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Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
OVERVIEW Unileverhad the fastest growing HC business in the world over the last three years withbroad-based growth, improving brand equities, and strong technology pipelines. HCcategory is evolving the Brand, R&D and Supply Chain organisation. Thisre-organization would be critical to drive out the complexity that currentlyexists and move to a mindset of design once, deploy everywhere with hardwareharmonised to the greatest extent possible. PRIMARY JOBDUTIES Formulateproducts that meet our performance and authenticity standards and ensurethat products are delivered on-time and within budget while meeting allconsumer and technical objectives Overseeprojects independently, working well cross-functionally with Marketing,Supply Chain, other R&D groups and suppliers. Collaboratein product qualification including product stability testing,micro-challenge, and performance testing. Collaborateon product development with manufacturers. Supportscale up by generating data that provides a holistic picture of potentialformula manufacturing behaviour when applicable. Supportproduct launch with visit to outside manufacturer partners, market andconsumer insight events as requested. Participateon needed basis in cross functional teams for new product development andlaunches. Conductmarket analyses to identify products’ innovative points of differentiationfor formulation, claims and/or performance. Identify,review and assess pertinent technologies from external and internalsources. Stayabreast of technical developments and regulatory updates in the householdcleaning and personal care categories by reviewing technical publications,articles and abstracts as well as attending relevant conferences. Developproduct specifications for new products and create documentation tosupport all product qualification requirements. Develop andmaintain relationships with existing and potential raw material suppliers. Commit topersonal development and professional growth by actively participating inpersonal development initiatives and applying developmental thinkingwithin the context of planning and executing work. Performother tasks as may be required by Research & Development in thefulfilment of its objectives KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLREQUIREMENTS BS inChemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline,advanced degrees is an advantage. 5 years’experience in R&D, Formula Development or Technical Product Managementpreferably in a consumer products goods company; more preferably in-HomeCare Development. Experiencereviewing and assessing new technologies, regulations and patents isdesired. Projectmanagement skills Computerskills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, PPT and system like PV. Strongorganizational, verbal, and written skills with intense attention todetail. Able tomaintain a neat lab notebook, work cleanly and independently in the lab Able toprioritize and meet deadlines within specified time constraints. Self-motivatedwith an enhanced ability to work independently. Passion andstrong alignment with Seventh Generation’s Mission, Vision and Values Strongproblem solving and organizational skills and proven ability to work in afast-paced work environment. Ability tooperate effectively in a team Open mindedand can-do attitude is essential NOTE: Unilever is an equal opportunities employer andcommitted to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. We areintentional in employing the best talent that reflect the demographics of ourcountry. We therefore invite applications from all candidates representingdiversity of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion orbelief. When appointing potential candidates, the South African EmploymentEquity and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Legislation will beconsidered.We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa.If you are applying as a Foreign National, please note that you may berequested to provide supporting documents supporting this.
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Position: ProductCost Accountant Location: Kenya Terms: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract Main JobPurpose Responsiblefor ensuring reliability and accuracy of all Product Cost Estimates forRaw/Packaging materials and Finished Goods Proactivelyidentify all costs, issues and risk involving stocks and inform on its impacton business results. Reconciliationof all critical financial control accounts related to this area ofresponsibility. Job Summary Ensuring BOMS are correct and current in the system, all the componentsin the BOM are active and have current prices, and the production versions areupdated accordingly Coordinate the calculation of landed costs (PCEs) for bought ins andprovide these costs to the SA Costing team for release in the system. Coordinate the calculation of transfer prices by the SA Costing team forpacks exported from Kenya for the quarterly TPs; calculate TPs for packs and/ormaterials exported from Kenya on a need basis during the quarter. Analyse material usage variances (MUVs) forall manufacturing plants, sharing reports thereof and organising weeklymeetings with stakeholders in order to obtain explanations and correctiveactions. In addition, ensure that monthly reports on these variances arepublished per laid down processes. Analyse consumption purchasing price variances (PPVs) by running the PPVreports every month in SAP, investigating the causes of the variances, andcorrecting any areas that need corrections. Monitor stock values analyse differences between standard and weightedaverage cost of stock and ensure reconciliation or correction and per policy. Work closely with the Procurement team to ensure that the prices theyprovide for RM, PM and 3rd Party materials have taken all factors affectingprices into consideration. During month end, ensure that there aren’t any surprise postings to thematerials account- any postings done can be explained. Analyse the closing position on material costs by using moving averagesand monthly PPVs. Raising necessary journals during month end. Running ML where this task is not automated. Performing PCA Close during month end. Analysing gross margins and sharing detailed explanations of variancesversus forecast. Ensuring all GFCF controls within product cost are reviewed and signedoff quarterly. Key Requirements At least 1-3 years’ experience in Management Accounting in FMCG orsimilar industry Management/FinancialAccounting experience in an FMCG business. Experience in a multinational company will be ideal. Strong knowledge and practical experience in the application ofMicrosoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word tools. Decision Support and Analytical Skills Performance Monitoring and Management of Business Planning Processes Good knowledge/hands on of an ERP system- SAP. Accounting graduate & Chartered Accountant .
