East-West Seed International Limited

Plant Operations Manager (Thailand - Suphan Buri)

East-West Seed International Limited
ลงประกาศเมื่อ 02 Mar 2021

Plant Operations Manager (Thailand - Suphan Buri)

East-West Seed International Limited


  • Extensive experience in Global manufacturing
  • Leading plant operations
  • People Management


Job Summary  

The Processing Plant Manager will aim at being a business partner to the management team in shaping an organization that excels in serving farmers and facilitating sustainable future growth. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Map and analyze existing processes, line and plant capacities derive a gap analysis based on the future demand and propose an improvement plan to close the capacity gaps either by in-house expansion and  tolling. 
  • Ensure the plant operation function implements a sustainable quality system to deliver products in good quality products to our customers’ on-time and does not receive major customer complaints.
  • Manage Manufacturing Fixed Costs (MFC) and Variable Production Costs (VPC) carefully in order to work within the approved budget, to turn the cost savings initiatives into reality, and to ensure all approved Capex projects are implemented on-time and in-scope. On top of this, trying to identify cost and inventory reduction opportunities to help the company generating additional free cash flow.
  • Ensure the Processing and concerns area in a healthy, safe, environmentally friendly, secure and compliant manner, so workers and the environment are not harmed or put at risk, and the site maintains its license to operate.
  • Provide and manage availability of all resources needed for all activities in Plant processing process
  • Ensure sustainable site organization is built at site by planning for succession in advance and by developing the successors in a targeted manner in preparation for their succession or career advancement.
  • Setup and maintain protection plan for security of all property
  • Keep good corporate and communication to all supply chain or party for smooth operational and team working.
  • Ensure key activities for such productivity tools are implement and maintained
  • Supervise and support operational of Suphanburi Plant.

Reporting Structure and Key Stakeholders

  • Reports directly to the General  Manager and dotted line to Group SOM
  • Work closely with SOM, S&M 
  • Directly responsible for supervising team members

 Key Success Factors

  • Experience gained working for a matrixed/international organization which is truly multicultural and diverse
  • Able to demonstrated problem solving, judgment and conflict resolution skills with the ability to provide high quality independent analysis, conclusions, and recommendations
  • Experience working across levels of employees in a growing organization including Sales & Marketing, Production, Support Functions, Plant and Group level resources
  • Ability to bring people together to work on ‘larger’ and purposeful goals. EWS is a value driven organization and it is important for the HR lead to build a ‘culture’ unique to EWS locally 

Knowledge, experience & capabilities

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering or business management field.
  • Extensive experience in Agriculture and manufacturing process at least 10 years
  • Strong in Process and operational safety, Health  and Environmental management. 
  • Good computer skill and can communicate in English
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Good spirit teamwork with full service mind and self-motivation for improvement
  • Good command of TQM , ISO, Lean, Six Sigma skills are preferable


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At East-West Seed, we care about growing talented individuals who are purposeful, innovative,
and passionate about our mission.

Our company develops, produces and commercializes tropical vegetable seeds for 18 million farmers worldwide. We believe in providing them good quality seeds and knowledge that will increase their productivity and income, and help improve the available of nutritious food for our growing population.

Today we are one of the 10 largest vegetable seed companies in the world, with a leading position in the most important Southeast Asian countries and rapid expansion into India, Africa, and South America. We are
a team of about 5,000 people, with direct presence in 9 countries and exporting to 60+ countries globally. We have 14 R&D stations in 6 countries and 10 seed processing facilities in 7 countries and we're proudly
to announce that we're #1 in the 2019 South and Southeast Asia Seed Index.