Omar AL BALUSHI
Casthouse and Port Manager
Omar AL BALUSHI joined Sohar Aluminium Company LLC (SA) in 2005, a Greenfield Aluminium smelter which is a Joint Venture between OQ Group, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC - TAQA and Rio Tinto Alcan. Omar is a professional with more than 21 years of experience in high profile industries handling several key responsibilities that vary from managing and localising projects to running and delivering 24/7 operational Production targets. At SA, he led the team to a turnaround in performance of the production line to achieve a first quartile benchmark compared with other smelters using the same technology. Omar strives to continuously improve and align operational systems, processes, and competencies to achieve overall organisation mission, strategy, and objectives. He has successfully delivered efficient cost control through maximising productivity and minimising cost per ton. Currently, Omar manages the Casthouse & Port department with a team of more than 200 employees and direct contractors.