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Stores Technician at Guinness Nigeria Plc


Guinness Nigeria Plc is a major market for Diageo: Guinness Nigeria operates in the unique and fast-growing alcohol industry of over 15mhl beer potential. It is the only company that does Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It’s an on-trade-dominated market but with a fast-growing off-trade channel.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Stores Technician

Job ID.: JR1091722
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Grade Level: L7

Purpose of Role:

  • Maintain a safe working environment relating to all stores activities.
  • Undertake and ensure compliance with Diageo engineering stores processes.  This includes all activities from receipt of maintenance work orders (demand for spares or services), to preparation of Requisitions details, through to receipt of deliveries, whilst ensuring inventory is counts are complete and any missing’s investigated.
  • Actively working with 3rd party/in-house MRO Procurement team to supporting optimisation of Engineering spares stock holding,
  • Maximise value generation through Procurement savings, and cost avoidance generated e.g. through Diageo inter stores transfers, refurbish rather than replace.

Key Decision:

  • Asset care optimization.

Top Accountabilities:

  • Follow Diageo stores processes held in EQMS to ensure compliance with GAR & CARM requirements.  Remotely actively work with Diageo Stores network to identify process improvement activities.
  • Ensure that inventory and non-inventory items are receipted, stock reservations managed and kitted for planned maintenance activities to fulfil Diageo business needs.
  • Carry out stocktaking in accordance with Diageo processes, carry out investigations to support achievement of stock booking accuracy targets
  • Ensure Visual Management KPI and action boards are up to date with agreed Diageo stores performance measures, and actively participate in weekly performance and improvement review forums
  • Support standardisation of spares components linked to Capital Expenditure projects  
  • Ensure manual handling requirements are met.
  • Maintain high levels of 5S in stores to support achievement of H&S, environmental standards, and efficient stores layout and materials movements
  • Conduct inter stores transfers to improve Diageo/Market stock turn and aged stock profile
  • Work with maintenance teams on repair programme management
  • Work in partnership with external Procurement resource/integrator to achieve savings and cost avoidance targets (reverse engineering; consignment stock; consumables vendor managed inventory; decoupling spares from services contractors)
  • Work with other to ensure correct Purchase Requisition details in SAP maintenance work orders
  • Ensure engineering spares SAP material masters are maintained to Diageo standards (Naming convention, part numbers applied; Bill of Materials generated; no duplicate materials across storage locations; min/max level optimisation; annual (Q3) aged stock reviews; criticality analysis from maintenance teams applied to new parts)
  • Create and manage Purchase Information Records (PIR’s) and Source Lists 
  • Ensure that inventory and non-inventory items within storage are protected from damage and loss in line with local and CARM directives.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Good understanding of stores operations
  • Competent in use of systems (EQMS, SAP, MS Office applications)
  • A solid appreciation of the segregation of duty requirements
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Positive team player with ability to work remotely with stores counterparts across Diageo sites
  •  N/A as a global standard.

Policies highly relevant to the Supply Function:

  • Environment Policy, Quality Policy, Anti-corruption Policy, Occupational Health and Safety Policy, Corporate Security Policy, Employee Alcohol Policy, IMS Policy, Anti-discrimination & Human Rights Policy,
  • In addition, the Company has 15 (fifteen) global policies and a Code of Business. These policies are available on the Compliance and Ethics page of Mosaic. It is your responsibility to be fully aware of the policies when you commence this role and if you have any questions for clarification, please consult your Line Manager.

Excellence in Supply Chain:

  • Upholds Standards – Embrace the Diageo stores management and Procurement standards, apply them effectively in their role and adhere to them at all times. 
  • Performance Management – Understand the importance of KPIs in driving performance; know how to track their targets and, make improvement recommendations as appropriate
  • Continuous Improvement – Flexible and embraces change, continually looks for ways to improve everything we do to meet Diageo’s performance ambition.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Invest in Talent – Take time for development.  Pro-actively seeks feedback from others and take action.
  • Inspire through Purpose – proactive ambassador for their stores function and Procurement Integrator when talking with stakeholders.  Utilise stores network to make things happen and optimise Supply Chain.
  • Win through Execution & Shape the Future – Constantly strive to improve performance, benchmark and adopt best practice,

Method of Application: 

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