NBC Graduates 39 Engineer Trainees from its Technical Training Centre

Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), bottlers of the famed Coca-Cola brand in Nigeria recently celebrated the graduation of 39 Electro-Mechanical Technicians from its prestigious Technical Training Centre in Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos.

The celebratory event, which took place on the 18th of November, 2015 at the company’s Training Centre, was for the 27th and 28th set, which runs for two years. In attendance were industry stakeholders from both the public and private sector.

Speaking at the event, the Managing Director, NBC, Ben Langat, said “The objective of establishing the Technical Training Centre is to consistently provide a pool of resourceful competent engineers and technicians who are in tune with the highly demanding technology and operating environment in the beverage industry.”

L-R: Managing Director, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Adeola Adetunji; Beneficiary of Nigerian Bottling Company’s (NBC) Technical Training Centre (TTC), Ibeh Joseph; Managing Director, NBC, Ben Langat; and Supply Chain Capability Development Manager, NBC, Michael Lutz during the presentation of certificates to graduating students at the 23rd Graduating Ceremony of NBC’s Technical Training Centre’s Sets 27 and 28 which held at NBC’s Ikeja Plant, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

L-R: Managing Director, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Adeola Adetunji; Beneficiary of Nigerian Bottling Company’s (NBC) Technical Training Centre (TTC), Ibeh Joseph; Managing Director, NBC, Ben Langat; and Supply Chain Capability Development Manager, NBC, Michael Lutz during the presentation of certificates to graduating students at the 23rd Graduating Ceremony of NBC’s Technical Training Centre’s Sets 27 and 28 which held at NBC’s Ikeja Plant, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Mr. Langat added that the graduating class of the Training Centre has shown remarkable high technical and leadership competencies over the years and have been rewarded with accelerated career progression.

L-R: Managing Director, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Adeola Adetunji; Beneficiaries of Nigerian Bottling Company’s (NBC) Technical Training Centre (TTC), Aderogba Oluwadamilare Akinyemi, Soyinka Abidemi Dayo and Ibeh Joseph; Managing Director, NBC, Ben Langat and Supply Chain Capability Development Manager, NBC, Michael Lutz during the presentation of certificates to graduating students at the 23rd Graduating Ceremony of NBC’s Technical Training Centre’s Sets 27 and 28 which held at NBC’s Ikeja Plant, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

L-R: Managing Director, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Adeola Adetunji; Beneficiaries of Nigerian Bottling Company’s (NBC) Technical Training Centre (TTC), Aderogba Oluwadamilare Akinyemi, Soyinka Abidemi Dayo and Ibeh Joseph; Managing Director, NBC, Ben Langat and Supply Chain Capability Development Manager, NBC, Michael Lutz during the presentation of certificates to graduating students at the 23rd Graduating Ceremony of NBC’s Technical Training Centre’s Sets 27 and 28 which held at NBC’s Ikeja Plant, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Also speaking at the event, Acting Head, Public Affairs and Communications, NBC Limited, Sade Morgan, said, “The Technical Training Centre is one of the key pillars of NBC’s commitment to stimulate human performance, improve productivity and induce value added production capacity.”

She added that the place of technicians is very vital in securing the already existing standard heritage of our organization, as well as safeguarding and upholding our world class manufacturing models and processes.

NBC Technical Training Centre was established in 1996 to continually train and empower technical personnel in the company. However, the Training Centre is open to young Nigerians from other institutions with an aspiration to build a sound career in the beverage bottling industry.

The Technical Training Programme has graduated 4,500 participants since it was established, staying committed to producing competent and enterprising engineers, as well as equipping technicians with the needed skills necessary for the operating and technological requirements in a challenging industry environment.

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