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Job Title: Refining / Packaging Coordinator

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Plant Manager – Oil Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for the effective supervision and organization of materials, provision of logistics and engineering support in the packaging of Grand Pure Soya Oil and the supervision, training, and motivation of team members to achieve Oil Plant targets and overall business profit targets.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging:

  • Ensure packaging of agreed quantity of products meet sales & distribution forecasts.
  • Ensures production plans in terms of quantity and quality is achieved on daily basis.
  • Prepare plant and equipment for production.
  • Make packaging/raw materials available for all the shifts.
  • Provides daily reports on production activities.
  • Monitors and enforce the cleaning of machinery and environment.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Monitors the performance of machineries and equipment, advise the management on necessary regular maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensures correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Ensures Packaging Materials are of right quality.
  • Implement all food safety activities.
  • Ensures all activities are done according to Standard Operating Procedure.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Ensures production staff are well kitted and observe safety guidelines

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Monitor performance of each staff and provide counselling services where necessary.
  • Evaluate and control manpower requirements.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Available at every shift to provide facility advice and operational support to his Team.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND, B.Eng. or BSc.) in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • People Management
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Analytical skills
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Packing Operator, BFC – Cereal Mill

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Mill

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for packing of products in the right packaging materials and of the right weight and reporting accurately for accountability.
  • Ensures weighing equipment are calibrated regularly.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging:

  • Ensure packaged products meet the desired specification.
  • Ensures accurate weighment of packed products.
  • Ensure the right packaging materials are used.
  • Monitoring of packaging material usage for accountability and to minimize variances.
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of packing equipment (AFFS Machine, Coding Machine, Nitrogen generator, etc.).
  • Ensure regular calibration of weighing equipment
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure weight verification of packed products is done hourly and records kept.
  • Ensure the right coding is applied during packing.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at the packing area.
  • Ensure Nitrogen purity is ≥99% before packing commences.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of packing area.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that packing line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Automation Technician

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Engineering Manager

Purpose of Job

  • To optimize the performance of machinery and equipment. Designing and implementing maintenance strategies, policies and activities across all plants, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment reliability and maintainability.
  • Perform routine checks on automated systems, monitor automated systems, isolate problems and perform repairs

Key Accountabilities

  • Development, implementation and review of maintenance schedules-Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Annual checklist for automated systems to eliminate equipment breakdown and downtime in plants.
  • Troubleshooting automation/electrical/instrumentation malfunctions and breakdowns as well as performing repairs.
  • Establish, implement and review maintenance policies, strategies and plans in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Implement approved technical projects- production facilities re-design, installation of new plants and equipment and commissioning in line with global standards.
  • Monitoring the availability of parts and replenishing supplies.
  • Identify areas of improvement, innovation and implement approved request to improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Update necessary reports, records

Education and Experience

  • Trade Test, NABTEB, OND, HND or related qualification in Electrical, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a reputable manufacturing/production company with hands-on in general electrical and electronic functions.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment.
  • Analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Mechanical Technician

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Plant Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • To optimize the performance of machinery and equipment. Designing and implementing maintenance strategies, policies and activities across all plants, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment availability, reliability and maintainability.

Key Accountabilities

  • Development, implementation and review of maintenance schedules-Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Annual checklist to eliminate equipment breakdown and downtime in plants.
  • Troubleshooting mechanical malfunctions and breakdowns as well as performing repairs.
  • Establish, implement and review maintenance policies, strategies and plans in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Development of local methods and /or sources of fabricating spares and machinery to reduce the dependency on spares’ import.
  • Implement approved technical projects-production facilities re-design, installation of new plants and equipment and commissioning in line with global standards.
  • Monitoring the availability of parts and replenishing supplies.
  • Identify areas of improvement, innovation and implement approved request to improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Update necessary reports, records.

Education and Experience

  • Trade Test, NABTEB, OND, HND or related qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a reputable manufacturing/production company with hands-on in welding, fitting, machining and general mechanical functions.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Basic Knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment.
  • Analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Extruder Operator

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Production Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for tending to the Extrusion, Drying, Coating and Cooling process of feed manufacturing.