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 19, 2020
Full Time
Position: AccountManager Location: Kenya Terms: Local Main JobPurpose To deliver quarterly and annual Sales KPI for assignedcustomers To increase brand share in assigned region / customers bybuilding excellent business relationship with customers via solution sellingprofitably Manage and deliver the perfect store metrics acrossassigned customers Plan, manage and execute effective, profitable promotionsacross assigned customers Job Summary Develop annual and monthly customer account plan for assigned accounts according to Unilever strategy to ensure turnover, volume, distribution, and gross margin target are met Implement agreed business development strategies for assigned accounts Effectively manage trading terms and monitor growth plan Gain insight & understanding into chain operators and leverage these commercial insights with channel marketing to create sustainable profitable business for both parties Drive Solution / Concept selling via Ideation sessions and manage entire process from initial stage to launch stage. Negotiate on price with customer to ensure the total volume and profit target are met. Regularly conduct customer business review Build up strong relationship with customers by high quality services and solutions Co-ordinate with internal business support from CCDs, Supply Chain, Marketing, Finance and related functions in order to ensure smooth and efficient operations to support the business growth plan Implement other activity as directed by Line Manager Key Requirements Essential: Strong Account Management experience Excellent negotiation and presentation skills Excellent analytical Skills Minimum 3 years of sales experience, with minimum 1 year in key account management Well versed with MS office applications P&L understanding and management Desirable: Preferably with experience and knowledge in Home & Personal Care and Foods & Refreshments
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 18, 2020
Full Time
Main Job Purpose:To provide multidisciplinary engineering and operations skills to ensuregeneral maintenance within specific unit of responsibility within prescribedguidelines. Key Skills and Responsibilities: Undertakes all non-specialised maintenance withinspecific unit of responsibility within definition. Coaches and develops theengineering skills of other maintenance and operational staff.Makes recommendation for continuous improvement within specific unit ofresponsibility guidelines.Participates in strategic engineering plans to deliver maintenance benefitsOperates key machinery in unit when requiredResponsible for focus improvements and breakdowns within unit of responsibilityInvolved in WCM activities. Works within defined Engineering and SHE Policiesand StandardsWill be required to work in factory shift structure Engineering Diagnoses and interprets multi-disciplinary problems (fault finding) tooptimise production output and with own team carries out the plant repairs.Ensures that service levels are maintained at the required standards bycarrying out all breakdown, preventative and predictive maintenanceeffectively.Is responsible for the reduction of breakdowns in his area of responsibility byanalysing breakdowns, complying with the PPM requirement and implementingContinuous improvements. Participatesin strategic engineering plans to deliver maintenance and breakdown reductionbenefits (RCM). Problem Solving and Decision MakingResponsible for fault finding and problem solving of engineering/ operationalproblems in his area by ensuring that the appropriate corrective actionregarding any deviation from standards is taken.Identifies the major engineering losses in his area and investigates usingKaizan problem solving methodology. (Fishbone, 5 Why etc.) Administration Completes all required documentation to standard and captures SAP, maintenanceand stores information on relevant data system. Draws up, Coaches and develops engineering skillsto other maintenance and operational staff using OPL and SOP’s. Completes tags in his area of responsibility to thecompletion ratio required SHE Ensuresthat Company safety rules and regulations are adhered to within the sphere ofhis responsibility. Implementation and assists with maintaining Unilever safetyand 5S standards in the area onresponsibility. * Note: Job requirements are subject to change at any point as perbusiness requirements. Other Requirements:Must be flexible within pattern of shift work to accommodate factory shutdowns,training courses etc. Professional Qualifications: Minimum N4 Qualification and Trade Tested as Electrician / MillwrightExperience Required: 3-5 years Electrical experience in FMCG and manufacturing industry will beadvantageous.
Unilever Sixth of October City, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 17, 2020
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: Beauty and Personal Care is the fastest growing business of Unilever, with change in Market dynamics Unilever is responding effectively. The purpose of the AM product development NAME will be to support Unilever Skin Cleansing brands through category design activities in NAME involving across formats and channel while focusing on soap bars. The role will based out of Cairo Egypt. Additional work will center around new product forms and sourcing which create new opportunities for flexibility speed and savings. This will involve working with internal R&D teams, Procurement, Marketing, Brand and Supply Chain, both locally and regionally, as well as external suppliers. One of the important aspects of this position will be supporting the R&D NAME team on digital transformation. Key Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical or any other relevant discipline.) 3-6 years of experience in research and development Strong communication and interpersonal skills, person of people Relevant experience in formulation and or processing development. Skilled and comfortable working in a digital environment Can do approach and finding possibilities in impossible, Ability to respond quickly to change in priorities Understanding digital tools, strong data analytical skills Experience of successful leadership of innovation and mix deployment in market, claims, product development Experience of project management, including with third parties Proven experience of working within networks Knowledge of Soaps bars ingredients and liquids formulation knowledge of product and process and creative product development Proven operational implementation through projects understanding country legislative standards will be added advantage Can do trouble shooting in case of Quality issues in Batch making Time management and priority setting Professional networking and stakeholder management, external focus to understand competition
