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Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Jan 20, 2019
Full Time
Department: Modern Trade -Customer Development Job Title: F&B Carrefour Account Manager Purpose of the Role - Finalizing deals with purchasing team inside the account on weekly basis. Key Responsibilities - Manage and develop the relationship with section managers inside the HO - Monitor competition activities ,new innovations , promotions...etc - Plan for platforms and events - Perfect store compliance - Responsible for the Division’s performance (Growth/ TTS/ GM/ Market share/ SOS) vs. Targets - OSA monitoring vs target - Landing UL Innovations - Prepare category detailed analysis (To be shared to the customer CM and CS teams) - Manage division returns - Coordination with all departments. Requirements - University Graduate - Fluency in English - 3-5 yrs prior Sales experience - High negotiation skills - High Convincing skills - Computer & presentation skills
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Jan 20, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Unilever is committed to ensure that its products are compliant with government legislation and that clear information is provided on their use and any risks that are associated with their use. To translate this mission efficiently into action, and to ensure that Unilever complies with its own high standards as well as the technical aspects of legislation, is the task of the Global Product Compliance team (GPC). The GPC is part of the Regulatory Affairs organization in R&D. Regulatory Affairs is a critical functional capability based in R&D that consists of over 200 RA professionals around the globe, operating across the wider business in global, regional and local Regulatory Affairs roles. Regulatory issues inherently have many aspects: scientific, technical, legal, enforcement, public affairs and external relations. Regulatory Affairs operates at these interfaces and combines expertise on regulation with relevant product and process knowledge. The Regulatory Affairs Cluster Product Compliance Manager Africa will deliver support to all categories (Food, Refreshment, Personal Care) and report to the RA Manager, Africa. In Africa, the diversity & complexity of country regulators, standards and changing regulations requires a deep understanding and focus to ensure the external environment is always known and translated internally in order to ensure compliance at all times. The growth agenda in the cluster will bring increased innovation in new formats and new countries where the network for understanding & ensuring compliance will need to be built. This will be a new role in the Africa Regulatory Affairs structure, bringing increased focus and flexibility to the role of compliance in the cluster The RA Cluster Product Compliance Manager role focuses primarily on ensuring compliance of our current and future product portfolio in Africa. Excellent working relations across the relevant interfaces are required to deliver this role. JOB SUMMARY Below are the main accountabilities of the new CPC (Cluster Product Compliance) group in Africa, under the leadership of the new CPC Manager: Responsible for identification & translation of all product/pack/labelling regulations into rules that can be accessed & followed by the business to ensure compliance of new & existing products in the market place. This will be co-ordinated through the cluster compliance team led by the Compliance manager, with the use of complimentary external experts where needed Acts as a business partner for compliance to the RDC/LD directors in the cluster Business partner to technical project leaders on the requirements in projects to ensure full compliance in all markets in scope of project. Organises and co-ordinates the training of cluster & CCBT R&D members for the use of compliance automation and externalisation tools Leads the impact assessment on compliance of regulatory changes and issues in the division (related to product/pack/labelling) Leads the design, improvement and implementation of compliance business processes in their area of responsibility for regulatory change or adaption to business needs Provide compliance assessment of 3 rd party providers for the Flash innovation framework or other outsourced innovation models Consults with the GPC teams (category/automation/process) to use and influence global ways of working Accountable for regulatory submissions for products and pack & follow up in markets where local presence required – done through CPC team KEY REQUIREMENTS Expertise in Food/ Personal Care/ Home Care legislation. Experience or a sound ability to understand the technologies & materials used in products and packaging Ability to interpret the regulatory landscape for impact assessment Excellent verbal & written Communication skills Ability to interface across functions with remote working and line management Ability to engage & influence across a wide range of stakeholders Ability to engage and drive the use of digital tools as an enabler RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Experience in the R&D function Experience in Regulatory Affairs in Foods and/or Personal Care and/or Home Care – must have technical experience in understanding product/pack & technologies Preferable to have experience across multiple African countries A relevant Technical/Science Degree (Product Science/Technology, Biological Sciences, Nutrition) Experience in product categories relevant to Unilever will be desirable
Unilever Algiers, Algeria (State Level), Algeria
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Oran, Algeria (State Level), Algeria
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Algiers, Algeria (State Level), Algeria
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Algiers, Algeria (State Level), Algeria
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Algiers, Algeria (State Level), Algeria
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Jan 19, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Business Partner the Production and Planning Managerson Site to manage all aspects on stock controls, analysis and reporting, drivethe delivery of the factory result aligned to pre-set targets on Waste and Dayson Hand, maintain strong accounting controls across all components of costmanagement in line with GAAP and the UL APM. Comprehensive understanding ofcosting allocation rules to derive category results per the UL SCOA and CRGguidelines. A key team member in the Factory Accounts team to deliver allreporting requirements on time, aligned to the Factory Accountant’srequirements for reporting. Prepare allsite management reports pertaining to Stock Performance. To assist the Management Accountant as the WCM CD Pillar lead to report and analyse the stock componentsrelated to the site WCM agenda. JOB SUMMARY Monthly results Material Usage Consumption management, analysis andreporting Stock control of all stock on site Reporting on monthly results, identify opportunities/riskand advise management Staff shop: Maintain all aspects of staff shop management WCM: Assist theCD Pillar lead with all relevant items pertaining to stock Reporting of all savings on ISIS per WCM methodologyfor site Waste and MUC Sundry Debtor: Manage the relevant sundry debtor acctson site, these are all related to stock transactions Audit: Ensurecompliance with SOX and all other mandatory Audit requirements in the area ofStock control KEY REQUIREMENTS Financial Accounting Degree with CIMA or good progresstoward CIMA / CA Skills: 1 - 3 years proven knowledge & experience in Advanced Excel, SAP GL/FI and Production / Supply Chain Accounting, as well as strong analytical & governance skills Competencies: Strong Business Partnering, Strong Team Player
Unilever Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
JOB POSITION: Channel & Category Development Manager FUNCTION: Customer Development REPORTS TO: MD SCOPE & TERMS: Local LOCATION: Uganda Main Purpose of the Job The Channel & Category Development Manager is responsible for implementing the marketing strategy on all product range to meet the established sales and market share targets. Developing and implementing the activation plan that supports the objectives of our brands and customer. Lead the development and execution of the of brand /category solutions and activities for channels based on fully integrated, shopper, customer and channel insights. Job Summary Build channel/category/shopper specific marketing plans to deliver specific objectives. Monitor sales volumes, revenue and cost trends against forecast Analyze ROI of the marketing activities executed with the customer, channel and consumer space. Develop customer and shopper insights and translate them into business building opportunities within specific customers/channels Conduct market research, monitor and analyze product performance, market trends, consumer behavior etc. Oversee product development and design Key Requirements Critical: Min 2-4 years Brand building experience Min 2-3 years customer marketing Experience Essential: Customer Facing experience Individual contributor that is fully proficient in applying established standards; knowledge base acquired from several years of experience. Works independently and ready to coach others.
Unilever Abidjan, Lagunes, Ivory Coast
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: This Category Strategic planning and Innovation role is considered a challenging role for a senior, skilled and ambitious Supply Chain professional reporting to the Strategic Sourcing and Innovation Manager. As the WL1 custodian of the category’s Africa supply chain strategy, the role requires exceptional communication skills, good financial acumen and strong category supply chain knowledge, analysis. It is considered one of the more senior WL1 roles in the African Business because of this. Key Accountabilities: 1. Network ownership and development (Innovation, Sourcing establishment or Routing Changes) Develop the network for Innovation and/or the sourcing setup or change. Understand and lock capacity and sourcing strategy for the innovation. Secure innovation capability; support Capital Expenditure request process for innovations with the Category Technology Manager and Strategic Planning Manager. Ensure Capex requirements have been shared by Tech manager for use in the Business case Supply planner should confirm order and production lead time to feed into service level agreements in sourcing confirmation by SKU Owns and updates innovation project networks Represents Go to market, MSO and SU organisations in Innovation network meeting Owns Supply Chain input into a project network, and will ensure updates from Supply Planner, Demand Planner, and Factory Scheduler are factored into networks until MRG. Also will ensure SC tasks are executed on time. Innovation sourcing lock via Strategic Planner who will provide Business case input on Sourcing Ensures Strategic Planning, MSO and SU have signed off on ICSA; and ICQA has been signed off by regional Quality team and SU/3P Will ensure quality innovations by including Technical Risk assessment task in network, and that follow up Risk Assessment is done if needed Will also get sign off from all SC stakeholders on SC risks taken in a project network, such as trials being skipped or ordering of materials earlier than golden rules allow SC Golden Rules are owned by PG Planner and it is their responsibility to have it signed off by the local SC MSO ahead of LT Gate meetings Supply Chain Owner of Innovation until MRG Liases with Category Supply Manager via Supply, and Demand planner who are responsible for local transition management planning, including obsoletes disposal within remit set by Supply Chain Company Share Write-off estimates as Business case input on behalf of Supply planner Updates PTM on master data tasks on behalf of local SC Liaise with the Factory Scheduler to update on trial requirements in the short to medium term and have those factored into the sourcing unit calendar. Schedules material lead times into network as per input from Factory scheduler, and ensures orders are placed by factory scheduler/Supply planner on time 2. Capacity Inputs into Long Term Capacity and via the demand supply reconciliation process for Africa cluster using demand input from the brand team (24months +) Understands via the demand supply reconciliation and CPT’s the areas where additional capacity is required/there is excess capacity and supports these by strategically importing/exporting as required Supports the Strategic Project Planner in the need for incremental 3P capacity, UL capacity (including challenging OEE assumptions), import capacity & actions to appropriate organisation. Use input from key stakeholders to build strong capabilities in long-term capacity planning and reporting Identifies the need for incremental 3P capacity, UL capacity (including challenging OEE assumptions), import capacity & actions to appropriate organisation. Will ensure capacity investment is procured as required and approved (12months +). Identifying and securing sufficient, suitable and efficient supply options either local, import or third party for Africa Innovation projects. Conducts industrial strategy reviews to identify potential debottlenecking opportunities as well as investment requirements linked to ongoing capacity requirements.3. Smart Savings: Smart sourcing - Sourcing Network Optimization Execute (and input into) sourcing strategy as determined by the Category SC team. Owner of sourcing strategies for the product group. Drives mid to long term (12-24 months) planning process improvements and optimization of SC cost. Develop capacity and constraint models for supply networks and use optimization and simulation techniques to improve existing network performance in addition to recommending and driving design changes. Execute sourcing strategy as determined by the Category SC team as well as proposes changes to exisiting sourcing routes that will drive business value and GM improvements. Drive the delivery of the overall smart savings agenda for the category, taking ownership of the smart sourcing bucket. Support other areas with regards to: Manage and co-ordinate the overall 5s program for the category (running the collation of all the streams and leading the meetings). Own Smart Sourcing: o Identify opportunities to optimise Factory Run strategies and debottlenecking processes in order to: reduce stock, improve cost base, improve output and efficiencies etc. o Optimizing sourcing lanes to ensure flexibility and resilience to manage economic volatility on the continent. 4. Resilience Drives the Finished goods resilience agenda for the category across Africa. Coordinates the ongoing resilience workstreams required for business continuity and keeps these refreshed and updated. 5. Service Assist in the resolution of short-medium term supply issues escalated by the Category Planning manager/ Factory Scheduler/ Supply Planner if collaboration with the SU has not been successful. Support short-term crises around regional sourcing, stock positions and volume allocation. Professional Skills: Degree or equivalent experiences Logistics, Supply Chain (APICS etc) qualification an advantage Experience in FMCG Supply Chain (Procurement, Planning, Customer Service, Logistics) Commercial/Financial acumen Cross functional business process knowledge Strong Influencing and stakeholder management skills Detail oriented and strong analytical skills PREFERRED Unilever Business Knowledge Experience Required: ESSENTIAL University Degree 5-10 Years in Supply Chain operations or Business Analyst role Strong written and verbal communication The ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis Business case development Modelling techniques and methods Leadership Strong planning skills, or a strong attitude to planning (foresight, accuracy, attention to detail) Foundation awareness of finance and business acumen What’s in it for me? ( Challenges of the job and experiences/ skills to be developed) Long term tangible monuments left behind in your categories and countries Strategic working experience, both in understanding the long term volume plan and how to deliver it Exposure to multiple categories; cross-functional teams; global teams and cross-border MSO’s Exposure to global supply chain processes and projects Part of landing key strategic and transformational projects Travel: As per job requirements Contacts: Internal CSE on process & ways of working standards, operating procedures and targets. BD for long term volume ambitions Supply Planners on SU Capacity, utilisation, plans, performance, target stock levels, RM/PM supply risks & supply contingency plans. Demand Planners on demand plans (range forecasts where necessary), target bias & forecast. Category Technology Manager on Capacity needs Capex plans & capacity impact of new technology. Regional Category Innovation Planners & Regional Category Planning Directors on sourcing case preparation. Procurement on medium to long term RM/PM supply. Reporting Channel: Reports to: Product Group Manager