Key Accountabilities
Production Efficiency:

  • Completely tends to all equipment along the Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler line to produce extruded feeds.
  • Maintains an understanding of the shift’s production schedule and how it affects the work to be done.
  • Adjust, calibrate and test the equipment along the Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler line at the beginning of every shift to ensure proper operation. This includes checking the functionality of control parameters like motor current and valves.
  • Execute a flawless setup and changeover procedure including the use of the right dies, knives, knife speed and steam settings.
  • Completely responsible for ensuring the maximum output and efficiency of all equipment along the Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler line.
  • Report and act upon machine breakdowns in line with the established downtime escalation procedure.
  • Use regulated cleaning solutions, air hoses, cleaning cloths to properly maintain and clean dies, sharpen knives and carry out all other necessary equipment maintenance procedure.
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of pertinent operational reports as requested by the Plant Manager or Factory Manager.
  • Initiate and maintain communications with the Shift Production Manager and the Plant Manager on all concerns regarding machine performance and product quality.

Leadership & People Management:

  • Train support staff on job-related tasks, including Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler operations.
  • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and the associated reporting and action closure.

Quality Management:

  • Ensure that all manufacturing processes are carried out according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct product quality checks along the line and assure the conformance to company’s quality standards.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and housekeeping of the equipment along the Extruder, Dryer Vacuum Coater and Cooler line.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained on the production floor.
  • Take immediate actions to limit risk to personnel, plant equipment and production during emergency situations
  • Responsible for the trainings and induction of team members on the company’s safety policy.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Labour Trade Test.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field in the Manufacturing Industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Strong Logical, Analytical and Troubleshooting skill.
  • Quality and Customer Satisfaction Consciousness.
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Mill Planner

Location: Jos, Plateau and Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Plant Manager

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for the planning of the production schedules and workflow to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay in fulfilling supply.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging:

  • Ensure packaging of agreed quantity of products meet sales & distribution forecasts.
  • Coordinate production workflow for all product SKUs in the plant to deliver business plan On Time and In Full (OTIF)
  • Planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.
  • Determining manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.
  • Ensure all materials (packaging, Raw materials, Chemicals, etc.) required to execute the plan are available before the plan is rolled out.
  • Schedule shift according to production needs.
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget.
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption.
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Ensure timely posting of production on SAP.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Collate all maintenance issues submitted by Production supervisors and forward to Maintenance Engineer for maintenance planning.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Monitor material usage rate for accounting and variance determination.
  • Ensure the right materials (Packaging, Chemicals, etc.) are supplied for production.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Carry out safety and 5S audit and follow through on close out of action points.
  • Make sure working conditions and environment are in line with the law and company policies.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, also report same to the Plant Manager.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Assess performance and potentials of employees.
  • Evaluate manpower requirements.
  • Maintain and develop internal communication.
  • Participate in appraisal of Junior colleagues.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure production plans are in line with sales demand plan
  • Coordinate the execution of production plan in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Provide monthly shift roaster that assures adequate manning in all production sections to meet up with production plan.
  • Make production reports (daily, weekly and monthly) available on time.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND, B.Eng. or BSc.) in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Analytical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • People Management
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Relationship management
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Good planning and organisation skills
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Packing Operator – Cereal
Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: T1
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for packing of products in the right packaging materials and of the right weight and reporting accurately for accountability. Ensures weighing equipment are calibrated regularly.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled products meet the desired specification.
  • Ensures accurate weighment of packed products.
  • Ensure the right packaging materials are used.
  • Monitoring of packaging material usage for accountability and to minimize variances.
  • Oversee Soya Flour production and report accurately
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of packing equipment (Sewing Machine, Scales etc.).
  • Ensure regular calibration of weighing equipment
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure weight verification of packed products is done hourly and records kept.
  • Ensure the right coding is applied during packing.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at the packing area.
  • Ensure product bins are cleaned regularly.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of packing area.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that packing line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Screen Room Operator

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Ensure raw materials are thoroughly cleaned of impurities/foreign materials and adequately conditioned for milling.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled products meet the desired specification.
  • Regular inspection of all cleaning equipment (Magnet, Separator, Destoner, etc.) to ensure they are in good working condition.
  • Weighing and reporting weight of impurities from individual cleaning equipment.
  • Regular validation of equipment effectiveness.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of cleaning equipment (Magnet, Separator, Aspirator, Destoner etc.), and replace worn-out screens when necessary.
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure conditioned Maize is free of foreign material.
  • Ensure adequate water addition during tempering using the water metering chart.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Pellet Press Operator

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Shift Production Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for tending to the Pellet Press, Cooling and Crumbling process of feed manufacturing.

