Plant Manager Lagos
SC Johnson
Lagos, Nigeria
3d ago


As a Plant Manager at SC Johnson, you will be responsible for delivering organization capability and breakthrough results in Safety, Quality, Cost, Productivity, Delivery and Engagement at all times.

  • Your responsibilities will include leveraging TPM / Lean methodology to provide the following services : operations management;
  • production and material planning; finished goods production; quality assurance; inventory control; efficient use of raw materials and packaging components;
  • continuous improvement; and capital and expense fund management. This role is a member of the site Leadership Strategy Team and is a key change agent within the organization.

    Organisation :

    5 Direct reports, 2 with a dotted line and another 49 employees in functional departments

  • Associate Manager, Production 1 (Direct)
  • Associate Manager, Maintenance & Engineering 1 (Direct)
  • Sr. Analyst, Material Planning 2 (1 Material Planner and 1 Production Scheduler - Direct)
  • Associate Manager, Logistics Transportation 1 (Direct)
  • Associate Manager, SHE 1 (Dotted)
  • Associate Manager, Quality 1 (Dotted)
  • Below the above, another 49 employees in production and warehousing

    Primary Accountabilities :

  • Developing and meeting safety, cost of sales, and quality, environmental, and finished product output objectives to deliver the business and strategic plans
  • Drive breakthrough mindset to achieve world class OEE on all operations while improving service to businesses supported by the plant
  • Managing the use of raw materials, packaging components, factory supplies, and the production of finished goods to meet all financial objectives
  • Selecting, hiring, motivating, and developing an effective professional and plant staff that can deliver the business and manufacturing objectives
  • Delivering customer service levels that meet external, internal, and export requirements. Ensuring customer satisfaction and optimum quality
  • Providing appropriate physical facilities and technically sound production systems that have sufficient capacity to supply product demands
  • Coordinating and maintaining the Plant(s) manufacturing capital management and capacity planning process
  • Providing Leadership of the Standard Daily Work Pillar to drive Autonomous Production Teams and ensure industry best practices are applied and local capability is developed
  • Engage people to drive daily improvement through positive attitude and stimulate cultural change
  • Monitor report and take action on Key Performance Indicators and deliver continuous Delivered Profit improvement through cost savings and systems optimization
  • Key Competencies :

  • Management Committee Manufacturing Expertise
  • Problem Solving Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Project Management Develops project plans and communicates changes and progress. Complete projects on time and within budget
  • Communication Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in influencing others in cross-functional areas
  • Visionary Leadership Inspires and motivates others to perform effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Required Experience & Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering related fields
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Manufacturing Management
  • Proven track record having profitably grown a business, having developed and implemented the appropriate policies and processes necessary to drive and manage a business, and having infused his / her cross functional teams with a clear and focused drive for measurable performance
  • Demonstrate outstanding business and operational leadership capabilities, including continuous improvement knowledge to improve reliability and agility in a highly dynamic environment
  • Preferred Experience & Qualifications :

  • Master of Business Administration or post-graduate qualification
  • Experience working in the consumer packaged goods / FMCG industry in a highly matrixed environment
  • Proven ability to grow and inspire teams
  • Apply
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