Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd Recruiting

Posted on :

27 Jan, 2015

Category :

Logistics Jobs in Nigeria

The Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the countryand is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.

Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.

NBC Ltd started operations in Nigeria in 1951. Based in the city of Lagos, we operate 13 bottling plants across the country. In addition, we channel products through 59 warehouses and distribution centers.

We employ about 4,800 people and indirectly support the jobs of up to more than a million more in our value chain.

We aim to be our customers’ most preferred supplier, and conduct programmes to support more than 450,000 customers who sell our products to consumers.

Our company is part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group , one of the largest bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company’s products in the world, and the biggest in Europe. Coca-Cola Hellenic operations span 28 countries , serving more than 570 million people. The company is headquartered in Athens and listed on the Athens, New York, and London stock exchanges.


The Logistics Manager oversees the logistics operations of plants and depots located by the plants. He/she is also to manage, organize, control and coordinate all activities relating to Haulage, distribution, fleet and warehousing in the plant/depots.


Enforce operational procedures for real time activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling of materials and keeping warehouse inventory – finished  goods and raw materials
Ensure proper control and reduction of the cost related to logistics in both plant and depots
Maintain spending within budget guidelines to support overall financial targets and business loss management.
Inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment and  ensure maintenance of clean, orderly and safe warehouse in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practice (housekeeping).
Manage plant supply chain infrastructure, raw materials, bottles and full products, warehousing providing high quality products availability and accurate load compliance to the plant commercial team.
Support plant depot operations with product supplies to forestall out of stock situations.
Provide strong leadership, training and management for direct reports to deliver high standard results
Manage compliance with service level agreements (SLAs) with internal and 3PLs
Implement and monitor waste minimization initiatives
Responsible for ensuring efficient support to production lines with material requirement and provision of adequate storage space for both Finished Goods and Materials
Manage vehicle utilization and efficiency to achieve target turn-round around time and fuel consumption.
Work Cross-functionally with all departments to ensure quality and maximal productivity
Drive operational efficiency through process checks and SAP knowledge retention and exploitations.

Cost Management
Benchmark financial performance within the Coca-Cola Hellenic.
Cost reporting with variance analysis and improvement opportunities
Match cost with volume of activities in relation to Annual Budget Plan(ABP

Key deliverables:
Projects management
Accurate measurement and reporting of KBIs
Effective coordination of delivery men / trucks to optimise cost and deliver qualitative customer service to the esteemed dealers
Maintain standards on Logistics Haulage/distribution and Safety etc
Build succession plan

Team Development:
Monitors employees attendance and share the report with HR
Track employees working condition as related to sick leave granted with records sent to HR

People management:
Conduct On-The-Job Training, feedback to associates to improve productivity and performance of the team
Identify training and development needs and appropriately addresses them;
Maintain approved manning of termed employees
Performance management, Individual objective setting, Competences assessment & Individual Development Plans
Periodic assessment of  labour and fire safety policies   Key Areas Management
Function strategy execution
Operational planning
Problem solving
Compliance (Full Scope, TCCMS, SOX Audit etc.)
Crisis management  (IMCR)
Process/procedure/systems implementation

Business/ Financial
Cost control
Customer Satisfaction Index
Sales, volume
KBI Deliverables

People Development
Team strength
Coaching and mentoring

Change leadership
Function capability
Engagement satisfaction
Performance culture

Growth & Innovation
New methods, applications and processes
Support new projects
New ideas
New replicable initiatives

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Health, Safety & Environment
Policy dissemination
Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH)Values
Social responsibility awareness creation/behaviour

Cross-functional teamwork
Internal / External Customers.
Functional stakeholders (peers, manager, functional community)
Opinion leaders and other important stakeholders
Coca-Cola System (TCCS)
Relationship at all levels of the function
Union/Work Management

Technical Skills Required Distribution Management
People Management
Truck Utilization and Optimization techniques
Inventory Techniques

Financial skills
Delivery Cost understanding, monitoring and analysis
Financial interpretation of operations

Performance management and development
Assess Skill Levels and Gaps of Individuals within team
Support sales assessment and delivery plans
Understands and recommend solutions from a broad set of development alternatives
Effective succession plan.
Building of leadership skills through focus, vision and people development

Education level
BSC/HND degree – Social Sciences or any numerate courseChartered membership of Logistics institutes or MBA will provide added advantage

Experience needed7years

BSC/HND degree – Social Sciences or any numerate course. Professional : Chartered membership of Logistics institutes or MBA will provide added advantage.
Experience: At least 7 years experience cognate experience in leadership roles of both inbound and outbound spectrum of Logistics of any manufacturing company or related Third Party companies


The Fleet Manager Reports to the Plant Manager and is responsible for:
Coordinating repairs and maintenance of NBC fleet in the plant and ensure repairs are done timely, properly & within budget
Developing & administering an annual budget and ensure all spend iswithin approved budget
Coordinating preventive maintenance program to minimize vehicle route breakdown and maximize vehicle availability
Coordinating and assistingwith gathering of information on daily fleet activities through FleetEasy package.
Set priorities, assign work to personnel, and set schedules for completion of work.
Make spot checks at work sites and depots to ensure compliance with proper methods, guidelines, and procedures.
Relating with third party service provider in line with NBC policy and monitor progress and quality of work
Monitor fleet fuel consumption regularly, identify issues and rectify defects as required.
Ensuring compliance on corporate policies and SOP on fleet maintenance at plant level.
Carrying out all Government and environmental statutory regulation on fleet to avoid disturbance on daily sales and transfers.
Providing support for recruitment and evaluation of Drivers.
Calibrating and identifying training needs of plant workshop personnel and ensure they participate in scheduled training programs.
Formulating, recommending, and administering policies and procedures governing fleet management operations in line with NBC Policy
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Education level
First degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related Course

Experience needed: 5 years

Desired candidate should possess the underlisted skills and qualifications: First degree in Mechanical Engineering or Related Course. Attention to Details. Good Communication Skills. Experience in managing Third Party Service Providers. Ability to work without minimal supervision Planning, basic cost management and IT skills. Very good command of English (in oral and written forms) is essential. Strong Personality, self-motivated to perform. Behavioral integrity, objectivity of judgment. Budgeting-Reporting & Presentation Skills must be present.


DUE DATE: 28 January, 2015

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