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Fertiliser Plant Production & Maintenance Manager
Ref No.: 17-00013
Location: Dubai AE
Client Profile
Our client is a well-established agrochemicals organisation and we are recruiting an experienced fertilizer plant Production & Maintenance Manager to join their expanding team in the UAE to oversee and manage the factory production, packaging and dispatch of agrochemicals ensuring that equipment maintenance is carried out, raw materials and supplies availability, Client recruitment, training and scheduling.

The Role
Establish and maintain planned and preventative maintenance schedules to maximize equipment production and reliability and implementing and utilizing processes to ensure the smooth and cost effective production, packaging and dispatch of fertilizers and ensuring that all statutory and industry health, safety, quality and environmental standards are maintained.
Establish automated production processes to increase efficiency and output and reduce cost.
Production team recruitment, training and management together with contractors.
MIS reporting.

Essential Skills and Experience
8 – 10 years' plant production and maintenance experience at a granular crop and agriculture fertilizer facility with strong working technical experience of steam granulation, reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, turbo machinery, packaging equipment.
Excellent working knowledge of granulators, compressors, hydrolysers, methanators, storage vessels for chemicals such as Sulphuric and phosphoric acid, vacuum concentrators, decomposers, evaporators, ammonia refrigerant compressors and equipment for urea and ammonia plants.
Excellent working knowledge of chemicals used in agricultural fertilizers.
Ability to troubleshoot electrical and PLC snags.
Excellent working knowledge of Kaizen, Sigma5S, HAZMAT and ISO standards related to the agrochemicals industry.
Strong analytical skills to conduct root cause analysis and resolution.
Strong commercial and financial acumen with the ability to run a product factory cost effectively and efficiently.

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BEng) is mandatory
Candidate Profile
Physically fit Indian male aged between 35 – 45 years.
Fluent in English and Hindi.
Available to work shifts including weekends.