Manufacturing / FMCG / Industrial

Chief Operations Officer Job at OWPPiN Limited

OWPPiN Limited, a wood, paper and pulp platform focused on producing high quality wood derived products in Nigeria, for local and global consumption is looking for competent Machine Operators.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Chief Operations Officer

Location: Akure North, Ondo

Job Description

  • The ideal candidate for the role of Chief Operations Officer (COO) will own the entire operational (including production) process.
  • The COO will lead operations exercises with other internal departments to ensure operational excellence and the achievement of monthly/annual business plan and budget.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics or Science or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of progressive Operations experience
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills
  • Experience in an organization with >100 employees
  • Verifiable professional accomplishments
  • FMCG experience is a plus
  • MBA is a plus


  • Partner with the CEO in building the infrastructure and organization necessary to achieve the CEO’s vision for growth
  • Drive performance improvement and lean manufacturing initiatives to improve operational effectiveness as measured by quality, timeliness and safety
  • Hold the team accountable to established benchmarks required to monitor and report key performance indicators.
  • Ensure the operations of the company and support the strategic growth plans of the organization
  • Drive organization’ s ongoing efforts to develop and implement systems and best-in-class processes and procedures with the overall goal of operational excellence
  • Spearhead innovation and understand the market and market drivers for key customers and industry sources
  • Develop annual operating plan and provide forward looking guidance on risks associated with the company’ s operational performance
  • Lead the team to a high level of execution, drive operational excellence
  • Develop a roadmap for the design and implementation of best-in-class processes and related monitoring/reporting systems necessary for identification and implementation of cost and efficiency improvements
  • Partner with sales, marketing and finance teams to develop product demand forecasts and the annual operating plan
  • Provide forward looking guidance on risks associated with the company’ s operational performance
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships towards internal and external customers and vendors
  • Implement discipline and accountability policies
  • Work with the team on inventory management
  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Develop, analyze and update the company’s operational budget
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Developing, analyzing and updating the company’s evaluation program
  • Developing, revising, and recommending personnel policies and procedures
  • Maintaining and revising the company’s handbook on policies and procedures
  • Maintaining department records and reports
  • Participating in administrative staff meetings
  • Recommending new policies, approaches, and procedures
  • Recruit and retain “A” players

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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