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Latest Recruitment at British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), April, 2018


British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice – whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success.   We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Shift Clerk

Job Number: 20448BR
Location: Ibadan
Appointment type: Permanent
Slot: 2

Job purpose and key deliverables

  • British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for 2 Shift Clerks to join our team in Ibadan.
  • The job holder will have to effectively manage the Finished Goods Handover & system confirmation, material supply, waste room activities and utilities issues such that there is little or no impact on production.

Operational Results:

  • Deliver performance targets as per the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in place given on:
    • Waste
    • Productivity
  • Ensure timely handover and system confirmation of Finished Goods and reconcile quantities with the Shift Team Leaders.
  • Ensure timely evacuation of waste from the shop floor and timely transfer of waste from the waste room to PMD and Landfill.
  • Work with the staging area assistant to ensure that there is no wrapping material stock out on the shop floor.
  • Liaise with the engineering & utilities team when there are utilities issues in SMD/FMD.
  • Liaise with IT team during network/printer downtimes.
  • Timely preparation and delivery of error free waste report to DDS.

Leadership results:

  • Provide requisite leadership, guidance and direction to the waste room, sorting station and staging area team.
  • Coach the sorting station, staging area and waste room teams and support resources to comply with established standards and document standards for improvements made

Essential Requirements

  • Leadership skill, organizational and people management skills are crucial.
  • Ability to use Microsoft office tools at basic proficiency level (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook).
  • Familiarity with structured problem solving tools and ability to prepare clear, concise, and well-organized  written reports.
  • Minimum qualification: OND in any relevant field.
  • Knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

Deadline: 12th April, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Data Technician
Job number: 20449BR
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Appointment type: Permanent

Job Purpose and Key Deliverables

  • British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for a Data Technician to join our team in Ibadan.
  • The job holder will own and supervise the integrity of data, ensuring all inputs, outputs, Manufacturing Process Logs, Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) are properly captured, updated and available.
  • He/She will be Single point of Contact for Records in the Manufacturing Department.

Operational results:

  • Capture and report accurately, performance targets as per Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) given on:
    • Volume
    • Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE)/Uptime
    • Quality
    • Waste
    • Productivity
    • Conversion Cost
  • To identify opportunities within the team by understanding “trends and patterns” that can help achieve improved performance and implement them in consultation with the  management.
  • Ensure all shop floor support systems (PI&T, Scanners System) are always functional and fully utilised with any operational issue with the systems escalated appropraitely for immediate resolution.
  • Perform daily SAP confirmation of production, COGI Clearance and Stock Reconciliation with Leaf Ware-house.
  • Constantly seeks to minimise NVA (Non Value Add) processes and employee activities.
  • Present stock, perform stock count and create stock report from SAP during the monthly Stock take exercise
  •  Ensure records such as Stock Report, Production Plan vs Actual, Addback, Rejects, Winnowing, Fibex, Tobacco Transferred etc are updated daily to achieve the Performance objectives
  • Support the team by deploying logbooks and process sheets through the IWS Phase Journey
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Leadership results:

  • Provide requisite guidance to the production shop floor team.
  • Work effectively with all stakeholders whose activity has direct impact on performance.

Essential Requirements

  • Teamwork, leadership and organizational skills are critical.
  • SAP knowledge is compulsory
  • Ability to use Microsoft office tools at basic proficiency level (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook).
  • Familiarity with structured problem solving tools and ability to arrange data in clear, concise, and well-organized  written reports.
  • Coupled with the above, good technical knowledge and factory experience is essential to succeed in role
  • Minimum qualification BSc

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: EHS Risk & Performance Coordinator

Job Number: 21449BR
Location: Lagos
Appointment type: Permanent

Job Purpose and Key Deliverables

  • To protect people, equipment, brands and the reputation of the British American Tobacco West African Area business, Processes must operate effectively and efficiently to ensure adherence to legislation, the BAT Global Risk Management Standards and local policy guidelines.
  • The Environmental, Health and Safety Department have established requirement to provide operational risk management support across its Demand and Supply Chain locations in West Africa.
  • The EHS Risk & Performance Coordinator will provide full time environmental health and safety support to commercial EHS team in ensuring that all practices follow regulatory requirements and BAT Environmental health and safety policies & guidelines.
  • Monitor changes to local regulations and global standards and monitor compliance across the area.
  • To support identification and implementation of relevant EHS training, develop a plan and monitor implementation to ensure employees and contractors are empowered with the right competence to discharge their duties and responsibilities.
  • The job holder will also be assisting in the assessment and implementation of the overall BAT WAA Risk Assessment process across the business. 


  • This role impacts on sales volumes focusing on EHS risk management standards in TM&D activities and Cooperate head office of WAA.
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Market Complexity:

  • The role operates in multiple locations across Nigeria and WAM as well as interacting with Safety Teams across the area and global EHS.
  • The role includes ensuring compliance with diverse regulatory standards within WAA.

Business Objectives:

  • Lead and Support the EHS activities across Nigeria’s commercial and WAM business to ensure they embed and sustain a culture of Compliance to all the BAT Risk management standards including legal compliance
  • Embed BAT Policies and Standards in all locations in Nigeria and WAM, including training required at the various locations
  • Document and investigate accidents and incidents which occur in commercial and monitor the implementation of corrective actions
  • Prepare and maintain required EHS statistics and key performance indicators for review, report and update the dashboard accordingly
  • Coordinate the effective, accurate and timely global EHS reporting for the Area as required by the EHS global council
  • Maintain and update as needed Safe Operating Procedures for all task and activities and utilize them in the day to day training of employees and contractors
  • Conducting site reviews/inspections and job safety analysis/hazard assessments to determine if environmental health and safety standards are being met
  • Ensuring that standard are maintained in the specification for procurement of vehicles, personal protective and safety equipment

People’ s Objective:

  • Lead EHS management initiatives through sites leadership teams to ensure they are entrenched across all locations
  • Manage Team Based Risk Assessments and the process conduct training for those involved
  • Conducting incident investigations to determine root cause(s) and contributory factors; the reporting of findings to BAT’s management and suggestions for follow-up actions aimed at preventing a reoccurrence
  • Conduct and coordinate training sessions for employees, contractors and visitors when required by, or as applicable toward, company operations and needs.
  • Provides direction to local EH&S champions across the area
  • Provide daily guidance and direction in EHS programs at the employee / supervisor level to ensure a common and effective approach
  • Maintain good relationship with all EHS related government agencies and bodies both local and international: E.g. FMEnv., OSMEnv, Departmental Safety Reps, First Aid team, Fire Marshals, EHS Tech. Reps. etc

Essential Requirements     

  • Minimum of five years’ proven track record in EHS management
  • Engineering degree/diploma in Natural or Environmental sciences
  • NEBOSH Certificate level in Health & Safety or equivalent
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Competent in computer skills and the use of the Company’s standard software packages.
  • Effective communication skills to communicate and influence personnel at all levels in the company.
  • Change management skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 12th April, 2018


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