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Closing date: 30/05/2013
  • Man Ex Mgr W. Africa(Job Number: 13000A)

    Schedule : Full-time
    Primary Location : Nigeria-Lagos State-Lagos-Oregun - Head Office
    Shift : Day Job
    Job : Supply Chain
    Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Main Job Purpose:
    (A concise statement setting out the main purpose and objectives of the job.)
    The Manufacturing Excellence Manager is responsible for managing and driving the implementation of the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) process, by coordinating the WCM activities for loss eradication within manufacturing context. S/he is also builds a regional/cluster WCM master plan, providing WCM coaching for the plants, developing and managing WCM skill base within Manufacturing, and delivering WCM training.
    The Manufacturing Excellence Manager supports WCM activities. S/he has a direct impact on Manufacturing performance KPI’s (Alignment of Metrics and Information System:AMIS) improvement (e.g.  Output Reliability (OR, Overall Equipment Efficiency, Manufacturing Excellence Savings). S/he would interact directly with SU Directors and functional experts within the business and external WCM consultancy agencies.

    Key Accountabilities:
    (Please describe the responsibilities and end results that would be expected.)
    Drive WCM programme deployment, including standards set up, development and maintenance of Skill Base and Awards Management
    Co-ordinate the self-assessment pre-WCM Awards audits
    Establish a common methodology for implementing WCM in the factories, providing coaching and supporting training activities
    Maximize WCM similarities and synergies within the plants, developing action plans for effective knowledge and best practices transfer
    Expand the loss management framework beyond Manufacturing and have KPI´s for interfaces with Manufacturing (OR losses)
    Support the implementation of Sites improvement programs
    Support and facilitate success of Regional Virtual Sites
    Deliver appropriate training
    Exploit new continuous improvement tools available in the market

    Professional Skills:
    (The minimum requirement from the job skills profile should be described, including degrees/qualifications preferred.)
    Please refer to Job Skills Profile
    University degree in Engineering from a reputable institution

    Experience Required:
    (Please detail essential and desirable experience, including no. of years.)

    Minimum of 8 years experience in manufacturing 
    Appropriate functional / technical expertise.
    Strong WCM  background is required (with  strong achievements )
    Manufacturing experience is desirable.

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    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Quality Manager, Nigeria(Job Number: 13000BOX)

    Schedule : Full-time
    Primary Location : Nigeria-Lagos State-Lagos-Oregun - Head Office
    Shift : Day Job
    Job : Supply Chain
    Travel : No

    Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job:
       The incumbent has overall responsibility for managing Quality & Consumer Safety within the cluster, the role span across the Supply Chain from the Supplier through the factory processes to the Customers/Consumers. The main objective of the job is to ensure a wholesome finished product which not only meets consumer safety standards and adequate product performance but also the perceived consumer requirement.
       In the Supply Management area the incumbent facilitates the risk assessment for Supplier & Materials (Raw & Packaging) based on the potential hazards (Biological, Physical, Chemical & Allergen). In addition, coordinates the auditing of medium & high risk Suppliers and 3Ps.
       During receipt of materials into the site warehouse, the incumbent ensures that adequate systems exist to only allow materials that meet defined quality criteria by using requisite Sampling Plans & Analysis (Chemical, Physical & Organoleptic/olfactory). Storage of the same must ensure that the Materials received are maintained in a wholesome state and that these do not degenerate in quality.
       The incumbent ensures that there is a robust system to manage FIFO which also facilitates upstream traceability of materials into the product during issues to the factory.
       The incumbent ensures that in the Factory area, there is a fully implemented HACCP system that guarantees consumer safety of the product. At the same time, the incumbent will ensure that the process parameters are not only monitored but maintained at optimum levels to guarantee quality consistency of the product. In addition, the incumbent ensures that the manufacturing hygiene elements of the process/factory are maintained and continually improved.
       In the area of innovation management, the incumbent champions the Quality in Innovation process that guarantee On Time In Full delivery of innovation and also prevention of potential product incident related to design and execution
       In the Customer/consumer end, the incumbent facilitates the evaluation of the products in the shelves to establish the level of consumer satisfaction and thereby their perception. This is done via On-shelf QDI (Quality Demerit Index). In addition, the incumbent ensures that downstream traceability is in place and effective.

       University degree, Lead Auditor (Unilever Quality Audits or ISO) qualification
       Experience in FMCG Supply Chain (Factory, Foods & HPC Categories, Logistics & Supply Management)
       Experience in HACCP, Manufacturing Hygiene, Category GMPs
       Cross functional business process knowledge
       People management

       Master of Business Administration would be an added advantage
       Good knowledge of the Unilever Business 

    Relevant Experience
    8-10 Years experience in Quality
    Factory experience quality experience

    FMCG experience

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    Location: Lagos
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Business Administration
    Required Grade:  Not Specified