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Aboutthis opportunity Title Assistant BusinessDevelopment Manager – Markets (Seeding) Work level 1 function Business Development Scope Local Manager Business Development Manager –Markets (Seeding) Location Kenya Unileverinternational is … (drumrolls) …. Unilever’s White Space Arm! As the ninth global cluster , we work across the world to fill white spaces for Unilever. We treat the business as ourown. Asintrapreneurs , we introduce Unilever’s brands into whitespace geographies like Korea,Pacific Islands, Mongolia, and spearheadlaunches of iconic household brands like Dove, Lifebuoy, Sunlight, Fair& Lovely, TRESemme into big markets like U.S, China, Western Europe andSEAA. AsUnilever’s growth engine, we establishglobal white space businesses in key channels such as Health &Beauty, Discounters, E-Commerce and alternate channels such as travel retail,marketing to institutional partners like the United Nations, and seeding Unilever brands to overseasdiaspora who crave for a taste of their familiar home brands. Singaporeis our global hub leadingstrategy, marketing thinking, seeding plans, and alignment with the globalcategories and supply chain. Game changing business SPEEDis the mantra for our resounding success. To serve the underserved , we embrace a founder’s mentality , explore unchartered territories, redesignend-to-end business models to establish successful businesses. We make a difference by working fast and smart, nurturing ourtribe, winning together and living by five tenets : Wewill be the fastest route-to-market globally; Wego where no (man, woman or distributor) has ever explored; Impossibleis an opinion, not a fact; Speedis our currency; Whenbrands are built right, they can last a lifetime. About Business Development in UI … We buildmarket positions in white spaces by identify new opportunities, developing,defining, negotiating and nurturing strong business relationships. We own thebusiness’ P&L end-to-end, partner with customers, distributors andinternal cross-functional teams to manage and grow existing businesses, todeliver growth through flawless execution of projects. This role is important because … You’ll driveend-to-end management of seeding initiatives and manage existing businesswithin East Africa (Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania); You’ll coordinateacross multi-functional teams to bring projects to life and drive businessgrowth. Your key responsibilities include … Prospecting Leading, mappingand developing business and seeding opportunities in East Africa through dataand insight activation Screeningpotential businesses through market analysis, deal requirements, potentialand financial analysis Establishingand Executing Business Plans Developingand managing business plans internally and externally, to craft end-to-endlaunch plans to drive route-to-market for new product development (NPD) Establishingsupply chain networks and alignment with Category team on launches Trackingand Monitoring Performance Creatingbusiness cases (P&L) and activation spend for sales and marketing budgets(TTS & BMI) Tracking andmanaging of key business metrics and KPIs across marketing and trade activities Reporting in-marketactivities and competitor data StakeholderManagement Leading andalign cross functional teams to effectively manage projects Collaboratingwith local OpCo for synergies You’ll work closely with … UI Business Development,Finance, Marketing and Supply Chain teams Externaldistributors KEY EXPERIENCE & SKILLS … Be a strategic,highly adaptable and entrepreneurial person Embrace ahigh growth mindset with strong love for consumers, shoppers and customers Have strongfinancial acumen and analytical skills Have strong communication,negotiation and influencing skills with key stakeholders Haveexperience working and leading in cross-functional teams 3 - 7 years’experience in FMCG industry in Customer Development A Bachelor’sdegree in any discipline
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Position: Team Lead- Laboratory Analyst Location: Nairobi, Kenya Work Level: Non- Management ( Union) MAINJOB PURPOSE TheSite Laboratory Analyst role runs the site testing facility and ensures that allapplicable test methods are in place, that measurement standards are accurateand reproducible, and that all laboratory and satellite testing equipment isappropriate, calibrated and operated to the required standard. Performs more complex analyses, manages allLIMS data and trains manufacturing staff as needed. Liaises where necessary with central Unileverexpertise and third-party contract laboratories. Reportsthrough Site Quality Specialist to Site Quality Manager / Leader. JOBSUMMARY People, Culture & Linkage Executes and verifies effectiveness of training plansfor new laboratory methods or ensures maintenance of existing skills related tolaboratory methods and equipment calibration Liaises with PG, R&D and Measurement Communitiesof Practice regarding methods and equipment Quality Systems Management Prepares local procedures and work instructions thatensure Unilever and other applicable standards for proper calibration, applicationand control of laboratory methods Supports reporting of operational KPIs by analyzingcomplex data and assigning into standard Quality loss trees Complies with requirements regarding use of SAP QM andUnilever specifications including use of InterSpec system Provides expert advice on most appropriate method toinvestigate, including advanced technologies available, and interpretation ofresults Provides expertise regarding use of and maintainsrelationship with external laboratories as appropriate to investigatenon-conforming materials and products Testing & Measurement Supports site program for quality assurance of raw materialsand packaging components, work-in-process and finished goods and documentsresults / information as required in designated system such as SAP QM Utilizes advanced technical knowledge (e.g. chemistry,microbiology, sensory, statistics, mathematics, etc.) to support site qualitytesting program and sensory panels for raw materials and packaging components,work-in-process and finished goods aligned with Unilever requirements andspecifications Applies correct methods and equipment and implementsproper calibration and control of testing to verify and reproduce resultsagainst specifications. Takes action based upon specification limits to holdor release in-bound materials, work-in-process and finished product (unlesslocal regulations dictate the Q Specialist or Manager to make the finaldecision). Sets all good laboratory practices, good laboratoryhousekeeping and waste disposal, Unilever requirements and testing methods, andapplicable government / authority regulations, such as conducting ring testsand proper maintenance and condition of all Quality assets (e.g. product andmaterial retains, incubator, etc.) Ensures all laboratory ware, chemicals and reagentsare of the appropriate standard and within shelf-life. Ensures all laboratory equipment is safe to operateand safe work practices are followed. Executes procedures and documents results ofindependent checks and verifications that are required as part of site-wideprogram of calibration and maintenance of inspection, measuring and testingequipment including Gage R&R study, to minimise measurement drift andproduce repeatable results Takes action to hold testing until any failedequipment calibration or method capability checks are returned to operationalrequirements Maintains systems where key quality data andinformation are recorded and archived WCM/TPM & Continuous Improvement Provides method and data analysis support for projectsto reduce and/or eliminate quality losses as needed Trends analytical data to help identify supplier improvementopportunities and manufacturing process capability Innovation & Change Provides method support for executing innovation trials, earlymanagement in site projects, VIP trials, and Launch Monitoring Plans forinnovations and equipment changes. KEY REQUIREMENTS Diploma in Chemical/Analytical Chemistry University degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science or Microbiology 5 years’ experience in Quality or Manufacturing