Key Accountabilities
Production Efficiency:

  • Completely tends to all equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line to produce extruded feeds.
  • Maintains an understanding of the shift’s production schedule and how it affects the work to be done.
  • Adjust, calibrate and test the equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line at the beginning of every shift to ensure proper operation. This includes checking the functionality of control parameters like motor current and valves.
  • Execute a flawless setup and changeover procedure including the use of the right dies, knives, rolls and crumbler settings.
  • Completely responsible for ensuring the maximum output and efficiency of all equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line.
  • Report and act upon machine breakdowns in line with the established downtime escalation procedure.
  • Use regulated cleaning solutions, air hoses, cleaning cloths to properly maintain and clean dies and carry out all other necessary equipment maintenance procedure.
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of pertinent operational reports as requested by the Plant Manager or Factory Manager.
  • Initiate and maintain communications with the Shift Production Manager and the Plant Manager on all concerns regarding machine performance and product quality.

Leadership & People Management:

  • Train support staff on job-related tasks, including Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line operations.
  • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and the associated reporting and action closure.

Quality Management:

  • Ensure that all manufacturing processes are carried out according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct product quality checks along the line and assure the conformance to company’s quality standards.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and housekeeping of the equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained on the production floor.
  • Take immediate actions to limit risk to personnel, plant equipment and production during emergency situations
  • Responsible for the trainings and induction of team members on the company’s safety policy.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Labour Trade Test.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field in the Manufacturing Industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Strong Logical, Analytical and Troubleshooting skill.
  • Quality and Customer Satisfaction Consciousness.
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Roller Operator

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Ensure optimal running of plant machineries (Rollermills, De-germinators, Plansifters etc.) by controlling their performance through adequate adjustment of throughput, product granulation, break release, mill balancing etc. towards attaining desired product specification.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled products meet the desired specification.
  • Ensure the correct sieves are set in the Plansifters to deliver the product specification
  • Adjust roller mills for gradual reduction to achieve desired break release.
  • Ensure grinding rolls are always set to run parallel
  • Monitor break release to ensure in-process material distribution is balanced.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of packing equipment (Plansifters, Jet filters, Purifiers, Roller mills).
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure weight verification of packed products is done hourly and records kept.
  • Set Roller mills, Purifier and Plansifter sieves to deliver the specification.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.
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Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.).

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Mill Operator – Cereal Plant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Works with the Rollerman to ensure optimal running of plant machineries (Rollermills, De-germinators, Plansifters etc.), arranging of sieves in the plansifter, adjustment of degerminators, regular inspection of plant machineries, to ensure all equipment are in proper condition when operational.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled Product meets the desired specification.
  • Ensure the correct sieves are set in the Plansifters to deliver the product specification
  • Proper setting of Degerminators and monitoring their performance.
  • Monitoring of Purifiers and cleaning of clogged sieves when required.
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of Plansifters, Jet filters, Purifiers, Rollermills, e.t.c.
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.
  • Regular inspection of machine drives.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Set and monitor Degerminators to perform optimally.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the Job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that Production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.).

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Shift Production Supervisor

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 12
Reports To: Plant Manager – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Ensure effective and efficient operation and maintenance of plant and machinery in the Production floor as well as packaging of products in the right quantity, quality, and cost dimensions in a Safe, Effective, Efficient and in Environmentally friendly manner.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging

