Factory Director (Building Materials) - Vietnam

Job Title: Factory Director (Building Materials) - Vietnam
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Vietnam, Vietnam
Salary: US$15000 - US$20000 per month
Reference: 30639_1565317703
Contact Name: Baptiste Rozotte
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2019 09:28

Job Description

The Factory Director will oversee all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed. He/She will develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.


  • Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers' expectations
  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
  • Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
  • Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
  • Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff
  • Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime
  • Commit to plant safety procedures
  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
  • Address employees' issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements
  • Influence and learn from below
  • Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts


  • Proven work experience as a factory manager in the Building Materials Industry in Southeast Asia
  • Proven managerial experience (at least 10 years)
  • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
  • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
  • BS degree in Business Management and/or Engineering
  • Open to expats

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