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Calling on global leaders in the food and beverage industry. Nestlé, renowned for its commitment to excellence and innovation, invites ambitious Nigerians to several job opportunities at Nestle Nigeria. Whether you’re passionate about marketing, finance, engineering, or supply chain management, Nestlé offers a diverse range of internship opportunities to help you grow personally and professionally.

Brief Information on Nestlé Nigeria

Nestlé, founded in 1866 and headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland, has evolved into one of the world’s largest and most respected companies. With a presence in over 180 countries and a workforce exceeding 300,000 employees, Nestlé’s legacy spans generations. Committed to enhancing lives through its portfolio of high-quality products, Nestlé is not just a company; it’s a symbol of trust and reliability.

Overall, Nestlé believes that people are the most important assets, so they offer a dynamic, inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions, and geographies, with diverse teams and cultures.

Why Work at Nestlé Nigeria?

Nestlé Nigeria offers far more than just a stint in the corporate world. Here’s why you should consider joining:

  • Interesting and challenging work in a global organization—a branch of worldwide and well recognised FMCG
  • Possibility to work with a dynamic team of professionals and leaders.
  • Possibility to work on challenging projects.
  • A work environment that promotes respect, professionalism, and professional growth opportunities
  • Possibility of personal development & career advancement

Job Opportunities at Nestlé Nigeria

1. Quality Assurance Analyst

Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst who will be the guardian of consumer delight in terms of delivering products with key sensory drivers, minimising consumer complaints, and promoting competitive advantage through competitor bench marking and profiling during product innovation/renovation so as to drive Nestlé Continuous Excellence in the pursuit of zero defects as the essential base for maintaining consumer trust and preference.

Job Details

  • Position Type: Full-time, On-site
  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Department: Technical & Production
  • Application Deadline: February 22, 2024

Responsibilities of Quality Assurance Analyst

  • People and know-how: Promote quality awareness within the laboratory and across the company.
  • Sensory: Sets up, manages, enforces, and maintains Sensory panel ability to accept quality raw materials for production, monitor HALB sensory attributes and daily release of FERT with key consumer attributes for sales, and also support product innovation and renovation.
  • Quality mastership: Supports the Nestlé Continuous Excellence programme in the quest for zero defects, including root cause analysis after incidents (or near misses) and DMAIC.
  • Quality auditing and verification: Manage the internal and external retail auditing programme, assessing the performance of the quality system, reporting its effectiveness to the management, and proposing actions for improvement.
  • Data Management: Utilises SAP Excel, and Power BI tools to analyse and report quality data.
  • Ensures Leadership Development Principles: Utilise coaching skills in engaging with the shopfloor and leading teams for problem solving. Also participate and engage in operational reviews.


  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent, preferably in Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or Food Science.
  • 2–3 years’ experience in Quality Assurance/Control.
  • Demonstrates good understanding of Good Laboratory Practice and Safety
  • Demonstrated capability to lead a group – Sensory Panelist
  • SAP Competency for Quality Management
  • Problem solving using GSTD and DMAIC
  • Understanding of the Product category
  • Engaging with Consumer Services with respect to complaint Management

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2. SHE Manager

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage company in the world. As part of the Supply chain effort to improve SHE implementation and awareness at Physical Logistics, the SHE Manager role is carved out to give a very strong independent focus to Safety, Health and Environmental issues, maintain and improve the SHE standard at the workplace.

Job Details

  • Position Type: Full-time, On-site
  • Location: Agbara, Nigeria
  • Department: Technical & Production
  • Application Deadline: February 22, 2024

Responsibilities of SHE Manager

  • Drive safety culture by ensuring strict compliance to SHE rules and regulations by all personnel and 3rd party visiting the site to maintain an accident-free operation.
  • Ensure that the Occupational Health & Safety management system is established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with the ISO 45001:2018 Standard.
  • Monitor waste segregation and maintain the record of Zero waste to Landfill.
  • Ensure all incidents on site are investigated and action plans taken to prevent recurrence.
  • Identify appropriate SHE trainings, draw up training plan and ensure all trainings are completed.
  • Ensure that reports on the performance of the Occupational, Health & Safety management system are presented to top management for review and used as a basis for improvement of the OH&S management system.
  • Ensure that an environmental management system is established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the ISO 14001:2015 International Standard.
  • Conducts Hazard identification, determine risks and ensure controls with the support of management to prevent work related accident and/or lost time.
  • Define SHE objectives and targets, communicate and ensure implementation.
  • Draw up a schedule for Behavioural Feedback Sessions (BFS) and coordinate its implementation.


  • B.Sc. / HND in a relevant field.
  • 6-7 years’ experience in a SHE role.
  • Advanced knowledge of Safety, Health & Environment and Quality: principles, regulations and Best practices.
  • Coaching, Influencing and People Management skills.

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3. Storekeeper

Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking to fill the position of a Storekeeper who will be responsible for the accomplishment of Raw & Packaging materials and Finished Products (DC) Inventory operations effectively and efficiently, with the focus of 100% accuracy on all inventories while exhibiting a strong command & solid team leading qualities.

