Technical Director

Job description

Reports to the Plantation Manager
Coordination of industrial units and their associated facilities (labs, offices, vehicle fleet etc.)
Department management (about 500 people, workers and executives, locals and expatriates)
Managing relations with other departments, suppliers and customers
Definition and implementation of technological innovation projects
Preparation and monitoring of key reporting elements (production, maintenance, supplies, etc.)
Budget and cost control

Competencies required

Competent, dynamic, effective and highly result-oriented
A seasoned leader
Excellent understanding of topics and theoretical background
Team spirit, conscious of his/her place in the hierarchy
Field engineer with strong communication and social skills
Versatile and enthusiastic about working in different areas
Ability to live in a remote environment

Profile

Engineering background (Master’s or equivalent)
Electrical engineering skills essential
Computer skills: Microsoft Office and AutoCAD tools
French and/or English, being bilingual is an advantage

Experience required

Minimum 8 years in a position at the same level or at Industrial Unit Leader level
Successful experience of at least two years as an expatriate, in Africa and/or Asia
Knowledge of palm oil and/or rubber and experience in a similar environment is a plus point

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