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Job Title: Process Analyst

Job Purpose: Reporting to the GLT Plant Manager, to optimize Green Leaf Threshing (GLT) plant performance and achieve the best product quality and yields through continuous process improvement and process behavior analysis.

Key Deliverables:
  • Analyze, monitor and evaluate quality results and process variables in-order to optimize tobacco processing.
  • Carry out process audits and optimize machinery output and continuous review of processing equipment upgrades.
  • Conduct process improvement projects and process recommendations.
  • Design business processes and manage any changes to them throughout their life cycle.
  • Synthesize complex or diverse information, designs work flows and procedures.
  • Document and or revise process procedures vis-à-vis start up, shutdown and monitoring after plant modifications.
  • Training of subordinates and other external trainees.
  • Document Business Process Management System (BPMS) specifications to be used by the technical team for process automation test and execute processes using the BPMS to ensure that the right outputs are delivered.
  • Review all process modifications and give internal technical advice.
  • Examine processes holistically to understand the impact of changing them on business strategy, people, systems and general business operations.
  • Contribute and participate fully in developing & driving initiatives necessary to achieve overall business objectives.

Essential requirements
  • Graduate engineer, preferably Process/ Industrial Engineering.
  • At least two years of processing experience.
  • Thorough understanding of product processing, quality measurements and specification procedures.
  • Critical analysis, problem solving and reporting skills.
  • Exposure to Six Sigma/Lean methods, Analysis tools and Change Management.
  • Experience with software development on commercial or enterprise projects.
  • Good communication and leadership skills.

Job Title: Production Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Coordinator working with the Operations team.

Purpose Statement: Reporting to the Production Manager, the incumbent will be required to maintain and manage accurate and up to date Factory Information Systems to facilitate informed decision making by managers which shall translate to process improvement.

Principles Accountabilities

  • Analyze and monitor process data and assist the manufacturing team to continuously improve their processes in the fields of operations target per shift, waste and housekeeping.
  • Compile performance reports on various process data and ensure accuracy and completeness of the reports before circulation to management.
  • Generate and maintain periodic backups for all information systems working within the factory.
  • Liaise with third parties supervisors on shift to ensure delivery of factory services such housekeeping, palletizing and waste recovery.
  • Accurately interpret production plan and timely escalation of production issues.
  • Coordinate with other Supply Chain parties involved in stocks management to ensure that stocks are well managed while ensuring that teams in the factory get accurate and timely feedback from analysis of process data.
  • Provide administrative support i.e mark attendance and crewing, prepare meals allowance and overtime request.
  • Accurately capture process data, interpret production plan, down time logs and ensure timely supply of production materials to the factory.
  • Obtain benchmarking information and encourage idea generation by the teams and participate in phasing out and implementation of viable innovations.
  • Provide leadership during the brand change process and ensure accurate completion of plan.
  • Manage the maintenance of the both electronic and paper data for the factory. 

Essential Requirements
  • Graduate engineer, preferably Mechanical/Electrical/ Industrial Engineering.
  • At least two years of manufacturing experience.
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processing, quality measurements and specification procedures.
  • Critical analysis, problem solving and reporting skills.
  • Exposure to Lean methods and Analysis tools
  • Good communication and leadership skills

For further Information and to apply go to:- www.bat.com  


Applications close on 7th May 2014.

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