Plant Manager

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We are looking for an experienced Plant Manager to join our client in the Middle East.

Situated on the peripheries of Dubai, you will manage all operations at a newly acquired plant that imports, filters and exports a range of oils including engine, brake and waste/burnt oils. It offers you the challenge and exciting opportunity as an experienced Plant Manager to be part of the successful launch of the plant from planning and site sourcing stage to fully operational status.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management responsibility for all the different product lines, although not sales and marketing

  • Setting up of the plant, helping with decisions such as utilities in the process of choosing plant site

  • Involvement from beginning through to production phase 

  • There will be approximately 50 staff on site to manage - some lines are fully automated, others semi automated and others manual

Skills and Competencies 

  • A problem solver who is technically aware with great communication skills

  • Deadline orientated 

  • Abilitly to manage and develop growth/expansion plans 

  • Quality control management

  • Familiar with Middle Eastern culture and essential languages to speak are Urdu, Hindu and English


  • Preferably 5 years work experience as a plant manager

  • Experience with engine oil production at all phases as well as knowledge of break and grease fluid