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Overview: Drive conversations with the business onperformance (focusing on the future) Be responsible tomanage the entire UFS P&L for South Africa Develop plans and actions with the business toachieve strategy Use insights to impact business decisions Allocate resources to high value interventions JOB SUMMARY Be accountable tomanage UFS P&L and deliver USG and UOM targets together with business MD Identify value opportunities that require aparticular intervention / project support from Finance Business Partnerresources Review projects in process and upcomingchallenges Drive better decision making around resourceallocation and budget setting Undertake major performance interventions ifneeded Support the FET to influence at the keydecision gates of innovation business cases Drive pre and post-launch interventions Review impacts of performance interventions Identify major risks and opportunities Develop corrective actions to close gaps totargets Make decisions around significant adjustmentsto carry into the financial forecast KEY REQUIREMENTS Finance BusinessPartnering and Category / Customer experience Experience with theidentification of risks and opportunities in the P&L Experience in drivingP&L performance improvements (e.g. closing gaps vs. target) and holdingothers accountable (particularly peers and senior leadership) Experience managing alarge and complex set of stakeholders Experience inpresenting to and communicating with senior Finance and non-Financestakeholders Demonstratedcompetency at growing and developing people / teams Supply chain finance experience can be an added advantage(not required NOTE: Pleaseapply online and add your PDP & Talent Profile if possible. Yourapplication will be reviewed against our requirements and we will be in touchto provide you with an update on the status of your application. Byapplying for this vacancy, you are confirming that you have made your LineManager aware of your application and that you are at a point in your careerwith Unilever where it is appropriate for you to be applying for otherpositions. Unileveris an equal opportunities employer and committed to diversity and inclusivityin the workplace. We are intentional in employing the best talent thatreflect the demographics of our country. We therefore invite applications fromall candidates representing diversity of age, sex, disability, sexualorientation, race, religion or belief. When appointing potential candidates,the South African Employment Equity and Broad Based Black Economic EmpowermentLegislation will be considered.We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa.If you are applying as a Foreign National, please note that you may berequested to provide supporting documents supporting this.
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: The IT Help Desk Engineer works under the supervision on Unisys IT Services Company, working as the first line of support to all local IT Services in Unilever head office in Sheikh Zayed, Cairo. Key Responsibilities: Supporting end users with all IT issues with their PCs systems, software and operating systems. Troubleshooting all users issues and directly resolving them or escalating the case to L2 or L3 Unisys Engineers. Proactively Investigating IT problems and reporting back to local IT Managers on site for any support needed . Reporting and maintaining all IT tickets / requests within Unilever and Unisys systems to local IT Analysts and global Unisys teams. Have direct access to IT stocks and keeping the integrity and validity of IT stocks against IT CMDB ( configuration management data base ). Solving all IT tickets and requests in the agreed SLA . Required Experience: 2 to 4 years of experience in IT support, preferably in multinationals. Bachelor's degree of Engineering, Information systems or equivalent. Very good Command of Spoken and written English. Fair Knowledge on main Microsoft tools: Microsoft systems and tools , Office 365, DHCP, DNS, Networks troubleshooting.
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Customer Development Executive – Marsa Allam Direct Manager Regional Sales manager Function Customer Development – Food Solutions Country Egypt Work level Region Marsa Allam Role Purpose: Implement sales plans to boost customer reach & penetration in food service dedicated channels along with execution of free trade agenda via distributors sales force Accountabilities: Customer Development Deploy sales activity plans with key operators with the use of the company available sales tools Lead the negotiations with potential operators within company’s policies & budget and monitor their performance & compliance to take corrective action where appropriate. Unlock annual agreements with potential customers for the company strategic categories Ensure appropriate/ frequent contact with key stake holders in each customer are being carried out as per the contact matrix Conduct frequent kitchen demonstrations to key operators to generate incremental business Free Trade Expansion Agree on a joint business plans with assigned distributors that delivers the company strategic objectives Set clear performance expectations for distributor sales force to achieve growth of strategic categories in line with profit guidelines Execute free trade plans to increase reach & penetration within designated distributors. Skills Knowledge & Experience i. Minimum 2 years’ experience in FMCG ii. Strong negotiation & presentation skills. iii. Ability to develop win-win solutions iv. University graduate (Business Major is a plus) v. English / Arabic is essential KPI Measures vi. Incremental reach &Penetration targets vii. Value & Volume growth Target viii. Trade spend optimization for by XX% versus PY ix. Deployment of customer` business plans
