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QA, QC & NPD Manager HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-30 10:31   Production / Manufacturing Jobs   Lagos   21 views
Job Details

Key Responsibilities

Lead and oversee the quality control and assurance & new product development functions with objectives of the overall accountabilities.
Create strategies and the long term plans aligned with the long term objectives and plans of the company. The incumbent ensures the strategies are implemented in both QC/QA and NPD.
Be accountable for QA/QC & NPD team performance, KPI management and people development.
Lead in the creation of a best-in-class African Supply Centre including: setting quality culture, standards & all SOPs, define team training & KPI tracking, lead the site in the NAFDAC Certification process.
Define & initiate the development of new products that have substantial benefits to the current and future company business.
Manage the company products manufacturing quality control & NPD management by working closely with PSM, key management members and Consumer Marketing function.
Assess the market and consumer needs/ insight so as to provide product or packaging initiatives/ proposals based on the Company's quality assurance to the Consumer Marketing Function.
Participate in NPD launch plan development in terms of volume, cost, quality, and deliver NPD launch on time and on budget.
Provide consultation on product development in the areas of design, technology, or new partnership where appropriate to all African markets proactively.
Build network of International Ovo NPD and QA/QC and monitor competitive NPD activities/best practice in the FMCG industry.
Monitor ongoing legal/compliance issues including certifications e.g ISO and HACCP, audit management, and FDA/NAFDAC guidelines to ensure food safety according to the market law where we commercialize our products.
Coordinate with R&D in the Ovo network to attain knowledge or know how transfer and share learning within the Africa markets

Skills, Knowledge And Expertise

Minimum of Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or related fields
At least 15 years experience in QA/QC and NPD with proven records as a leader
Excellent team leader, collaboration, and dynamic
Good analytical, project management, and innovative skills


Yearly bonus based on personal contribution and financial performance
Long Service Retention plan
Annual Fuel allowance
Birthday Leave (take your birthday off on us each year!)
Gym and Spa Membership
Subsidized lunch
Option to buy Ovaltine at a discounted price every month
Vehicle Insurance option
Local Employee Assistance Programme
Health & Medical Insurance
Additional holiday entitlement when you reach 3 years service, and on-going after that
Monthly team recognition awards
Regular team events for collaboration and personal growth
Family Christmas Event
Professional Association Membership when relevant to role

Company Description
Twinings is an English marketer of tea, based in Andover, Hampshire. The brand is owned by Associated British Foods. It holds the world's oldest continually-used company logo, and is London's longest-standing rate-payer, having occupied the same premises on the Strand since 1706.