Technical Manager (Electrical) at Perfetti Van Melle

by Area Talk

Perfetti Van Melle is a privately owned company, producing and distributing candies and chewing gums in more than 150 countries worldwide. Employing over 18.000 people and operating 35 companies throughout the world, Perfetti Van Melle has a true global reach: it is present in the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing safe equipment at all times securing safe ways of working for operators using these equipment’s creating a safe working environment always.
  • To lead a team of electrical engineers and electrical technicians to carryout maintenance and engineering functions in a food processing plant.
  • To ensure the preventive and corrective maintenance of production, packaging and utility equipment, maximizing the up time.
  • To ensure efficient utilization of the equipment
  • Ability to read and understand electrical drawings
  • Preparation of equipment standards and specification
  • To liaison and communicate with the suppliers, contractors (local and international)
  • Assign responsibilities among the team members to get the best out of them
  • Preparation of daily report, monthly as well various analysis and report using MS Excel and other software /tools
  • Good understanding of the various industrial and engineering codes, standards and practices is required
  • To carryout various electrical and maintenance works
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot electronics, PLC, HMI, Servo drive, instrumentation, switch gear and miscellaneous process controlling instruments
  • To assist and carryout various project works time to time• Ensure compliance with safety guidelines by staff, visitors, contractors and suppliers
  • Develop and execute programs to achieve OHS objectives and provide advice on OHS trends and indicators.
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities to keep abreast of regulatory updates and industry best practice.
  • Conduct routine drills to test Emergency preparedness for all likely emergency scenarios
  • Monitor and inspect fire alarm infra systems and ensure reliability in event of fire emergency.
  • Facilitate internal audits of the safety management systems.
  • Conduct safety inspections of electrical hand tools
  • Ensure awareness, understanding and application of QHSE policy on assigned jobs
  • Ensure awareness, understanding and application departmental /process QHSE objectives;
  • Understand and apply the intent of the QHSE policy to assigned jobs
  • Understand roles and responsibilities and the importance of conformity with the QHSE requirements.
  • Participating in new limes and equipment deployments by inspecting all modifications


  • Minimum qualification and experience B.Sc/HND or equivalent
  • Graduate in Electrical Engineering from a reputable and recognized university/institution with at least 10 years of practical experience in industrial sector to install and maintain utilities and plant equipment.
  • Experience with sugar confectionary industry will be an added advantage


  • Internal and installation works of equipment involved before commissioning, securing the electrical safety of equipment/lines.
  • Knowledge & Experience:
  • Experience of using AutoCAD
  • Must have knowledge about food safety principles and practices


  • Analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Multitasking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Numerate Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness

Location: Ogun State, Nigeria

Method of Application

Interested and Qualified candidates should forward their detailed CV to using Technical Manager (Electrical). as Subject of the Mail.

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