Job ref no.: CT3114389-01#9878

Assistant General Manager

Universal Candle Company Limited

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Assistant General Manager is required to provide day-to-day assistance and support to the Vice President Factory Operations and the President on carrying out the following duties:-  

  • Manage the factories in Vietnam and China, and mainly will be for Vietnam first.
  • Monitor all order planning, administration, production and logistic.
  • Handle and resolve day-to-day problems.
  • Hold accountability for the P&L of the plant.
  • Oversee and in charge of production, engineering, operation, human resources, finance and sales.
  • 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.
  • Assess the efficiency of current production methodologies and leading continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provide technical advice, production and quality assurance.
  • Launch plans and strategies to expand customer base in the marketing area.
  • 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. 
  • If can manage the whole IBM AS/400 System, including daily controls and operations and making modifications to enhance the system components/programs, is an advantage.


  • University graduates with degree in Business related discipline.
  • At least 10 years experience in industrial field.
  • Must have very strong organizing ability and management skills.
  • Solid sourcing experience.
  • 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.
  • Willing to monthly travel between Hong Kong office and Vietnam factory (Nam Dinh City).  Each stay normally will be from 10 to 14 days.
  • Hand-on experience in business operations of WOFE (Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise) in Vietnam is an advantage.
  • In depth knowledge on US and EEC markets.
  • Strong strategic and analytic thinking on business development.
  • Knowledge about candle production, is an advantage.
  • If having 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, is an advantage.

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Job ref no. CT3114389-01#9878
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Job Function
  • Aberdeen
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 10 years - 15 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree
Require to Travel
  • Travel frequently