Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

tech4dev banner
  • Posted: Oct 13, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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 ...
    Read more about this company


    Process Lead

    Location: Ibadan, Oyo
    Reports to: Cell Manager
    Seniority LevelNon-Management
    Function: Operations

    Role Positioning And Objectives

    • The Ibadan factory is a factory within the BAT group and has evolved from a project to an established manufacturer of tobacco products. Over the years, the Ibadan factory has invested in human capital development through the Regional Africa Middle East Training Centre in South Africa and other necessary diverse channels as evidenced in the improvements made year on year.
    • The Process Lead is expected to develop the operating teams’ technical understanding and mastery of process control.
    • He/she is the Centreline DMS (Daily Management System), Changeover DMS, and Change Management DMS owner for the line(s).
    • The Process Lead owns the integrity of the Line Event Data System and is responsible for data analytics of line losses.
    • He/she also act as the team’s expert in troubleshooting / problem solving.
    • Most of the individual’s time will be spent on the operating floor working with the teams and building the capability of the people in their area.

    What You Will Be Accountable For
    RTT / DMS:

    • Owns the Centreline Management system for the line(s), including:
    • Establish CL targets & limits for the equipment owned by the team Ensuring all CL audits are completed at the proper frequency
    • Develop control strategies to enable operators to respond to out-of-control situations
    • Training team members on documentation needed when running out of CL
    • Investigating, validating & updating new CL standards to eliminate losses
    • Executing weekly Health Checks, identifying gaps in system, and implementing appropriate countermeasures
    • Owns the Changeover DMS for the line(s)
    • Establishing Changeover standards for all product SKU’s
    • Reviewing Changeover critiques and coaching shift teams to identify and implement improvement opportunities to achieve CO success criteria
    • Leading Rapid Changeover events to identify additional opportunities to reduce changeover time as required by business need
    • Executing weekly Health Checks
    • Owns the Change Management DMS & validation processes including process benchmarking & reapplication across processes, modules, and plants.

    Loss Elimination:

    • Analyses line data to identify and prioritize loss elimination opportunities including the creation of current state and future state loss trees utilizing tools such as loss allocation, weibull and S-shape
    • Participating in Line DDS process daily to set priorities and allocate resources, and report results for previous 24 hours
    • Using Reliability Engineering tools to drive Centreline DMS and loss elimination
    • Owns integrity of Line Event Data Systems (LEDS).

    Troubleshooting & Problem Solving:

    • Leads root cause problem solving efforts on key chronic losses for the line(s) • Coaches teams to build capability in problem solving skills and formal tools, including but not limited to Initial Problem Solving, Unified Problem Solving, 6W2H, and 5 Why’s
    • Leads and builds the capability of team around process failures technical troubleshooting.

    Essential Experience, Skills And Knowledge

    • The role holder will require a knowledge of any manufacturing environment with at least 2 years’ experience in a production environment, thereby built people leadership skills and demonstrates BAT Manufacturing, Quality and EH&S competencies. He must have sound coaching skills and must be able to develop others.
    • The individual is expected to possess a Higher National Diploma or Bachelor of Science / Engineering from a recognised institution.
    • A strong analytical and coaching skills which inspires superior performance will be required.
    • Takes ownership of equipment reliability and focusses effort on optimum production output as per schedule. Demonstrates ownership of improving the maintenance results and systems at specific equipment level.
    • Understands and can clearly articulate basic demand principles, understands and abides by standards and procedures for maintaining high standards of equipment effectiveness, and understands means of delivering high quality product outputs through effective utilization of direct and ancillary equipment.
    • A high degree of inter-personal skills will be required to establish credentials and to pass on knowledge and experience to newer team members. Works together across boundaries internally and externally. Influences people to create and deliver shared goals.
    • Possesses effective communication skills and can deliver superior performance with Operating teams. Understands what it takes to develop and succeed personally and professionally, is confident, deals effectively with ambiguity and recovers quickly from setbacks.

    Salary Range
    Competitive Salary + excellent benefits.

    go to method of application »

    Fiscal Affairs Manager

    Seniority LevelMiddle Management
    Function: Legal and External Affairs
    Geographical Scope: Anglophone countries across West Africa Area, main focus - Nigeria and Ghana

    Role Positioning And Objectives

    • Develop and implement Excise and Anti Illicit trade engagement campaigns according to the Excise and Anti Illicit Trade strategy.
    • Monitor national and international developments which influences national excise and illicit trade policies, and support creation of positions and advocacy material aligned with Regional / Global policies and priorities.

    What You Will Be Accountable For

    • Managing the Anti Illicit Trade campaign in SA and in close collaboration and alignment with the Area Fiscal Affairs Manager 
    • Monitoring of excise, international trade and governmental revenue developments in the countries in scope
    • Actively monitors the external environment for excise, tax and trade developments and keeps the business informed
    • Support developing excise and anti-illicit trade strategy for the specific markets
    • Implementing engagement campaigns according to the strategy, including on tax structures and systems,
    • Engaging with 3rd parties, Governmental bodies, associated economic organizations, and other stakeholders according to the key stakeholder map
    • Provides effective and timely support with the development of supporting advocacy, positions, communications materials, and reporting mechanisms.

    Essential Experience, Skills And Knowledge

    • The job holder should have a relevant four-year Degree and minimum 5 - 7 years experience in a consultancy or in-house function in the areas of either legal, political, tax and trade or government affairs.
    • Good understanding of excise systems and impacts on varying portfolio constructs
    • Good knowledge of pricing and excise drivers, like elasticity and affordability
    • Good understanding of supply chain processes
    • Understanding of Macro and Socio demographic developments
    • Working knowledge of fiscal affairs and trade blocs
    • Understanding of risk and risk management processes
    • Experience in a global Consultancy, FMCG or similar dynamic operating environment
    • Indirect taxation, International Trade, Pricing
    • Commercial perspective is key, and therefore the incumbent should ideally have various excise systems and their interaction with pricing and a brand portfolio
    • The incumbent must also be able to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders
    • Analytical skills, Ability to make complex subjects simple
    • Ability to build and sustain networks cross-functionally
    • Presentation skills
    • Ability to write lucid and concise summaries.

    Salary Range
    Competitive Salary + excellent benefits.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


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

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at British American Tobacco Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail