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British American Tobacco Technical Operator Career Opportunity

Job Title: Technical Operator


Reference Number:wo/ECA/OPS/31- 08- 10/01


Reporting To:
 Shift Manager

Response Deadline:
 15th September 2010

Requirement Overview

The incumbent will be responsible for operating a cigarette making/peripheral machine to achieve set target quality parameters and meet market demand at optimum cost and to maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operating cigarette production machine to achieve the planned production schedules.
  • Monitoring product quality continuously and update quality checklists to ensure that products meet the set quality standards.
  • Checking machine detectors and guard interlocks to ensure they are in good working condition and ensure the machine is safe to operate as well as produce good quality cigarettes.
  • Managing the maintenance of both electronic and paper data for the process.
  • Ensuring good standards of housekeeping and safe working conditions to ensure a safe and clean working environment.
  • Participating in machine service, light maintenance, scheduled machine maintenance, machine overhaul/relocation/installations and clean the machine to forestall disruption of the machine and improve its performance capability.
  • Ensure accurate accounting for time not utilized for positive production by logging in downtime accurately to avail the information required for maintenance planning.
Skills and Experience
  • At least 1 year working experience as a technical operator in a manufacturing environment.
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication and Analytical Skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Knowledge of Statistical process control
  • Diploma in Engineering
Equity Statement

British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer


The company reserves the right not to make any appointments as a result of the selection process.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the role will be offered to the successful candidate.

To Apply:
Please visit our careers website on to register, upload your curriculum vitae as well as apply for the position

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