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The Management Accountant willpartner with the local Supply Chain, Procurement and Category Finance team toexecute the Factory operational plan for South Africa. The purpose ofthis role will be to: Steer Business Performance and provideDecision support to key stakeholders and Supply Chain. Drive a cost competitive Supply Chainorganisation through Sourcing Unit cost optimisation Drive strong Governance and Controls in thefactory Manage factory Budgets and ensure controls onstock. Lead WCM Cost Deployment pillar. Manage cost of third party production JOB SUMMARY Provide accurate and relevant businessinsights by analysing available info using designated best practice tools Drive and Coordinate the forecasting processto help the business make reliable decisions, includes budget, financialforecasts, etc Support Trade Working Capital deliverythrough analysis tools i.e. loss tree analysis Drive optimal return on investments by drivingfocus on Capital Expenditure Proposals with Business Cases that meet therequired benchmarks Guide and support the delivery of keyprojects / capex in the factory Report on monthly variances giving key insightin what areas need focus and where factory performance was not great. Ensure variance analysis on major stock lossesas well as usage variances. Drive delivery of controllable costs as a % ofturnover Deliver the business waste reduction programmefor factory Review, challenge and monitor all CapitalExpenditure proposals (CEP) per the annual budget. Drive Ops to deliver the R/ton expectations,plus the savings on Supply Chain Indirects. Drive alignment of benchmark costs andefficiencies across Sourcing Units. KEY REQUIREMENTS 3 – 5 years’ relevant experience in a SupplyChain Finance role, with strong Business Partnering & Governance experience Completed Bachelor of Commerce degree inFinance / Accounting Completed or studying towards a CIMAqualification
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: “The Quest Digital Application 2019” is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Casablanca, Morocco (State Level), Morocco
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
Dear Quest applicant, This step is part of the Quest registration journey. If you haven’t registered on the Quest website earlier, please do through this link: The Quest Digital Application 2019 is only for the shortlisted Quest applicants who are invited & notified through Unilever Quest team to complete as an important step to go through the next steps of The Quest Journey. Thank you and we wish you all the best! The Quest by Unilever Team
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The Africa Cluster delivers just under €2b in annual turnover with demonstrated top and bottom line growth in line with the strategy to drive sustainable and profitable growth. The cluster’s role is to drive execution of the 3 divisions (Home Care, Beauty & Personal Care and Foods & Refreshments) differentiated category strategies in the markets around the continent. South Africa is the largest market by TO (50% of Cluster at €1b) The main purpose of this role is to provide Finance leadership in the following areas: Drive and shape business performance within the South Africa MCO & Africa Divisions Performance analysis and interventions for delivery of in-year financial targets Provide pivotal leadership and decision-making support on the broader Divisional agenda & South African Business around strategic planning, target setting and key resource allocation decisions Provide leadership – influencing senior stakeholders to deliver results, leading and influencing teams (corporate centre, markets and FET) JOB SUMMARY Business Planning and Forecasting Lead the MCO Annual Operating Plan process Prepare the total MCO forecast for South Africa (assumptions, risks, opportunities, cash up) on a monthly / quarterly basis, prepare supporting analysis and participate in review of these forecasts with the relevant Marketing Leads and their Finance Leads and with the Country Leadership Team Propose divisional split of targets at MCO level and engage with Cluster Finance team on MCO Divisional targets, Annual Operating Plan, and financial forecast submissions. Performance Management Sign off Management results Drive Gross Margin Improvement Drive the pricing agenda, leveraging NRM Monitoring & tracking delivery of 5S targets Identify major risks and opportunities to in-year target delivery & advise on relevant performance management interventions to optimise performance. Make dynamic resource allocation (DRA) decisions to optimise business performance including allocation of Brand & Marketing Investments. Influence innovation business cases at key decision gates Drive post-launch evaluations in CCBTs Partner with Divisions to complete active portfolio reviews Talent & Teams Provide leadership and development for WL1/2 in the Divisions and markets Interface with and influence the finance leads in the markets Champion Diversity & Inclusion, building actions into recruitment and development KEY REQUIREMENTS Professional Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree plus professional qualification (CA/ACMA/MBA or equivalent). 12 - 15 years’ experience in various aspects of Finance Strong business partnering credentials with a proven track record Essential: Influencing others (especially those more senior and not reporting to you) Influencing skills to manage others who do not directly report to you is a key focus in this role – ensuring that you deliver the agenda you need to with the help of others who may have competing time priorities Solid understanding of different areas of Finance (controllership advantageous) Active networking and keeping networks growing, as they will help to drive sharing of best practice and unlock support when needed Self-confident leadership with an ability to make an immediate impact with stakeholders Demonstrated project/process management ability Able to thrive in a fast paced, results-oriented environment requiring a high degree of flexibility Able to inspire and lead self and others to achieve challenging results Strong organizational and prioritization skills Desirable: Experience working with teams in different geographies; multi - cultural understanding Confident Public Speaker NOTE: Please apply online and add your PDP & Talent Profile if possible. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application. By applying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your Line Manager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your career with Unilever where it is appropriate for you to be applying for other positions.
