Engineering Project Manager (FMCG)
Edge Recruiter Nigeria Ltd.
3d ago

Our client, a FMCG has been in existence for more than 40 years in Africa, their major product has become the leading brand, strongly integrated into the local culinary heritage.

Every year, 4 billion products from our client are consumed throughout the African continent. Our client is actively present in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East.

They currently have an opening for an Engineering Project Manager

Reports to : Regional Industrial Manager

Responsible for planning and implementing of engineering projects on time within budget and scope in accordance with our client's Business plan.

Provide coaching and developing project team. Drive Manufacturing Excellence Mission for our client at a regional level, with main focus on Nigeria and Ghana.


  • Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from reputed University (MBA preferred).
  • 10-15 years total experience with a minimum 6 -8 years of experience in Food processing or Diary industry, with overall project management responsibility.
  • The candidate should have "hands on experience in handling engineering projects.
  • To drive project designing, Capex formulation for backward integration project. Deliver projects in existing manufacturing (Sango, Lagos, Tema, Oran factory) including growth and non-growth Capex.
  • Manage greenfield project evaluation, due diligence of machinery along with all techno commercial aspects & negotiation with vendors.
  • Establishes the cadence of engineering milestones within program(s) and develops detailed engineering project plans. Works with matrixed, functional engineering organization, to ensure alignment of scope and deliverables, to provide clear accountability to quality, cost and timing commitments.
  • Maintains project documentation throughout lifetime of development projects. Monitors progress and performance against the project plan.
  • Developing MEM (Manufacturing Excellence Mission) (i.e.,) Continuous Improvement Project’. Develop vendors to ensure projects are executed efficiently & with optimum resources.
  • Monitor working conditions to ensure the continued provision of a safe and healthy working environment for the factories.
  • Ensures that all the regulatory requirements pertaining to key equipment’s are met.

    Technical skills :

  • Project Management very important
  • Engineering drawings & AutoCAD very important
  • Proficient knowledge on food processing equipment
  • Basic knowledge of Aseptic operations
  • Experience on ERP
  • Knowledge on DMAIC and / or Lean Sigma
  • Excellent Relationship and Networking Skills
  • Analytical Ability
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Crisis Management
  • Planning and Implementation
  • Managing performance
  • Personal skills :

  • Communication & language
  • Initiative and Tenacity
  • Team Working & leadership
  • Learning Ability
  • Managing Performance
  • Influencing Skills
  • Developing the team
  • Decision Making
  • Relationship skills
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