Maintenance System Engineer Vacancy At Nigerian Bottling Company

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 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.

Job Title: Maintenance System Engineer

Job Reference: MSE/07/2015
Location: Nigeria
Functional Areas: Engineering
Department: Supply Chain

Job Description

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

  • Responsible for implementation and roll out of maintenance systems. Champions roll out- and ensures full usage of SAP PM.
  • Ensures integrity and sustainability of equipment and processes through conducting audits and process checks and initiating corrective action where required.
  • Drives innovation and improvement of lines and assets.
  • Manages people and resources to ensure uncompromised safety, availability and quality while minimizing the impact on the environment.
  • Establishes, monitors and reinforces control on maintenance strategy execution in plant in alignment with country strategy
  • Organizes and schedules annual overhaul of production lines and facilities
  • Improves efficiencies by increasing preventative maintenance across the plant and to minimize breakdowns and reduce mean time between failures.
  • Develops business plans providing productivity improvement and stretchy targets for cost efficiency
  • Contributes to preparation and controls annual plant maintenance budget ensuring sufficient funds to cover all routines and initiatives reflected in strategy & operational plans.
  • Ensures optimal spare parts and maintenance materials inventory management
  • Ensures continuous and effective assets management
  • Actively participates and ensures the implementation of various infrastructure or process optimisation projects in Production
  • Effectively applies business performance review (COBRA, EATB) management routine
  • Optimises the ability 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 monitor cost and execution of all maintenance activities in plant.
  • Ensures full use of SAP Plant Maintenance module to monitor and control Spare Parts inventory and availability.
  • 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
  • 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 team members 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
  • Drives innovation in production equipment
  • 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 Engineering Minimum of 5 years experience working experience in the field of production management or maintenance in food or beverage industry.
  • Experience in people management Knowledge of a bottling organization: Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Environment, Engineering, Health and Safety Operational / Maintenance 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

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Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  17th July, 2015

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