturing services in the electronics sector for various applications in many industries. They are renowned for developing innovative solutions to customers for many decades and counting. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The organisation is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting General Manager Operations job.
Apply today or call me to discuss this new opportunity.
Business Registration Number: 729828-T Licence Number: JTK2125