Ongoing Recruitment Opportunities At Guinness Nigeria Plc (Updated)

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.


Job Title: Mechanical Technician

AutoReqId: 60260BR
Location: Benin Brewery
Function: Supply
Level: 7
Reports To: Mechanical Engineer, Packaging

Context of the Role

  • GNPLC is striving towards world class and to be the Number 1 Alcoholic Drinks Company in Nigeria. The company is investing huge resources into: growing production and sales volumes, continuous improvement of their operations, training and development of their staff (CAP) and capital for the latest technology.
  • The Electrical Technician Automation are responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner.
  • They are also responsible for participating in all PPMS/EISC improvement initiatives in their department and for their own training and development.
Purpose of the Role
  • To maintain (inspect and adjust) and repair line equipment proactively as per maintenance targets in order to continually improve line efficiency, to optimize equipment availability and to minimize losses and risk.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
Market Complexity:
  • The Nigerian beer market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus
  • Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionized working environment
Top Accountabilities
  • Provide a comprehensive production service on plant and equipment to which they are primarily allocated: operating and cleaning, carrying out maintenance schedules, responding to breakdowns, assessing & monitoring plant performance on an ongoing basis and attending to all other process duties in a timely manner
  • Focus on Planned and Corrective maintenance. Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
  • Manage spares required by their plant and equipment – includes draw down stock from locally provided “bins” and be accountable for whatever stock is drawn down.
  • Optimize product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence
  • Share and apply new skills as acquired, participate in departmental Continuous Improvement initiatives and PPMS/EISC to meet/exceed improvement targets. Consider general opportunities to improve work areas.
  • Compile and communicate whatever reports are required – either original reports or those generated automatically. This includes status sheets, check sheets, condition monitoring sheets, etc.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • OND/Trade test certification or any nationally recognised technical qualification in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3 years’ experience/competence in High Voltage operations, Generator maintenance, motor controls and lightening maintenance. Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment especially in power generating environment
  • Proven skills and experience in Pump and valve maintenance, Bottling principles and processes and ability to read and interpret P& ID, mechanical drawings
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Laboratory Technician
AutoReqId: 60258BR
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7
Reports To:  Quality Assurance Manager

Context of the Role

  • Nigeria is currently the world’s third largest market for the Guinness Brand and may become the largest in the next five years.
  • The Brewery operations are focused on the three sites, - Ogba and Benin sites have quality functions within their structure.
Purpose of the Role
  • To ensure bench work quality control determination are carried out in accordance with GNPLC quality procedures and specifications for the attainment of high quality products
Market Complexity:
  • Work across our business with support from Brand Technical Centre in UK to deliver high quality product to our consumers
Top Accountabilities
  • Determination and reporting of analytical parameters, as appropriate and as specified. Working within guidelines to ensure that results are repeatable and aligned to other laboratories on an interchange basis.
  • Working with the appropriate parts of the supply function (as required) to assist them in delivering products of the highest quality in terms of content and presentation.
  • Acting as a member of the Quality team, and displaying the behaviors expected of a strong team player.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • OND or HND in Physical, Chemical or Biological Sciences.
  • On the job experience, having worked for 2 years in a laboratory environment.
  • Result oriented.
  • Very good communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Objective mindset
Barriers to Success in the role:
  • As the business will rely on the quality of the output from the individual to make business decisions around the quality of its components and products, lack of a very responsible attitude to work will be a hindrance to the individual. Similarly, a low boredom threshold will be a problem.
  • Lack of required speed to respond to changes posed by new analytical methods and equipment as periodically advised by BTC will grossly affect the company’s desire to employ WCM practices and procedures in all her operations.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Electrical Technician, Automation

AutoReqId: 60259BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Function: Supply
Level: 7A
Reports To: Automation Engineer, packaging

