Production Manager Recruitment: Nigerian Bottling Company Plc

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21 Dec, 2011

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Manufacturing Jobs in Nigeria

Nigerian Bottling Company Plc is one of the few multinational organizations that had its beginnings in Nigeria. From a small family owned operation at inception, we have grown to become the predominant bottler of alcohol-free beverages in Nigeria, responsible for the manufacture and sale of over 33 different Coca-Cola brands.

Nigerian Bottling Company Plc (a Coca-Cola Hellenic Company) is the authorized bottler of Coca- Cola products and the leading producer of Alcohol-Free beverages in Nigeria with a workforce of over 5,000 people.

Job Title: Production Manager
Ref: PRODMGR/12/11
Function Name: Manufacturing
Experience: 8
Location: Lagos
Role: Plant Production Manager
Functional Area: Plant Operations
Job Description
  • Deploy production equipment at the optimum required standard of efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure consistent delivery of quality products to meet customer and consumer demands.
  • Develop manufacturing processes and controls to ensure  quality products are consistently delivered to meet company plans and objectives.
  • Plan, organize and direct the manufacturing and maintenance operations which ensure the most effective return on assets.
  • Initiate plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials, and capital.
  • Implement manufacturing strategies and action plans to ensure that the facility supports company’s strategic initiatives.
  • Encourage use of new techniques and focus on fact based problem solving.
  • Manage spending against budget, controlling spending in relation to changes in production volume.
  • Improve safety record by addressing both physical safety issues and employee safety attitudes.
  • Supervise and motivate team.
  • B. Sc./HND in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Production Technology.
  • Minimum of 8years experience, 5 of which must be at managerial level in an FMCG environment.
  • A strong knowledge of Plant Manufacturing operations.
Desired Candidate Profile
  • FMCG dynamics
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Leadership/supervisory skills
  • Numeracy and analytical skills
  • Integrity/Accountability
  • Cost Control
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Organisation/Administration
  • Oral & Written Communications
  • Team player
  • Influencing and persuasion
  • High energy level required
  • Strong leadership skills,
  • independent thinking strong organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Application Closing Date is 29th December, 2011
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