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Head Process and Production Job in Zambia
Dangote Group , Zambia

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Master's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
May 12, 2021
Last Date
Aug 12, 2021

Job Description

Job Summary

  • Oversee and coordinate efficient production of high quality clinker and cement at the plant to generate optimal revenue for DCP.
  • Ensure production at optimal plant capacity at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and articulation of production strategy for DCP.
  • Create and manage the plant’s production plan, capacity plan and materials requirements plan in line with DCP’s strategic intent.
  • Oversee the implantation of the approved production plan at the plant to ensure established targets are met.
  • Ensure the production processes are implemented in line with agreed upon Safety amp; Environmental procedures and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate ownership of and communicate the unit’s strategic direction and objectives to all staff.
  • Prepare annual production budgets based on relevant considerations including market forces and ensure achievement of planned budgets through optimization of resources.
  • Coordinate and manage the production team to achieve daily production lines for the purpose of maintenance.
  • Oversee the execution of cement kiln linings repairs, raw and cement mill operations and cement packaging system.
  • Keep abreast with new developments in cement productions and good practices and make recommendation for improvement to the Chief General Manager (Operations amp; Maintenance).
  • Supervise the implementation of approved recommendations.
  • Coordinate with other units of the production, mines and maintenance department as required to meet production requirements.
  • Provide overall guidance, leadership and strategic direction to the Production team.
  • Prepare and provide production reports and information to management to aid decision making.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief General Manager (operations amp; Maintenance)


  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in a technical discipline
  • Postgraduate/relevant professional qualification.
  • Minimum of eight years (8) relevant work experience
  • 1. Professional and technical competencies: · In-depth knowledge of cement production processes · Strong knowledge of the cement industry (local and international) including the trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislation relating to the cement manufacturing industry. · Strong knowledge of production quality parameters and quality control. · Good knowledge of cement manufacturing equipment’s and quality control · Strong people management and leadership skills. · Strong problem solving and analytical skills. · Strong relationship management and communication skills. · Good supervisory, coaching and mentoring skills. · Ability to manage multiple priorities · Ability to pay attention to detail. 2. Behavioral and management competencies: · Leadership qualities with capabilities to manage people and function. · Effective communications and capabilities to manage tricky issues based on local conditions.

Job Specification

Dangote Group

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