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Customer Development Executive – Upper Egypt (Assiut) Direct Manager Regional Sales manager Function Customer Development – Food Solutions Country Egypt Work level Region Upper Egypt - Assiut Role Purpose: Implement sales plans to boost customer reach & penetration in food service dedicated channels along with execution of free trade agenda via distributors sales force Accountabilities: Customer Development Deploy sales activity plans with key operators with the use of the company available sales tools Lead the negotiations with potential operators within company’s policies & budget and monitor their performance & compliance to take corrective action where appropriate. Unlock annual agreements with potential customers for the company strategic categories Ensure appropriate/ frequent contact with key stake holders in each customer are being carried out as per the contact matrix Conduct frequent kitchen demonstrations to key operators to generate incremental business Free Trade Expansion Agree on a joint business plans with assigned distributors that delivers the company strategic objectives Set clear performance expectations for distributor sales force to achieve growth of strategic categories in line with profit guidelines Execute free trade plans to increase reach & penetration within designated distributors. Skills Knowledge & Experience i. Minimum 2 years’ experience in FMCG ii. Strong negotiation & presentation skills. iii. Ability to develop win-win solutions iv. University graduate (Business Major is a plus) v. English / Arabic is essential KPI Measures vi. Incremental reach &Penetration targets vii. Value & Volume growth Target viii. Trade spend optimization for by XX% versus PY ix. Deployment of customer` business plans
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Key Account Executive Direct Manager Regional Sales Manager Function Customer Development Country Egypt Region Hurghada § Role Purpose: To increase brand share in assigned Chain accounts and build excellent business relationship with customers via concept Selling. Accountabilities: a. Develop customer account plan for assigned accounts according to Unilever Food Solutions` strategy to ensure turnover, volume and gross margin target are met b. Improve menu analysis by customer in order to identify both short- and long-term business opportunity together with action plan which is in line with Food Solution strategy/direction c. Implement agreed customer business plans for assigned accounts d. Effectively manage commercial agreements and monitor growth plan with chain accounts e. Gain insight & understanding into chain operators and leverage these commercial insights with channel marketing to create sustainable profitable business for both parties f. Drive Solution / Concept selling via Ideation sessions and manage entire process from initial stage to launch stage. g. Negotiate on price with customer to ensure the total volume and profit target are met. h. Regularly conduct customer business review i. Build up strong relationship with customers by high quality services and solutions j. Co-ordinate with internal business support from chef, Research & Development, Supply Chain, Channel Marketing and related functions in order to ensure efficient operations to support the business growth agenda k. Compliance with Unilever Code of Business Principles and safety standard Skills Knowledge & Experience i. Sales experience with FMCG companies or International Restaurants Chain ii. Strong negotiation and presentation skills. iii. Ability to develop win-win solutions iv. University graduate (Business school is preferred) v. English / Arabic is essential KPI Measures vi. Incremental reach &Penetration targets vii. Value & Volume growth Target viii. Trade spend optimization for by XX% versus PY ix. Deployment of customer` business plans
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 11, 2020
Full Time
Position Customer Development Executive - Upper Egypt (Luxor) Direct Manager Regional Sales manager Function Customer Development – Food Solutions Country Egypt Work level Region Upper Egypt - Luxor Role Purpose: Implement sales plans to boost customer reach & penetration in food service dedicated channels along with execution of free trade agenda via distributors sales force Accountabilities: Customer Development Deploy sales activity plans with key operators with the use of the company available sales tools Lead the negotiations with potential operators within company’s policies & budget and monitor their performance & compliance to take corrective action where appropriate. Unlock annual agreements with potential customers for the company strategic categories Ensure appropriate/ frequent contact with key stake holders in each customer are being carried out as per the contact matrix Conduct frequent kitchen demonstrations to key operators to generate incremental business Free Trade Expansion Agree on a joint business plans with assigned distributors that delivers the company strategic objectives Set clear performance expectations for distributor sales force to achieve growth of strategic categories in line with profit guidelines Execute free trade plans to increase reach & penetration within designated distributors. Skills Knowledge & Experience i. Minimum 2 years’ experience in FMCG ii. Strong negotiation & presentation skills. iii. Ability to develop win-win solutions iv. University graduate (Business Major is a plus) v. English / Arabic is essential KPI Measures vi. Incremental reach &Penetration targets vii. Value & Volume growth Target viii. Trade spend optimization for by XX% versus PY ix. Deployment of customer` business plans
Unilever 6th October City, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 08, 2020
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: The SAP Support Analyst works mainly with the supply chain team and is responsible for Material Management (MM) modules including purchasing and inventory and their external related systems. The main purpose of the role is to operate as the primary reference for the effective execution of the business processes and SAP systems operation within the process area. The key to the job is a strong understanding of the operational business process within his/her job scope and the use of SAP systems to execute these processes. The Analyst will work with relevant teams in resolution of systems issues, undertake appropriate testing of systems changes, conduct training for new users (on-boarding) and refresher training to improve the knowledge of existing users. Key Responsibilities: Drive business benefits by process improvements, initiatives, local and regional projects Project support desig, testing, cutover, go live. Deal with any issues on process execution and system usage. Work with the relevant SAP / IT Team to help specify the problem with the U2K2 system. Assist in resolution of SAP system problems. Manage the impact of system changes through regression testing. Maintain and enhance the users' skills and knowledge of the SAP system. The Analyst will provide On -Boarding training for any newcomer to his/ her area as well as refresher training to existing users to improve their level of skill and knowledge. Required Experience: 2-5 years of experience in SAP Material Management (MM), Purchasing & Inventory modules. Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Supply Chain/Logistics. Supply chain business operations experience and understanding. High proficiency in using SAP systems and handling SAP support operations. Key Skills: Business process understanding. Project management skills. Problem solving skills - quickly identify the issues and bias for action. Communication skills - be able to communicate with end users as well as SAP / IT teams.
