Job Title:  Production Manager

Job Number:  17679

Country: Algeria
Function: Operations
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent

British American Tobacco has a new exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to be based in our factory in Oran.  

The role will report directly to the Head of Operations.


The main accountabilities of the role are:

  • Ensuring that the manufacturing arms manufacture products to quality standards which reflect and exceed the expectations of both our customers and consumers
  • Ensuring that the manufacturing arms manufacture to agreed demand plans and maintains stock holdings of finished goods in line with approved stock policies
  • Minimizing cost of manufacture through improved manufacturing performances by increasing flexibility, waste reduction, greater assets utilization and efficiency and productivity
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable Algerian Legislation as well as BAT common platforms, best practice guidelines and corporate responsibility including EH&S
  • Ensuring that adequate maintenance strategy is deployed across the manufacturing arms so as to ensure improvement in productivity and a reduction in maintenance spending
  • Maintaining and improving condition of all manufacturing equipment
  • Working with the Supply Chain team and striving for supply chain integration
  • Working towards enshrining a culture of continuous improvement in the manufacturing department
  • Identifying, training and developing talents within the manufacturing arms with a view to achieving recognition for high standards of operation and performance


What you will bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering field preferred)
  • Between 5-7 years of experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience in an FMCG and/or multinational organization
  • Very good all-round understanding of factory processes
  • Fluency in English, Arabic & French (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in MS office (Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the company whilst also understanding change management techniques to enable you to drive change and operational improvement


British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT (Algeria) SPA (DZ10)

Job Segment: Industrial, Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, Supply, Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations, Management

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