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.
The Microbiologist reports to the Quality Assurance Manager and the key responsibilities of the role are: •Monitor and control cleaning and sanitizing program for all processing equipment and bottling equipment and carry out microbiological analysis to check the effectiveness of the cleaning and sanitizing procedures for all equipment. •Carry out microbiological analysis on intermediate and final products to ensure distribution of high quality products to the market place to refresh the consumers. •Ensure good Housekeeping /Hygiene practices of infrastructure and work environment within the manufacturing and total plant operating area. •Ensure implementation of Consumer complaints reduction programs. •Handle Consumer Complaints in a proactive and efficient manner that ensures the complainant’s satisfaction. •Ensure lockers in cloakroom are kept free of all unwanted materials •Carry out microbiological analysis on all ingredients, raw and packaging materials, process inspection, intermediate products and finished products to ensure production of high quality products. •Provide leadership for and facilitate the formalization of plants’ manufacturing / operational processes. •Ensure full implementation of HACCP and microbiological monitoring programs within the manufacturing function. •Ensure full implementation of Pest control of the plant. •Ensure plant operations is in compliance with all local and TCCC requirements on Environmental Management System set to preserve and protect the operating environment through effective. • Effluent management & discharge • Solid waste management and disposal • Hazardous Energy control • Environmental metrics collation Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Desired candidate profile
B.Sc. Microbiology with a minimum of 5 years cognate experience in a related industry. Good understanding of quality assurance and microbiology processes, requirement and specification. Strong analytical skills. Good knowledge of physical and chemical properties of ingredients and materials. Good knowledge of data gathering and interpretation. Exceptional written, oral and presentation skills.
The Quality Assurance Manager reports to the Plant Manager and the key responsibilities of the role are: • Coordinate all quality, food safety and environmental activities. • Develop and implement appropriate procedures in line with the Coca-Cola operating requirement and ISO standard to ensure products meet stipulated quality and food safety standards. • Ensure that all generated waste are properly managed. • Prepare financial budget to support actualization of goals, targets and plans set in the business plans. • Attends plant’s monthly and weekly management reviews, other planning sessions and other business activities in order to achieve plants corporate objective. • Ensure the general aesthetics and safety at workplace for product, personnel, manufacturing facility and equipment according to the food industry standards/specifications at all times by enforcing the implementation of cleaning and sanitation program (GMP), identification of critical control points (HACCP) and proffers measures to monitor and forestall any possible food safety issues that can adversely affect consumer health and company image. • Quick response and resolution of consumer complaints . • Identify the root cause of consumer complaint and develop appropriate corrective action. • Ensures facility wastes (solids, liquid, gases) are discharged in line with procedures that conform to Company and Government (international, national and local) standards which guarantee environmental protection and promote corporate citizenry. • Attends to government and regulatory agencies to ensure conformance to all statutory requirements. i.e. NAFDAC, SON, State and Federal Environmental Agencies, State Ministry of Health, Federal Ministry of Commerce – Weights and Measures Dept., etc. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Desired candidate profile
B.Sc. Food Science/ Technology, Biochemistry or other related courses with a minimum of 5 years cognate experience in a related industry. Good understanding of quality assurance processes, requirement and specification. Strong analytical skills. Good knowledge of physical and chemical properties of ingredients and materials. Good knowledge of data gathering and interpretation. Exceptional written, oral and presentation skills.
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