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Career Opportunities At A Multinational FMCG - 9 Openings

Date Posted: 15/Aug/2014
Deadline: 29/Aug/2014

Our client is a multinational FMCG and a fast growing producers/manufacturer of various types of goods. As a result of business expansion and capacity building, unique career opportunities exist in the organization for highly competent and self-motivated professionals; the company is looking to fill the vacant position of:

 

Quality Assurance/Control Manager
Job Description
The QC manager will lead the Quality improvement activity of the business. He will be responsible for planning, agreeing and managing the outputs of the Quality Department against agreed business objectives maximizing the utilization of available resource and delivering those outputs to 100% standard of quantity, quality and time.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the production and quality control of all products meets the appropriate standards.
  • Responsible for implementation and maintenance of the company quality system,
  • Reporting on the performance of the system for review and as a basis for continuous improvement.
  • Work with Production, Marketing, Purchasing and other Technical personnel to identify potential opportunities for improving manufacturing efficiencies, maximising cost effectiveness for all raw materials and components whilst maintaining agreed product standards.
  • Determine and enforce, through all functional departments, quality requirements in accordance with company and customer needs, based on current regulations and standards.
  • Develop and implement improvement programme to raise performance standards.
  • Provide leadership to the QA/QC department including operational QA support, budget and resource management.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc or HND in Chemistry, Food Science or related Discipline
  • 8 years of experience in Food Manufacturing company.

Competencies Required

  • Ability to deliver within tight timeframes, cope well with pressure.
  • Ability to pay attention to details.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills.
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation.

 

Production Manager
Report To: General Manager

Job Description
Responsible for planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes. To ensure that goods are produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost and level of quality.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • overseeing the production process, drawing up a production schedule;
  • ensuring that the production is cost effective;
  • making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality;
  • working out the human and material resources needed;
  • drafting a timescale for the job;
  • estimating costs and setting the quality standards;
  • monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed;
  • responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment;
  • monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control programmes;
  • liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers;
  • working with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals;
  • ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed;
  • supervising and motivating team of workers;
  • reviewing worker performance.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc or HND Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related Discipline
  • 8 years of experience in FMCG preferably food manufacturing company
  • RegisteredMechanical or Electrical Engineer.

Competencies Required

  • Experience in FMCG industry with, key issues, trends and development.
  • Strong knowledge of the local and international food manufacturing industry.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systematic impact of various policies, issues and solutions
  • Good planning, Organizational and reporting skills
  • Strong ability to motivate teams and individuals
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation

 

Engineering Manager
Report To: General Manager

Job Discription
To manage the engineering functions of the factory and the facilities available in such a manner that efficiency and availability targets are met, maintenance expenditure is contained within budget and long term facilities plans are aligned with the business strategy.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that plant and equipment maintenance systems are in place.
  • Safety standards are adhered to.
  • Safeguard well controlled utility bills.
  • Monitor capital projects.
  • Manage expenses.
  • Ensure that all maintenance workers are well trained and properly motivated.
  • Specify system requirement or direct modification of parts to ensure conformance optimum performance of machinery/aid smooth production run.
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain machinery/equipment, systems and processes to meet production requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc or HND in Mechanical or electrical Engineering
  • 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience in FMCG or Food Manufacturing industry.

Competencies Required

  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Basic knowledge of Tally ERP.
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry (Food Manufacturing industry is an added advantage
  • Leadership skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Basic Financial skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong Communication.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams
  • Ability to motivate others

 

Financial Controller
Report To : CFO
Job Description
To ensure prompt preparation of Monthly Performance Report for Management decision

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all activities of the Department
  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • Preparation and consolidation of budgets and long Term plans
  • Expenditure Control including Budget preparation and Discipline.
  • Analysis of variances against Budgets and KPI
  • Management Information including periodical(weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual) reports.
  • Management of Trade and Other debtors
  • Project Evaluation and Monitoring
  • Setting Key Performance Indices (KPIs) e.g.
  • Ensures compliance with Quality System requirements in the department
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow forecast
  • Financial responsibility, including actuals and forecasting, of Business Development and Barter products
  • Provision of revenue recognition advice to the business
  • Work with the CFO to prepare annual budget and 3 year plan
  • Preparation of monthly forecast including full responsibility for cost forecasting
  • Preparation, review and analysis of quarterly health check
  • Cost base analysis for both Support costs and Brand costs
  • Client and Agency spend analysis .

