Wrigley Process & Packaging Engineer Job vacancy in Kenya 2013


The Wrigley Company is the world’s largest manufacturer of chewing gum.
Wrigley is a subsidiary of the MARS Company, a global leader in the chocolate and pet-food categories and one of the largest privately owned businesses.

At Wrigley, we love what we do and are passionate about our people. People in over 150 countries enjoy our brands everyday.

Our secret to success is ensuring our associates treat the business as if it were their own and ensuring that we harness the individual strengths of our people. We also place great emphasis on being a responsible company with an eye on the future.

Due to our continued growth, we have created new vacancies and therefore seek to recruit for the following position reporting to the Engineering Manager.
Process & Packaging Engineer
Job Purpose
Provide design, technical and operational support to production processes and the packaging function by monitoring, maintaining and improving quality of process and efficiency of packaging to guarantee quality products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use of lean tools (e.g. six sigma, value stream mapping) to improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
  • Benchmark key processes by performing mass / energy balances to identify opportunities to increase product quality, process capacity, and productivity while minimizing energy consumption.
  • Optimise process conditions and implement adequate control measures to guarantee quality first time in all processes.
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
  • Development of complete package concept and specifications, and improvements to existing packaging configurations as well as application of new technologies, materials and cost reduction projects where appropriate by delivering perfect machine material interfaces.
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Packaging Technology or equivalent.
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience within a packaging design or process environment in a FMCG Factory.
  • Experience in use of TPM tools and continuous improvement concepts.
  • Project Management skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical and problem solving skills with ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
How to apply:
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by end of day Wednesday 4th September 2013 to:

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, 

Nairobi, GPO 00100
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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