La Sien Bottling Company Limited Latest Job Vacancy Head of Production

La Sien Bottling Company Limited, an FMCG company that has been producing and distributing premium bottled water since 2010; and has a vision to “be available on every table in every locality”; requires the services of a Head of Finance to lead our dynamic team into the next phase of success for our business.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Production

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Division: Operations
Department: Production
Reports To: Operations Manager
Management Level: Middle Management
Supervises: Production Supervisor

Summary of Job Purpose

  • The Head of Production will be required to oversee the cost effectiveness and planning of the entire production process and to optimise the plant
  • He/she will be expected to ensure the availability of finished products, management of raw materials and waste and liaise with Engineering on maintenance planning.
  • The job holder will be responsible for the health and safety of all personnel on the production line
  • He/she will champion CILT, 5S and be able to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the entire production process.

Main Responsibilities

  • Planning and organizing production schedules (daily, weekly and monthly)
  • Overseeing the production process and ensure that it is cost-effective.
  • Organizing in conjunction with the head of engineering for the repair and routine maintenance of production equipment.
  • Manage all production resources (raw materials, consumables, manpower, time, utilities etc.)
  • Monitor product standards and implement quality control standards.
  • Approve all production team’s requisitions.
  • Review performance of line personnel.
  • Develop production reports for management.
  • Prepare SOPs and ensure adherence to them.
  • Monitor waste to determine trends and areas of improvement.
  • Set production targets
  • Keep abreast of new technology that can be used in the production process.

Required Education and Experience

  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Production Engineering.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production role as a supervisor.
  • Experience on a bottling line (PET line an added advantage).
  • Familiar with current advanced bottling technology e.g Krones, KHS etc.

Required Competencies:

  • Proven ability to reduce production downtime and waste.
  • Knowledge & Operation of Krones equipment.
  • Team working skills to work cooperatively and manage people at all levels.
  • Good diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Structured, methodical and able to keep track of events and complex matters.
  • Composure under pressure
  • People management/leadership skills and high level of initiative.

Application Closing Date
23rd August, 2018

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV’s to: applications@lasienbottlingcompany.com with the title “Head of Production”.

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