Recruitment for SAP Production Planner at UAC Foods Limited

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2021.
UAC Foods Limited is a leading manufacturer and Marketer of tasty, nourishing convenience foods. The business is a joint venture between UACN Plc of Nigeria with 51% equity stake and Tiger Brands of South Africa with 49%. We are a quality conscious company and always aim to add value to our consumers with our rich basket of Snacks, Beverage and Dairies products. Our foremost act of social responsibility is the nutritious, hygienic and safe products that we consistently give to Nigerians.
Staffed with the right people in key Technical, Production and Customer Service Units coupled with our rich culture of innovation spanning many years, we have remained a dominant player in the food industry. Our company pioneered the Sausage Roll market in 1952 and for over 50 years, Gala has kept Nigerians going in their journey to success.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: SAP Production Planner
Location: Lagos
Job Summary

  • To supervise core manufacturing on SAP and to ensure proper raw material management.

You will be accountable for:

  • Plan and schedule production activities to meet with sales and marketing needs
  • Initiate and supervise all manufacturing activities on SAP for on time delivery to distribution
  • Monitor inventory level in operations to avoid stock out and overstocking
  • Supervise the collection, staging and usage of stock in operations to ensure adequate accountability
  • Prepare Material Usage Variance reports, yield analysis etc.
  • Carry out production orders completion (TECO) and close orders.
  • Generate production reports (production volume and production yields) per shift, weekly and monthly for daily, weekly, and monthly reviews in operations meetings.
  • Investigate production problem, analyze root causes, and provide solutions. Analyze delays and interruptions and accordingly adjust production schedule to meet deadlines.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND Biochemistry, Microbiology, Food Sciences and Technology, Chemistry, Industrial/Production Engineering.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Production/Factory Management in Food and Beverage Manufacturing sector or other FMCG.
  • SAP Core manufacturing and Production Planning Experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages especially Excel
  •  Excellent communication, negotiation skills and able to communicate well at all levels both within and outside UFL.
  • Organisational and problem- solving skills.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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