Plant Manager (EMSS)

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Date: 20 Feb 2024

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC


HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Key Accountabilities:


  • Plant Management:
  • Lead and manage all aspects of energetic material sub-system plant operations, including production planning, scheduling, and execution.
  • Ensure production targets and quality standards are consistently met or exceeded.
  • Implement best practices to optimize storage for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.


  • Safety and Compliance:
  • Establish and enforce strict safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment in compliance with regulations.
  • Ensure adherence to all relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards for energetic material sub-system manufacturing.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and implement corrective actions as needed.


  • Team Leadership:
  • Train, and develop a skilled team of manufacturing professionals specialized in energetic materials.
  • Foster a culture of teamwork, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, and performance evaluations to team members.


  • Budget and Cost Management:
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the EMSS plant, focusing on cost control and cost-saving initiatives.
  • Monitor expenses and identify opportunities for cost reduction without compromising product quality or safety.


  • Quality Assurance:
  • Implement quality control processes to ensure the production of energetic material sub-systems that meet or exceed customer specifications.
  • Investigate and resolve quality issues promptly and effectively.


  • Supply Chain Management:
  • Collaborate with the supply chain team to ensure timely availability of raw materials and components for production.
  • Manage inventory levels to optimize production efficiency while minimizing waste.


  • Continuous Improvement:
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and lead initiatives to enhance plant performance, efficiency, and product quality.
  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in energetic material sub-system manufacturing technology.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • Expertise: Extensive experience (Graduate with 10-12 Years of experience or post-graduation with 8-10 Years of experience) in the plant management of Explosives or Defence products. At least 5 years in a leadership or management role, with a proven track record of successful in the related industry.
  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
  • Defence Industry Expertise: Proven experience in energetic material sub-system manufacturing or a similar high-risk production environment. Familiarity with energetic material properties and handling protocols.


Key Skills:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Strategic thinking
  • Decision making
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Technical research
  • Project management and engineering
  • Product development
  • Knowledge of latest technologies



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