Nigerian Breweries Plc, simply known as NB Plc was incorporated in 1946, is the forerunner and leading brewing company in Nigeria. It rolled out the STAR Lager beer and bottling lines of its Lagos brewery in June 1949. Other breweries were subsequently commissioned by the company, including Aba Brewery in 1957, Kaduna Brewery in 1963, and Ibadan Brewery in 1982. September 1993, NB Plc acquired its fifth brewery in Enugu state, and in October 2003, its sixth brewery, sited at Ameke in Enugu. Ama Brewery began brewing on the 22 March 2003 and at 3 million hectolitres is without doubt the largest brewery in Nigeria. In total, Nigerian Breweries has a total of six (6) brewery sites in Nigeria.
As a young aspiring graduate, or young professional, trying to carve a niche in your field of study though this depends on discipline, below are the golden rules to follow in getting a job in this prestigious company.
Everybody knows nothing good comes easy; there are barriers and hurdles to jump if you must hit your goals, and here comes the AGE barrier. This is a major hurdle facing the average Nigerian unemployed.
The confusion here is that no company wants to go through the process of employing inexperienced graduates, reason being that they do not want to incur the cost of training and other related costs attached, yet they want a graduate below 30 to have the experience of a 40 year old experienced worker. How absurd..
If you are below the age of 30 or in the category of over 30yrs,you need to wear your amour of professional certifications to calm nerves over your age bracket.
You must possess the following criteria inorder to get a job in Nigerian Breweries.
1. Without mincing words, you must have a minimum of Five (5) credit grades in WASC/GCE/SSCE including Maths, English and 3 other relevant subjects, which definitely must be obtained in “one sitting”, unlike other companies that accepts double sittings
2. Bachelor’s Degree (BSC), thank God it’s a minimum of Second Class Honours (Lower Division) in any of the science disciplines listed below.
3 Having a Master’s degree (MSC) in any of the under listed Science disciplines is definitely an advantage but a greater advantage is having a professional certification in the field.
4.NYSC Discharge Certificate: This is non-debatable issue all you need to do is attach it to your relevant documents being sent.
5.Cover Letter: Attached to your resume should always be a cover letter. It is more professional to add this document as it gives a brief explanation about you and your intention towards the job being applied for.
Relevant Fields of Study relevant for applying for a Job In Nigeria Breweries are as follows;
– Chemical Engineering
– Industrial Chemistry
– Food Science & Technology
And most importantly, proficient use of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the initiative and drive attitude.
The rest is goodluck…