UAC Foods Job Recruitment in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest UAC Foods Jobs and Recruitment i – Lagos, Abuja, Plateau, Rivers etc May, 2022

UAC Foods Limited is a leading manufacturer and Marketer of tasty, nourishing convenience foods. The business is a joint venture between UACN Plc of Nigeria with 51% equity stake and Tiger Brands of South Africa with 49%. We are a quality conscious company and always aim to add value to our consumers with our rich basket of Snacks, Beverage and Dairies products. Our foremost act of social responsibility is the nutritious, hygienic and safe products that we consistently give to Nigerians.

May 2022. Factory HSE Manager

Job Title: Factory HSE Manager

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Location: Kerang, Plateau

Job Summary

  • Responsible for coordinating and implementing organisational safety programs in the Kerang Plant.
  • Conduct risk assessments to detect potential hazards, identify precautionary measures and ensure implementation of HSE programs.

You will be accountable for

  • Conducting risk assessment and ensuring implementation of required controls
  • Ensuring strict adherence to Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures at relevant facilities
  • Implementing all Health, Safety and Environment programs
  • Collating and analysing all relevant Health Safety and Environment reports periodically.
  • Investigating workplace incidents, establishing the causes, and recommending preventive action against recurrences
  • Providing management with appropriate information on safety, health, and environment related matters
  • Ensuring general hygiene in the factory (GMP) and prompt fumigation of the factory and premises
  • Ensuring good sanitation of storage facilities and environment for effective storage conditions
  • Enforcing procedure of solid waste materials are implemented.
  • Handling the procedure for wastewater discharge to comply with local regulations on wastewater discharges.
  • Ensuring the procedures for both in- house, third party pest control and fumigation programs are effectively implemented.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Sciences or Engineering with NYSC certificate.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Occupational Health and Safety Management preferably Occupational Health Safety & Environment, Microbiology, Food technology, Biochemistry or Engineering experience in an FMCG industry.
  • Resident or willing to move to Kerang, Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State
  • Innovative, skillful, and self-motivated team player.
  • Sound business knowledge with good external orientation
  • Strong Analytical, Statistical, and Influencing skills
  • Excellent communication and change management skills
  • Possession of NEBOSH Certification.

Application Closing Date
19th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Project Engineer 


Job Title: Project Engineer  | UAC Foods Limited | Location: Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Partner with relevant stakeholders to drive project conception/planning, execution, modification of plant with a view to improving efficiency and productivity and systematic follow up on the management approved Annual Estimate for CAPEX that borders on Capital Projects.

You will be Accountable for

  • Ensuring that all projects are executed at the best costs and delivered to specification and schedule.
  • Effective planning and efficient installation of new equipment in all existing locations of the three factories.
  • Vetting Bills of Quantities (BOQ) as developed by Engineers and Project Consultant to ensure their conformance to agreed designs.
  • Preparing economic/technical justifications for projects and analyzing the cost benefits as it relates to the overall co-operate objective of the organization.
  • Building a strong strategic alliance with local and foreign Suppliers/Contractors to obtain high quality of products and services at minimum cost.
  • Adequate study, design and recommendation for modification, production machineries with a view to achieving optimum machine utilization and meeting customer deliveries.
  • Formulating departmental objectives, policies and strategies ensuring that the necessary plans required for the realization of the overall business objectives and goals are put in place.
  • Generating information concerning plant capacity, efficiency issues, developments in technology, etc. that may influence corporate decision-making.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Engineering or relevant disciplines with NYSC certificate
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, of which 5 years must be Project Management experience in FMCG.
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal/influencing skills.
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Possession of an internationally recognised Project Management Certification will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
22nd March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the job title as the subject of the mail.

Safety Officer

| UAC Foods Limited | Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • Facilitate the enforcement of compliance to relevant occupational health and safety laws to ensure the safety of the work environment by minimizing associated risks.

