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Job Title Engineering & Technical Standards Director
Location Sanaa / Cairo
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our Client:

Our client is a sizable conglomerate operating in various business activities around the world as a multinational company and managing companies in different economic sectors.

Your Role:

You will be responsible for setting and ensuring the implementation of engineering, operations and manufacturing standards for different sectors including, but not limited to, Food, FMCG, and Heavy Industry. You would be expected to formulate solutions for improving quality, cost and service efficiency as well as the people performance to ensure customer satisfaction and achieving business goals. Along with leading projects for new products

Your Key Responsibilities would encompass the following:

  • Heading all the manufacturing plants in Yemen region
  • Assess manufacturing processes in place and develop improvement plans to ensure high quality and cost-effectiveness and compliance with (internal/external) regulations through automation, training, implementing industry best practices...etc.
  • Support the implementation of NPDs (New products development) plans
  • Manage operational challenges to ensure production plans are not interrupted
  • Provides continuous reports analysis to support decisions
  • Responsible for meeting production and quality targets efficiently
  • Assure that safety training for all site personnel is conducted in a timely, efficient and complete manner

Must Haves:

  • Fluent in English, Arabic is a plus
  • Engineering Degree is must
  • 15 to 20 years’ experience in production and engineering experience within a multinational company in emerging markets and thus, sensitive and understanding to different cultures and social norms
  • Possess solid project management skill. Lean and Six Sigma experience is a plus
  • Ability to manage operations remotely
  • Must be a balanced ability to see the “big picture”, identify trends while at the same time ensuring effective implementation of set plans
  • Has strong leadership, motivating and influencing personality either with own team or other involved stakeholders

Managing Expectations:

At Mindfield we are driven by mutually agreed KPIs and service levels. Exceptional results can only be delivered when we understand both our key stakeholders clients and candidates. Keeping this in mind we would request that when applying for a role do take cognizance of the “must haves” to avoid disappointment. Sometimes positions take time to close and there could be delay in us responding to you but as a thumb rule if you do not hear from us in 7-8 working days post applying for the role then the resume has not been shortlisted and would be kept on the database for other roles. Look forward to a long term relationship…Mindfield…making a difference

Country Yemen / Egypt / Saudi