Nigerian Bottling Company Limited Recruitment for Automation / Electrical Engineers

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Automation / Electrical Engineer

Job Reference: AE/02/2017
Location: Nigeria
Functional Areas: Engineering
Department: Manufacturing

Job Details

The Automation Engineer reports to the Plant Engineer and the key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Ensures optimized equipment performance by maintaining / improving equipment and line controls.
  • Drives innovation and improvement.
  • Manages people and resources to ensure uncompromised safety, availability and quality while minimizing the impact on the environment.
  • Participates in organization – and executes annual overhaul of production lines.
  • Improves reliability and efficiencies by ensuring optimal execution of maintenance tasks.
  • Participates in developing business plans targeting productivity improvement and increased cost efficiency
  • Contributes to preparation- and controls area of responsibility related maintenance budget ensuring sufficient funds to cover all routines and initiatives reflected in strategy & operational plans.
  • Actively participates and ensures the implementation of various infrastructure or process optimization projects
  • Effectively applies business performance review (E2020) management routine
  • Optimizes the availability of assets to operation
  • Evaluates effectiveness of corrective actions using all available data&
  • Maintains effective systems to ensure CC Hellenic/TCCC products and package quality
  • Prepares, presents and interprets Maintenance KBI’s, makes recommendations which result in increased productivity and efficiency; reduces cost and improves customer satisfaction Achievement of business targets by optimal use of labour and materials
  • Analyses cost centre variances and investigates ways to improve cost performance
  • Understands and controls main cost drivers in Maintenance
  • Ensures full use of SAP Plant Maintenance module to be able to monitor cost and execution of maintenance activities
  • Builds maintenance teams’ capabilities through implementation of training and development programs
  • Ensures IDP’s are in place and executed for all direct reports
  • Ensures training programmes are attended by all nominated team members.
  • Follows up implementation of leanings
  • Develops unit capabilities to achieve maximum utilization of technology and equipment
  • Effectively applies approved selection and development tools for recruitment and development of employees
  • Develops and coaches, and provides feedback to team members for better performance and develops successors
  • Communicates unit strategy and ensures that all unit members understand and accept it
  • Leads processes, systems and people side of all change initiatives in the unit
  • Sets stretching but achievable objectives for all people in the unit
  • Addresses poor performers quickly at all levels
  • Engagement plan implementation leads to constant Engagement index improvement
  • Lives and promotes company values and culture, and helps employees to understand and embrace them
  • Personally lives the Company values and Code of Business Conduct and demonstrates them consistently
  • Implements performance management systems with discipline in order to ensure that all first-line managers deliver full performance
  • Regularly updates team members on company processes, changes and initiatives
  • Establishes and maintains productive relationships with team, internal customers, peers, institutions, suppliers
  • Builds productive relationships with the employee/ union representatives
  • Builds and re-reinforces relationships with Production, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Production Planning
  • Ensures continuous process improvement by exploring Group and industry benchmark and employees input
  • Listens to and encourages employee recommendations and implements the ones delivering values quickly
  • Learns and implements best practices from outside and shares own best practices within CC Hellenic
  • Promotes process automation and use of technology
  • Ensure all Health, Safety & Environment policies and procedures are in place and followed
  • Ensures all work is carried out in a safe and appropriate manner by maintenance personnel and service/contractor personnel
  • Ensures Maintenance impact on environment is minimized and within the CC Hellenic and regulatory limits
  • Implements and provides disciplined monitoring and reporting regarding the implementation of labour legislation, certification standards, CC Hellenic/TCCC CSR Practices and international agreements
  • Plays a leading role in implementing communication and actions which put the Quality First (product, behaviour, communication, etc.)
  • Ensures property and loss prevention

Desired Candidate Profile

  • University degree in Electrical/Controls/Electronics/Automation Engineering required .
  • 5 years working experience in the field of Automation in Industry dealing with Siemens & Omron PLCs, Danfoss, Omron, Siemens variable fre drives VFDs, sensors, PLC programming skills and ability to effectively read and understand wiring plans plus PLC user programs and comments thereof.
  • Experience in budgeting Experience in people management
  • Experience in execution of projects such as: line commissioning, annual maintenance planning Basic Knowledge of a bottling organization: Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Environment, Engineering, Health and Safety Operational planning expertise/experience
  • Delegation skills Understanding of financial impact of decisions
  • Ability to think in terms of functional sustainability rather than short term wins
  • Ability to select and assess first-line managers
  • Coaching direct reports and mentoring others
  • Ability to empower managers
  • Ability to translate function strategy into unit/section’s plan
  • Ability to lead and manage change
  • Ability to set standards for management performance
  • High integrity Ability to build relationships to improve results
  • Ability to understand what drives peers in other units
  • Open-minded and willing to experiment and try new things
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to disseminate and enforce safety, health & environment policy
  • Ability to implement quality and health, safety & environment improvements

Application Closing Date
9th March, 2017.

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

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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