Facility Manager


Company Cerath Develo...
Industry Agriculture/A...
Category Facilities Ma...
Location Greater Accra
Job Status Full-time
Salary GH¢ 
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience N/A
Job Expires Sep 22, 2023
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Company Profile

CERATH Development Organization (CDO) is a non-profit entity focused on catalyzing development in Africa. CDO is operational in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone CDO has five main intervention areas. These are (I) Agriculture (II) Fisheries (III)Renewable Energy (IV)Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) and (V) Inclusive Finance and Renewable Energy –– the organization focuses on uplifting underserved communities with the ultimate aim of contributing to sustainable development across West Africa.

Job Description

CDO, together with the La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly (LaNMMA) and the Tree Crops Center (TCC), is implementing the Coconut Waste Project (COWAP) funded by the European Union (EU) under its “Promoting a Circular Economy and Local Development Programme”. The project seeks to achieve a green-circular economy and create livelihood opportunities through value addition to coconut husks in the La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality (LANMM).
A key objective of the project is to aggregate coconut waste within the project area and its environs to be processed into value-added products (cocopeat, coir fiber, and coconut shells) at its processing facility, the Coco-Waste Hub. In line with this endeavor, Coco-Waste Hub Limited is currently recruiting a proficient Facility Manager to oversee and manage the day-to-day activities within the facility.
Duties and Responsibilities
The hired candidate will be responsible for the following: 
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations to maintain a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Hiring, training, and managing factory staff, including supervisors, operators, technicians, and other employees.
  • Planning, organizing, and managing production activities to ensure products are manufactured efficiently, on schedule, and in accordance with quality standards.
  • Allocating resources such as labour, machinery, and materials to maximize production output while minimizing costs.
  • Ensuring that products meet quality specifications and regulatory requirements by implementing quality control measures and inspection processes.
  • Identifying areas for process optimization and implementing continuous improvement initiatives to enhance production efficiency and reduce waste.
  • Coordinating with suppliers to ensure a steady supply of raw materials and components necessary for production.
  • Overseeing the maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment to prevent downtime and ensure optimal functioning.
  • Tracking production performance metrics, analysing data, and implementing corrective actions when necessary to meet production targets.
  • Managing inventory to prevent stockouts or overstock situations and optimizing inventory turnover.
  • Developing and managing budgets for production operations, tracking expenses, and finding ways to reduce costs.
  • Effectively communicating with various departments, senior management, and stakeholders to ensure alignment and smooth operations.
  • Ensuring compliance with industry regulations, environmental standards, and company policies.
  • Addressing operational challenges and resolving issues that may arise during production processes.
  • Contributing to the development of long-term strategies for production, growth, and expansion.
  • Implementing environmentally sustainable practices to minimize the facility's impact on the environment.
  • Ensuring that production schedules are aligned with customer demands to maintain timely delivery of products.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, or equivalent qualification. 
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations and protocols to ensure a safe working environment for employees. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), SAP, and POKA applications.
  • Prior experience in a leadership or managerial role is essential.
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • A strong understanding of manufacturing processes, production techniques, and quality control standards will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is an added advantage. 
  • Applicants must be living within the municipality (LaNMM) in which the factory is located or in neighboring municipalities. 
Work Location
  • Onsite at Coco-Waste Hub Limited, Danfa, La Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality, Greater Accra Region.

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