Context of the Role
  • GNPLC is striving towards world class and to be the Number 1 Alcoholic Drinks Company in Nigeria. The company is investing huge resources into: growing production and sales volumes, continuous improvement of their operations, training and development of their staff (CAP) and capital for the latest technology.
  • The Electrical Technician Automation are responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all PPMS/EISC improvement initiatives in their department and for their own training and development.
Purpose of the Role
  • To maintain (inspect and adjust) and repair line equipment proactively as per maintenance targets in order to continually improve line efficiency, to optimize equipment availability and to minimize losses and risk.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
Market Complexity:
  • The Nigerian beer market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus
  • Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionized working environment
Top Accountabilities
  • Provide a comprehensive production service on plant and equipment to which they are primarily allocated: operating and cleaning, carrying out maintenance schedules, responding to breakdowns, assessing & monitoring plant performance on an ongoing basis and attending to all other process duties in a timely manner
  • Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
  • Optimise product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence
  • Manage spares required by their plant and equipment – includes draw down stock from locally provided “bins” and be accountable for whatever stock is drawn down.
  • Technicians will demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices, and assist colleagues in breakdowns, maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • OND in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering and others as applicable or equivalent.
  • 3 years’ experience/competence in motor controls and lightening maintenance. Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment especially in power generating environment
  • Proven skills and experience in Bottling principles and processes, SHE principles and procedures, electrical control principles and ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




Job Title: Blending Technician

AutoReqId: 60257BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager

Context of the Role
  • The Spirits Blender will be responsible for meeting shift production volumes on the line at the right quality, while achieving targets in a cost efficient manner.
  • The role is also responsible for the entrenchment of EISC practices in a safe and healthy working environment.
Purpose of the Role
  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of shift outputs, targets and goals on the line by managing, leading and supporting team to produce to desired quality and yield levels in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • To support the Spirits Operations Manager in handling resource allocation and achieve CODEX for all spirits blended.
Market Complexity
  • The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
  • The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionised working environment.
Top Accountabilities
  • Carries out the spirit blending Operations of the spirits packaging process through stipulated processes and procedures.
  • Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilize and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
  • Ensures raw materials for the production of spirits are within AOP for waste.
  • Optimize finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering spirits RFT against the CODEX standard. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
  • With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Science or Engineering Degree or HND
  • Should hold an IBG/NSE qualification and knowledge of blending.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in food or drink packaging environment with a track record of delivering sustainable improvements in brewing/blending efficiency and quality.
  • Knowledge of Guinness policies is an added advantage.
  • 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 and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.
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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Technical Operator, Labeller

AutoReqId: 60253BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7
Reports To: Shift Manager: Packaging

Context of the Role
  • Nigeria is currently the world's leading market for the Guinness extra stout Brand. The Packaging Department is responsible for the packaging of all brewing products into returnable and non-returnable containers, ready for distribution.
  • The Packaging Technical Operator is a part of the shift team & has responsibility for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a safe, reliable and cost efficient manner.
  • They are also responsible for participating in all productivity initiatives and the entrenchment of EISC practices in a safe and healthy working environment.
Purpose of the Role
To produce Guinness products in a safe, quality compliant manner & at customer service levels, & within budget.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimise overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
  • To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
Market Complexity:
  • The Nigerian beer market is complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus. Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery to become Number 1.
Top Accountabilities:
  • Provide a comprehensive production service on plant and equipment to which they are primarily allocated: operating and cleaning, carrying out maintenance schedules, responding to breakdowns, assessing & monitoring plant performance on an ongoing basis and attending to all other process duties in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for safety, health, environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
  • Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules. Interface with SAP as appropriate.
  • Optimise product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Manage materials, components and spares required by their plant and equipment – includes draw down stock from locally provided “bins” and be accountable for whatever stock is drawn down.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally have an appropriate qualification in Brewing, Packaging, Engineering or Utilities (as appropriate) and/or a nationally recognized technical qualification with Electrical/Electronic bias.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
  • Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
  • Positive attitude to own development and looks for opportunities to help others learn and develop.
  • Barriers to Success
  • Skill level inadequate to successfully operate and maintain both new and ageing assets and technology.
  • Lack of personal flexibility to function in a tightly manned manufacturing environment with volatile production and sales demand.
  • Displacing entrenched practices with a WCM vision and culture.
  • Poor inclination to pursue training and development on an individual and team basis or to share and apply new skills acquired.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Team Leader, Packaging

AutoReqId: 60252BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Function: Sales
Type of Job: Employee
Level: L6
Reports To: Shift Manager

