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  • Posted: Apr 22, 2021
    Deadline: May 6, 2021
  • Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market.
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    Head, Automobile Assembly

    Location: Lagos Island, Lagos

    Job Summary

    • The assembly manager oversees the entire manufacturing process and ensures the assembly or production process adheres to policies and procedures.
    • His/her job is to handle the cost efficiency, quality and safety throughout the manufacturing process.
    • Assembly managers also works with other personnel to find cost effective and quality materials used in the process, constantly looking for ways to cut costs and streamline processes.


    • Work to ensure people and resources are applied in an efficient and effective manner to meet delivery requirements while achieving quality and safety standards
    • Ensure that team members follow defined assembly procedures and comply with quality requirements
    • Ensure full adherence to 5S practices at all times
    • Ensure equipment is within calibration date and all systems are functioning correctly
    • Ensure all records are completed appropriately
    • Ensure that non-conforming material is clearly identified and segregated
    • Ensure that the escalation procedure for quality concerns is followed
    • Ensure achievement of production throughput against stated capacity targets
    • Ensure the team are aware of day to day targets and responsibilities
    • Manage work order closures and stock control transactions
    • Maintain visible lead for adherence to procedures and instructions
    • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and associated reporting and action closure
    • Monitor change over and/or line set up efficiency
    • Prepare line set-ups for following shifts, including first piece buyoffs
    • Monitor and maintain all safety equipment and tools
    • Undertake continuous training and development
    • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
    • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
    • Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, key performance indicators (KPI’s) including the engagement of external resources as required
    • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department
    • Ensure that team members follow defined assembly procedures and comply with quality requirements
    • Responsible for training of operators for products and processes within the local team
    • Responsible for daily management and support for the team to achieve operational success
    • Monitor time and attendance and ensure compliance with Company procedures
    • Provide technical expertise to the team and respond to operator queries
    • Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them
    • Review, implement and update company records e.g. training matrices, absenteeism, risk assessments
    • Communicate KPIs from the strategic annual plan so that each employee is aware of expectations and deliverables.


    • Bachelor's Degree or HND in Engineering or related field
    • Minimum of 10-12 years’ related experience
    • Commitment to work towards professional accreditation with an industry related body
    • Experience of leading small group activities to drive improvement ideas
    • Strong PC skills and experience of packages such as Standard Analyses: Purchasing Information System (SAP) and Excel
    • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and recognised QC tools
    • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including ISO14001 and responsibilities
    • Knowledge of Quality standard TS16949.

    Key Skills & Competencies:

    • Exercise considerable initiative/judgement in work methods and in interpreting and delegating work requirements/goals
    • Work independently, reviewed infrequently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to lead by example, gain respect from team and communicate with clarity whilst demonstrating excellence in approach to work and people activities
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent organisation skills
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Ability to manage a wide variety of activities at the same time
    • Ability to plan, analyse and challenge
    • Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders
    • Solid understanding of all people related processes and procedures
    • Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure/cost of poor quality
    • Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, Scrap.

    Personalities and Attributes:

    • Assembly Team Leader
    • Cell Leader
    • Process Lead
    • Production Team Leader
    • Manufacturing/Production Supervisor.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Any application received after this will be automatically rejected.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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