Unilever Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Feb 07, 2020
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Management for allproduction and internal logistics operations in the site. Deliver productioncommitments within the quality specifications and costs standards. Maintain aclean and safe working environment and drive continuous improvement inproduction and internal logistics based on the company’s manufacturingexcellence guidelines and TPM methodology. Oversees the operationof the plant, this includes setting department objectives consistent withcompany’s strategy into action and following through to their successfulachievement and completion. Reviews production progress daily and coordinatesresolution of daily issues. Review Production performance KPIs with productionand internal logistics team through weekly Kaizen meetings. Maintain a safeworking environment in the raw and packaging warehousing operation, whileassuring a robust operation with accurate inventory records applying companyagreed stock control methodologies. Alongside the Supplyplanning Manager lead the long-term master resource planning in support offuture growth plans for site brands. Work closely with Site Engineer to ensure sufficientcapacities in the factory to fulfil factory commitments. Review volumeperformance and production prioritization on weekly basis with the supplyplanning team. In close liaison with the Site Quality Manager, ensure products complywith quality standards and specifications. Work closely with the Maintenance Managerand ensure there’s a robust maintenance system with excellent machine conditionsthat work reliably and efficiently. Constantly stay ahead ofall projects in order to meet introduction timings of (re-)launched productsand innovations and implementation. JOB SUMMARY: Manage all conversion operations from goodsreceipt, material storage and internal logistics, through processing andpacking to hand Define the key capacity parameters andidentify constraints for short- and long-term production planning Achieve annual committed manufacturingexcellence savings Achieve OP targets for Volume, OEE, OR, andcost Ensure that the required and Quality and necessarySafety, Health and environmental systems are in place Prepare and monitor the factory operating planand budget and control the manufacturing conversion costs and internallogistics (labour, wastage and rework) against budget Coordinate and drive activities of Production leadingto continuous improvement of performance, output and reliability; aiming forworld-class operations (cost-reduction optimized use of assets and resourcesand lower wastage) Coordinate the availability of resources andinputs from other departments and 3rd parties Design, implement and monitor procedures,systems and work-instructions to ensure the safe handling of all chemicals,safety of processes and the health and safety of all people on site. Developand implement appropriate safety training programs Assess personal capabilities of staff anddevelop/implement training programs to enhance the skills of all employees inproduction and internal logistics Maintain excellent quality standards andensuring safe working practices through compliance with the guidelines set upin Company Quality, Health & Safety, Environment, Customer Service andConsumer Safety KEY REQUIREMENTS: University degree preferred – Engineering APICS CPIM or CSCP certified will be anadvantage 3-5 years proficient FMCG Supply ChainOperations/ Manufacturing Excellence experience SAP ERP experience WCM/ TPM /Lean experience Cross functional business process knowledge People management / team-building capability CLOSING DATE: Friday, 14 th February 2020 APPLICATION PROCESS: Online Application >> Online Digital Interview >> Face toFace Interview >> Job Offer Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked tocomplete a brief online application form. Completion of the form is required tobe considered. Your application status should read “Application Completed”. Please allow yourself enough time to complete the application form aswhen filled out partially or not at all it may adversely affect the progress ofyour application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the form atonce as you will be unable to return to it later.
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 06, 2020
Full Time
MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The ManufacturingExcellence Manager is responsible for driving manufacturing excellence across anumber of factories, by overseeing the implementation of World ClassManufacturing (WCM) and coordinating the WCM activities. Builds aregional/cluster WCM master plan, providing WCM coaching, developing andmanaging WCM skill, and delivering WCM training in Manufacturing and potentialwithin the Supply Chain. Have a direct impacton Manufacturing performance which includes but is not limited to Productivity,Reliability, Cost Improvement, Safety and Quality. Interact directly withSourcing Unit Directors and their teams, functional experts within the businessand external consultants and agencies to align on business objectives anddeliver projects/ initiatives. JOB SUMMARY: Develop and drive WCM programme deployment,including external audits and Awards Management Co-ordinate the self-assessment in preparationfor external audits Establish a common approach for implementingWCM in the factories, providing coaching, supporting training activities andproviding effective knowledge and best practices transfer across the sites Maximize WCM similarities and synergies withinthe plants, developing action plans for Provide direct support for the implementationof site improvement plans Research and exploit new continuousimprovement tools available in the market, including a strategy for digitalmanufacturing as an enabler KEY REQUIREMENTS: University degree preferred – Engineering WCM/ TPM /Lean Philosophy training Proficient WCM/ TPM/ Lean background isrequired 5-year experience in manufacturing Relevant functional / technical expertise CLOSING DATE: Friday, 14 th February 2020 APPLICATION PROCESS: Online Application >> Online Digital Interview >> Face toFace Interview >> Job Offer Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked tocomplete a brief online application form. Completion of the form is required tobe considered. Your application status should read “Application Completed”. Please allow yourself enough time to complete the application form aswhen filled out partially or not at all it may adversely affect the progress ofyour application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the form atonce as you will be unable to return to it later.
