Head, Automobile Assembly at Alfred and Victoria Associates

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of the top ICT firms in Nigeria, that focuses its attention on consulting, recruiting and training. Their headquarters is located at 56 Opebi Rd, Opebi, Ikeja.

JOB TITLE: Head, Automobile Assembly

JOB LOCATIONLagos Island, Lagos


  • The assembly manager oversees the entire manufacturing process and ensures the assembly or production process adheres to policies and procedures.
  • His/her job is to handle the cost efficiency, quality and safety throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Assembly managers also works with other personnel to find cost effective and quality materials used in the process, constantly looking for ways to cut costs and streamline processes.


  • Work to ensure people and resources are applied in an efficient and effective manner to meet delivery requirements while achieving quality and safety standards
  • Ensure that team members follow defined assembly procedures and comply with quality requirements
  • Ensure full adherence to 5S practices at all times
  • Ensure equipment is within calibration date and all systems are functioning correctly
  • Ensure all records are completed appropriately
  • Ensure that non-conforming material is clearly identified and segregated
  • Ensure that the escalation procedure for quality concerns is followed
  • Ensure achievement of production throughput against stated capacity targets
  • Ensure the team are aware of day to day targets and responsibilities
  • Manage work order closures and stock control transactions
  • Maintain visible lead for adherence to procedures and instructions
  • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and associated reporting and action closure
  • Monitor change over and/or line set up efficiency
  • Prepare line set-ups for following shifts, including first piece buyoffs
  • Monitor and maintain all safety equipment and tools
  • Undertake continuous training and development
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
  • Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
  • Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, key performance indicators (KPI’s) including the engagement of external resources as required
  • Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department
  • Ensure that team members follow defined assembly procedures and comply with quality requirements
  • Responsible for training of operators for products and processes within the local team
  • Responsible for daily management and support for the team to achieve operational success
  • Monitor time and attendance and ensure compliance with Company procedures
  • Provide technical expertise to the team and respond to operator queries
  • Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them
  • Review, implement and update company records e.g. training matrices, absenteeism, risk assessments
  • Communicate KPIs from the strategic annual plan so that each employee is aware of expectations and deliverables.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 10-12 years’ related experience
  • Commitment to work towards professional accreditation with an industry related body
  • Experience of leading small group activities to drive improvement ideas
  • Strong PC skills and experience of packages such as Standard Analyses: Purchasing Information System (SAP) and Excel
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and recognised QC tools
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including ISO14001 and responsibilities
  • Knowledge of Quality standard TS16949.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Exercise considerable initiative/judgement in work methods and in interpreting and delegating work requirements/goals
  • Work independently, reviewed infrequently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lead by example, gain respect from team and communicate with clarity whilst demonstrating excellence in approach to work and people activities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of activities at the same time
  • Ability to plan, analyse and challenge
  • Able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of all people related processes and procedures
  • Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure/cost of poor quality
  • Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, Scrap.

Personalities and Attributes:

  • Assembly Team Leader
  • Cell Leader
  • Process Lead
  • Production Team Leader
  • Manufacturing/Production Supervisor.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Deadline: Expired

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Job CategoryAstronaut/Space/Science/Technology, branch head

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