Project Draftsman at Nestle Foods

Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss multinational food and beverage company headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world measured by revenues.

Nestlé’s products include baby food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods, and snacks. Twenty-nine of Nestlé’s brands have annual sales of over CHF1 billion (about US$1.1 billion), including Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer’s, Vittel, and Maggi. Nestlé has 447 factories, operates in 194 countries, and employs around 333,000 people. It is one of the main shareholders of L’Oreal, the world’s largest cosmetics company.

Nestlé is committed to enhancing the quality of consumers\’ lives through nutrition, health and wellness. Our mission of \"Good Food, Good Life\" is to provide the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.
Providing safe, quality nutrition for more than 140 years
Operations in more than 86 countries
2 000+ brands worldwide
CHF 92 billion sales in 2013
More than 330 000 employees

Objective to be the leader in nutrition, health and wellnessLocation: Agbara, Ogun

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage company in the world. At our very core, we are a human company driven by our purpose to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking for a Project Draftsman who is responsible for the production of various project drawings (Spare Parts, Factory and Plant Layouts, etcetera) and assisting in updating records of project-related documents.

A day in the life of…

Ensuring that you exhibit an attitude of absolute intolerance and zero compromise for unsafe situations, never implementing changes (whether directly instructed to, or under your own initiative) without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety and environment.
Reading and interpreting drawings for construction purposes.
Drawing and designing of mechanical and electrical parts.
Liaising with external Contractors (Architects and Structural Engineers) in relation to project drawings.
Ensuring conformity of drawings to hygienic engineering and design principles during construction and installation phase(s).
Drawing of industrial services (piping and instrumentation diagrams).
Conversion and amendment of old drawings to electronic forms.
Implementing component drawings/ layouts as directed by Engineers.
Keeping drawing files in safe custody and ensuring regular backups on external storage devices.
Keeping proper inventory of drawing numbers and revisions.
Reviewing risk assessment on high hazard tasks and issuing permits to work for task execution.
Supervising contractors on site during construction and installation phase(s).
Carrying out other assignments as directed by the Project Manager.

What will make you successful

Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or their equivalent; with a minimum of a Second Class Lower class of degree.
1-2 years experience in a Computer-Aided Design operator role.
In-depth knowledge of technical/engineering drawings.
Extensive expertise in 3D design technology/software.
Strong technical background with excellent technical reporting skills.
Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCAD and SAP.
Persuasive, encouraging and motivating individual with strong interpersonal and good organizational skills.
Commitment to strong work ethics including integrity, honesty, safety, compliance and quality.
Openness and curiosity for dynamic and future trends in technology, new business ideas and opportunities.
Continuous Improvement and “Can-Do” mindset – Willingness to accept change and the ability to manage it.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Aptness to learning.

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