  • Ensure packaging of agreed quantity of products to meet sales and distribution forecasts.
  • Coordinate production activities to deliver the business plan in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Set and adjust machineries to deliver the right specification and quality consistently.
  • Coordinate and monitor activities in all sections (Intake, Screen room, Mill, Packaging, Richfil and Soya flour plants) to ensure SOP and GMP is adhered to.
  • Respond to production challenges (machine breakdown, quality deviation, etc.) promptly and follow the escalation procedure.
  • Check and confirm availability of all materials needed for production (Packaging, Chemicals, etc.) at the beginning of the shift.
  • Forward a verified shift activity report to the plant manager with Mill Planner in copy.
  • Do a shift hand over to the next shift and document pending issues.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of Plansifters, Jet filters, etc.
  • Note and forward all abnormal equipment condition to the Mill Planner for collation and maintenance planning.
  • Ensure availability of team members to support maintenance.
  • Ensure all activities are done according to Standard Operating Procedure.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure packaged products meet specification.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Monitor material usage to ensure inclusion rates are in line with recipe.
  • Ensure the right Packaging Materials are correctly coded and used.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance representative to deliver quality consistently.
  • Implement all food safety activities.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Carry out safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, also report same to the Plant Manager.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Assess performance and recommend development plan for junior colleagues.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.
  • Discipline and motivate as appropriate.
  • Identify training needs of team members and make recommendations

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that Production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • First Degree (HND, B.Eng., or BSc.) in Engineering or Sciences.
  • 5 years of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Knowledge catalyst for personnel
  • Analytical thinking/Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Creative-thinking
  • Relationship management
  • People Development
  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Planning and organizing
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Integrity.

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Job Title: Technical Store Keeper

Locations: (Jos) Plateau and (Onitsha) Anambra
Employment Type: Full-time
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Technical Store Manager

Purpose of Job:

  • Responsible for receiving, stocking and issuing spare parts in the technical store and supports the management of inventory levels using SAP.

Key Accountabilities:
Goods Issues, Receipts and Storage:

  • Carry out verification of spare part reservation in work order, issue out spares physically and then post out in SAP while at same time updating physical bin card for issued spares.
  • Assigns proper storage areas for new items, determines and assign shelves, racks and bin numbers in a manner that supports 5S in work area and in accordance to established storage systems.
  • Reports to Spare Parts Store Manager in case a modification to bin number is required.
  • Transfers received items from receiving bay into appropriate bin location.

Documentation:

  • Maintains material requisition slips and material return slips in register for ease of referencing.

Work Preparation and Maintenance:

  • Supports the Planned Maintenance process by ensuring that spare parts are stored in such a manger that they are easily retrievable from stock and in good condition.

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) Review and Update:

  • Supports the Periodic MRP review by Technical Store Manager to ensure availability of spare parts to support production by providing real time information on spares movement.
  • Proactively provide information to Technical Store Manager for modification (Description, OEM number, Make, MRP settings etc.) of spare parts description

Stock Count, Verification and Accuracy:

  • Carry out daily verifications of spare parts issues to ensure that stock accuracy is 100% at all times. Investigates discrepancies and ensures agreed measures from Analysis are implemented on time and in full.
  • Perform weekly cycle counts as assigned and reports observation to Technical Store Manager.
  • Participates actively in all scheduled inventory stock counts.
  • Actively takes part in reconciliations resulting from stock counts

Workplace Organization

  • Maintenance of 5S in the stores by ensuring that storage areas, shelves and bins are clean and tidy at all times and in line with agreed layout to enable ease of stocking, withdrawal and reduction of incidences of commercial obsolescence.
  • Ensures that the workplace is organized according to extant 5S standards

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Reports near misses, unsafe conditions and unsafe behaviour within and outside work area
  • Participate in period hazards identification and detailed risk assessment in work area as applicable
  • Participate in investigation of safety events (Incidents, accidents etc) in work area.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in any Engineering related discipline
  • A minimum of One (1) year relevant work experience in a technical role.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Basic knowledge of SAP MM and Inventory Management techniques
  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment
  • Analytical and Numerate Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Maintenance Planner

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 12
Reports To: Engineering Manager

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for managing the maintenance process across the factory, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment reliability and maintainability.
  • The role also ensures that maintenance related data that guarantees equipment reliability are kept up to date.

Key Accountabilities
Work Order Management:

  • Responsible for reviewing notifications from various sources, converting to work orders and assigning same to relevant maintenance personnel responsible for resolution.
  • Follow up the work order system to ensure that work orders are completed on schedule. Responsible for generating data that measures compliance to work order system.
  • Drive the system that ensures that all work done in the factory are accomplished using work orders.

Tag System Management:

  • Responsible for managing the tagging system to ensure that all identified equipment issues are tagged.
  • Follow up with Maintenance personnel to confirm that the tag record and analysis register is updated at all times.
  • Co-ordinate resolution of all tagged issues in good time.
  • Manage the process that integrates the tag system with SAP notification systems.

