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Production and Planning Manager at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc Lagos

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc Lagos Nigeria

2 weeks ago

Production and Planning Manager

Job Requisition ID: JR000406
Location: Ikorodu Factory, Lagos

Job Type: Full time

Department: Manufacturing

OU/Country: PZ Wilmar Nigeria

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Main Functions
• Plans and coordinates production activities of all production units for optimal output and adherence to plan with the aim of achieving the following:
• Keep the plants running optimally (>70% Capacity Utilization)
• Ensures Raw and Packaging materials are always available for production
• Ensure availability of Finished Goods for sale
• Ensures the plants' ability to supply demand plan
• Ensure accurate records of inventory for reporting and planning

Reporting Relationships:
• Peer Relationships
• Attach organization chart showing manager and direct reports as well as peers
• Reports to Head of Site, with dotted line relationship with the... Production Managers
• Peers are Managers on similar grades from other Departments
• Direct reports are all planning data officers and planner

• To operate within departments budget
• Current team size N/A
• Also has dotted line relations with all plant operators

Principal Accountabilities
• Schedule usage of production materials to ensure optimal production levels
• Identify and resolve problems relating to inventory.
• Manage deadlines based on project expectations.
• Ensures stock levels of all raw, packaging, and finished goods products are in conformance to inventory policy.
• Ensures loss due to stock shelf life of all raw, packaging, and finished goods products expiration is avoided.
• Ensures items are purchased to maintain agreed stock norms/inventory positions
• Ensures planned Raw materials, Packaging materials, Oil quantities and requirements are adequate to for planned production.
• Plans purchase of Raw & Packaging and oil.
• Ensures production performs to plan.
• Ensures Stock Norm adherence.
• Ensures finished goods do not go out of stock.
• Must be conversant with production processes and timelines to ensure production meets plan.
• Jointly responsible with procurement for timely Purchase processes
• Enforces SHE, Food Safety, AIB and GMP rules and policies of the company
• To identify training needs of reports and develop training plans for leadership approval.
• Maintains discipline in the team.

Renders appropriate reports to Head of site on timely bases, such as:
• Oil Plan.
• Daily, weekly and Monthly Production Plans.
• Purchase Request report for approval.
• Business Planning inputs.
• Planning precision report
• Inventory monitoring.
• SLOB reporting.
• Any other job assigned by Superior/leadership.

Internal & External Relationships:
• Production team (Refinery, Packing Plant)
• Engineering and Maintenance Team
• Operation, Planning, Supply & Distribution Team
• Technical team (Q.A., SHE etc.)
• Warehouse/Stores team
• Human Resources (H.R.)

• Delog
• Ezak
• Other Contractors
• RM & PM Suppliers

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
• Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Mathematical Sciences.
• 5 – 7 years work experience in a similar position.
• List any qualifications required to do the job.
• Be specific about the experience needed.
• Focus on type of experience not the time served.
• Computer literate.
• Good understanding of the industry market trends and conditions.
• Exceptional organizational and time-management skills.

Job Context & Special Features:
• Explain any special features or context in which the job operates
• Detail any language or mobility requirements
• Ability to take decision decisively.
• Ability to grasp complex concepts easily.
• Meticulous and diligent
• Excellent planning, negotiating, and organizing skills.
• Able to sit, stand and move around for long hours at a time
• Ability to motivate co-workers, colleagues and others.
• Ability to display self-confidence
• Ability to operate in a systematic and logical manner.
• Analytically sound
• Excellent communication abilities

Application Deadline

Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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More Information
• Location

Ikorodu, Lagos

• Years Of Experience

• Minimum Qualification

Lagos Nigeria

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