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  • Posted: Mar 23, 2023
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    British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies. BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and ...
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    Electronics Lead


    • To ensure the reduction of breakdown on SMD (Secondary Manufacturing Department) machines and achieve maximum availability and efficiency through effective maintenance and provision of electrical support to all SMD production machineries in line with best practices, at an effective cost, in an hygienic and safe working environment.


    Operational results:

    • Provide in-house training to electro technical staff when the need arises in order to raise the technical skill level.
    • Provide technical support to production machines in SMD and other BAT Factories.
    • Ensure maximum machine availability and efficiency through effective electrical maintenance
    • Implement SMD machines weekly cleaning and monthly electro technical maintenance, as well as ensure proper documentation.
    • Implement EHS audit recommendations on maintenance issue.
    • Attend to technical call out request from SMD Cell Managers
    • Ensures spares are planned and ready for use according to machine planned and preventative electro technical maintenance schedules.
    • Implementation of downtime analysis of SMD machines and uses information to improve maintenance.
    • Prepare for and present the learning and development solutions that addresses identified learning needs of individuals or group.
    • Adapt learning strategy per individual according to learning styles that will successfully address identified needs and optimize the learning investments
    • Assist to maintain the condition of machine and equipment required for learning, also to ensure the desired outcomes at all times.
    • Lead and attend to all Projects and NPI from electrical areas and deliver all electrical section of initiatives.

    Leadership results:

    • Provide on the job coaching on fault finding and diagnoses to the Electro technical maintenance staff
    • Provide in-house training Electrotechnical maintenance staff as and when required to improve Technical Skill,
    • Think ahead and prioritise effectively to meet company/team targets and goals.

    Management results:

    • Monitor machine down time, interpret information in order to make decision and reduce month on month
    • Monitor Product Quality and improve month on month
    • Attend to technical call out request from Production Engineering Manager when the need arise

    Innovation results:

    • Devise novel solutions to problems
    • Installing new and existing equipment upgrade
    • Continuously looking for better ways of carrying out maintenance process


    • 4-8 years relevant experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment within the FMCG sector
    • HND or Degree in Electrical/Electronic field
    • Knowledge of Siemens PLC, automation processes
    • Experience with Beckhoff PLC – represents an added advantage
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Ability to build cordial relationships with technical staff & other shop floor operators as an integrated member of both the technical team and Shop floor operations
    • Solution oriented person
    • Ability to deliver trainings and presentations

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