Michael Page

Chief Operating Officer, Manufacturing

Michael Page
Above THB 160,000 /month (negotiable)
Posted on 21 Jan 2021

Chief Operating Officer, Manufacturing

Michael Page

Job Highlights

  • Senior leadership opportunity
  • Leading consumer manufacturing company
  • Regional mandate

Job Description

The COO will be responsible for driving manufacturing, distribution and supply chain excellence to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the facilities, focusing on safety, quality, cost and delivery. While the primary mandate is for Thailand, you will have dotted line responsibilities for global operations.

Client Details

Our client is an innovative, multinational consumer goods corporation housing both independent household brands as well as providing turnkey solutions for other players sector.


  • Direct operations to meet operating budgets and other financial targets related to labour and capital expenditures
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan that supports the company's long term growth and profitability goals
  • Meet and exceed (develop and implement where necessary) Key Performance Indicators, with a heavy emphasis on safety, quality, service and productivity
  • Use continuous improvement strategies, tools (Lean/Six Sigma/Kaizen) and techniques to deliver sustainable cost reductions across the entire operational value chain
  • Lead and support acquisition integration projects related to Operations and general business functions
  • Develop a world class Operations team through talent acquisition, management and development
  • Promoting technological advancement of plants in alignment with Industry 4.0 objectives


  • Bachelor's degree is required, ideally from an Engineering/Food Science background. An MBA is strongly preferred
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience in managing critical operational, commercial and manufacturing activities
  • Exposure to the food & beverage or personal care industry would be highly regarded
  • Fluency (spoken and written) in English and Thai is necessary
  • Familiar with Six Sigma, LEAN, Kaizen process in continuous improvement
  • Adequate knowledge of organisational effectiveness, operations management, budget development and oversight
  • Outstanding leadership capabilities, ability to communicate a compelling vision and drive results while developing a strong team
  • A demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally within the Group to drive business growth
  • Ability to work in a challenging, fast paced, results-oriented environment under minimal supervision

Job Offer

Excellent and competitive package (including fringe benefits), depending on experience.

To apply online please click the "Apply" button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Sonia Fernandez on +66 2 012 5017

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

After more than 40 years in the recruitment market, Michael Page is the leading brand of PageGroup, a publicly listed FTSE 250 company with a respected position as the leaders in international recruitment and hiring. Our four brands currently spread across 140 offices and a network that spans 36 countries and more than 7,000 staff around the world.

PageGroup has a strong presence across Asia Pacific, and in 2016 we launched our 11th APAC country operation with a new office in Thailand's capital city, Bangkok. Our Thailand team already has an impressive track record, offering customers a unique consultative approach, tailoring each solution to specific requirements, including long-term support and in-depth market knowledge. To take your career to the next level in Thailand, visit http://www.michaelpage.co.th/

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