Home care – Technical services manager

Job Description

GradeExecutive – Grade 5 
Reporting toTechnical Services Africa
The Technical services manager (HC) will ensure efficient cost effective manufacture of quality products for the home care business in Nigeria.
His lead roles and responsibilities would include
• Scale up of production/ manufacturing trials for EPD/NPD and other MI/ME projects.• Troubleshooting of process • Writing manufacturing process standards• Writing factory process controls• Ensuring factory, product and environmental regulatory requirements are met.• Internal auditing of processes • Supporting Manufacturing optimisation program• Technical benchmarking of products  • Approving alternate raw material for production• Setting tolerances for Scrap/yield and monitoring them• Quality control function 
In addition, he will support R&D in 
• Competitor and market knowledge• Performance benchmarking• Cost optimising formulas• Writing the Bill of materials o Write specifications  for final producto Agree specifications for new materials 
QualificationsB.Tech/BE Chemical or Msc Chemistry with min 10 years’ experience in technical services lead role in home care portfolio that includes fabric care, dish wash and surface care. Exposure to Laundry manufacturing will be an added advantage.