Plant Engineer – Savoury & Homecare Detergent at Unilever Nigeria Plc

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Unilever Nigeria Plc – Welcome to Unilever, a global multinational and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with products sold in over 190 countries and more than 2 billion consumers across the world who use our amazing products everyday!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Plant Engineer – Savoury & Homecare Detergent
Job Requisition ID: R-49719
Location: Agbara, Ogun
Job type: Full time

Job Description

  • To ensure efficient support and optimal functionality of company’s plant and equipment to reduce downtime and maximize operations and utility services Through continuous improvement of maintenance procedures and technology,
  • Ensure effective performance by technicians through appropriate training to deliver equipment to meet required production plans and all Unilever standards for safety, health and environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Use experience and expertise to coach and guide assigned work of Maintenance Technicians within expected timelines to the quality required by spending a significant part of day on the shop floor (6/2 rule) – 75% of time on the floor and only 25% in meetings or administrative tasks.
  • Assess skills gaps and seek to close these through timely and appropriate training interventions.
  • Provide appropriate equipment and training to ensure safe working practices are upheld and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Liaise with Maintenance Planner to ensure effective and efficient use of resources and accuracy of plan.
  • Ensure equipment is available to meet production plans by applying the WCM PM Methodology.
  • Validate standards applied by operators performing autonomous maintenance tasks and review with First Line Managers in production as necessary.
  • Assess opportunities for continuous improvement in both preventive and predictive maintenance and build in to ongoing plans. Create and implement plans to continuously improve site infrastructure needs such as energy, water, treatment, steam and all infrastructure services, Facility maintenance, contracts and contractors management.
  • Liaise with production manager to introduce any changes designed to improve OEE for continuous improvement and make decisions that will extend MTBF, decrease MTTR, and achieve an effective maintenance cost.
  • To carry out a monthly review and update on spare part stock to optimize maximum cover at minimum cost to the company
  • Responsible for ordering, receiving, and maintaining proper inventory of spare parts and supplies and control inventory valuation.

Skills and Requirements

  • Candidates should possess an HND / BSC in Mechanical Engineering or Relevant Discipline
  • At least 10 years post graduate experience in Plant Maintenance in FMCG environment with the last 3 years in managerial role.
  • Knowledge of mechanical & Electrical operations and maintenance
  • Hands on Engineering process management knowledge and application
  • Staff development and growth
  • Continuous improvement in Plant Operations- Kaizen for improved plant OEE

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How  to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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