Unilever Alexandria, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Job: Category Operations Department: SHOPPER AND CUSTOMER MARKETING Location: Cairo Business Context and Main Purpose of the Role To deliver the operational business plan through the category team (BB). Provide input into the development of the Category Business Plan, with focus on ensuring that customer’s requirements and plans are incorporated and that the plan will grow both the total category and the Unilever business. Facilitate clear and open dialogue with Customer Teams and customers to ensure they have clear understanding of Unilever category strategy and plans, and optimize alignment of activities with these. Develop the activation elements of the Category Business Plan by channel focusing on delivering the strategic thrusts and implement these to achieve category objectives. Main Accountabilities List of main job outputs – accountabilities. They are not activities or duties, but few (4-10) descriptions of the role the job plays in the organizational structure. 1. Development of Customer / Channel Strategy based on Category Business Plan and understanding of the dynamics of customers and channels 2. Communication and agreement with Customer Management of strategy, activation plans, targets and budgets as part of AP, to ensure a clear understanding of the category by the customer team. 3. Development & evaluation of Category tactics (ie. Price Promo, free weight, co-packs, assortment, pricing) 4. Represent the customer within the business, and the Unilever category plan to the customer, to facilitate alignment of strategies and plans 5. Understand competitor tactics within channels / customers and develop / initiate Unilever response in line with Competition law. 6. Consolidate field/country plans as an input to the S&OP 7. Input to the S&OP process, owning the short term sales forecast and participation to the meetings 8. Responsible for the CPP, CS budgets of the category. 9. Lead execution of plans & activities including customized offerings (incl. special packs, channel specific packs) 10. Analyze the ROI of the marketing activities executed with the customer. 11. Monitor & accountable for market share, National numeric distribution, weighted distribution and Customer Dealing. 12. Accountable for total Category % TTS budget spent vs. target Key Requirements: 2-3 years of Experience in Field of sales/ Trade Marketing Excellent Microsoft Office Excel Knowledge Excellent communication and analytical skill
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Purpose of the Role To evaluate, propose and design processes, plant, operations and technology to deliver product and process innovation and increased volumes, while ensuring that capacity, quality, safety and environment standards are maintained. Key Responsibilities 1. Factory Support Identifies recurring production process problems and develops trouble shooting routines for the Production Department. Proposes operating instructions for plant operators (manuals & SOP’s) and trains the departmental trainers and operators in the use of modified plant processes. Conducts Process and packaging Optimisation by identifying areas of improvement and recommend change in processes (e.g. waste minimisation, energy utilisation, etc.). Implements cost effectiveness programmes (e.g. WCM and alternative raw materials). 2. Projects Leading process development activities into Project Networks. Functional leadership over specific projects. Evaluates the impact of change as a result of projects and develops the appropriate process which is made up of series of mechanisms to be put in place, alteration of safety procedures and training of operators. Defines the basis of safety and designs out risk in relation to the Safety in Manufacture and Supply Approval System (SIMAS) to ensure project approval. Evaluates the return on investment that a project will generate. Assesses and proposes options to increase return on investment from a project. Prepares Capital Expenditure proposal with financial justification to be approved by Site Leadership. Monitors the installation and commissioning of plant equipment and writes up Operating Manuals and conducts initial training of operators. 3. Plant Trials Proposes and receives approval for formulation changes. Conducts Trials at Pilot Scale and defines process and packaging specifications as a result. Conducts plant scale trials to validate the effect of the change on capacity, quality and efficiencies. Manages formulation changes and timings by co-ordinating planning, production and product development. Ensures that systems are updated to reflect the formulation changes (e.g. PFD Tool & BOMS) Experience Required B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering. Knowledge of process control and basic mechanical instruments. Experience in HAZOPs and Safety Approval Systems. Knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word), SAP and SCADA). Project Management and Problem-Solving skills. Bars Formulation and Processing Skill Oil Flexing Saponification/Bleaching/Drying Experience Consumer understanding of relevant action standards Process parameter optimization Skill in Batch, Conti-SAP, PSM, DFA, SAGE and SWING plants Internally Influences and persuades Marketing, Supply Chain, Development, Production and Projects Departments to ensure smooth completion of specified tasks regarding the introduction of new products and machinery within the plant. Externally Sources information regarding plant processes from other relevant business partners where technology skill is more predominant and ability to integrate these into the final design scope.