The Technical Manager is responsible for all technology and engineering related activities. This includes :
Investment projects in Infrastructure, Machinery and Equipment
Maintenance and operational availability of Infrastructure, Machinery and Equipment
Facility Management on Buildings, Property, Utilities incl. Power supply
Process Engineering to ensure the usability of manufacturing processes for product and quality
Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH)
The job holder formulates and implements the technical roadmap and its conceptual design and operational execution, incl.
budget, time and resources in support of the execution of tesa overall strategy.
The key purpose of the job is to lead the plant’s technical function taking charge of process management and the upkeep of production and facility assets to facilitate sustainable high plant performance in terms of safety, cost and technology.
Implementation of capital investments for capacity and technology enhancements is also a significant part of the job.
The incumbent leads, manages and motivates the team personnel in his / her sphere of functional responsibility as well as their personal development including but not limited to target setting, coaching, personnel interview and appraisal, succession- and deputy planning, and personnel development in co-operation with his / her manager and Human Resources.
He / she is involved in all issues concerning personnel policy and decisions in his / her area of responsibility. He / she ensures the transfer of the tesa / BDF management approach as well as functional know-how to the local team.
Ensure compliance with local regulations and policies in EHS / permitting and relevant approvals / EIA / Construction approval requirements
Ensure effective internal controls and necessary documentation / records
Facility management and Maintenance
Play a key role in the installation and commissioning of the plant and equipment.
Ensure safe, effective operation of the plant and equipment in lines with local and company’s technical and safety regulations.
Organize and manage in-house and outsourced maintenance and repair.
Take care of the overall maintenance of all plant buildings including road and drainage systems
Create a Proactive Maintenance culture;
Ensure equipment inventory, contingency and disaster recovery plan
Plan, direct, and coordinate processes in the plant.
Responsible for manufacturing manual.
Workflow, equipment layout and workspace design for maximum efficiency.
Work with planning and R&D teams on product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.
Work with management, engineering, and other relevant stakeholders regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
Take lead in problem solving for quality issues related to production process.
Prepare investment appraisal
Ensure the development, tendering, commissioning, assembly, activation, and integration of machinery and equipment into production processes, while maintaining the technical and control concepts, costs and deadlines agreed upon by the project team and taking into account additional organizational production requirements.
Ensure the application of technical projects standards through training and support in day-to-day operations for project management, in coordination with tSN - EPT
Continuously refine performance parameters for machinery, equipment and technologies during new projects, researching outside innovations and developing industrial-scale solutions with internal and external experts.
Environment Health Safety Management
Develop and lead a safety-first culture while ensuring safe work practices and compliance to all local regulatory guidelines
Ensure the business strategy of the environmental (EN ISO14001), health and safety programs is implemented and maintained.
Assist in responding to significant incidents and government requests / notices
Interface with environmental, health and safety regulatory agencies as needed
Drive continuous improvement in EHS performance and programs
Initiate energy strategies which necessarily include the objective of increasing the use of renewable energies.
Set up monitoring systems / tools for energy use and control
Develop and ensure effective implementation of measures, initiatives for energy optimization
Plan and conduct internal / external energy audit
Ensure proper production processes for the purpose of energy efficiency.
Identify and evaluate the risks related to process, production equipment and EHS
Execute adequate and proper mitigating actions including ensuring adequate provisions / controls / governance
Ad hoc Projects : Support and work with on Special projects / initiatives as and when required
Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering
At least 10 years relevant experience including more than 3 years in managerial / direct leadership responsibilities
Probably gained experience in a global company
Strong in Microsoft Office Application
Basic skills in CAD
Personal characteristics & behaviour
Professional work attitude and willingness to learn
Strong mindset, leadership and management skills
Strong process and conceptual skills
Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
Resourcefulness and ability to work in matrix structure
Ability to work with tight timelines and challenges
Communication and interpersonal skills
Attractive salary and bonus (13th month fixed bonus and variable bonus)
Annual health check-up and premium healthcare
Annual leave entitlement : 20 days per year, one more day each additional year until maximum 28 days per year
Great working environment which promotes people values and sustainability.
Opportunities for self-development and career advancement