Nafasi ya kazi :- Unit Manager – Utilities & Processing at Coca Cola April, 2024


Unit Manager – Utilities & Processing
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Job Title Unit Manager – Utilities & Processing
Job Category Manufacturing
Company Coca-Cola Kwanza (Tanzania)
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country Tanzania
Location – Province Not Applicable
Location – Town / City Dar es Salaam
Job Description
Coca-Cola Kwanza Ltd has an exciting opportunity in Manufacturing Department. We are looking for a talented individual with the relevant skills and experience in Manufacturing for a Unit Manager – Utilities & Processing position, which will based in Dar es Salaam. The successful candidate will report directly to the Manufacturing Manager.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
Manage Asset Care within the Utility and Processing department
Ensure necessary capacity and capability to implement Asset Management strategy
Ensure that maintenance plans exist for all equipment in utilities and processing
Manage engineering risk and the Asset Management integrity
Evaluate OEM audit reports and manage correction actions.
Evaluate availability of critical stock items and facilitate adjustment when required.
To drive WCM initiatives in the Utility and Processing environment
Leads the WCM change management processes
Drive innovation, improvement, and agility through change leadership
Formulates work practice deployment plans and ensures that plans are executed
Drives a problem-solving culture
Conducts work practice maturity assessments on a regular basis to ensure that best practices are being applied and are entrenched
Benchmarking best practice (internal and external)
To manage and support team leaders and team to achieve production, maintenance, and quality targets in a cost-effective manner
Deviations from production plan, maintenance plan, quality, safety, and housekeeping standards are discussed, explained, and actioned together with the Team Leaders, daily
Support is specific to the problem, effective & timeous
Work instructions are in line with The Coca-Cola Quality System requirements and good manufacturing practices
To formulate and control expense and capital budgets so that expenses are planned for and managed effectively within budgetary parameters
Expense and capital budgets are formulated in line with financial guidelines, production budget and with the business plan
Manage Capex budget process
Budgeting to be benchmark driven
Capital expenses are assessed, and recommendations are made to appropriate person
To encourage, assist, support, and coach Team so that departmental targets, performance, and future challenges are achieved effectively
Optimise individual and team performance and development
Supports, coaches, and encourages the Team Leaders to use the Supply Chain ways tools as per the guidelines and specified intervals
Develop positive work relationships through ethical and energizing leadership, and collaboration
Diverse opinions and cultures of Team are being respected
Team relationships are underpinned by trust
To sell, manage, implement, and actively support change interventions and projects to encourage the unit to internalize the change to meet operational targets
Continuous understandable communication about reasons for change, processes involved, effects, benefits, etc.
Effectiveness of change intervention is measured, and results are fed back to team
Individual differences within the team are valued and recognized
Team leaders are committed to and enthusiastic about the change intervention
To solve systemic problems to save costs, minimise risk and losses and to improve productivity in line with benchmarks
Manage the optimisation of total usage of energy and water for the Plant
Optimise plant to control raw material usage, Management of by-products and controls.
Drive improvement process to achieve savings in energy and water consumption.
Ensure compliance to Safety and Statutory requirements
Ensure a responsible approach to EOSH and Plant house keeping
Ensure compliance to Country safety legislation.
Ensure compliance to The Coca-Cola Requirement on safety, environmental and quality systems .
Ensure statutory and legal maintenance complied to within Utilities equipment

Skills, Experience & Education
The incumbent should have at least a Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical &Processing, Industrial); 3 – 5 years as maintenance controller, specialist in utilities area with production and leadership experience in a FMCG environment. Strong communication skills, good leadership qualities, good analytical skills, and a demonstrated high level of integrity.