Maintenance Cost Management:

  • Generate monthly reports to track cost of maintenance across the plants.
  • Work with Maintenance Engineers to drive down the cost of maintenance by rolling out best in class maintenance practices.

Work Preparation and Maintenance:

  • Participates in Planned Maintenance preparation by coordinating the pre-maintenance inspection, pre-maintenance meeting, the maintenance process and post-maintenance inspection/meeting. Ensures that all processes are documented accordingly.
  • Follow up on maintenance planning and feedback and ensure files are properly documented on the server.

Maintenance Planning and Control:

  • Manage the planning and execution of maintenance by designing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to guide the planning and execution of maintenance.
  • Manage the execution of all 5why deliberations to ensure quality of the process and follow up on execution and documentation of all countermeasures generated from the RCA.
  • Manages and updates the Planned Maintenance System on SAP to ensure that task lists are updated and used during maintenance.
  • Manage weekly maintenance-related meetings and follow up to ensure that resulting activities are carried out to reduce breakdowns to the barest minimum.

Equipment and Plant Reliability:

  • Manages reliability metrics of MTBF, MTTR and number of breakdowns. Generate reports to track reliability of equipment and liaise with maintenance personnel to stem downtrends.

Workplace Organization:

  • Ensures workplace is 5S Compliant to enhance maintenance activities, safety and general working condition within the area where maintenance is being carried out.
  • Maintains files appropriate to the activities of maintenance structure.
  • Prepares reports and composes correspondence relative to the work.
  • Cleanliness and orderliness of work areas
  • Ensures that the workplace is organized according to extant 5S standards

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Reports near misses, unsafe conditions and unsafe behaviour within and outside work area
  • Participate in period hazards identification and detailed risk assessment in work area as applicable
  • Participate in investigation of safety events (Incidents, accidents etc) in work area.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in any Engineering related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in a role as technician.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Excellent knowledge of SAP PM and Work Order Management techniques
  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment
  • Analytical and Numerate Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Multitasking and Time Management Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Physical and mental alertness

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Job Title: Research Assistant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Reports To: Nutrition Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • To provide support to the Research and Development Team on Feeds. Designs & drives all research trials and projects to closure.

Main Accountabilities

  • Collection of data required  by the Nutritionist.
  • Experimental designs and protocol development, Implementation and Reporting.
  • Feed Performance Evaluation and Field Complaints Review.
  • Innovation – research into new findings in nutrition that will be of cost advantage to the company to be presented and implemented.
  • Develop proposal for Trial for Feed Additives and others that will enhance performance of feed.
  • Monitoring of all assigned projects.
  • Experimental data collation and statistical analysis.
  • Statistical analysis of all project reports and graphical presentations for business decisions
  • Show readiness to build capacity in all related functions in Animal Nutrition.
  • Documentation and report of all activities.
  • Ensure that tasks are delivered based on company’s Standard Operating Procedures.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (or its equivalent) in Animal Science.
  • Exposure to or experience in feed mill and/or livestock production is preferred.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Integrity and team orientation
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, SPSS or other statistical analytical tools is an added advantage
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter; ability to drive things from start to closure
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

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Job Title: Factory Finance Manager

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Finance
Reports To: Supply Chain Finance Controller

Purpose of Job

  • This role is a key member of the factory management team, which is responsible for supplying highly volatile markets and subject to massive swings in demand, while at the same time managing costs to a minimum.

Key Accountabilities
Operational/Professional/Business:

