Type to search


Twinings Jobs in Nigeria for Interim Factory Manager


ABF’s long term strategy has identified the TwiningsOvo business (c. £750m sales pa) as a key source of growth. The International Markets business unit (£128m sales in FY 11/12) is at the forefront of the growth agenda. The Twinings and Ovaltine brands have established but (mostly) under developed market positions across a range of markets within the International Markets portfolio (including Nordic region, Middle East, Caribbean, Brazil, Venezuela, Nigeria, Italy, Russia and Japan).
 Job Title: Interim Factory Manager

Job description

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
·          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
·           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
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
·          Proactive balancing between plans, market needs, production efficiency to minimize underutilization and waste
·          Achieve OEE >80%
·           Develop and retain talent as well as build strong succession plan
·          Develop and Implement SOP’s in line with Key Success Factors
·           Development of Annual Budgets and Targets in line with Company Direction
·           Recruit and Dismiss Direct Staff in line with plant’s policies and procedures
·           Daily Management Control of Operations


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


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to FREE Job Alert

Click verification link sent to your inbox to complete subscription!