Responsibilities
You will be accountable for:

  • Daily/monthly monitoring and inspection of facility/equipment and enforce safety procedures and precautions in the work environment.
  • Acting and advising on all matters relating to the protection of life and property from fire and other risks identified in the work environment.
  • Enforcing traffic control in the factory premises.
  • Carrying out health and safety induction for all employees, outsourced, contractors and visitors.
  • Carrying out and coordinating safety talk with workers especially safety talk from identified safety concerns in the workplace.
  • Participating in safety campaign and other safety awareness in the workplace.
  • Actively preparing and participating before, during and after regulatory visit.
  • Actively participating in the rescue of people and property from all types of accident and disaster.
  • Promoting fire safety and enforce fire safety standards in the premises
  • Enforcing and Monitoring compliance to the rule of switching off all appliances after the close of business.
  • Attending to emergency incidents and minimizing distress and suffering, including giving first aid.
  • Dealing with unforeseen circumstances as they arise and responding quickly to them.
  • Inspecting and initiating maintenance of fire-fighting equipment such as fire extinguishers, fire alarm system and fire hydrant system.
  • Organizing drills; educating and informing the staff to help promote fire safety.
  • Assessing situation quickly and deciding the best course of action.
  • Writing full incident reports in case of any eventuality.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A minimum of OND in an Engineering or Science related course
  • 1 – 2 years experience in OSHE, Fire Safety Management, Microbiology, Food technology, or Engineering experience in an FMCG Industry
  • Able to work effectively with little or no supervision
  • Good at customer management, exhibit self -confidence and integrity
  • Possess Analytical and Communication skills
  • Relevant professional certification is an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
16th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

SAP Production Planner

Location: Lagos

Job Summary

  • To supervise core manufacturing on SAP and to ensure proper raw material management.

Responsibilities
You will be accountable for:

  • Plan and schedule production activities to meet with sales and marketing needs
  • Initiate and supervise all manufacturing activities on SAP for on time delivery to distribution
  • Monitor inventory level in operations to avoid stock out and overstocking
  • Supervise the collection, staging and usage of stock in operations to ensure adequate accountability
  • Prepare Material Usage Variance reports, yield analysis etc.
  • Carry out production orders completion (TECO) and close orders.
  • Generate production reports (production volume and production yields) per shift, weekly and monthly for daily, weekly, and monthly reviews in operations meetings.
  • Investigate production problem, analyze root causes, and provide solutions. Analyze delays and interruptions and accordingly adjust production schedule to meet deadlines.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND Biochemistry, Microbiology, Food Sciences and Technology, Chemistry, Industrial/Production Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Production/Factory Management in Food and Beverage Manufacturing sector or other FMCG.
  • SAP Core manufacturing and Production Planning Experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages especially Excel
  •  Excellent communication, negotiation skills and able to communicate well at all levels both within and outside UFL.
  • Organisational and problem- solving skills.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Human Resources Business Partner / Operations

Location: Ojota, Lagos
Reporting Line: General Manager Human Resources

Job Summary

  • The Human Resources Business Partner/Operations will be responsible for ensuring alignment between the business operations and the HR practices.
  • The HRBP will have a keen understanding of the business strategy, implementing sustainable HR initiatives, providing nimble solutions using experience, data analyses, and organizational agility to guide decision making.

Key Accountabilities

  • Implement HR processes, policies, and standards in accordance with the Nigerian legislative and cultural environment. Translating company polices into designated client base-specific HR actions to improve management and team effectiveness.
  • Act as employee champion, change agent, and advisor to line management on human resource-related issues, implementing talent identification, engagement, performance management, total reward management, capability development and retention strategies to meet the workforce requirement of the business.
  • Partner with line managers and functional leadership in performance management and other HR processes: i.e., People review, succession management, individual talent development plan, and supervises the administration of Performance Improvement plan for poor performers.
  • Walk the shop floor, pay periodic visits to the various operation sites (factory or non-factory). Meet formally and informally with staff (management and non-management).
  • Manages HR outsourcing companies that provide services to the business to ensure that the provision of outsource labor is in line with labor laws, and to achieve the overall business objectives.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree /HND in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, with any HR Certification i.e., CIPM, HRCI, CIPD, SHRM.
  • Must have completed NYSC programme with at least 7 years of Human Resource management experience in consulting, organizational effectiveness, employee lifecycle & people management strategies in a manufacturing company.
  • Required skills and functional competence
  • Previous involvement in organizational change and restructuring to meet business needs, customer needs and desire for continuous improvement
  • Cross-Cultural Competence: Have a keen sense of cultural awareness, an understanding of the labour law, business practices, and compensation structures.

