Jobs at Butterfield Bakeries

Food Concepts Plc is a market leader in the West African food sector. We operate world-class, quick service restaurant (QSR) brands including 65 Chicken Republic outlets and our newest addition – Pizza Republic, as well as, Reeds
– a fine-dining Thai fusion restaurant. To facilitate backward and forward integration strategies, the group also comprises Butterfield Bakery Nigeria (includes 9 plant bakeries) and Free Range Farms (a state-of-the-art poultry farm and poultry processing plant).

We seek application from competent and qualified personnel to fill the position of Production/Bakery Manager in our Butterfield Bakeries across Nigeria.
Production/Bakery Manager
Location: Lagos
Experience: 4 year(s)
Course of Study: Food Technology
Required Grade: Not Specified
Locations:  Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja and Benin (Food Concepts Plc)

Job Objectives:
Responsible for the standard, compliance and management of a production factory and to ensure that the factory’s business is a profitable venture and that the brand is more efficient and adequately focused on customer satisfaction and quality products.

• Fully responsible for the end-to-end coordination and management of the bakery and ensure the achievement of all operational targets including but not limited to production, sales and P&L ownership

Ensure protection of the company’s working capital at all times
Responsible for managing company assets in assigned location, ensuring maximum up time from all assets and delivery of desired ROCE

Accountable for Production Planning and problem troubleshooting in conjunction with production coordinator

Work with the team to defend the market share of Butterfield products within assigned territories, whilst also ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction and product/brand acceptance

Coordination of customer management and development/maintenance of distribution channels aimed at ensuring 100% year round product availability

• Responsible for prompt and accurate reporting within his business location -(Monthly Reporting Sheet (MRS) to the COO, Business Analyst and Audit Department)

Ensure full compliance with Oracle processes as defined for the business – Full update on all OM and OPM transactions, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of data on – line real time.

Ensure reporting deadline for all documentations (financial and non-financials) are met

Inventory Management
Plans and coordinate inventory levels required in the business to ensure seamless production schedule and availability of production inputs at all times

Ensure full compliance with the company’s Inventory Management policy in his business

Team Leadership & People Management
Responsible for managing, coaching, training and development of all employees within the bakery

Work with HR to assure right manning levels within his business and guarantee staff productivity

Manage performance of direct reports through an objective Performance Monitoring framework

Functional Competencies/Requirements:
1) Bakery Science
2) Manufacturing Planning
3) Finance Literacy
4) Customer and Channel Management
5) Market Segmentation and Customer Targeting
6) Entrepreneurial
7) Result Oriented
8) Set Vision and Strategy
9) Facilitate cooperation and adaption
10) Empower others
11) Cost Management
Microsoft suite/Software

General Management Competencies/Requirements:
1) Analytical
2) Strong Oral and written Communication skills
3) Effective report writing
4) Excellent Oral and written communication
5) Strong influencing skills
6) Talent Management

Educational Qualifications/Experience:
1) Minimum of university degree or equivalent in any business discipline, food technology, science
2) Minimum of 4 years working experience in a similar role/ Industry

Desired Personal Attributes:
1) Integrity
2) Proactive self-starter
3) Logical Mind
4) Creative Imagination
5) Ability to work with all levels of management, build partnerships and teams
6) Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task effectively
7) Ability to cope with and work under pressure

Available Locations: Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja & Benin.

Qualified candidate should forward their resume to using preffered location and Job title has the subject of the mail.