Mechanical Engineer
59d ago
source : myJobmag

Creating sustainable value is our purpose that unites all of us at Henkel .

We want to create value for our customers and consumers, for our teams and our people, for our shareholders as well as for the wider society and communities, in which we operate.

Henkel’s employees will always put their passion, pride and enthusiasm into making this happen.

Our corporate culture and our purpose, vision, mission and values unite our diverse workforce and provide a clear framework and guidance.

Globally binding behavioral rules are specified in a series of codes. They provide guidance for the behavior and actions of our employees in all our business areas around the world.


Henkel s Laundry & Home Care brands have been trusted by generations of families. To maintain the trusted quality it takes constant innovation, sound research, cutting-

edge product development, smart marketing and sales. Above all, it takes people who share our passion and embrace change. What do you strive for?

Job purpose : To be part of the Nigeria engineering team responsible for delivering major and minor capex projects. To drive maintenance interventions, building services upgrades, utilities equipment planning and management.

3 main Objectives :

Factory asset care strategy implementation : Plan and supervise plant maintenance for maximum equipment reliabilityDelivery of major and minor projects : Management of projects from initiation to completion.

People development : Manage subordinates for success and develop them for higher responsibilities

This role is based in Ibadan, Nigeria

Main tasks

Support the Engineering Manager to deliver the mechanical engineering component of all technical feasibility studies for investments in capacity growth and operations improvement.

Provide the technical solutionStudy the technical solution with stakeholders (local engineering and production teams)Prepare the technical documentation for the proposal (drawings, commercial etc.

Work with Purchasing to realize the commercial agreements with suppliers and contractors.Participate in FAT / SAT 2) Create the Project plan and update progressCreate the specific plan for each projectSupervise project contractors to ensure delivery of set project goalsLead the periodic update meetings for the project progress with mechanical project vendorsMinute meetings and upload them into the systemDrive asset care agenda of the factoryCollate and prepare a preventive maintenance data base for all major equipment in the plantOrganise and coordinate all plant maintenance activities in accordance with the site asset care strategyWork with the capex team to prepare early equipment management plans for newly installed equipmentPrepare annual maintenance budgets and support effort to drive down maintenance cost KPIs.

Who we are looking for

People managementAbility to manage people for professional and company successSees people as the cornerstone of improvement and the achievement of company vision and treat them as such.

Passionately committed to the development of both self and others. IdeasAble to identify and evaluate high leverage opportunities that can improve business performancePrepared to search and spin ideas from other Henkel or external operations.

Generates insights about what internal customers need in terms of equipment maintainability and effectiveness. Lives the ValuesPassionate about excellence in product and service deliveryDesire to beat challenges in an uncharted territory and leave enduring legaciesHas presence to be able to coach peers in the site hierarchy on global engineering and manufacturing best practices.

EdgeAble to communicate a well-reasoned hierarchy of priorities to both external and internal stakeholders.Resourcefulness and ability to find solutions in difficult and tough situations.

Personal skillsMechanical engineering designProject management

  • Use of engineering design software; AutoCAD, etc.Use of MS project, MS office suiteGood understanding of SAP.Proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary teamProven ability to manage people for successGood understanding of TPM, 5S and other manufacturing excellence conceptsSound knowledge and experience in maintenance planning and executionGood understanding of detergent production plants and soap making technologiesSound knowledge of furnaces and burners Knowledge Specification of the necessary graduation and vocational training considering recent educational requirements which are needed to fulfil the above-
  • mentioned tasks of the position.Necessary further training : Lean manufacturing / six sigma, TPM, maintenance planning and project managementEducation -

    University (degree) Mechanical or Production engineering (Minimum Second class )Further scientific education Member of Nigeria Society of Engineers and project management body Experiences Comprehends the minimum of work experience which has to be fulfilled by the incumbent according to necessary knowledge mentioned above.

  • Overall work experience (years) : 5 - 8 , minimum of 3 years in Managerial capacity
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