  • Lead the preparation and consolidation of the monthly / quarterly / annual / Budget / Capex operations financial reporting for the factory in order to present a consolidated management information pack to the factory top team and GCL management reporting Manager in line with the GCL reporting requirements and timetables.
  • Provision of internally consistent, timely and accurate dashboard information, Raw Material and Packaging variance analysis, management & statutory information with clear commentaries and sensitivities
  • Generate the factory monthly scorecard and relevant variance analysis pertaining to waste, manufacturing cost, Raw Materials, Packaging materials, Capex, R&Rs usage etc.
  • Work as a business partner with Manufacturing; proactively use the Manufacturing finance data to:
    • Positively challenge all expenditure and savings
    • Identify and propose business development opportunities / projects.
    • Identify and propose areas of cost savings / business development within the Manufacturing scope of activities
  • As a member of the Supply Chain Finance Drive Team, develop and drive the Supply Chain finance strategy.
  • Work as a business partner with Manufacturing to drive key financially-focused projects within the Supply Chain scope of activities.
  • Ensure that accurate conversion cost forecasts and related variance analysis are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Proper and rigorous control of overheads across manufacturing to ensure no loss of control resulting in overspends. This should be done through training of functional managers as well as reviews with the Supply Chain director
  • Consistently ensures the application and effectiveness of key controls in different areas Manufacturing and use of materials through risk assessment and identification of key areas for improvement and ensure corrective measures are executed within agreed time frames.
  • Drive implementation of various action points from internal and external audits. Ensure that commitments (actions/deadlines) made are subsequently respected at all times
  • Ensure full and proper use of SAP in Finance and supervise the Factory Finance supervisors to ensure:
    • Upload of accurate manufacturing cost activity prices for product cost computation in SAP
    • Identify detailed business requirements, including all reporting and interface requirements for the success of SAP project.
    • Seamless processing of Product Costs through to Material Ledger run in SAP on a monthly basis based GCL calendar.
    • Regular SAP training for users within Manufacturing Finance ensuring that any issues pertaining to the functionality of SAP are promptly resolved
    • Ensure distribution of Inventory Differences on monthly basis
    • Perform variance calculation and production settlement monthly
    • Perform actual cost splitting monthly
    • Perform Actual Price Calculation
    • Run ML month end closing
    • Run Value Flow monitor to Confirm ML closing

Leadership:

  • Develop and agree Manufacturing finance staff technical skill and personal / career preparation plans
  • Identify high potential staff
  • Forge a team spirit across the manufacturing finance team that encourages all staff to engage with each other and leverage each other’s learnings / experiences
  • Work with the Manufacturing top team to develop financial awareness and understanding among the operations staff

Management:

  • Contributory budget management for supply chain costs including CapEx and COGS.
  • Frequent, regular and clear feedback to staff including appraisals / career development / succession plans
  • Track and monitor projects
  • Plan staff workloads and projects

Innovation:

  • Lead continuous improvement in efficiency / effectiveness of Manufacturing finance work in the factory
  • Look for ways to reduce complexity
  • Leverage and be a subject matter expert in the use of the Company’s ERP system for all matters pertaining to MM and ML SAP modules

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND or BSc.) in Accounting
  • Professional certification – ACA / ACCA
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a financial control function of an FMCG.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Business Partnering
  • Professionalism
  • Numerate/Analytical Skill
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good Interpersonal Skill
  • Good negotiation/influencing skill
  • Good presentation skill
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP

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Job Title: General Ledger Accountant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Finance
Reports To: Finance Controller

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of financial statements and accounts, and ensuring financial data accuracy.

Key Accountabilities

  • Handling accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness to include auditing master records and transactional data.
  • Managing journal entries and ensure proper general ledger coding in support of monthly closings
  • Fixed Asset Accounting and Management
  • Accounting for Insurance & Other Prepayments
  • Intercompany Accounting and Reconciliations
  • Preparation and Presentation of Monthly Balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliations
  • Responsible for the creation of new GLs and Cost Centers on need basis
  • Coordinate Monthly Balance Sheet Review sessions/ meetings with relevant GL Account Owners
  • Maintain and Reviews General Ledger Ownership Matrix (GLOM), on an ongoing basis.
  • Payroll posting, reconciliation and monthly Staff Expenses provisioning
  • Any other task assigned by the Financial Controller.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND or BSc.) in Accounting
  • Professional certification – ACA / ACCA.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a financial control function of an FMCG.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Numerate/Analytical Skill
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to interpret financial data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Power Point
  • Good Interpersonal Skill
  • Good negotiation/influencing skill
  • Knowledge of IFRS and GAAP
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP
  • Integrity.