Unilever Cairo, Egypt (State Level), Egypt
Feb 05, 2020
Full Time
Main Job Purpose: Mashreq & Maghreb Quality Manager role works within North Africa & Middle East and manages quality governance and leadership end to end covering the full chain in the business, starting from design, innovation to till the product goes to consumer. This role focuses on Manufacturing and Route to Market operations, implementing, executing, improving and providing technical quality support to manufacturing/logistics/distribution sites, repacking operations, customers, Brand Teams , SC teams, Procurement and R&D on Quality Management System compliance, regulatory compliance, and incident management. Key Responsibilities: Leads Quality in Integrated Business & Quality platforms and supports the development of Quality links to Business and SC Strategy. Leads ensuring, verifying, developing and calibrating UL Quality Management System across Mashreq & Maghreb in all operations end to end ensuring compliance to UL GMP and Quality Standards requirements. Leads/Supports local marketplace product quality incident management and consequent actions investigation and resolution of product quality incidents linked to Mashreq & Maghreb, leads Incident management reporting per Unilever IM requirements. Leads tracking and delivery Mashreq & Maghreb Quality KPI’s: data is analyzed, and improvement projects are activated and followed up and communicated to management (Exco, SCLT, CCBT, SU’s etc as relevant) . Prepares/submits/presents required quality updates & reports to Leadership Teams to raise visibility, alignment and set priorities gaining support for Quality improvement. Leads or supports development of Q improvement activities based on the monitoring and manipulation of marketplace data from multiple channels (e.g. consumer & customer care lines, shelf inspections, warehouse & re‐packer data, employee observations, etc.). Leads/Supports/ participates in Quality Verifications / Audits / Technical Visits / Operational Reviews across Mashreq & Maghreb operations end to end and leads/support gap closure activities & programs and supports for resolution of quality / consumer safety issues. Supports in execution and communication of local regulatory requirements and changes and supports work within the BU’s to ensure compliance on Quality related topics. Leads/Supports ensuring that capabilities of existing and new materials suppliers, new manufacturing/logistics partners/distributors, co-makers to meet UL Quality requirements is verified through technical capability assessments and manages/supports the activities that assure quality / hygienic control processes are in place and operating effectively. Required Experience: 9+ years of experience in Supply Chain Quality Bachelor's degree in Engineering (chemical/quality/production/industrial/mechanical) FMCG/Industrial background is preferred Additional experience in Supply Chain or R&D is a plus
Unilever Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 02, 2020
Full Time
At Unilever, we are looking to expand our Talent Pool of Controland Automation Engineers located across our Africa Cluster, based either at ourAfrica Hub in Sandton or at our South Africa Head Office in Durban La Lucia. Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to lifethrough the work that you do, creating a better business and a better world.You will work with brands that are loved and improve the lives of our consumersand the communities around us. Be part of the most successful purpose-led business in theworld. Have the opportunity to see the true impact that you’re having in thework you do - every small thing counts. The personal contribution you makemeans you feel good about what you do and proud that you have a career with ahigher purpose. Be empowered to make a positive impact, by bringing yourpurpose into action. MAIN JOB PURPOSE: Lead automation anddigital revolution and roadmap strategy across Africa cluster. Solve challengesthat transform our factory and develop both short and long-term automationplans. Drive automation and digital improvements and cost avoidance initiatives.Link new technologies and develop knowledge/ training programs. Landimprovement projects and build automation capability across Africa cluster. Subjectmatter expert across the latest trends and best practices for Automation andDigital technology. Collaborate closely and leverage Global Engineering Teams/ WCMLeaders expertise. JOB SUMMARY: Leadership and development of engineeringprojects for Control and Automation, Lead Operational Technology activities forCapex project in Conceptual, Basic and Detailed design, including inquiry andorder specifications Provide guidance and monitor suppliers onscope, quality and planning Translate strategy into implementationprograms to deliver competitiveness Designing and developing new control systems. Testing,maintaining and modifying existing systems Analyse scope and challenge investments withstakeholders and project managers, operate in multi-disciplinary teams (endusers and suppliers) Manage successful implementations of projectsfrom design to deployment Leverage the value of control and automationto drive innovations, reducing production costs in the factory Digital and automation improvement andefficiency builds Bring outside in, by developing competitivepractices and insights Translating technical complexities andtranslate into business relevant concepts to a broad range of stakeholders Deliver automation programs with stakeholdersacross the organisation Ensure the very highest engineering standardsand processes are implemented and are aligned to specification Ensure assets are designed to comply withUnilever’s safety, quality and sustainability standards Maintain strong links across engineering teamsand be the go-to person to drive automation capability KEY REQUIREMENTS: Engineering Degree in ICE or equivalentexperience 5-7 years relevant working experience, aspecialist and collaborator and *must be able to travel across Africa Must have solid Automation equipment andstructures including advanced process control (APC) distributed control systems (DCS),programmable logic controllers (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition(SCADA) experience, develop and deploy solutions in PSL and transformationleadership Proven track record of process automationdesign and implementation cross category disciplines. Machine / process streamspecifications and machinery project management networks, risk profiles andexecution plans Engineering and Technology experience with athorough knowledge of manufacturing technologies and Quality Broad understanding of production environment andprocesses, preferably batch processes, understanding of PLC (All Siemens /Rockwell product range) - SCADA systems, data analysis, reporting and IT Experienced with Industry 4.0 and/ordigitization, Microsoft Azure and cloud solutions. Understanding of globalstandards like ISA S88, ISA S95, ISA S99, TPM. Prior Digital/ MES experiencewill be an advantage Demonstrable achievements in delightingcustomers through innovation Proficient analytical skills and ability towork in virtual teams, build critical skills and develop key talent *Must have project management skills, excellentcommunication and networking skills Analytical, financial and business managementskills (Industry certified courses beneficial) Knowledge of WCM methodologies and excellentbusiness and change management skills
Unilever Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Feb 02, 2020
Full Time
