Managerial and Engineering Jobs At SIG Combibloc


SIG Combibloc

SIG Combibloc Obeikan is one of the world’s leading system suppliers of carton packaging and filling machines for beverages and food. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to our customers.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Area Manager, West Africa & East Africa
Job ID: 10431T
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reporting to: Head of Cluster – Sub Sahara Africa
Job Purpose

  • Be responsible for all aspects of the business in his territory (Sales, Marketing and Technical Service).
  • Identify and realize market opportunities for the Combibloc System business (filling lines, packaging material and services) in his territory.

The Primary Roles Are:

  • To build and maintain strong customer relationships for the benefit of both
  • To propose action plans to Management that delivers the Company strategy and objectives as defined in OPLA and Budget Reviews
  • To execute the action plans after obtaining Management approval and report timely on challenges, opportunities and results and if needed propose corrections to action plans.
  • To manage the office for all legal, manpower, tax… issues in accordance with the local law and company approved policies


  • Build, manage and maintain fully functioning organization and operational office. This includes evaluating current staff skill level and taking necessary HR actions to raise the standard.
  • Establish and oversee implementation of key account plans.
  • Chair monthly meetings with the service, production, quality personnel to ensure programs are in place on time.
  • Develop long-term strategic plan in cooperation with the Cluster Head.
  • Visit customers regularly to ensure their needs are being met.
  • Resolve outstanding commercial and technical issues, develop SIG Combibloc Obeikan’s value proposition, and build strong professional working relationships to gain customer loyalty.
  • Visit customers regularly to ensure their needs are being met.
  • Resolve outstanding commercial and technical issues, develop SIG Combibloc Obeikan’s value proposition, and build strong professional working relationships to gain customer loyalty.
  • Conduct customer satisfaction program and determine our performance level against customer expectations.
  • Develop plans and take the necessary action with the support of the other team members to ensure customer satisfaction levels are achieved.
  • Arrange for periodic technical and commercial updates to the customer on industry developments with the aim of ensuring better fill performance and cost savings.
  • Seek out new market opportunities and develop them against competitive packing materials and companies to increase line utilization and market share.
  • Establish periodical sales forecasts on customer sleeve orders and ensure these are accurate.
  • Secure that technical performance and filling machine utilization of all installed equipment is constantly monitored and corrective actions are initiated, if required.
  • Maintain accurate records of all pricing, sales, marketing and technical reports


  • Required work experience and skills:
  • Essential: minimum 5 to 7 years in the Sales Department of a Multinational Organization
  • Desired: experience in the packaging industry on Managerial level

Required educational qualifications:

Essential: Degree in Technical or Business curriculum
Desired: MSc, MBA

  • English / French
  • Arabic / German would be an advantage.

Other Additional Requirements / Pre-requisites:

  • Social and Leadership skills giving ability to work with people at all levels and from different cultural backgrounds
  • Committed to delivering on time in full on objectives and activities
  • Good understanding of the value chain for dairy and beverage industry and FMCG
  • The job requires travelling.

Job Title: Field Service Engineer
Job ID: 10446T
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reporting to: Area Manager – Southern Africa
Job Purpose

  • Securing the functional efficiency of the filling machine lines at customer site, considering the commercial conditions


  • Demonstrate solid knowledge & understanding how related items work, as well as how to use different related tools. (e.g. Pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanics, electro-mechanics, automation, instrumentation, controls,  tools)
  • Realization of inspections, repairs, preventive maintenances or trouble-shooting at customer site.
  • Support of the customer staff regarding technical problems.
  • Ordering of spare parts when required with customer approval.
  • Installation of modifications when required.
  • Preparation of technical reports and record any customer complaints and forwarding to the responsible department.
  • Leading of the personnel at the site when required.
  • As required installation of filling line.


  • Required work experience and skills:
  • Must have strong customer service skills, be willing to travel.
  • Proven record in Field Service and Customer Contacts.

Required Educational Qualifications:

  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Degree with 3+ years’ experience Aseptic Industry and/or Food strongly or in  past packaging industry experience
  • OR minimum NPC3 with a qualified trade with 5+ years of packaging industry experience a necessary. PLC Programming is a desirable.

Age Range:
27 – 37

Language Required:

  • Proficiency in written & Verbal English is a must.
  • Local Language is a plus.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:


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