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Job Title: Distribution & Inventory Finance Manager

Location: Jos, Plateau
Employment Type: Full-time
Function: Finance
Reports To: Supply Chain Finance Controller

Purpose of Job

  • Inventory is critical to the operation and financial performance of the organization. Having accurate value and level of inventory and minimizing financial loss to the business is critical to the success of the jobholder.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inventory-related controls – responsible for policies and procedures around the physical flow of goods to ensure the accuracy of all inventory.
  • Responsible for all general ledger inventory accounts and inventory detail/ sub-ledgers
  • Leverage and be a subject matter expert in the use of the Company’s ERP system for all matters pertaining to inventory
  • Physical inventories/cycle counts – coordinate all physical inventories/cycle counts and perform book-to-physical research/corrections
  • Partner with all areas of the Company to ensure appropriate levels of inventory are maintained
  • Review, reconciliation, and correction of production information and related inventory impacts
  • Reporting and analysis – provide decision making information with accurate and timely reporting that is insightful and helpful to the management team and relevant stakeholders

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND or BSc.) in Accounting
  • Professional certification – ACA / ACCA
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a financial control function of an FMCG.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Business Partnering
  • Professionalism
  • Numerate/Analytical Skill
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point
  • Good Interpersonal Skill
  • Good negotiation/influencing skill
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  24th November, 2021

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Job Title: Refining / Packaging Coordinator

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Plant Manager – Oil Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for the effective supervision and organization of materials, provision of logistics and engineering support in the packaging of Grand Pure Soya Oil and the supervision, training, and motivation of team members to achieve Oil Plant targets and overall business profit targets.
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Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging:

  • Ensure packaging of agreed quantity of products meet sales & distribution forecasts.
  • Ensures production plans in terms of quantity and quality is achieved on daily basis.
  • Prepare plant and equipment for production.
  • Make packaging/raw materials available for all the shifts.
  • Provides daily reports on production activities.
  • Monitors and enforce the cleaning of machinery and environment.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Monitors the performance of machineries and equipment, advise the management on necessary regular maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensures correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Ensures Packaging Materials are of right quality.
  • Implement all food safety activities.
  • Ensures all activities are done according to Standard Operating Procedure.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Ensures production staff are well kitted and observe safety guidelines

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Monitor performance of each staff and provide counselling services where necessary.
  • Evaluate and control manpower requirements.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Available at every shift to provide facility advice and operational support to his Team.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND, B.Eng. or BSc.) in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • People Management
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Analytical skills
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

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Job Title: Packing Operator, BFC – Cereal Mill

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Mill

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for packing of products in the right packaging materials and of the right weight and reporting accurately for accountability.
  • Ensures weighing equipment are calibrated regularly.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging:

  • Ensure packaged products meet the desired specification.
  • Ensures accurate weighment of packed products.
  • Ensure the right packaging materials are used.
  • Monitoring of packaging material usage for accountability and to minimize variances.
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of packing equipment (AFFS Machine, Coding Machine, Nitrogen generator, etc.).
  • Ensure regular calibration of weighing equipment
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure weight verification of packed products is done hourly and records kept.
  • Ensure the right coding is applied during packing.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at the packing area.
  • Ensure Nitrogen purity is ≥99% before packing commences.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of packing area.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that packing line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

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Job Title: Automation Technician

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Engineering Manager

Purpose of Job

  • To optimize the performance of machinery and equipment. Designing and implementing maintenance strategies, policies and activities across all plants, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment reliability and maintainability.
  • Perform routine checks on automated systems, monitor automated systems, isolate problems and perform repairs

Key Accountabilities

  • Development, implementation and review of maintenance schedules-Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Annual checklist for automated systems to eliminate equipment breakdown and downtime in plants.
  • Troubleshooting automation/electrical/instrumentation malfunctions and breakdowns as well as performing repairs.
  • Establish, implement and review maintenance policies, strategies and plans in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Implement approved technical projects- production facilities re-design, installation of new plants and equipment and commissioning in line with global standards.
  • Monitoring the availability of parts and replenishing supplies.
  • Identify areas of improvement, innovation and implement approved request to improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Update necessary reports, records

Education and Experience

  • Trade Test, NABTEB, OND, HND or related qualification in Electrical, Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a reputable manufacturing/production company with hands-on in general electrical and electronic functions.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment.
  • Analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Mechanical Technician

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Plant Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • To optimize the performance of machinery and equipment. Designing and implementing maintenance strategies, policies and activities across all plants, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment availability, reliability and maintainability.

