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Wrigley Jobs in Kenya

Summary:
 
The Wrigley Company is the world's largest manufacturer of chewing gum.  

A subsidiary of the MARS Company, a global leader in the chocolate and pet-food categories and one of the largest privately owned businesses.

At Wrigley, we love what we do and are passionate about our people. 

People in over 150 countries enjoy our brands everyday. Our secret to success is ensuring our associates treat the business as if it were their own and ensuring that we harness the individual strengths of our people. 

We also place great emphasis on being a responsible company with an eye on the future. 

Job Tile: Financial Analysis Manager

Job Purpose
 
Responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis and reporting of financial information for the financial shaping/decision-making process, as well as preparing presentations and making recommendations to management.

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparation of various deliverables to support the financial reporting needs, including analytic commentary and the preparation of supplementary financial analysis for management and other stakeholders
  • Responsible for the analysis of pricing activities, new product launches, sales and marketing projects, investment initiatives.
  • Provide financial analysis, insight, decision making support and recommendations to management teams on an as needed basis
  • Support the unit’s financial shaping and forecasting processes. Identify and evaluate real or potential problems and devise, interpret and present plans for corrective action as appropriate
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field. 
  • A qualified CPA (Kenya) or equivalent accounting qualification. 
  • A minimum of five years experience in financial analysis or a similar role.
Key Competencies

Leadership Capabilities: 
  • Approachability
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Comfort Around Higher Management
  • Organization Agility
Technical/Functional Skill
  • Financial Shaping & Decision Making   
  • Financial Analysis and Insights   
  • Financial Control
  • Financial Processes

Job Title: Technical Operators

Job Purpose

 
The position holder will perform first level of operation & maintenance of equipment and the manual movement of material in the production area. 

This will entail preparation of equipment before starting up the line, raw materials as per recipe, escalating quality/food safety issues to machine technicians, cleaning production lines, machine checks & preventive maintenance etc. 

Basic mechanical knowledge is required on use of mechanical tools and reading basic drawings.

An understanding of safety, quality and SOPs is also necessary.

Key Responsibilities
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks as assigned by the Machine Technicians per standard PM schedule
  • Prepare materials and equipment before starting up the line equipment  and adjusts minor  parameters as per the standard process parameters
  • Escalate any process that does not conform to safety, food safety, quality issues to machine technicians and line technicians
  • Responsible for batch making with all the ingredients in line preparation of chewing gum.
  • Critical cleaning tasks that include; powder filter cleaning, cleaning of depositors; die plate opening and cleaning; cleaning during changeovers; handling hazardous chemicals as per food safety guidelines.
  • Perform manual movement of materials and cleaning within the production area; this includes; loading glucose drums; chemicals movement and storage; material ordering etc
  • Responsible for checking product quality, labelling of pallets; rejected show boxes ,weighing & emptying bins etc
  • Promote sustainability and environment practices e.g. mminimize and optimize rework generation and usage as per the procedures; minimize the scrap generation; segregated of wastes as per the waste management procedure; optimize the usage of water, energy etc.
Requirements
  • 0 Level + Certificate course in Mechanical Engineering or related field- Artisan Level 1 (Trade Test 1)
  • 1-2 years SIMILAR experience in a food manufacturing set up where GMP, TPM, HACCP or ISO is in place
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Ability to read and implement Safety , food safety and operational procedures
  • Basic mechanical knowledge on tools and reading basic mechanical drawings;
  • An understanding of safety, quality, audits and operational procedures
  • Understands manufacturing standards and escalation procedures
How to apply:
 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by end of day Friday 26th July 2013 to:
 
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, 
Nairobi, GPO 00100
 
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 


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