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Title:  HD - BU Factory


Job Summary

Provide leadership to the operations side of the business i.e. Production, Quality Assurance, Maintenance & Supply Chain. Ensure that all departments contribute towards meeting overall business objectives. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop Annual Factory Plan with respect to capacities & planned capital expenditure, to ensure delivery of production volumes at desired levels of cost efficiencies and product mix, in consonance with the annual business plan.    
  • Deliver forecasted & planned quantity of production outputs SKU wise on a monthly basis ensuring market services levels as defined. 
  • Drive cost efficiencies and bring about overall reduction in the cost of production & to this end, ensure appropriate use of costing systems & data analysis.
  • Ensure CAPEX execution as per budgets.
  • Improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).
  • Ensuring Quality of RM/PM, In-process and Finished Goods with accountability for cost of poor quality.
  • Ensure machine up-time planned shutdowns for preventive maintenance and quick turnarounds of breakdowns.
  • Ensure that the factory team of managers and workmen are in a state of high motivation as evidenced in their problem-solving approach, willingness to stretch and willingness to collaborate with other teams.
  • Ensure capacity utilization, line and labour productivity and plan for capacity expansion ahead of need.
  • Ensure implementation of HSE standards and effluent treatment. Eliminate occupational hazards and disease & ensure prime health in the work.
  • Project Management


  • Production Volumes
  • Factory Overheads Control
  • Material/Equipment/Productivity Efficiency.
  • Plant Up gradation
  • Team Skill Enhancement

Work experience requirement

10-15 years of experience in operations, within the FMCG Manufacturing Industry for assigned products category, with at least 3 years in a Lead Operations Role.


  • Must have a bachelor degree in Commensurate Technical qualification in Engineering from a Reputed Institute. 
  • Master degree and other manufacturing related certification is desirable.



Manufacturing Operations and Industry Practices
Safety Procedures and Norms
Capacity Planning and Operational Efficiencies
Quality Management
Cost Management
Self and Team Management
Planning & Decision Making
Strategic Thinking
Change Management
Ownership & Result Orientation
Business Unit:  OFOQ Al Iraq (IRQ02)
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