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  • Posted on: 22 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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    The Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria.

    Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.

    Our company
    NBC Ltd started operations in Nigeria in 1951. Based in the city of Lagos, we operate 13 bottling plants across the country. In addition, we channel products through 59 warehouses and distribution centers.

    We employ about 4,800 people and indirectly support the jobs of up to more than a million more in our value chain.

    We aim to be our customers’ most preferred supplier, and conduct programmes to support more than 450,000 customers who sell our products to consumers.

    Our company is part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group , one of the largest bottlers of The Coca-Cola Company’s products in the world, and the biggest in Europe. Coca-Cola Hellenic operations span 28 countries , serving more than 570 million people. The company is headquartered in Athens and listed on the Athens, New York, and London stock exchanges.

    Continuous Improvement Manager (EATB)


    Job Reference: CIM/10/2014
    Job role: Continuous Improvement Manager (EATB)
    Functional areas: Supply Chain
    Department: Supply Chain

    Job Details        

    • Ensure that the SC strategy related to Excellence across the board is embedded in the plants with plant certification as a result. The Job is to be seen as an entry position for future plant/logistic/sc managers. Objective is to gain experience across the entire supply chain, apply lean principles and tools, establish a tight performace management system, act a a change agent and drive business results by establishing a continuous improvement culture.  
    • Deploys training for all plant managers and operatives with focus on Performance management, SMED, Kaizen Tea maintenance, ODP & selected LL solutions  
    • Drives Implementation of Visual Performance Management at shop floor and management level.
    • Deploys trainings for operators and management with focus on Performance Management, Quick Change Over, Kaizen, Team maintenance & selected Lean Logistics solutions like 5s, Material flow & Pallet Management. 
    • Understands causes of Performance losses and implements strategies to reduce.
    • Continually improve processes and innovation which improves results and lower cost
    • Initiates and develops a strong management audit culture covering daily management routines.
    • Gains solid understanding of plant issues through personal involvement in operational activities.
    • Builds and re-reinforces relationships with Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Production Planning, Warehouse &    Logistics.
    • Drives and actively participates in Process Improvement Initiatives.  
    • Drive excellence health & safety procedures
    • Managers the conflict between demand driven management and process orientation
    • Conducts credible audits for learning and participation in EAtB structures
    • Drives environment through 5's

    Education level              
    BSc or HND Engineering / Science or related field

    Experience needed      
    5 years

    Desired candidate profile           
    BSc or HND Engineering / Science or related field Demonstrated successful project management capabilities in a LEAN / Continuous Improvement environment, measured through KPI metrics and results Ability to devise Lean future states, develop strategic plans by which they can be realized, and execute their implementation. Effective communicator, able to speak to all audiences throughout the organization, understanding the various needs of audience members, and tailoring the message to address their concerns. Self-motivated, results driven, and positive minded leader to guide a team through obstacles. Experience in people management High integrity Process Knowledge Ability to empower managers Ability to lead and manage change Ability to set standards for management performance Ability to build relationships to improve results Ability to understand what drives peers in other units Continues improvement mindset Intellectual curiosity, open minded and willing to experiment & try new things Ability to learn from mistakes Process improvement skills Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor and manage others. Proven track record of results in challenging situations using lean / continuous improvement tools.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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