Quality Manager

  • Ilesa, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients.

Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Job Description

An exciting areer opportunity exists for a highly skilled and result driven Quality Manager.  The role is based in Ilesa Plant and reports directly to the Regional Brewing & Quality Coordinator, West Africa with a dotted line to Plant Manager, Ilesa Plant. The incumbent will ensure that all Quality Control Procedures and activities in the plant are executed as per the manualized QA procedures, covering the method, frequency and standards as specified in the QA manuals 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages shift in accordance with VPO tools and principles   
  • Manages shift to achieve production plan within the allowed costs  
  • Co-ordinate scheduled maintenance and autonomous operations  
  • Monitor and co-ordinate production processes to within budget 
  • Interpret and implement the production plan for shift  
  • Ensure and maintain a safe and healthy work environment  
  • Build and foster relationships with customers and suppliers 
  • Ensure application of admin systems and procedures  
  • Administer conditions of employment for team members  
  • Contribute to self and team development 
  • Prepare and control budgets 
  • Apply problem solving and decision making techniques and principles  
  • Facilitate team problem solving 
  • Develop employees  
  • Ensure a healthy industrial relations climate  
  • Manage and apply people policies and practices 
  • Facilitate effective team dynamics  
  • Implement performance management and OPR processes 
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Food Science & Technology, Microbiology or equivalent 
  • 3 Years+ in a Quality Assurance Laboratory, Brewing or Packaging operation 
  • 1 Year+ as a Lab Specialist, GCB is not mandatory but an advantage

Key competencies and attributes

  • Be able to work shifts  
  • Ability to make decisions  
  • Be a team-player as well as an effective leader  
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer literate  
  • Bias for action/comfortable with initiating action  
  • Able to lead meetings and make presentations  
  • Analytical and systematic thinking ability, to enable effective problem solving  
  • Sound communication skills  
  • Ability to manage people as well as ability to drive performance through the VPO tools 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills  
  • Ability to facilitate problem solving in a team forum  
  • High level of resilience and ability to operate in a high pressure environment 

Additional Information

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