Friday, August 26, 2011

Guiness Nigeria Plc Recruits Engineering Technician (Electrical)

Guiness Nigeria Plc is recruiting to fill the position of Engineering Technician (Electrical).

Job Title: Engineering Technician (Electrical) - Benin

AutoReqId 28831BR
Level: L7 (G6)
Reports To: Production Services Engineer

The Engineering Technician (Electrical) is responsible for operating, cleaning and maintaining their plant and equipment to meet the increasing volume and quality demands in a reliable and cost efficient manner. They are also responsible for participating in all BCM improvement initiatives and PIP’s in their department and for their own training and development. They will report to the Shift Manager: Brewing/Packaging or Production Services Engineer, as appropriate.


Significant impact on raw material, component and utility costs and production, quality, rework and labour costs.
Key role in operating, cleaning and maintaining plant and equipment, impacts directly on plant availability, asset life cycle cost and asset life/replacement frequency.

Market Complexity
The Nigerian beer market is complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus. Need to constantly reduce production cost, while maintaining high quality and delivery to become Number 1.

Leadership Responsibilities
Support other team members and develop positive relationships with colleagues.

Purpose of Role:
To produce Guinness products at customer service levels, quality conformance and within budget.

To apply technical, process, continuous improvement and individual/team development skills to optimise overall brewery improvement and plant performance.

To adopt a safe and professional approach to all aspects of the role as an individual/team player.

Principal Accountabilities:
1. Provide a comprehensive production service on plant and equipment to which they are primarily allocated: operating and cleaning, carrying out maintenance schedules, responding to breakdowns, assessing & monitoring plant performance on an ongoing basis and attending to all other process duties in a timely manner.

2. Adhere to Guinness Nigeria PLC (GNPLC) policy and procedures for safety, health, environment and hygiene to ensure a safe and efficient operating environment. Utilise and apply safe systems of working and pro-actively seek opportunities to improve work environment.

3. Deliver best possible plant operation by maximising plant availability and efficiency of operation through execution of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules. Interface with Maximo as appropriate.

4. Optimise product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence.

5. Manage materials, components and spares required by their plant and equipment – includes draw down stock from locally provided “bins” and be accountable for whatever stock is drawn down.

Qualifications and Experience Required:
2 years industrial Electrical /Electronic experience preferably in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment. 

Ideally have an appropriate qualification in Brewing, Packaging, Engineering or Utilities (as appropriate) and/or a nationally recognised technical qualification.

Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.

Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.

Barriers to Success in Role:
Skill level inadequate to successfully operate and maintain both new and ageing assets and technology.
Lack of personal flexibility to function in a tightly manned manufacturing environment with volatile production and sales demand.

Application Deadline
6th September, 2011

How To Apply
Interested candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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