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Production Operator (Packing Plant Operator) at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

Production Operator – 6 (Packing Plant Operator) at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc

PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world’s best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.

Location: Ikorodu Factory, Lagos

Job Type: Full time

Department: Manufacturing (Production/Packing)

OU/Country: PZ Wilmar Nigeria

Revision number: 03

Date: 2022

Document No: PZW/MS/F/0035

Job Purpose

  • Why does the job exist?
  • To operate and maintain optimal continuous packaging of all SKUs at high efficiencies and acceptable quality, safety to the operator and housekeeping conditions.
  • To take ownership of the machine and equipment proper cleaning and daily routine maintenance.
  • Help Factory leadership in identifying and articulating all improvement needs.


  • Implement and comply with EMS/FSSC/OHS requirements relating to environmental aspects and impacts and other policies, procedures and /or regulations applicable to assigned jobs
  • Understand and apply the intent of the EMS/FSSC/OHS policy and requirements to assigned jobs
  • To understand roles, responsibilities, and the importance of conformity to the EMS/FSSC/OHS requirements.
  • Understand the significant environmental aspects and related actual or potential impacts associated with their work, and the environmental benefits of improved personal performance
  • Understand the potential consequences of departure from specified OHS procedures or legal requirements.
  • Ensure prompt escalation (adequate communication) of any food safety related issues to any FSTM, FSTL and or next line of reporting manager

Check also-Regional Sales Manager – North Region at PZ Cussons

Reporting Relationships:

  • Peer Relationships
  • Attach organization chart showing manager and direct reports as well as peers
  • Reports to Shift Leader
  • Peers are other Packing Plant Operators


  • Turnover of unit
  • Budget responsibility
  • Team Size
  • Other

Principal Accountabilities:

  • The key outputs of the job
  • List in priority order if possible, typically 8-10
  • NOT a task list
  • Any requirement for organizing & planning including own work and the allocation of resources
  • Typical decisions made and if they are advisory or directly responsible for the outcome
  • Ensure to produce and hygienically fill  non defective jerry cans (bottles or pouches) accurately with wholesome product Calibration of all top load scales must be done on shift basis
  • To comply with all safety rules laid down in the Packing plant Ensures all production tank levels are monitored and kept within control during operations Replaces oil filter bags as at when due as stated in the operational procedure Ensures the readiness of production machinery as well as packaging and raw materials as per the day’s production schedule.
  • To ensure compliance with relevant QMS, Food Safety, OHS & EMS policies and procedures.
  • Maintains equipment in optimum condition Keeps the environment of the packing plant especially your work area clean in line with GMP and 5s philosophy Operates the equipment to obtain consistent and continuous operation of the plant in line with the detailed production plans.
  • Takes and record operational parameters at required intervals Troubleshoots minor problems
  • To do all tasks in line with laid down QMS, GMP, HACCP & FSMS policies

Internal & External Relationships:

  • Identify the most significant ones
  • Attach a preferred suppliers list if available
  • Detail which networks the jobholder will be part of e.g. finance, category
  • Production team (Refinery, Packing Plant)
  • Engineering and Maintenance Team
  • Operation, Supply & Distribution Team
  • Technical team (Q.A., SHE etc.)
  • Warehouse team
  • Human Resources (H.R.)

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of School Certificate or OND holder in any discipline, preferably in chemical/mechanical/electrical engineering or science.
  • 0-2 years work experience in a similar position
  • List any qualifications required to do the job
  • Computer literate
  • Proactive and able to implement continual improvement program.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Be specific about the experience needed
  • Focus on type of experience not the time served

Job Context & Special Features:

  • Explain any special features or context in which the job operates
  • Detail any language or mobility requirements
  • Excellent planning, negotiating, and organizing skills.
  • Great physical health.
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts easily.
  • Pay attention to minute detail.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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