General Manager - Textiles
About Our Client
Our client is a well established firm, headquartered and listed in Hong Kong. They have built a reputation for high quality production and innovative manufacturing techniques including being a pioneer of Lean/6s manufacturing practices in the textile industry.
The General Manager will be responsible for all operational outputs of the Plant in Vietnam whilst also overseeing a new plant in Myanmar. This person will be the figurehead for the Operation in SEA, setting out the strategy, delivering continuous improvement and ensuring customer satisfaction.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Dealing with the customer directly to understand requirements and exceed expectations
- Driving excellence throughout the Supply Chain to ensure products are delivered on time and in full to a very high quality benchmark
- Ensuring HSE policies and procedures are adhered to
- Taking a lead role in the commercial side of the business helping to identify and bring new brands on board
The Successful Applicant
The ideal candidate will have a strong manufacturing background and be comfortable managing factories with very large headcounts rather than relying on automation. Whilst this company operate in the textile/apparel industry this is not necessarily a pre-requisite.
Consideration will be given to other industries especially those candidate that can demonstrate an understanding of advanced manufacturing techniques that improve efficiency and quality.
Vietnam or at least experience in Asia is a must for this position
What's on Offer
Attractive package payable in USD plus allowances