Job Details

  • Position Type: Full-time, On-site
  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Department: Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Application Deadline: February 27th, 2024

Responsibilities of Storekeeper

  • Ensuring prompt offloading and timely performing system Good Receipts for all materials delivered to the warehouse, diligently matching, and capturing correct information (PO, COA, waybill etc.).
  • To provide traceability data as and when required. Ensuring FEFO / status control is followed while issuing/staging materials to production.
  • To ensure implementation of Good Warehouse Practice & The Nestle food safety Management System; follow all SHE rules in the MH/DC.
  • Ensuring compliance to all Warehousing operational standards according to SOPs.
  • To perform daily, weekly and monthly inventory count and other responsibilities assigned by the Warehouse Coordinator/ Warehouse Manager.


  • Ordinary National Diploma in Accounting, Statistics, Mathematics and other related fields.
  • Minimum one (1) year relevant experience in Material Handling Operations, Supply Chain, or Warehousing
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • SAP “MH Modules” and SAP “SNP Modules”
  • Good Knowledge of figures (computer skill, Analytical skill, etc.)

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4. Quality Assurance Technician

Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking to fill the position of a Quality Assurance Technician who will provide professional support by performing and timely communicating the necessary quality tests and analyses required for product safety and quality. E.g., microbiological methods for products, intermediate products, raw materials, packaging.

Job Details

  • Position Type: Full-time, On-site
  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Department: Technical & Production
  • Application Deadline: February 27th, 2024

Responsibilities of Quality Assurance Technician

  • Define and update the specific quality procedures, instructions, and tools which are directly related to their analyses and tests.
  • Proficiency in carrying out the required analyses according to standard procedures and work instructions.
  • Responsible for the quality control plan of the equipment under their responsibility including calibration.
  • Responsible for interpreting results and for reproducibility and repeatability of analyses
  • Responsible for sampling of line, environment and finished products according to the factory pathogen monitoring plan and ensure compliance to plan.
  • Understands the risk assessment for Bioterrorism in relation to the microbiological risks and follows defined control measures.
  • Timely reporting of consolidated results and trends to the functions concerned.
  • Reporting of abnormalities via notification of quality deviations and take immediate corrections.
  • Ensure entry of analytical results of Raw and packaging materials in SAP and line and environmental results in logbook.
  • Perform analyses and tests as defined.
  • Perform training of operators and other technicians in performing simple analyses and tests related to their working area (as needed)
  • Monitoring of analytical methods of analytical instruments in production (as needed).


  • Ordinary National Diploma in Laboratory Science Technology, Food Science Technology Applied Science, or other related fields.
  • Minimum five (5) credits, including English Language and Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology in SSCE or its equivalent (Not more than 2 sittings)
  • Experience in laboratory or analytical environment with good understanding of Good Laboratory practices and laboratory safety.

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5. Project Engineer

Nestlé Nigeria is currently looking to fill the position of a Project Engineer who will handle the introduction of new fixed assets into the company. This could involve the relocation and optimising of the existing fixed asset base and/or the purchase of new fixed assets. It may extend from the initial conceptual studies through to project closeout.

Job Details

  • Position Type: Full-time, On-site
  • Location: Sagamu, Ogun state.
  • Department: Technical & Production
  • Application Deadline: February 29th, 2024

Responsibilities of Project Engineer

  • Ensure that one exhibits an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations and never implement any change, whether directly instructed to, or under your own initiative, without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety and the environment.
  • Ensure that the highest principles of ethical conduct on behalf of the community, consumer, company, and the engineering profession are adhered to and that all dealings are maintained within a competitive and fair environment and above reproach.
  • Support and encourage clear and open communication between the team members and related stakeholders, e.g., site and market management, PTC, CT Engineering, CT Packaging and the SBU.
  • Ensure that the procedures for protecting Nestlé’s technological and proprietary know-how are in place and actively being implemented.
  • Ensure that the requirements of the client are maintained at all times in accordance with the business needs.
  • Ensure that all projects are designed for the long term and result in a positive impact on the company ROIC.
  • Prepare the project for approval in accordance with the Guidelines for Capital Investment.
  • Ensure that all assets are well designed (i.e., plant layout, equipment selection etc.) and fit the business purpose through applying new technologies, proven principles, thorough design reviews and basic science. Read more on the application page.


  • B.Sc./HND in Engineering Field (Mechanical, Process, Chemical or Electrical Engineering).
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in a technical role in a food manufacturing company.
  • Strong technical and managerial and leadership skills.
  • Project Engineering/Management.
  • Plant design & construction.
  • In-depth knowledge of food processing plant and technology.
  • Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety and equipment.
  • Communication and Networking.
  • Understanding of financial analysis and relevant business drivers.
  • CAPEX budgeting and preparation.

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6. Project Draftsman

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.

Job Details

  • Position Type: Full-time, On-site
  • Location: Sagamu, Ogun state.
  • Department: Engineering
  • Application Deadline: February 29th, 2024

Responsibilities of Project Draftsman

  • 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. Read more on the application page.


  • Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or their equivalent; with a minimum of a Second Class Lower.
  • 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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Kindly note that applications will be considered on first-come-first-serve basis, so do not delay submission of your application. Don’t miss this opportunity to propel your career forward with Nestlé Nigeria.

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