Senior Director, Manufacturing

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$15000 - S$25000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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My client is a world leader with multiple facilities across the globe. Asia is a big R&D and manufacturing hub for them, and they now seek an experienced Manufacturing Director to join them

  • World Leader
  • Extremely Innovative Products
  • High-End Manufacturing


  • Assume responsibility for overall day to day production, manufacturing and operations
  • Identify, develop and implement new manufacturing technologies
  • Ensure the overall strategic leadership to achieve high standard deliveries of just in time production, product quality, operations efficiency and management of new product
  • Drive the effective management of operations and engineering teams within the designated manufacturing units to ensure the cohesive and integrated efforts
  • Develop a long-term vision for the designated Manufacturing Units which aligns with the overall manufacturing vision and implement strategic directions
  • Create opportunities to promote manufacturing teams across the business
  • Provide leadership for the operational, engineering & people management aspects of the manufacturing organization
  • Assume responsibility for designated Manufacturing Units' operations to meet GMP and other compliance requirements.
  • Oversee both the engineering team and operations team within the designated Manufacturing Units to ensure the best quality of products delivered
  • Act as the escalation point for complex operations and people related issues and provide leadership support to other manufacturing facilities within the region
  • Formulate and manage budgets and forecasts for operations and manufacturing engineering
  • Monitor resource allocation to control expenses, review performance and productivity to deliver efficiencies in the cost of business operation
  • Develop and implement plans to meet current and future production volume and delivery requirements
  • Implement strategies for the continual improvement of product and process quality and efficiency improvements using Lean and 6 Sigma tools
  • Work closely with Purchasing to develop a high-quality supplier base through the development of existing suppliers and introduction of new suppliers
  • Liaise with Marketing and Product Managers to ensure that Manufacturing is meeting the requirements of customers
  • Ensure that appropriate measures are in place to protect intellectual property and ensure compliance with quality and regulatory standards


  • Advanced Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing with at least 15 years' relevant experience in manufacturing operations, plant management or equivalent
  • Postgraduate qualification in Engineering or Business Management will be a plu
  • Extensive experience leading multiple production teams and NPI process
  • Prior experience in setting up new facilities, greenfield/brownfield manufacturing set ups and relocation of facilities
  • External or internal accreditation or proven experience in management of businesses at superior level
  • Ability to negotiate competing project and company requirements and align team planning and decision making with the broader organisation
  • Natural leader with the ability to manage key stakeholders, executive management and teams of diversified skillsets, cultural and social background

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).