31 Aug 2021

Full-Time Assest Leader

Kimberly-Clark – Posted by dailyjobsnigeria Nigeria

Job Description

Assest Leader

Job Description

Summary of the role

To manage and lead a multi-disciplined Diaper team in order to achieve excellence in safety, quality, centre lining, productivity, housekeeping, cost management, human resource and asset management. On job support from a technical perspective will be required.


Main Responsibilities


To direct and maintain high level of safety and 5S housekeeping awareness through 100% employee participation and the development of sound safety programmes and maintenance of good working conditions, adherence to Organisation and Legal Safety rules and regulations.


To ensure that quality and centerline culture is adopted, implemented and enforced and that quality systems are adhered and compliance is achieved by the shift teams. Participate in quality review meetings. Maintain a “run to target” philosophy at all times. Continuous monitoring of EWMA / quality charts results and coordinating of relevant corrective actions. Assist in providing answers to customer quality complaints and providing action plans to prevent these from re-occurring.


Manage programmes which will ensure optimum performance in achieving targets and objectives in the areas of waste, output, machine delay/ efficiency and reliability. Continual process optimisation in order to achieve the correct rate of operation, waste, delay and volume without compromising safety and quality. Investigate and document all reasons for waste and delay and communicate any outstanding items with recommended action plans.

Control and continuously optimize all changeovers, ensuring they are performed using good run settings and best practices at all times.

Physically be involved when required on the asset to support when needed by applying good technical skills, knowledge and capability.

Implement, sustain and develop standards, processes and procedures.

Support teams on challenges going above and beyond expectations to commit to effective close out.


Manage departmental costs i.e. overtime, wages, salaries, operating and maintenance ensuring that they are in line with budgets


Minimum of Higher National Diploma (HND) in either electrical, mechanical engineering or operations management. A bachelors Degree in engineering would be an added advantage.

Substantial experience on high speed manufacturing equipment, of which at least 2 years must be at a supervisory level.

Generic Standards

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to motivate, inspire, manage and lead others.

Ability to coach and develop others.

Understand how his/her and the team’s contribution relates to KPI’s

Takes ownership of issues and take tough decisions

Open to change, able to manage change and allow for innovation within the team.

Lean Manufacturing principles

This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role’s country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

Primary Location Nigeria -Lagos

Additional Locations

Worker Type Employee

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Time Type Full time


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Job Categories: engineering-jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.


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