Manufacturing Services Manager
Ilorin, KW, NG,
3d ago

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom . We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose.

In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from . It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

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That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 87% of employees feel happy working at JTI.

And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, eight years running .

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea.



We are looking for a Manufacturing Services Manager who will work in Ilorin, Kwara state. The incumbent, working very closely with the CMA lead will be responsible to ensure the production process, product quality, materials supply / sourcing, clearing & forwarding, usage, storage, inventory control and issuing of materials, goods and services for JTI Operations in the partner factory is in line with EHS standards as well as the Company mission, vision and objectives as stated in company strategic and operating plans.

S / he will ensure that the Partner factory is running as per JTI specifications to assure product manufacturing and quality creation is matching with JTI quality standards and the primary process is under control.


  • Lead the planning team to provide smart and achievable monthly production plan for our factories according to market needs considering stock level.
  • Deliver Manufacturing Services department commitment towards local, regional & global function on time and in a very high level of accuracy : Execute the planning part on the Annual Strategic Plan preparations (Budgets - KPIs - Capacity - MRP & etc.)
  • Follows up implementation and delivery of CAPEX and OPEX projects
  • Develop the tools necessary to ensure timely effective involvement & readiness in the key activities at a more detailed level
  • Follow up on Logistics process to ensure production material availability to avoid OOS
  • Effectively collaborate with Partner staffs, Global supply chain stockholders (Production, quality, engineering& finance) R&D, New product development team to perform various strategies
  • Maintains strong integration with Finance function to ensure : Effective reconciliation of material usage, inventory / stock levels and ensure raw materials availability, avoid any extra costs with no out of stock
  • Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request.
  • Back-up support for all colleagues in Planning whenever necessary

  • University degree or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in factory management, supply chain functions as well as production management in a manufacturing organization.
  • Knowledge in Tobacco and Cigarette manufacturing is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools &understanding of SAP application is required, knowledge of engineering and manufacturing settings.
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