British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria Recruits in 2012

Posted on :

18 May, 2012

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

British American Tobacco within West Africa is a thriving, dynamic and exciting place to work in with excellent prospects for the future. Our standards are uncompromising and we prefer to leave an opening unfilled than to recruit someone who does not meet our criteria.

British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria is recruiting Operators.

Job Title: Operator – G29

Location: Ibadan Factory
Reference Number: NGIB/SMD/01
Remuneration: Competitive
Reports to:  Team Leader

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Use either control mechanism or direct physical activity to operate machinery and equipment to manufacture cigarettes .
  • Carry out quality inspection of product at set regular interval and record findings / carrying out necessary adjustment to deliver high quality product that meet customer satisfaction
  • Monitor all raw material require for cigarette manufacturing activities and ensure that the right materials are used all the time in the manufacturing of cigarettes.
  • Combining the Message coming from the Machine HMI or message alert centre plus product quality observation and general machine performance, report faults and issues on the machine to the Technician in a way that will facilitate quick resolution of technical problems
  • Ensures that BAT EHS guidelines are followed when manufacturing cigarettes on production machine.
  • Carry out daily and weekly maintenance or planned activities according to prescribed procedures to ensure efficient machine performance.
  • Complete relevant documents/checklists as prescribed in order to ensure availability of accurate operating and maintenance data.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience operating a GD121 / GDX2 /GDX3/KDF2 Machine.
  • Must pass the Operational proficiency test.
  • Spatial / Abstract Reasoning/ Hand-Eye Coordination.
  • Very good team player, Self-driven, creative and proactive.
  • Motivation (ability to motivate team members to deliver great results)
  • Abiliy to work under pressure with little or no supervision
  • Ability to relate with colleagues and other stakeholder through effective use of oral and written communications.
  • Physical abilities according to man-task specifications.

Key Outputs:
The jobholder has to operate within the following legal requirements and has a personal responsibility to adhere to:

  • Factories Act of Federal Government of Nigeria
  • BAT EHS Policy and guidelines.
  • SMD Team – Maintain close relations with user department (SMD PMD,Engineering,QA etc)

Job Qualification
Job holder must possess either an O’ Level School certificate , Trade Test certificate, City & Guilds of London certificate or National Diploma certificate in Mechanical Engineering.

Equity statement:

BAT Nigeria is an equal opportunities employer. All shortlisted applicants will be considered and assessed using the same criteria and recruitment process. All interested applicants should apply for enrolment into the programme by applying through the website

The SMD function is looking for smart and vibrant individuals who have a flair for diverse and unusual challenges, and passion for making a real impact in an environment where standards are high, to fill the role of an OPERATOR.

These individuals will support the efficient production of cigarettes by displaying competencies in controlling, operating and monitoring cigarette manufacturing machines, within a given period, to specified quality standards, at optimum cost, in a safe and environmentally compliant manner within the Secondary Manufacturing Department.

Application Closing Date 
24th May, 2012

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

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