Plant Manager at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company

Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company is a bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company. Coca-Cola HBC is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and secondary listing on the Athens Exchange. The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company and operates in more than 200 countries.

Life at Coca-Cola HBC is fast-paced and challenging, with fair rewards and exciting learning opportunities. We promote an inclusive workplace, value diverse views and opinions and always appoint the best person for the job, ensuring equality in our shortlists and appointments. Take up the challenge. Join us!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Plant Manager

Location: Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Department: Supply Chain

About the Role

  • Coordinate key plant operations activities (manufacturing, quality, supply chain, and support functions i.e., Finance, HR, IS, and Process systems) to deliver high-quality products and services at the lowest cost whilst consistently meeting internal and external customer’s demand, in line with corporate objective.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure Cost optimization, budget delivery, and control of main cost drivers in Manufacturing.
  • Ensure adherence to Food and Beverage Legislation, TCCC Standards, ISO certification, Good Manufacturing Practices, and other internal and external regulatory compliance.
  • Exploit management tools (BASIS, PRS – production reporting system, IM – inventory management, IC – internal control, EXIM – excellence in manufacturing, etc.) to maximize opportunities for cost optimization.
  • Relate with the commercial team on demand and Operational planning to drive profitable volume growth.
  • Deliver quality products at the right time and mix (SKU’s store-keeping units) to all sales depots within the prescribed sales stock levels.
  • Balanced knowledge in general management, manufacturing, financial, and supply chain management to provide strategic leadership.
  • Drive MANEx to deliver a high productivity standard in the plant.
  • Ensure usage and exploitations of management systems to affect financial controls positively and maximize profit.
  • Prepare, present, and interpret Manufacturing KBI’s, make recommendations that result in increased productivity and efficiency, reduced cost, and improved customer satisfaction.
  • Builds team’s capabilities through implementation of training and development programs and maintain high levels of employee relationships.
  • Establish and maintain productive relationships with the team, internal customers, peers, institutions, suppliers.
  • Maintain high (100%) standards of GMP, Safety, and Security in the Plant and all sales depots.

Educational Qualifications and Experience

  • University and/or Advanced Degree relevant to Manufacturing (Engineering, Food & Beverage processing related)
  • 7-10 years of cognate experience in driving high-performing manufacturing operations
  • In-depth knowledge of bottling operations and technologies: Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Environment, Engineering, Health & Safety

Are these your secret ingredients?

  • Excellent management skills.
  • Ability to manage unstable sales demand Forecasting and supply chain requirements.
  • Ability to think tactically and strategically.
  • Ability to think in terms of functional sustainability rather than short-term wins,
  • Coaching and mentorship capabilities.
  • Ability to empower team members.
  • Effective planning and organizing.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Ability to work under challenging conditions.
  • Excellent Understanding of Manufacturing Excellence.
  • Effective leadership with track record of building high-performing teams.
  • Analytical, reporting, and communication
  • Ability to make and communicate tough decisions.

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

Application Deadline 13th February, 2024.


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