Twinings Nigeria Job for an Interim Factory Manager

At Twinings, tea is more than a passion, it’s a way of life and we want to share this love far and wide. Our mission is to bring everyday luxury to all. Whether that’s your morning cup of Earl Grey, or an aromatic fruit and herbal infusion, you’ll enjoy the constant quality that we have delivered for over 307 years.

Twinings is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Interim Factory Manager
Purpose of the Position

  • Develop, implement and review standards of operating practices that will ensure consistent delivery of desired results for product, process and people within a Packing Operation and Environment.
  • A focus on continuous improvement of practises is expected, considering end to end processes (rather than a more narrow production focus).
  • Building and maintaining relationships in line with our client’s ethical standards.

Key Success Factors

  • Continuous learning from other plants to contribute to a strong, strategic 5 year plan
  • Manage planning and production processes to deliver current quality, cost and time targets as well as building for the future
  • Ongoing Maintenance Planning and Implementation of Plant Assets and Equipment
  • Efficient management of internal and external partners in a strongly matrixed environment. Consistent achievement of Company Standards for Product Quality
  • Development of People Resource for Extra-ordinary Results

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Achieve yearly targets on quality, line utilization and cost, in line with Thai & Swiss plants
  • Achieve flat/improved cost of goods YoY
  • Achieve OEE >80%
  • Develop and retain talent as well as build strong succession plan
  • Proactive balancing between plans, market needs, production efficiency to minimize underutilization and waste


  • Develop and Implement SOP’s in line with Key Success Factors
  • Recruit and Dismiss Direct Staff in line with plant’s policies and procedures
  • Daily Management Control of Operations
  • Development of Annual Budgets and Targets in line with Company Direction

Experience and Skills
Production and Processing:

  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods


  • Ability to adjust their style to different audiences and cultures
  • Active listening
  • Ability to create logical, comprehensive messages; transforming data into messages

Problem Solving & Critical Thinking:

  • Analysis of problems and ability to get to root causes
  • Ability to develop and evaluate problem solving scenarios & risk


  • Understanding and ability to build quality processes and control methodology to manage packaging, raw materials and finished goods


  • Ability to build and manage technical and regulatory specifications

Change Management:

  • Ability to see opportunities, formulate a plan to move to a new status and bring others along
  • Project Management

Team Work:

  • Ability to involve stakeholders proactively in decision making
  • Ability to motivate and execute through others in a matrix
  • Ability to develop teams
  • Ability to build alliances to manage resources, knowledge , as well as build aligned procurement plans and manage timely execution

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

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