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Refinery Engineer 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Refinery Engineer
Locations: Ikorodu Factory, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose:

  • Manage plant efficiency and downtimes, equipment health (corrective and preventive maintenance) and Utilities optimization
  • To assist coordinate material, personnel and machinery within the shift and other functional departments as per production & quality plan
  • Drive Margin and Continuous Improvement initiatives

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To guide all the production/shift leaders and operating staffs on the cost-effective, efficient and safe operation & maintenance of the plant (Ref, Dry Fract & Effluent) in accordance to SOP.
  • To coordinate and ensure proper planning of labour, materials and machineries maintenance programme to achieve production requirements.
  • Maintains factory cleanliness & orderliness at all times.
  • To carry out continuous plant improvement program.
  • To ensure compliance with relevant AIB, QMS, Food Safety, OHS & EMS policies and procedures.
  • To identify and rate aspects of the departmental activities and develop programs where necessary, to help control those aspects that could have adverse impact on the environment.
  • To ensure the production targets are met and in line with the production plan.
  • To prepare Production Reports and ensure proper reconciliation of all raw materials, products, processing chemicals and utilities.
  • Ensure sufficient materials are available to meet the production targets and reduce level of wastes.
  • Internal & External


  • Production team
  • Warehouse team
  • Finance and Accounts Team
  • Human Resources (H.R.)
  • Engineering and Maintenance Team
  • Operation, Supply & Distribution Team
  • Technical team

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed:

  • B.Eng. in any discipline preferably Chemical/ Mechanical Engineering.
  • 1-2 years work experience in similar role within a multinational organization.
  • Proactive and able to implement continuous improvement programs.

Job Context & Special:

  • Pay attention to minute detail.
  • Ability to operate in a systematic and logical manner.
  • Good sense of judgment.
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Great physical health and hygiene.
  • Ability to motivate co-workers, colleagues and others.
  • Ability to display self-confidence 

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