Context of the role
  • The Packaging Department is responsible for the packaging of all brewing products into returnable and non-returnable containers, ready for distribution.
  • The Packaging Team Leader is responsible for his Line during shift production hours, with full responsibility for his team and the dept. assets. The incumbent oversees all packaging activities through his team, and reports to the Packaging Shift Manager. The incumbent is responsible for meeting shift production volumes on his/her line at the right quality, while achieving targets in a cost efficient manner.
  • They are also responsible for the shift delivery of all productivity initiatives and the entrenchment of EISC practices in a safe and healthy working environment.
Purpose of the role
  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of Line output during shift run, targets and goals by managing, leading and supporting shift team to produce in a safe manner to desired customer service, quality and yield levels in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
  • To identify and drive improvement, ensuring delivery of dept. goals.
  • To manage resource allocation, develop team members and optimise individual potential to contribute to overall site performance.
Market Complexity:
  • The Nigerian beer market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
  • Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionised working environment.
Top Accountabilities
  • Supervise, prioritise and coordinate all activities of shift team workers on Line, 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 KPI’s.
  • Control cost of packaging by minimising process waste, maximising efficiencies and taking appropriate actions to reduce downtime and improve quality.
  • Develop & deliver improved performance against targets through effective problem solving, decision-making and communication between shift teams, and aligned planned activity with EISC Team, Engineering, Brewing, customer services and Brewery Logistics.
  • Lead implementation of the company’s health, 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 within clear improvement plans, using the BCM and CAP framework and Perfect Plant methodology to drive performance and efficiencies towards world class standards.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Science or Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Should hold an IBD/NSE qualification and knowledge of packaging and WCM techniques.
  • 4 years’ experience in food or drink packaging environment with a track record of delivering sustainable improvements in packaging efficiency and quality, particularly through effective people management and development.
  • Competency in packaging management and prioritization of resources to meet key targets, while setting high standards & stretching goals for self & others to exceed internal & external customer needs
  • Knowledge of Guinness policies is an added advantage.
  • 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 and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online





Job Title: Technical Operator, Blow Mold

AutoReqId: 60255BR
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager

Context of the role
  • The Blow Mold Operator will be responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment in a safety conscious manner to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development.
Purpose of the role
  • To produce spirits at customer service levels, quality conformance at the right budget.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
  • To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
  • Market Complexity
  • The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
  • The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionized working environment.
Top Accountabilities
  • Carries out all the Blow Mold Operations of the spirits packaging process as stipulated by procedures and processes.
  • Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
  • Ensures raw materials for the production of the PET bottle have wastes are within AOP.
  • Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
  • Optimise finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT against the Global Finished Product Specification on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
  • With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices and assist colleagues in breakdown maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • OND/ Trade test (City and Guild) or any nationally recognized equivalent in any of mechanical/ electrical/ instrumentation field and ideally have an appropriate qualification in Packaging, Engineering or Utilities in addition.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery, drinks or food manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
  • Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
  • High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Technical Operator, Blow Mold

AutoReqId: 60255BR
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager

Context of the role
  • The Blow Mold Operator will be responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment in a safety conscious manner to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development.
Purpose of the role
  • To produce spirits at customer service levels, quality conformance at the right budget.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
  • To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
  • Market Complexity
  • The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
  • The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionized working environment.
Top Accountabilities
  • Carries out all the Blow Mold Operations of the spirits packaging process as stipulated by procedures and processes.
  • Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
  • Ensures raw materials for the production of the PET bottle have wastes are within AOP.
  • Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
  • Optimise finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT against the Global Finished Product Specification on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
  • With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices and assist colleagues in breakdown maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • OND/ Trade test (City and Guild) or any nationally recognized equivalent in any of mechanical/ electrical/ instrumentation field and ideally have an appropriate qualification in Packaging, Engineering or Utilities in addition.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery, drinks or food manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
  • Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
  • High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




