Packaging Shift Manager at Guinness Nigeria Plc - Lagos

Guinness Nigeria Plc - Nigeria is currently the world's No. 1 market for the Guinness Foreign Extra Stout (FES) Brand. We currently have three (3) Breweries in Nigeria – Lagos, Benin and Aba Breweries, producing about 6 million hectolitres of various Guinness brands annually. The products are packaged in bottles and/or cans.

The Packaging Department is responsible for the packaging of all brewing products into returnable and non-returnable containers, ready for distribution.

Job Title: Packaging Shift Manager-Lagos
Level: L5 (M2)
AutoReqId: 34195BR
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Full Time - Exempt
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reports To:  Packaging Manager


1.) Leadership Responsibilities:
The role holder manages full shift responsibility including direct responsibility for developing, coaching and supporting team workers and contractors and indirectly overseeing maintenance activities. He/She interacts with key internal stakeholders to ensure that target volumes are achieved cost effectively and in a timely manner.

2.) Purpose of Role:
The Packaging Shift Manager is responsible for the overall delivery of shift outputs, targets and goals by managing, leading and supporting shift team to produce desired quality and yield levels in a cost effective and safe manner, whilst delivering desired level of customer service.

3.) Principal Accountabilities:
Supervise, prioritize and coordinate all activities of shift team workers, including operational, personnel, and administrative tasks to ensure that all products required are produced to target volumes and specifications with best possible efficiencies and optimum Key Performance Indicators (KPIs’)
Control cost of packaging by minimizing process waste, maximizing efficiencies and taking appropriate actions to reduce production downtime and improve quality

Develop & deliver improved performance against targets through effective problem solving, decision-making and communication between shift teams as well as aligned planned activities with key internal stakeholders
Lead implementation of the company’s health and safety, quality, environment and hygiene standards for the protection of company products, personnel and assets in the packaging environment
Manage team’s individual training & development using the Diageo Capability framework and developing clear improvement plans aimed at driving performance and efficiencies towards world class manufacturing standards
Qualifications and Experience
Graduate caliber with an Engineering discipline preferably Mechanical, Electrical or Chemical Engineering degree
An IBG/NSE qualification is an added advantage
4 -5years experience in FMCG environment with a track record of delivering sustainable improvements in packaging efficiency and quality, particularly through effective people management and development
Excellent coaching abilities
Structured problem evaluation & solving skills and ready to make decisions, take the initiative and originate action
High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement
Strong interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships
Application Closing Date
16 October, 2012

How To Apply
Interested and Qualified candidates should:
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