Unit Manager at International Breweries Plc

International Breweries Plc – 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Unit Manager 

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The key purpose of this position is to manage Packaging shift operations as the Line Business Manager.
  • Accountable for all aspects of line performance – i.e. safety, quality, environmental compliance, finance, production plan, efficiency, losses and waste

Key Outputs and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for safety of all line employees
  • Manage PPE compliance and has the authority to take action against non compliance
  • Responsible for Machine safe practices, PTW , LOTO and SAM
  • Responsible for MCRS execution on his/her line and for Team Leaders (across all shifts) to follow their Management Check Lists and Agendas of the Routine
  • Accountable for sustainable Problem Solving: problem identification and diagnosis, use of and quality of 5W, Abnormality Reports, PDCAs, and other VPO problem solving tools by the Line Teams.
  • Maintenance and Reliability: Knowledge of the Maintenance Backlog, validation of priorities with Packaging Reliability and Maintenance owner; review quality of Work Orders execution
  • Accountable for the deployment and effectiveness of Autonomous Teams structures across all shifts
  • Responsible for quality packaged product delivered to the warehouse
  • Ensure all quality processes are complied to by the shift operations
  • Ensure problem solving for Out of Control processes
  • Responsible for the Line Dream, KPI and strategy and plan to achieve it
  • Responsible for the deployment and sustainability of the applicable VPO Pillars / Blocks in the line
  • Responsible for Line core team training and development, training gap analysis, training strategy
  • Accountable for People Engagement in the line and driving “meaningful jobs” (i.e., removing mundane, low-skill tasks from operators & technicians
  • Continuous improvement and GOPs execution.
  • Accountable for proper design and utilization of VPO supporting infrastructure (e.g., Line Team room, communication and line performance visualization, operators workstations, etc.) to drive results
  • Responsible for defining/validating line production strategy, changeovers strategy and execution, corrective and preventive maintenance, startup/shutdown and modulation
  • Accountable for the deployment and effectiveness of Autonomous Teams structures across all shifts

Key Attributes and Competencies:

  • Proven people management
  • A superior performance track record indicating a disciplined work ethic with passion for problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Problem Solving


  • Minimum of Relevant Bachelors Degree (Elec, Mech, Industrial, Instrumental)


  • Packaging Technical / Management / Global Management Trainee Experience
  • At least 3-5 years factory production experience and a management level

Reporting structure:

Direct reports (solid line):

  • 3-8

Dotted line reports:

  • None

How to Apply
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