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • Professional accounting certification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, or other relevant higher business degree with proven analytical and qualitative accounting/ finance competencies.
  • Experience in FMCG treasury funds management and loan syndication
  • Twelve (12) years cognate experience, of which at least Three (3) years at senior management level

Competencies Required

  • Experience in FMCG industry with, key issues, trends and development.
  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including indepth understanding of international and local accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Good understanding of foreign exchange operations and regulations, and other relevant regulations – FMCG industry, income and other tax, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of the local and international banking industry.
  • Proven ability to interpret financial statement and apply a broad perspective in summarizing results.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systematic impact of various policies, issues and solutions
  • Good at analyzing and resolving complex financial problems,
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation
  • Ability to pay attention to details.

 

 

Management Accountant
Report To Financial Controller

Job Description
To ensure prompt preparation of Monthly Performance Report for Management decision

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of performance reports-MPR on monthly basis as well as the variance reports.
  • Preparation of costing sheets reports on wheat import on vessel basis.
  • Product costing for profitability implications.
  • Co-ordination and arrangement of monthly stock taking exercise.
  • Reconciliation of monthly sales reports .
  • Supervise the activities of the financial account unit
  • Ensure that all Suppliers invoices are fully booked before processing the payment
  • Check to ensure that monthly Bank Reconciliation Statement as prepared by the officer concerned are correct, before forwarding same to FC and Chief Finance Officer for approval
  • Reviews the periodic reconciliation of supplier’s and inter unit accounts to ensure that they are correctly done
  • Reviews the posting of financial transaction into the subsidiary records to ensure that they are correctly done. Also to ensure that the subsidiary ledgers are in agreement with the general ledger all the time
  • Raise all journal credit and debit notes for FC and Chief Finance Officer’s approval
  • Check petty cash transactions on regular basis including retirement to ensure that everything is in order, also at a periodic interval conduct a surprise cash count
  • On monthly basis prepare a statement of Interest and other bank charges for all the account in use for review by Chief Finance Officer
  • Take custody of all financial documents and ensure that they are properly secured
  • Take charge of the department in the absence of the Financial Controller
  • Keep a good trend on staff loan and advances and ensure that monthly are regular up to the expiration of the loan period
  • Ensure regular and prompt remittance of all statutory deductions to the appropriate authority
  • Ensure the establishment and sustenance of good and reliable filling system in the unit
  • Undertake any other assignment as may be directed by the Financial Controller
  • Client and Agency spend analysis .

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • Professional accounting certification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, or other relevant higher business degree with proven analytical and qualitative accounting/ finance competencies.
  • Experience in treasury funds management and loan syndication
  • Ten (8) years cognate experience, of which at least Three (3) years at senior management level

Competencies Required

  • Experience in FMCG industry with, key issues, trends and development.
  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including indepth understanding of international and local accounting and financial reporting standards.
  • Good understanding of foreign exchange operations and regulations, and other relevant regulations – FMCG industry, income and other tax, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of the local and international banking industry.
  • Proven ability to interpret financial statement and apply a broad perspective in summarizing results.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills and the ability to influence others
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the systematic impact of various policies, issues and solutions
  • Good at analyzing and resolving complex financial problems,
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation
  • Ability to pay attention to details.

 

 

Account Officer
Report To: Management Accountant

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains the general ledger and the transaction management processes of the company.
  • Analyses business and financial performance.
  • Prepares the annual periodic internal management reports and variance analysis.
  • Prepares periodic internal management reports and variance analysis
  • Prepares the annual statutory financial reports
  • Collates and analyses inputs into the preparation of annual budgets.
  • Monitors and reports on budget performance
  • Reviews and reconciles operational expenditure against budget.
  • Reviews and determines the costs of the business processes and services.
  • Undertakes profitability analysis to gauge cost effectiveness of business operations.
  • Analyses and determines the product cost structures and margin contribution to profit.
  • Liaises with internal & external auditors.
  • Assists in the preparation of comprehensive, proactive and timely cash flow statements and bank reconciliation statements
  • Preparation and reporting on the monthly financial activities of the business unit.
  • Prepare and interpret Management accounts to all levels of Management.
  • Timely preparation and reconciliation of end of month accounts.
  • Prepares and maintains the fixed asset register.

