Advertised Position

Technical Manager

Job Title: Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Myanmar [Burma]
Industry: Construction
Reference: 7232
Contact Name: Jiang Wenyu
Contact Email: jiang.wy@gsp-asia.com
Job Published: 15 August 2019
Job Description

Our client is one of Myanmar’s local renowned top 3 companies manufacturing, producing, distributing and selling Purified Drinking Water and Soft Drinks. Due to the business expansion, they are currently looking for a Technical Manager to join their company. The respective candidate will report to Production Director and manage a team of 25-30 technicians.

Key Responsibility:

  • Main Machinery: Water Treatment, Soft Drink Premix, Complete Water Line (Blowing to Packing) and Complete Soft Drink Line (Blowing to Packing).
  • Responsible for improving processes by reducing costs.
  • Provide hands-on process and equipment support.
  • Develop plant process improvement programs that improve consistency and control of current manufacturing processes.
  • Investigations of new methods to improve plant performance including equipment, statistical tools, troubleshooting methods etc.
  • Determine priorities with the plants, implement assigned projects and maintain detailed documentation as required.
  • Stay informed concerning new manufacturing technology and equipment and investigate their potential application.
  • Develop subordinates through education, training, and teamwork.
  • Hire, train, direct and mentor staff and all plant employees from diverse language, cultural and educational background.
  • Utilize technical tools to reduce scrap, analyse capacity, improve throughput, and enhance overall process efficiencies and profitability.
  • Perform validations for process or efficiency improvements as major changes are implemented. Initiate revised standard operating procedures based on changes and ensure implementation.
  • Provide operator training as necessary.
  • Initiate, coordinate, and manage any equipment or material trials required for analysis. Coordinate trial schedules with planning.
  • Support quality initiatives to ensure product meets or exceeds customers’ expectations.
  • Build and maintain productive employee relationships, driving employee satisfaction.
  • Identify, propose, and implement capital projects to improve operational performance.

Key Requirements:

  • Able to communicate in Chinese and English for working purpose. (Our client is a Myanmar Chinese Conglomerate so able to speak Chinese is essential.)
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
  • Good interpersonal skills and right working attitude.  

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