Job Title: Technical Operator, Blow Mold

AutoReqId: 60256BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager

Context of the Role
  • The Blow Mold Operator will be responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment in a safety conscious manner to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development.
Purpose of the Role
  • To produce spirits at customer service levels, quality conformance at the right budget.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
  • To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
Market Complexity
  • The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
  • The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionized working environment.
Top Accountabilities
  • Carries out all the Blow Mold Operations of the spirits packaging process as stipulated by procedures and processes.
  • Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
  • Ensures raw materials for the production of the PET bottle have wastes are within AOP.
  • Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
  • Optimise finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT against the Global Finished Product Specification on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
  • With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices and assist colleagues in breakdown maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • OND/Trade Test (City and Guild) or any nationally recognized equivalent in any of Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation field and ideally have an appropriate qualification in Packaging, Engineering or Utilities in addition.
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery, drinks or food manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
  • Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
  • High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online




ob Title: Technical Operator, Labeller

AutoReqId: 60254BR
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Function: Supply
Type of Job: Employee
Level: 7A
Reports To: Shift Manager: Packaging

Context of the role
  • Nigeria is currently the world's leading market for the Guinness extra stout Brand. The Packaging Department is responsible for the packaging of all brewing products into returnable and non-returnable containers, ready for distribution.
  • The Packaging Technical Operator is a part of the shift team & has responsibility for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a safe, reliable and cost efficient manner.
  • They are also responsible for participating in all productivity initiatives and the entrenchment of EISC practices in a safe and healthy working environment.
Purpose of the role
  • To produce Guinness products in a safe, quality compliant manner & at customer service levels, & within budget.
  • To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimise overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
  • To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
Market Complexity:
  • The Nigerian beer market is complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus. Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery to become Number 1.
Top Accountabilities
  • Provide a comprehensive production service on plant and equipment to which they are primarily allocated: operating and cleaning, carrying out maintenance schedules, responding to breakdowns, assessing & monitoring plant performance on an ongoing basis and attending to all other process duties in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for safety, health, environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
  • Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules. Interface with SAP as appropriate.
  • Optimise product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Manage materials, components and spares required by their plant and equipment – includes draw down stock from locally provided “bins” and be accountable for whatever stock is drawn down.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment.
  • Ideally have an appropriate qualification in Brewing, Packaging, Engineering or Utilities (as appropriate) and/or a nationally recognized technical qualification with Electrical/Electronic bias.
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
  • Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
  • Positive attitude to own development and looks for opportunities to help others learn and develop.
Barriers to Success:
  • Skill level inadequate to successfully operate and maintain both new and ageing assets and technology.
  • Lack of personal flexibility to function in a tightly manned manufacturing environment with volatile production and sales demand.
  • Displacing entrenched practices with a WCM vision and culture.
  • Poor inclination to pursue training and development on an individual and team basis or to share and apply new skills acquired.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Job Title: Sachet Machine Operator
Nigeria

External Job Description


Job Description
Level: 7A
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager
Context of the role
The Spirits Sachet Machine Operator will be responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment in a safety conscious manner to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development. They will report to the Spirits Operations Manager.
Purpose of the role
To produce spirits at customer service levels, quality conformance at the right budget.
To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
Market Complexity
The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus
The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionised working environment.
Top Accountabilities

Carries out the packaging of spirits in sachet and also oversees the coding of the sachets.
Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
Ensures both bottle and label wastes are within AOP.
Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
Optimise finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT against the Global Finished Product Specification on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices and assist colleagues in breakdown maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.

Qualifications and Experience Required 

OND/ Trade test (City and Guild) or any nationally recognized equivalent in any of mechanical/ electrical/ instrumentation field and ideally have an appropriate qualification in Packaging, Engineering or Utilities in addition.
Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery, drinks or food manufacturing environment.
Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.

