Nigerian Bottling Company Limited Recruiting for Maintenance Planner

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is one of the biggest companies in the non-alcoholic beverage industry in the country and is the sole franchise bottler of The Coca-Cola Company in Nigeria. Our company serves approximately 160 million people by producing and distributing a unique portfolio of quality brands, bringing passion to marketplace implementation, and demonstrating leadership in corporate social responsibility.

Job Title: Maintenance Planner 

The Maintenance Planner reports to the Maintenance Systems Engineer/Plant Engineer and the key responsibilities of the role are:

  • In association with PE/CE/MSE, prepare maintenance strategies for the BU and be responsible for operation of same.
  • Develop and ensure execution of maintenance activity plans by MCs.
  • Review job requests, create job orders, schedule and allocate maintenance work for plant or part of as assigned.
  • In tandem with MCs, control scheduled maintenance activities on the lines or utilities.
  • Determine and arrange resources such as spares, tools and other materials as may be required for maintenance tasks.
  • Recommended maintenance mix and schedule improvements based on status reports of executed maintenance schedules.
  • Manage performance of business unit, self and all other engineering maintenance staff via approved metrics& KBIs
  • Custodian of all engineering maintenance records including staff related matters & equipment history.
  • As directed, prepare and keep staff development actions including skill gap analysis, tools analysis, training plans etc.
  • As directed, carryout budget preparation, implementation and cost monitoring.
  • Be the driver for process and equipment improvements using available improvement tools as RCM, EAtB, Kaizens etc to cause improvement in performance.
  • Responsible for maintenance IS management including preparation of visual intrusions and other displays as reqd.
  • PE/CE reports preparations including but not limited to end of week, or month or year management review templates, meeting minutes etc.
  • Measures/evaluates equipment efficiencies, downtime and assist in development of maintenance requirements - i.e. RCM implementation - until effective hand over to final user.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned to him/her by line manager considered to enhance maintenance planning.


  • A Relevant Engineering Degree or equivalent certificate (HND)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in technical positions most of which should have been around the shop floor
  • Excellent Degree of computer literacy especially MS Excel and Ppt
  • Good command of the English language-Spoken and written
  • Good command of SAP EAM Software
  • Proven familiarity with budgeting procedures
  • Significant experience with a measure of cost reduction initiatives within a manufacturing environment
  • Good understanding and experience of current WC manufacturing methodologies
  • Good understanding of plant HQSE modalities and codes
  • Good oral communication, influencing, analytical and relationship skills
  • Experience in capex projects, installation of new plant equipment and extension of the current plants
  • Understanding of business case/cost benefits analysis preparation and basic financial analysis tools
  • Experience in practical project management
  • Any WC certifications in maintenance, reliability or project management

Location: Nigeria

Closing Date
16th March, 2017.


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