Kimminic Oil Limited: General Manager

Posted on :

15 Sep, 2011

Category :

Oil and Gas Jobs in Ghana

A reputable agro-based company located in Yeji, Brong Ahafo has a vacancy for a general manager. The ideal candidate must have a strong business management as well as engineering (production, chemical or mechanical) background with demonstrable production management experience.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the overall management and effective operation of the Kimminic Jatropha Extraction and Biodiesel Plant
  • Ensures effective ongoing management of the plant operation including the jatropha pressing, fertilizer production, oil pre-refining, bio-diesel production, and power generation
  • Provides support in the preparation, coordination & execution of equipment purchases & delivery receipt from selected manufacturers for the jatropha pressing, fertilizer production, oil pre-refining, bio-diesel production, and power generation
  • Provides support in the preparation, coordination and implementation of the plant construction including the jatropha pressing, fertilizer production, oil pre-fining, bio-diesel production, and power generation
  • Ensures ongoing communication and coordination with the Site Project Manager (PM) and the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) during project implementation, project commissioning, and start-up operation
  • Assists in the selection and development of all other technical personnel in Ghana for the mechanical press and pre-fining, the bio-diesel production and the power generation
  • Prepares, ensures & co-ordinates effective & smooth transitioning from plant commissioning to regular plant operation
  • Ensures and coordinates adequate vendor training and ongoing development of all key technical personnel
  • Assists the global marketing team to develop strategic market partnerships and manage key customers and distribution partners
  • Oversees the work of the local marketing management team
  • Ensures ongoing communication to top management in all strategic affairs
  • Maintains effective external relations with shareholders, strategic partners and affiliates of the corporation

Required Skills or Experience

  • First degree in mechanical or chemical/biochemical engineering and second degree in Business Administration with operations management experience
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification management experience in a similar position in the oil extraction and/or refining industry
  • Experience with oilseed extraction processes and their operation is a definite asset
  • Understanding of the oil extraction processes and associated chemical input requirements
  • Understanding & skills in the petroleum industry quality control procedures & computerised control systems
  • Understanding of preventative maintenance management
  • Understanding of operations scheduling and transportation logistics (facility to port logistics)
  • Strong interpersonal, team and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a broad range of individuals at multiple levels
  • Ability to analyze information, plan and to define and solve problems
  • Ability to build sustainable community and business unit level relations

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send their CVs and application forms to: [email protected].

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