At Unilever, we are looking to expand our Talent Pool of ProductionEngineers located in Johannesburg. Unilever is the place where you can bring your purpose to lifethrough the work that you do, creating a better business and a better world.You will work with brands that are loved and improve the lives of our consumersand the communities around us. Be part of the most successful purpose-led business in theworld. Have the opportunity to see the true impact that you’re having in thework you do - every small thing counts. The personal contribution you makemeans you feel good about what you do and proud that you have a career with ahigher purpose. Be empowered to make a positive impact, by bringing yourpurpose into action. MAIN JOB PURPOSE: The Production Engineer role is critical to the development ofour factories to World Class, which means zero defects, zero waste and zerolosses. She/he will apply extensivelythe full range of Focused and Quality Improvement methods and tools to counterlosses identified in the areas of Safety, Quality, Cost Deployment, CustomerService and Logistics. The CostDeployment pillar will be populated with data built up through application ofthe Managing Manufacturing Performance Code, which is key to ensuring focus onkey losses. Working directly with the line crews on a daily basis. TheProduction Engineer also acts as the technical trainer for line teams andprovides coaching in phenomena identification, root cause analysis and theestablishment of counter-measures. Validation of all process improvements andthe establishment of revised basic conditions on the line. A core deliverableis eliminate losses and wastes and increase the stability of the line tosupport the transition of traditional line teams to semi-autonomous teams. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Manufacturing and Packaging technology. Rely on basic butconsistent understanding of the manufacturing technologies of the Category todrive relevant process improvement Consumer and Customer Focus. Building world class factories willeliminate losses and ensure that we do not pass on the cost of inefficienciesto our customers and consumers Bias for Action. By providing consistent and near real timeinformation, decisions can be taken quickly which leverage our resources Building Talent and Teams. Our vision is to move tosemi-autonomous teams and we require Production Engineer’s with a passion forachieving results through great teamwork, an ability to teach new tools andmethodologies and ensuring that you and your colleagues are fully aligned, anddrawing on one another’s strengths Accountability and Responsibility. Taking responsibility forbuilding your team’s performance and sharing your best interventions to helpsupport other lines’ in their improvements Growth Mindset. By building world class factories we will becomemore competitive in the market place and set the standards to which othersaspire WCM. Apply the full set of WCM methods and tools to identifyroot causes, define countermeasures and validate their effectiveness; masteryof AM, PM, Q and FI tools and processes. Establish standards to support lineoperators sustain new basic conditions Process and Organisational Design. Leverage technical knowledgeand a systems approach to ensure factory lines and processes are optimallyresourced (e.g. manpower ratios are efficient and sustainable) Analytical capability. Collect and analyse complex data topenetrate problems’ phenomena and understand root causes Eliminate Waste and Loss according to the WCM prioritization processusing AM, PM, FI and QC pillar tools and methodologies Create Technical Standards to ensure process stability on theline Train line crews on technical standards and restoration of basicconditions (Stability sustainability) Identify and extend good practice to other lines Application and accuracy of MMP Code data SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: Post Graduate in Mechanical/ Chemical/ Industrial Engineering 3 years Packaging and Plastic technology Production Engineerwith solid WCM or Lean Manufacturing experience within FMCG/ Motor/Manufacturing industries Proficient Optimisation/ SOP’s and WCM/ Lean Manufacturing experienceessential *Must have High Speed Packaging experience *Must demonstrate a strong technical knowledge across all thesite’s processes and lines *Must possess strong engineering leadership credentials with aproven ability to eliminate loss and waste on significant projects *Must demonstrate a flair for improvement engineering andcoaching Project Management experience Understanding of Quality Management systems, GMP and Changemanagement process Statistics and process control tools experience Autonomous Maintenance, Planned Maintenance, Quality and FItools and processes experience Visualize clearly what the ideal production system Clearly understand operating principles and establish correctoperating standards
Unilever Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Jan 31, 2020
Full Time
Position: Purchase to PayAccountant Terms: 1-year contract JobSummary Responsible for all accounts payable processes for Unilever Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya third party accounts. Ensuring all key performance metrics are achieved monthly including payment on time (POT) 95%, Purchase Order compliance (POC) 98% and first pass yield (FPY) 80% within East Africa as per the Global Unilever policy. Management of Key accounts especially revenue authorities and third-party vendors and customers. Reconciling vendor statements, and maintaining liaison with suppliers to ensure payments are made promptly and accounts stay current. Provide data for working capital forecasting requirements for third party debtors and creditors. Preparing and processing electronic transfers and payments through use of SAP, DCIW, Coupa and Online banking apps such as Citi Direct. Review and posting of overheads costs such as Tanzania Revenue Authority, International travel costs (AMEX) and reclassification for month end reporting to the correct general ledger and cost centers. Partnering with Brand Marketing Investment (BMI) Accountant to review Key BMI suppliers and internal orders to resolve payment issues. Initiating tax urgent requests (URA,TRA,KRA) and one-time vendor manual payments on share point tool while guiding all users within the business to raise urgent, advance and one-time vendor payments. Conducting business support centre (BSC) trainings aimed at resolving all payment issues and DCIW+ invoice management tool workflow for all users within the business at specified locations helping to reduce outstanding workflow. Providing information and offering support to different audit requirements which have included KPMG external audit, PWC and Unilever internal audit, internal financial controls assessment and Unilever global corporate audit for PTP function. Ensuring third party net position is within tolerance risk levels and working capital requirements by offsetting both customer and vendor balances and sharing with the local finance leadership team. Flagging and advising on resolution of third party customers long outstanding debts to ensure appropriate provisions. Regularly communicate with shared service teams IBM and operating centers (OC) to ensure PTP service level agreements (SLAs) are met month on month. Check and review on shared dashboard metrics, reports for DCIW and KPIs such as vendor blocked items, vendor open debits and goods receipts not invoiced (GRNI) are achieved in accordance to the Global Financial Controls Framework (GFCF). Training and monitoring of travel and expenses Concur system to improve controls and efficiency on personal expenses incurred for business purposes while ensuring timely payments. Partnering with HR and Intercompany Accountant to ensure timely clearing of bank open items before 20 th of every month ahead of the Global cut-off date. Ensuring that all new employees vendor accounts are created in SAP by sharing the people soft forms and vendor creation templates with the employee, MDM team and obtaining all necessary approvals. KeyRequirements University Graduate in Finance or a business-related field Professional qualifications CPA/ACCA Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a P2P role within a manufacturing company Self-drive and agile