12 Feb 2024

Factory Operations Manager at H&Y Furniture Manufacturers

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Job Description

H & Y Furniture Manufacturers is a lifestyle design and space enhancement company dedicated to improving the lives of people wherever they live, work or play. As a full service furniture manufacturing company in Lagos Nigeria, we specialize in designing, manufacturing and installing modular furniture for all kinds of spaces – business, educational and residential projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Factory Operations Manager

Location: Ikorodu, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description
Strategy & Budgets:

  • Initiate and propose strategic plan for factory operations in the Company, defines the critical success factors and ensures after approval by the Board, the achievement of the vision/targets by setting and maintaining the correct focus for the organization.
  • Develop sysytems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards , metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
  • Translate broad objectives to specific goals for the various functional units resulting in effective and efficient implementation plan for factory operations.
  • Implement and maintain the factory operations strategies to deliver the customer service objectives working functionally with Project Management/Commercial department

Production Planning & Organising:

  • Plan, organize , direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
  • Organize workflows to meet specifications and timelines and implement methodology to measure due date delivery performance
  • Evaluate production schedules to plan team structures and development
  • Oversee the pre-production meeting to implement strategies to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
  • Develop and maintain production metrics for quality, delivery and safety

Team Management:

  • Build strong rapport with the production team through open communication, promote a positive, safe , productive and efficient work environment
  • Continually analyze, identify and set expectations to motivate team members to achieve objectives and goals

Quality Assurance:

  • Ensure that items/ product produced by the production team always meet quality standards
  • Monitor products standards at various levels of production and at the point of release so that cost of rework is reduced /eliminated.

Process Improvement:

  • Review and recommend appropriate measures to control and minimise waste level
  • Review production practices and equipment: make proposal for improvement to ensure that they are maximally effective
  • Encourage a culture which strives for growth, continuous improvement and self-development.

HSE Management:

  • Appropriate health and safety procedures are in place and applied rigorously.


  • Provide overall guidance and direction to the business, particularly for factory operations, as well as, direct reports and project team members

Organisational Relationships:

  • Directly Reports to: Managing Director/CEO
  • Directly Supervises: All Factory Departmental Heads.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

  • Good First Degree in Engineering or relevant discipline
  • Possession of a higher degree(s), such as M.Sc, MBA, PMP is desirable
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ relevant experience with at least seven (7) years in senior managerial capacity in a similar role, preferably in a multinational FMCG environment
  • Strong strategic orientation
  • Strong operational orientation
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Key Competency Requirements:

  • Micro Economic and industry knowledge
  • Good understanding of manufacturing environment
  • Strategic and creative thinking.
  • Project Management skills;
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills; able to think methodically and analytically
  • Strong organisational and leadership skills.

There are other benefits attached to the role.

Application Closing Date
12th March, 2024.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to:

 [email protected] 

using "FOM" as the subject of the email.

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