Electrical Technician

November 14, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice – whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Electrical Technician
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Seniority Level: Non-management.
Function: Operations.
Reports to: Shift Team Lead.
Role Positioning and Objectives

The Electrical Technician supports the Shift Team Lead in delivering the PQCDSM – Production, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety and Morale, in order to achieve the Compelling Business Need by thorough application of RTT/ IWS tools. Our new colleague, in conjunction with the Equipment Owner are ensuring their equipment is operated and maintained at base conditions and improvements required to reach goals are completed.
Collaborate across lines and cell with other technicians as required to maintain cohesive, responsive, flexible organization.

What You Will Be Accountable for

Mentor and develop Technician I and Operating Teams
Actively participate in project delivery and execution
As a member of Operating AM team, drives and performs all AM related activities and actions within Shift. Includes RTT DMS, step progression, and maintenance of standards
Use Risk Prediction whenever you are performing a non-routine task on your equipment (i.e. defect fixing)
Drives safety defects through completion with a high sense of urgency
Performs weekly & monthly CILs
Maintains and updates all standards in Equipment (i.e. CIL, OPLs, lube map, safety map, centrelines, defect list, etc.)
Capable to perform all PMs
Collaborates with PM resource to identify and update PMs as needed
Participates in Breakdown Elimination and leads improvements to eliminate reoccurring BDs
Continues to create OPLs to guide others how to help you keep your equipment maintained at standard
Understand, follow, and insure compliance with QA and HS&E Key Elements. Eliminate Root Cause of any outages
Lead issue resolution “to Root Cause” on the floor of chronic stops, especially during Shift DDS.

Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

Academic qualification in City & Guilds (Engineering / Electrical / Electronics / Instrumentation), NABTEB (Technical Trade), or National Diploma (Electrical/Electronics) from a recognized institution.
A strong working knowledge of technical training, fault finding, troubleshooting techniques on either Making or Packing machines
A good understanding of electrical, electronics and instrumentation processes, both hands on and theory will be required
Ability to interpret schematic drawings (to component level)
Intermediate knowledge on PLC's, HMI's and also good knowledge on Siemens SIMATIC S7 controllers
Knowledge of fault analysis of hardwire relay logic, motor control circuits, motor power circuits (120V to 480V 3phase) and common utility / lighting circuits
Ability to analyse problems, identify solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
A high degree of inter-personal skills will be required to establish credentials and to pass on knowledge and experience to newer team members.
Effective communication skills in order to deliver superior performance
Ability to effectively prioritize competing needs
High level of personal responsibility and accountability for results.

Salary Range
Competitive salary package + excellent benefits + market leading bonus
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Be vigilant – BAT will never ask a job candidate for money for any reason, including paying for visa, work permits or pre-employment checks. If someone invites you to apply for a BAT role and asks for payment for these types of activities, it is not a legitimate BAT job.

To apply for this job please visit careers.bat.com.


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