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Technical Manager needed at PZ Cussons

Job title : Technical Manager

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : December 21, 2023

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess/monitor and continuously improve the material yields and manufacturing standards.
  • Develop a program to improve the technical capabilities of the production team.
  • Lead the innovation (product and packaging) implementation on the site looking for the best     alternatives/options of designs to process/manufacturing.  
  • Own the margin improvement plan for the factory and interface with the new product development teams.           
  • Supervise the development and maintenance of a fit for purpose’ Quality Regime in the factory-giving good quality to the market whilst minimizing the costs to the business-eventually leading to ISO 9001, FSSC 22000 accreditations etc.
  • Manage the Quality teams responsible to deliver Quality control and Quality assurance in the site.
  • Reduce variability of manufacturing processes and minimize the conversion cost through close monitoring.
  • Develop, build and make available in the organization the product, process and Packaging expertise relevant to the asset base.
  • Give Technical response to quality problems or Product complaints from the market.
  • Ensure that products meet all technical legislation and registration processes.
  • Initiate and implement the documentation of procedures and policies to guide all technical operations.
  • Manage the OSHE teams responsible to deliver Occupational Health, Safety and Environment results.
  • Develop TPM program and support the operations in the Implementation of TPM.
  • Technical liaison with Wilmar and PZ Cussons to ensure that best practice is brought in from other factories.
  • To ensure compliance with relevant QMS/FSMS policies and procedures.
  • To identify and rate aspects of the department activities and develop programs where necessary, to help control those aspect that could have adverse impact on the environment.
  • Generate and Manage budget for the team
  • Provide necessary support on recruitment and training

EMS, OHSMS and FSSC Responsibilities

  • Implement and comply with EMS/FSSC/OHS requirements relating to environmental aspects and impacts and other policies, procedures and /or regulations applicable to assigned jobs
  • Act as the Food Safety Leader to ensure, maintain and sustain FSMS implementation
  • Understand and apply the intent of the EMS/FSSC/OHS policy and requirements to assigned jobs
  • Understand roles, responsibilities, and the importance of conformity to the EMS/FSSC/OHS requirements.
  • Understand the significant environmental aspects and related actual or potential impacts associated with their work, and the environmental benefits of improved personal performance
  • Understand and participate fully in hazard identification, risk assessment and control measure put in place and prevent food safety related hazard in the department.
  • Understand roles and responsibilities and the importance of conformity with the EMS, OH&S and FSSC requirement.
  • Understand the potential consequences of departure from specified EMS, OH&S and FSSC procedures as well as legal requirement
  • Ensure the integration of the EMS, OH&S and FSSC requirements into the department processes.
  • Ensure effective management of risks and opportunities and implementation of improvement programs.
  • Ensure that the EMS, OH&S and FSSC achieve intended results within department.
  • Monitor the EMS, OH&S and communicating the extent of compliance to management.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed:

  • List any qualifications required to do the job
  • Be specific about the experience needed
  • Focus on type of experience not the time served
  • Have a BSc degree in Chemical /Food Engineering, Science   with a diploma in production management.
  • Be computer literate especially in MS-word, MS-excel and PowerPoint.
  • Have a minimum of 10 years working experience 4 of which must be in similar role.
  • Must have edible oil experience.
  • Be able to act as the training champion for the technical team.
  • Must be a Responsible person in the eyes of regulatory authorities
  • Checking compliance with product and environment legislation.
  • Must have detailed knowledge of oils and need relevant experience of Processing.
  • Possess excellent Quantitative Analysis skills.
  • Good knowledge of financial management.

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