Policies highly relevant to the Supply Function
Environment Policy, Quality Policy, Anti-Corruption Policy, Occupational Health and Safety Policy,




How to Apply



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Job Title: Team Leader, Packaging- Ogba

Nigeria

External Job Description

Job Description
Level: L6
Reports To: Shift Manager
Context of the role
The Packaging Department is responsible for the packaging of all brewing products into returnable and non-returnable containers, ready for distribution.
The Packaging Team Leader is responsible for his Line during shift production hours, with full responsibility for his team and the dept. assets. The incumbent oversees all packaging activities through his team, and reports to the Packaging Shift Manager. The incumbent is responsible for meeting shift production volumes on his/her line at the right quality, while achieving targets in a cost efficient manner.
They are also responsible for the shift delivery of all productivity initiatives and the entrenchment of EISC practices in a safe and healthy working environment.
Purpose of the role
Overall responsibility for the delivery of Line output during shift run, targets and goals by managing, leading and supporting shift team to produce in a safe manner to desired customer service, quality and yield levels in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
To identify and drive improvement, ensuring delivery of dept. goals.
To manage resource allocation, develop team members and optimise individual potential to contribute to overall site performance.
Market Complexity
The Nigerian beer market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionised working environment.
Top Accountabilities

Supervise, prioritise and coordinate all activities of shift team workers on Line, 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 KPI’s.
Control cost of packaging by minimising process waste, maximising efficiencies and taking appropriate actions to reduce downtime and improve quality.
Develop & deliver improved performance against targets through effective problem solving, decision-making and communication between shift teams, and aligned planned activity with EISC Team, Engineering, Brewing, customer services and Brewery Logistics.
Lead implementation of the company’s health, 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 within clear improvement plans, using the BCM and CAP framework and Perfect Plant methodology to drive performance and efficiencies towards world class standards.

Qualifications and Experience Required

Science or Engineering Degree or equivalent
Should hold an IBD/NSE qualification and knowledge of packaging and WCM techniques.
4 years’ experience in food or drink packaging environment with a track record of delivering sustainable improvements in packaging efficiency and quality, particularly through effective people management and development.
Competency in packaging management and prioritization of resources to meet key targets, while setting high standards & stretching goals for self & others to exceed internal & external customer needs
Knowledge of Guinness policies is an added advantage.
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 and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.



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Job Title: Technical Operator Filler- Benin


Nigeria

External Job Description

Job Description
Level: 7A
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager
Context of the role
The Spirits Operations Technician-labeller will be responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment in a safety conscious manner to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development. They will report to the Spirits Operations Manager.
Purpose of the role
To produce spirits at customer service levels, quality conformance at the right budget.
To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
Market Complexity
The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus
The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionised working environment.
Top Accountabilities

Carries out the filler operation of the spirits packaging process through stipulated processes and procedures.
Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
Ensures both liquid, bottle and crown wastes are within AOP.
Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
Optimise finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT against the Global Finished Product Specification on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices and assist colleagues in breakdown maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.

Qualifications and Experience Required

OND/ Trade test (City and Guild) or any nationally recognized equivalent in any of mechanical/ electrical/ instrumentation field and ideally have an appropriate qualification in Packaging, Engineering or Utilities in addition.
Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery, drinks or food manufacturing environment.
Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.



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Job Title: Technical Operator Filler - Ogba


Nigeria

External Job Description


Job Description
Level: 7A
Reports To: Spirits Operations Manager
Context of the role
The Spirits Operations Technician-labeller will be responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment in a safety conscious manner to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development. They will report to the Spirits Operations Manager.
Purpose of the role
To produce spirits at customer service levels, quality conformance at the right budget.
To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimize overall brewery improvement and plant performance.
To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.
Market Complexity
The Nigerian Spirits market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus
The need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery in a highly unionised working environment.
Top Accountabilities
Carries out the filler operation of the spirits packaging process through stipulated processes and procedures.
Adhere to GNPLC policy and procedures for Safety, Health and Environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.
Ensures both liquid, bottle and crown wastes are within AOP.
Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
Optimise finished product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT against the Global Finished Product Specification on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s or RCPS Root Cause Problem Solving to prevent re-occurrence.
Demonstrate flexibility in terms of availability, attitude and work practices and assist colleagues in breakdown maintenance and solving problems on their equipment.
With support from Spirits Operations Manager, achieve production plans and key performance targets, and deliver agreed Customer Service levels.

Qualifications and Experience Required

OND/ Trade test (City and Guild) or any nationally recognized equivalent in any of mechanical/ electrical/ instrumentation field and ideally have an appropriate qualification in Packaging, Engineering or Utilities in addition.
Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery, drinks or food manufacturing environment.
Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.
Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.
High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.

How to Apply




Click Here to Apply Online


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