Brick Plant Manager
Hap Seng Building Materials Sdn Bhd
Tawau, Sabah

This position requires a seasoned self-starter with an extensive background in the operation of a brick factory.  The ability to successfully implement a manufacturing cost improvement program is a key requirement for the Company’s brick manufacturing operation.

  • Conduct analysis on brick manufacturing operation, recommend actions for improvement and provide periodic reports on rogress/developments
  • Monitor closely all areas of the factory to ensure that all processing works are carried out to the highest standards
  • Minimize unscheduled/unplanned factory interruption, plant and equipment breakdowns
  • Undertake regular factory inspections and risk assessments
  • Compile and analyze standard volume data and operating cost data
  • Report, analyze and manage factory performance through the use of KPIs
  • Supervise and daily manage all operating personnel, suppliers and contractors
  • Increase plant and equipment reliability and ensure that all plant, equipment and company vehicles are maintained to a good standard
  • Create good safety practices and maintain a safe work-place
  • Prepare and adhere to the factory’s annual operating budget and capital expenditure plan
  • Formulate action plans to drive the operation towards profitability and lower sustainable manufacturing cost
  • Identify suitable clay sources for the manufacturing of common bricks from within the Company’s land bank and to develop a comprehensive development plan in consultation with the relevant authorities
  • Conduct feasibility study for producing Clay pavers from the present site
  • Collaborate with the export department to produce saleable products for the Indonesian market
  • At least 5 years’ experience in manufacturing operation with heavy emphasis on production
  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing planning, safety, quality control, budgeting and capital planning, combined with strong business acumen
  • Excellent communication skills and a good team player
  • Good problem-solving skills and excellent time management capabilities
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn and improve

If you meet the above criteria, we welcome you to write in by giving a detailed resume together with a passport-sized photograph (n.r.), stating position applied for, current and expected salary.

Interested applicants, kindly write in to us at :
Senior Manager - Group Human Resource

Hap Seng Building Materials Sdn Bhd
P.O. Box 361, Jalan Sultan
46050 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Closing Date
29 Dec 2006
Only short-listed candidates will be notified