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Shift Manager - Lagos - (ShftMan Lagos) At Kimberly-Clark

Date Posted: 18/Sep/2013
Deadline: 30/Sep/2013


Main Purpose of Job
To provide plant leadership on a 24/7shift basis to ensure plant objectives are achieved. The shift manager is fully accountable for the day to day running of the plant from a safety, quality, and cost perspective whilst of shift. All employees and machine leaders on shift will take direction from the shift manager.

Main Responsibilities
Promote a safe working environment through driving compliance with Safety policies and procedures.
Lead the plant BCC team in the event of an incident, and invoke crisis management procedures should a sentinel event occur.
First line incident investigation.
Control site access.
Highlighting and managing non-compliance with our Environmental Management Plan.

Ensure the quality management system is implemented by the shift team and targets are met.  Where targets are not being met, to enact the escalation procedure.

Maintain  world class levels of housekeeping according to the 5’shousekeeping standards

Ensure conformance with the production plan.
Highlighting opportunities in the plant with prompt action to correct issue
Continuously monitoring of mill performance on all assets.
Manage shift resource to achieve production targets for ROO and Waste.  Provide first line support through utilization of the shift support team.  Where necessary, use the escalation procedure to obtain the necessary support.
Controlling of labour to budget levels.
Manage material consumption on shift to budget levels or better.
Manage consumption of operating supplies on shift to budget levels or better.
Manage maintenance supplies to budget levels or better.
Manage and co-ordinate  1st line trouble shooting on shift
Ensure that sections start-up as per plan after a shutdown/outage

Communicating important matters from management and raise matters from the operator level to senior management.
Communicate plan to actuals in daily report
Lead morning meeting with cross functional team.
Coordinating corrective action plans as issues raises from morning meeting

Personal accountability for performance, engagement, attraction, diversity and inclusion of teams
Ensure that the shift teams have the right skills to operate the facility.  Liaise with Day Operations / L&D to ensure operators are capable and training plan is delivered.
Coach and develop the shift teams using a leader as teacher methodology.
Assist Production Manager in managing performance through GPM or bargaining unit performance management system.
Manage absenteeism through effective and consistent utilization of HR systems to correct misconduct.
Assist the Production Manager in managing the manning plan and leave roster to ensure assets are adequately manned on a tour by tour basis.
Managing weekend support teams through facilitating standby meetings
Drive the mind set of people to pursue company winning culture through contagious positive energy
Manage behavior of all operating crews from shift to shift

Qualifications and Experience
Minimum of Higher Diploma or Degree  in (Chemical/Electrical/Mechanical/Production) Engineering
Minimum of 5 years experience leading teams
Experience in managing a complex shift environment
Experience in diaper manufacturing will be an added advantage.

Key Competencies / Skills
Generic Standards / Functional Standards
Safety Awareness
Ability to communicate effectively
High degree of self-motivation
Understand how his/her and the team’s contribution relates to KPI’s
Complex Problem solving skills
Analytical skills
Data collection and analysing to ensure proper decision making.
Must accept responsibility and be flexible and adaptable with change
Lean Manufacturing Principles
Understanding of Site safety procedures and QMS
Influencing operating teams 

Product / Quality Knowledge
Process Knowledge
Technical Specialist
People Skills / Development
PC Literate


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