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Job Title: Shift Engineer | Location: Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time | May, 2022 | UAC Foods Limited

Job Summary

  • Responsible for maintenance services / support function to Snacks category and business operation.

You Will be Accountable For
Maintenance Cost Control, Plant Availability and Optimization:

  • Implements a scheduled effective maintenance plan for the Snacks factory equipment to produce high quality products to meet our customers’ expectations and adhere to proper food products safety criteria.
  • Promote and enforce safety, quality, GMP, Product Safety and Plant rules, policies, and procedures always, and accept no compromises.
  • Ensures plant availability for production.
  • Coordinate and ensure the proper and timely documentation of maintenance activities with a view to assisting management information gathering and policy formulation.
  • Draws up task list for routine maintenance and annual overhauling
  • Liaise with Engineering Planning Manager to ensure that spare parts are available in their right specification and optimum quantities for maintenance purpose.
  • Ensure proper manning levels are adhered to, job assignments set and improve process skills of key personnel.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND Mechanical / Electrical Engineering and must have completed the NYSC program.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in FMCG company.
  • In-depth knowledge of Engineering practices.
  • Good knowledge of GMP and information management.
  • Ability to drive processes and people performance.
  • Innovative, creative, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Good at customer management, self-confidence, and integrity.
  •  Organisational and problem- solving skills.

Application Closing Date
15th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Salary 10000.00-100000.00 Naira per month

Job Title: Applications Manager | Location: Lagos | UAC Foods | May, 2022

Job Summary

  • Responsible for supporting the technical / functional development of SAP HANA in addition to end user support in collaboration with SMEs in each function and external consultants where necessary.
  • Also, responsible for managing software applications, systems upgrades and associated network and hardware installations.

Responsibilities
You will be accountable for:

Service Management:

  • Drive internal and third-party service review meetings covering performance, service improvements, quality, and processes.
  • Maintaining end-to-end accountability for customer satisfaction
  • Delivering customer satisfaction and overall excellence by identifying opportunities (or issues) and provide on-time resolution.
  • Stakeholders’ management to define business requirements and systems goals and identify and resolve business systems issues.
  • Provides support, assistance, and training to users.
  • Ensures compatibility and interoperability of in-house computing systems.
  • Reviews and analyses the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

Technical Perception:

  • Creates systems models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to application developers.
  • Oversee use of Solution Manager for change management and ensuring alignment of technical changes with business requirements
  • Coordinates and performs in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems(interfaces)
  • Conducts research on software products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
  • Work with the Infrastructure Manager and vendors to provide adequate security for software in cloud and desktop environment.
  • Provides support for difficult and complex system environments.

Performance & Quality:

  • Responsible for enhancement in systems (SAP HANA or any other business system).
  • Customizing the respective business area and making sure the system reacts in the manner according to the constraints of the requested user case.
  • Provides support for difficult and complex system environments.
  • Take responsibility for project budgets and ensure meeting targets on scope, quality, and costs
  • Provide subject matter experience (S/4HANA) and implementation skills for S/4HANA solutions.
  • Responsible for all tests and approvals required in test environment before any implementation in production environment.

Empowerment & Thought Leadership:

  • Exercise sound judgment and make clear decisions on project issues, managing customer relationships, delivering value, providing leadership and guidance to direct reports, and partnering with peer team members
  • Synthesize and communicate project and business issues on an on-going basis, manage the group’s awareness of changes, modifications, updates, or any task that will be of business value to users.

