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Creation Date: 2011/11/15 08:30:43
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Arkan building Materials

Works Manager (Cement Factory)
Arkan building Materials

Job Description

Strategic • Oversee the day to day operations of Emirates Cement plant • Define and cascade manufacturing unit metrics in line with Emirates Cement business strategy • Define budgets and cost structure for manufacturing unit, including capex, working capital, cash flows and product mix • Define and achieve financial metrics of productivity, cost optimization and capacity utilization Operational • Lead and control CAPEX allocation as per budget • Review annual production plans/ capacity utilization for efficient use of materials, labor and equipment to meet production targets – for cost, quality, and quantity • Approve planning and scheduling, purchasing, inventory, employee scheduling and assignments • Approve and control all operational work instructions and procedures • Review manufacturing related metrics and reports and undertake corrective action • Coordinate pre-production meetings, perform capacity analysis and assess plant capabilities in meeting customer requirements • Approve and review quality control inspection system, defect rates and quality assurance programs • Monitor performance to production schedules and inventory of raw materials and finished products • Review department performance reports detailing production levels, raw material usage, down time and efficiencies and calculate overall plant production and efficiencies • Review conformance to ISO certification with QC/QA, and implement corrective action as required in Operations • Ensure implementation of SHE process, zero accident rate and best practices like 5S, 6 Sigma etc. • Lead and direct identification and adoption of new technology • Review and recommend major inventory purchases • Participate in supplier negotiations at critical points People • Ensure attraction, retention and skill development of operations team to create a high performing talent pool


• Budgets and cost Control experience • Have developed production plans for a Block business • Gpod management skills • Clear communication skills in English is a MUST • Good working knowledge with ISO standards


Bachelor/Masters in Mechanical Engineering

Job Details

  • Search by Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Search by Industry: Manufacturing and Production
  • Requirements : Employer (Private Sector)
  • Job Role: Management
  • Employment Status: Full time
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary Range: AED 22,034 - 25,706
  • Manages Others: Yes
  • Number of Vacancies: 2

Preferred Candidate

  • Career Level: Management
  • Years of Experience : Min: 10 Max: 20
  • Residence Location: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Djibouti; Algeria; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Comoros; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Mauritania; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Somalia; Syria; Tunisia; Yemen
  • Nationality: United Arab Emirates; Bahrain; Djibouti; Algeria; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Comoros; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Morocco; Mauritania; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Sudan; Somalia; Syria; Tunisia; Yemen
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree

Company Profile

Arkan Building Materials Company PJSC was incorporated in Abu Dhabi in 2005. It specializes in investing in the growing building products sector of the Gulf Region.
The compnay was formed by the General Holding Corporation (GHC), a company wholly-owned by the Government of Abu Dhabi. In January 2007, 49% of the shares were listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM) to allow local shareholders the opportunity to participate in the company’s growth. Today, the Government of Abu Dhabi, though the GHC, still owns 51% of the shares.

Arkan is the leading building materials company in Abu Dhabi and currently owns:
- Emirates Cement Factory
- Al Ain Cement Factory
- Emirates Block Factories
- Anabeeb, which contains 3 plants: PVC pipes, GRP pipes & manholes, and BAGS

Arkan is growing its portfolio of businesses and aims to become the leading building materials.