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General Manager (Factory Management)

Universal Candle Company Limited

  • Company Industries:Manufacturing

Job Information

  • Post Date:2018-12-20
  • Career Level:Top
  • Location:Southern Area
  • Yr(s) of Exp:15 years
  • Qualification:Degree
  • Salary:Salary negotiable
  • Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
  • Job Function:Business Development  General Management  Product Development / Management  

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage our candle factory in Dongguan China, and need to station there.
  • Monitor all order planning, administration, production and logistic.
  • To manage the whole IBM AS/400 System, including daily controls and operations and making modifications to enhance the system components/programs.
  • Ability to handle and resolve day-to-day problems.
  • Fully accountable for the P&L of the plant.
  • Oversees and in charge of production, engineering, operation, product development, human resources, finance, sourcing and purchasing (Sales is handled by Sales & Marketing department in Hong Kong head office)
  • Provide overall leadership and directions regarding the development of strategic objectives, manpower plan, cost accounting and cost control.
  • Initiate annual business development plan that establishes goals, objectives, strategies and budget requirements for the company’s continuous growth.
  • To assess the efficiency of current production methodologies and leading continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provide technical advice, production and quality assurance.
  • Responsible for product development, launching new products and components and enhancing existing products.
  • Provide leadership towards the achievement of profit maximization.
  • Ensure deliverables are accomplished within target timeframes with high quality.
  • Facilitate the development of products from product quality conceptualization to product specification and implementation.
  • Contribute to the development of training and educational programs for staff in factory. 


  • University graduates with degree in Business related discipline orIndustrial Engineering
  • At least 15 years experience in industrial field with a minimum of 5 years solid experience in managing a factory
  • Must have very strong organizing ability and management skills for running a factory
  • In-depth knowledge on IBM AS/400 System, able to master and operate the entire system, including ability to make modifications to enhance the system component/program operations.
  • Solid sourcing experience for materials and accessories for production.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, well-organized with strong project management, self-motivated, good quality and working attitude, detailed minded, cost conscientious and able to work under pressure.
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua.
  • Knowledge about candle is preferred.
  • Extensive China experience with well-established personal/business networks is preferred.
  • In depth knowledge on US and EEC markets.
  • Strong strategic and analytic thinking on business development.
  • Hand-on experience in business operations of WOFE (Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise) in China is an advantage.
  • Willing to travel between Hong Kong head office and China factory (Dongguan).

Interested parties please send full resume stating present and expected salary,education background and employment history by clicking "APPLY NOW".

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those who are considered for an interview will be contacted.

Company Info

Universal Candle Company Ltd. is a global candle manufacturer for the North American and European markets since 1978.  Our candle factories are located in China and Vietnam, with approximately 1,500 employees.  Our head office in Hong Kong is looking for a competent individual to fill the following post:

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