Analytical & Decision-Making Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work within a matrix organization – balancing the needs of the customer against business initiatives and goals
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key customers at all levels to understand their business drivers and propose and deliver appropriate technical solutions
  • Must be able to identify appropriate product/service offerings to meet the customers’ needs
  • Must make decisions, such as prioritize relationships to develop, negotiate with customers and overcome obstacles
  • Effective team Management to deliver projects in alignment with customer needs with transparency to IT Services and customer stakeholders.
  • Identify, manage, and resolve complex issues, preventing escalations, where possible
  • Manage, negotiate, and resolve incidents or requests effectively.
  • Create an open, honest, accountable, and collaborative team environment.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Computer Science, Information Management, or any other IT related discipline, and must have completed the NYSC program
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in ERP Administration (SAP) and other business applications like CRM, Sales Automation and so on.
  • Extensive technical and functional knowledge & experience on SAP Modules and services; in-depth knowledge on S/4 HANA
  • Application Support Management, Project Management & Change management experience
  • Excellent customer service, team player and has a CAN-DO attitude
  • Basic network administration and database administration skills
  • Excellent communication, negotiation skills and able to communicate well at all levels both within and outside UFL.
  • Organisational and problem- solving skills.

Application Closing Date
12th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Job Title: Sustainability Manager | UAC Foods Limited | Location: Nigeria

Job Summary

  • Responsible for developing and implementing an effective corporate sustainability strategy and operating framework to ensure that UFL business practices and products are environmentally friendly and compliant with government rules and regulations.
  • Manage all internal and external communications in a manner that creates a positive image amongst all stakeholders.

You will be accountable for:

  • Strategy and Policy Management:
  • Develops and drives the implementation of UFL Sustainability and corporate communications (internal & external) strategies and Framework.
  • Responsible for leading and driving thought leadership and stakeholder engagements to position UFL as an industry leader.
  • Implementing changes in corporate sustainability strategy to make the work environment and practices more eco-friendly
  • Monitors UFL’s corporate sustainability performance by analysing and auditing operational activities (i.e., the process of waste elimination)
  • Developing and driving sustainability and social impact projects to deliver Return on Investment (ROI) and Brand Equity for UFL.
  • Ensures that program milestones are met while adhering to approved budgets.

Public Affairs & Relationship Management:

  • Engages with stakeholders at the local, state, and federal levels, including initiating contact and maintaining professional relations with monarchs, chairmen of the local government councils, legislators representing our constituencies and the security agencies covering our host communities to further UFL business frontiers.
  • Partners with the state government, to drive and implement policies, providing advocacy services through engagement and collaboration efforts.
  • Ensures UFL meets its obligations towards the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Standards Organization of Nigeria, NAFDAC, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria with the aim of aligning public interest with the business strategy.

Community Development Projects and Environmental Compliance:

  • Identifies potential projects and partnerships which UFL may embark on highlighting the financial implications and benefits to the company.
  • Conducts impact assessment to ascertain that each initiative is required and will meet the needs of target audience.
  • Ensures UFL always works within the ambit of the law by guaranteeing all regulatory and statutory obligations are adhered in the execution of these initiatives in the agreed environmental standards.
  • Works with relevant internal stakeholder for the maintenance of effective ‘green housekeeping’ and operating practices throughout UFL.

Corporate Communication (Internal & External):

  • Develops internal communications programs and processes required to support organizational change and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Plans and prepares contents for a variety of internal and external communication mediums like town hall meeting, strategy session, press briefing for electronic and print media etc.
  • Builds the corporate brand of UFL to generate a positive perception of its business and products.
  • Responsible for building shared understanding among employees about UFL’s Vision, Mission, Cultural Values and Corporate goals.
  • Actively engages, cultivates, and manages press relationships to secure coverage surrounding the programs, special events, public announcements, and other projects.
  • Leverages mediums like sponsorships, events, issues management and media relations to convey to the public, the strategic position of UFL over its competitors and the overall marketplace.
  • Anticipates reputational risk issues and develops appropriate communication action plans.
  • Promotes and explains the organization’s sustainability philosophy to internal and external audiences.
  • Provides continuous service improvement by championing the prioritization and resolution of all customer demand requirement.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Humanities, Business related courses, Engineering, Pure and Social Sciences etc.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a Blue-Chip multinational FMCG or related industry on similar role
  • Certification in Public Relations (CIPR, NIPR) will be an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, critical thinking, ability to collaborate, and coordinate different programs.
  • Strong background and understanding of planning methods, budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation skills and able to communicate well at all levels both within and outside the organization.
  • Leadership and good problem-solving strategies
  • Good reporting, documentation, and presentations skills.
  • Able to organise meetings and visits to Host Communities as may be required from time to time
  • Good Commercial awareness skills, understanding and knowledge of environmental legislations relating to food industry.

