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Guinness Nigeria Fresh Job Recruitment 2018 (3 Positions)

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on trade dominated market but with a fast growing off trade channel.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

  1. Brand Manager, Lager
  2. Maintenance Planner
  3. Automation Engineer

Application Closing Date
23rd February, 2018.

The details of these job positions are contained below;

Brand Manager, Lager

AutoReqId: 60401BR
Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Level: 5C
Reports To: Marketing Director

Context of the Role

  • Guinness Nigeria plc is a strategically important market for Diageo and for the Global Lager Portfolio being one of the most competitive globally.
  • The emergence of new Competition both nationally and regionally in the Lager Category in Nigeria has led to a significant shift in commercial emphasis.
  • This role is important to establishing Nigeria as the #1 Beer Market globally.
  • This role focuses on the step-change in investment and management of the Lager Category in Africa and beyond.

Purpose of the Role

  • Continually identify and quantify new growth opportunities which drive equity and brand growth for the Lager Portfolio at both National and Regional level based on real consumer insights.
  • Translate strategy into action by defining and implementing the Lager Strategy to achieve or exceed targeted NSV, Market Share and Volume objectives for Guinness Nigeria plc while managing A&P investment to plan.
  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager, Lager Team, and other Consumer Connections & Customer Marketing teams to grow the Guinness Nigeria Lager Portfolio aggressively through a relentless drive to deliver breakthrough opportunities.

Market Complexity:

  • Work across all Nigeria to drive growth and profitability and to deliver market share

Top Accountabilities

  • Support the development of GAME Plans for Lagers in Nigeria and the execution of all lager brands initiatives.
  • Brand and Commercial execution including evaluation of big ideas/Growth Drivers initiatives for the brands.
  • Accountable for delivery of the annual operating plan for the brand
  • Develop and seamlessly execute the annual brand plans ensuring plans are grounded on deep market and consumer insight and are in-line with Diageo global standards.
  • Deliver brand strategy & advertising communication founded upon a deep understanding of the consumer to achieve agreed brand health targets.
  • To deliver robust Measurement and Evaluation for all projects and effectively use search and spin
  • Management of 3rd Party Goods and Suppliers with procurement.
  • Maintain business critical controls and compliance documentation and adhering to smart brand approvals in accordance with the Diageo policy.

Qualifications

  • 3 – 4 years’ experience
  • With strong interpersonal skills to build good working relationships across all functions and markets
  • Convincing Personality, good planner, self –starter and committed to results
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Commercial acumen, confident, enthusiastic and persuasive
  • Attention to details/Good Project Management Skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates can apply here.

Maintenance Planner

AutoReqId: 60563BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Level: 6A
Reports To:  Asset Care Manager

Context of the Role

  • Nigeria is currently the world’s third largest market for the Guinness Brand. GNPLC has made large capital investments in recent years, resulting in the sites having both new and ageing assets and technology.
  • The role involves providing high focus on maintenance activities, to assist with driving performance to World Class Standards.
  • The role holder will be responsible for ensuring all assets are included and maintained within a formal, structured Planned Maintenance System.

Purpose of the Role

  • Plans, organizes, directs, controls, administers and supervises execution of the Planned Maintenance System, contributing to the enhancement in machine performance, reduction in unplanned machine stoppages and optimal utilization of available manpower for their area.
  • Execute the company maintenance strategy and procedures in response to plant performance and failures, in accordance with industry best practice and WCM.

Market Complexity:

  • The Nigerian beer market is very complex with many competitors and a strong quality, cost and delivery focus.
  • There is a need to constantly reduce cost of maintenance, while improving plant availability & reliability

Top Accountabilities

Manage routine/weekly Planned Maintenance activities for their area/line by:

Develop project plan.

  • Raising work orders
  • Planning Resources
  • Managing spares availability (reservations)
  • Reporting against KPIs
  • Running reports on specified modules
  • Support management of shutdown Planned Maintenance activities for all equipment and labour in their area/line, including ordering spares, progress chasing spares, issuing work orders, assembling parts packages and closing all work orders on completion.
  • Tracking, reviewing and reporting of all maintenance activities against agreed KPIs and compliance requirements and maintenance data analysis and reporting.
  • Manage and Maintain CMMS maintenance data, including rotables, equipment details and work order feedback.
  • Facilitate the development of reliability based maintenance system.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3-4 years’ experience in a Brewery or FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in the use of CMMS and maintenance systems, preferably Maximo/SAP with some knowledge of engineering spares transactions and stores management.
  • Good understanding of the fundamental principles of Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) and its application in a manufacturing industry, and knowledgeable in the theory and practice of BCM, Root Cause analysis and problem solving techniques.
  • Effective project management, time management and prioritization skills, and able to interpret engineering information and issue effective reports.
  • Conversant with GNPLC health, safety, environment & hygiene policies.
  • Has good interpersonal and communication skills and able to influence maintenance culture positively towards the site vision.
  • Bachelor’s degree or HND in Engineering, preferably NSE accredited. Master’s degree is an added advantage.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates can apply here.

Automation Engineer

AutoReqId: 60564BR
Location: Benin, Edo
Level: 6A
Reports To:  Asset Care Manager

Context of the Role

  • The role of automation engineer (Packaging) is responsible for driving and embedding best in class asset care and maintenance systems for all electrical and automation/electronics machinery on the hi-tech packaging lines.
  • Expertise in the electrical/electronics/automation engineering is a rare and scarce resource in Nigeria and there is high level of competition amongst oil, gas, telecom and manufacturing industries for the few engineers who specialised in this area.
  • GN strive to recruit, retain the very best of specialist engineers in packaging to maintain and consistently deliver best in class electrical, electronics and automation systems to guarantee reliability and consistent performance of the lines.

Purpose of the Role

  • Lead and manage electrical, electronics and automation systems in the Brewery packaging lines to ensure maximum plant availability
  • Complements the Mechanical Engineering team on the packaging lines to ensure optimum output.
  • Plant maintenance of all PLCs and SCADA Systems on Planned Maintenance basis.
  • Plant maintenance High & Low Voltage electrical Systems in the Brewery Packaging lines.
  • Maintain all Electrical Drives and controls on the packaging.
  • Resolve all electrical/electronics/automation breakdowns and issues on the packaging lines.

Top Accountabilities

  • Drives the planned maintenance programme for all electrical, electronics and automation systems on the packaging lines – Benin has 4 packaging lines and Ogba 3 packaging lines.
  • Influence the choice of new technology adopted in all future packaging machines and plants.
  • Accountable for the routine maintenance of various hi-tech packaging equipment including Programmable Logic Computers (PLC) and SCADA systems on the Brewery packaging lines.
  • Identify and delivers all training needs for the electrical and electronics technicians on the job and coaching for identified instrumentation skill gaps.
  • Resolves all Automation and Electrical related tasks and breakdowns on the packaging lines to guarantee plant availability to deliver target volumes on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain and execute audit plans for all statutory regulations and engineering standards for all Electrical and Automation Systems in packaging.

Qualifications and Experience

  • HND/University Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering. Master’s degree and/or professional membership with Nigerian Society of Engineers (COREN) may be an added advantage.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a brewing or FMCG manufacturing environment directly supporting Electrics, automation and PLC (Siemens Experience Preferred), SCADA and DCS.
  • Deep knowledge of new and evolving technology and wide range SCADA system versions and their applications with detailed knowledge of PLC Steps 5 and 7 and Programming.
  • Enhanced skills on Brewery HV/LV distribution systems and electrical drives control automation systems.
  • Working knowledge of Permit to Work (PTW) systems, with good asset care management skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates can apply here.

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