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc/ HND in Accounting or related discipline .
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

Competencies Required

  • Good at analyzing and resolving complex financial problems,
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation.
  • Strong knowledge of capturing and reporting data
  • Ability to pay attention to details.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills.

 

 

HR Officer
Report To: HR Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze, plan, manage recruitment programs and the hiring process to ensure that HR service provided meets the needs of company’s business.
  • Ensure compensation and benefits are in line with Company policies and updated Government Regulations.
  • Control Payroll Calculation, compulsory Insurances and other HR reports as required by authoritiesPrepares the annual statutory financial reports
  • Coordinate with HR in Head Office to conduct annual employee performance appraisal.
  • Maintain discipline for the southern factory as well as create motivation for all employees.
  • Supervise HR team, solve employee conflicts and improve HR administration; develop strong relationships with HO and effective communication between Company & employees.
  • Understand the local employment laws.
  • Maintain, update and expand the company policies,

Qualifications and Experience

  • B.Sc/ HND in Business Administration or any Social Science discipline .
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience.

Competencies Required

  • Good at analyzing and resolving problems,
  • Good planning, organization and reporting skills.
  • Competent in the use of computers to enhance work performance,
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and enthusiastic with a strong business orientation.
  • Strong knowledge of capturing and reporting data
  • Meticulous, detailed, well-organized and able to work independently to meet datelines
  • Ability to pay attention to details.
  • Able to communicate well with all levels of people
  • Verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills.

 

Process / Generator Technician
Report To: Engineer

Job Description
To ensure that all factory equipment are functioning to their maximum efficiency with minimum down time in all areas.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage performance of factory equipment.
  • Coaching of factory personnel on proper utilization of equipment / machinery
  • Eliminate / minimize machine related accidents.
  • Minimize equipment related expenses and down-time

Qualifications and Experience

  • OND in Mechanical Engineering or any related field
  • 3 years cognate experience in Maintenance of a production line involving Flow packaging machines, Ovens, Mixers, Conveyors, and Compressors in food Industry experience in the food manufacturing Environment.
  • Experience in preventive maintenance.

Competencies Required

  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong Communication.
  • Ability to work with diverse teams
  • Managing results
  • Continuous improvement

 

 

Store Keeper
Report To :Warehouse Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receive materials from suppliers and enter into the appropriate books i.e the GRN & STOCK CARDS E.TC.
  • Record all stock items that are issued out to other dept. /sections with proper approvals.
  • Sort and place inventory in storage areas, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, types and product code.
  • Fill requisition for materials and assist in stock taking.
  • Keep record of materials or items received or distributed in accordance with established procedure.
  • Generate requisition for all stock items, while maintaining stock and re-order level at all times. And ensure first in first out rule.
  • Maintain daily/weekly cycle counts of all stock items and submit stock level to the manager.
  • Inspect materials received for quantity, quality, condition & spec.
  • Ensure monthly stock taking and the stock/value report must be submitted to the management latest 1st of the each month.
  • Items received and issued should be posted into the system.
  • Items that came first into the store first should be the first to leave the store FIFO.
  • Store racks must arrange and labeled as well as demarcated.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned to you by management from time to time. e
  • Assures all completed orders are properly tagged when delivered to packing/shipping station.

Qualifications and Experience

  • OND in Accounting, Business Administration, Purchasing & Supply or any Social Science Discipline
  • 2 years’ experience in FMCG and/or Food manufacturing industry.

Competencies Required

  • Ability to pay attention to details.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Manual flexibility and ability to lift minimum of 50 lbs to operate machinery and move drums.

 

Method Of Application
Send CV and application to: [email protected] with the position you are applying for.







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