Application Closing Date
10th September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as the subject of email.

Salary: 1-1200000 NGN Monthly

Job Title: Financial Accounting Specialist | Job Location: Lagos | Employment Type: Full-time

Read more about the company and view other existing opportunities

Job Summary

  • We are seeking to hire a Financial Accounting Specialist. Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual reports, analyze financial data for reporting purposes and assist in the maintenance of financial information required by both internal and external parties.
  • Responsible for managing the general accounting transactions, assist in month end closing process and preparation of financial statements.

You Will Be Accountable for
Strategy Financial Records & Transaction:

  • Responsible for the reconciliation of all General Ledger accounts and Balance sheet review.
  • Recording financial data such as accruals, deferrals, reclassifications, and interdepartmental entries into the ledger monthly.
  • Support month end account close activities with the Financial Accounting Manager
  • Support in Internal and External audit engagement with Auditors and ensure implementation of recommendations arising thereon in UFL.
  • Maintain Chart of Accounts (COA) structure and ensure General ledger integrity.
  • Support in the preparation of required monthly financial reports and other Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reports.
  • Assist in the Preparation of annual Audited Financial Statement for
  • Assist in the preparation of Inter-Company Accounts and Reports

Relationship Management:

  • Establish and manage effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders on accounting for the business transactions.
  • Provide technical desk support in the interpretation, application and adoption of accounting standards including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory requirements and best practices in accounting

Board Reports Support:

  • Support to prepare Board Packs, Audit & Risk pack, and Governance and Remuneration pack for Spring Waters Nigeria Ltd and UAC Foods Ltd
  • Assist in the preparation of all required group reports to the Shareholders.

Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Accounting;
  • Possession of ACCA or ACA will be an added advantage
  • Must have completed the NYSC program
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in a Manufacturing Industry as a Financial Accountant
  • Good Knowledge of IFRS, Nigerian GAAP
  • Sound knowledge of SAP & Microsoft Excel
  • Good communication skills- both written and verbal
  • A keen eye for details and data driven
  • Deadline orientated and ability to adhere to strict timelines

Application Closing Date
3rd August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Title: UAC Foods Limited Management Trainee Programme 2021 | Locations: Lagos, North and Pan Nigeria | UAC Foods Limited

Details

  • UAC Foods Limited is constantly refining its internal talents, and currently seeking to recruit smart, young, and vibrant talents into its Management Trainee Program.
  • The company seeks individuals who are interested in building a career in the Manufacturing Sector and are ready to work with the Company to build a brand that is passionate about delivering excellent products and services to its consumers.

General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least Second-Class Upper Division or HND with at least upper credit in the respective disciplines stated below for the individual department.
  • Not more than 26 years old by 31st December 2021
  • Must have completed NYSC
  • WASC / GCE ‘Q’ Level with at least credits in Five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics at one sitting.

Specific Requirements

  • HND / B.Sc in Social Science / Humanities.

Marketing Department:

  • HND / B.Sc Marketing and other related Science and Social Sciences / Humanities.

Finance Department:

  • Finance: HND / B.Sc in Accounting, Finance and Lagos Economics. Must have interest in pursing ICAN certification or already on it.

IT Department:

  • HND / B.Sc / B.Enf in Computer Science / Engineering. IT Certification will be an added advantage.

Production and Quality Department:

  • HND / B.Tech, B.Sc in Food Science Technology, Microbiology, Industrial Chemistry and Biochemistry and other related courses.

Engineering Department:

  • HND / B.End in Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics Engineering.

Supply Chain Department:

  • HND / B.Tech / B.ENg in Engineering / Technical Sciences
  • B.Sc in Economics and other related Social Science.

Candidates must also meet the additional requirements below:

  • Innovative & commercial awareness Flexible and Adaptable Integrity
  • Curious and problem-solving mindset
  • Team Spirit and Passionate
  • Excellent oral and written communication skill
  • Excellent research abilities with a positive attitude and growth mindset.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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