Key Accountabilities

  • Development, implementation and review of maintenance schedules-Daily, Weekly, Monthly & Annual checklist to eliminate equipment breakdown and downtime in plants.
  • Troubleshooting mechanical malfunctions and breakdowns as well as performing repairs.
  • Establish, implement and review maintenance policies, strategies and plans in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Development of local methods and /or sources of fabricating spares and machinery to reduce the dependency on spares’ import.
  • Implement approved technical projects-production facilities re-design, installation of new plants and equipment and commissioning in line with global standards.
  • Monitoring the availability of parts and replenishing supplies.
  • Identify areas of improvement, innovation and implement approved request to improve productivity and efficiency.
  • Update necessary reports, records.

Education and Experience

  • Trade Test, NABTEB, OND, HND or related qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a reputable manufacturing/production company with hands-on in welding, fitting, machining and general mechanical functions.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Basic Knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment.
  • Analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Extruder Operator

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Production Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for tending to the Extrusion, Drying, Coating and Cooling process of feed manufacturing.

Key Accountabilities
Production Efficiency:

  • Completely tends to all equipment along the Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler line to produce extruded feeds.
  • Maintains an understanding of the shift’s production schedule and how it affects the work to be done.
  • Adjust, calibrate and test the equipment along the Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler line at the beginning of every shift to ensure proper operation. This includes checking the functionality of control parameters like motor current and valves.
  • Execute a flawless setup and changeover procedure including the use of the right dies, knives, knife speed and steam settings.
  • Completely responsible for ensuring the maximum output and efficiency of all equipment along the Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler line.
  • Report and act upon machine breakdowns in line with the established downtime escalation procedure.
  • Use regulated cleaning solutions, air hoses, cleaning cloths to properly maintain and clean dies, sharpen knives and carry out all other necessary equipment maintenance procedure.
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of pertinent operational reports as requested by the Plant Manager or Factory Manager.
  • Initiate and maintain communications with the Shift Production Manager and the Plant Manager on all concerns regarding machine performance and product quality.

Leadership & People Management:

  • Train support staff on job-related tasks, including Extruder, Dryer, Vacuum Coater and Cooler operations.
  • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and the associated reporting and action closure.

Quality Management:

  • Ensure that all manufacturing processes are carried out according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct product quality checks along the line and assure the conformance to company’s quality standards.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and housekeeping of the equipment along the Extruder, Dryer Vacuum Coater and Cooler line.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained on the production floor.
  • Take immediate actions to limit risk to personnel, plant equipment and production during emergency situations
  • Responsible for the trainings and induction of team members on the company’s safety policy.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Labour Trade Test.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field in the Manufacturing Industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Strong Logical, Analytical and Troubleshooting skill.
  • Quality and Customer Satisfaction Consciousness.
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Integrity.

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Job Title: Mill Planner

Location: Jos, Plateau and Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Plant Manager

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for the planning of the production schedules and workflow to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay in fulfilling supply.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging:

  • Ensure packaging of agreed quantity of products meet sales & distribution forecasts.
  • Coordinate production workflow for all product SKUs in the plant to deliver business plan On Time and In Full (OTIF)
  • Planning and prioritizing operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay.
  • Determining manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand.
  • Ensure all materials (packaging, Raw materials, Chemicals, etc.) required to execute the plan are available before the plan is rolled out.
  • Schedule shift according to production needs.
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget.
  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption.
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports
  • Ensure timely posting of production on SAP.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Collate all maintenance issues submitted by Production supervisors and forward to Maintenance Engineer for maintenance planning.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Monitor material usage rate for accounting and variance determination.
  • Ensure the right materials (Packaging, Chemicals, etc.) are supplied for production.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Carry out safety and 5S audit and follow through on close out of action points.
  • Make sure working conditions and environment are in line with the law and company policies.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, also report same to the Plant Manager.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Assess performance and potentials of employees.
  • Evaluate manpower requirements.
  • Maintain and develop internal communication.
  • Participate in appraisal of Junior colleagues.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure production plans are in line with sales demand plan
  • Coordinate the execution of production plan in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Provide monthly shift roaster that assures adequate manning in all production sections to meet up with production plan.
  • Make production reports (daily, weekly and monthly) available on time.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND, B.Eng. or BSc.) in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Analytical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • People Management
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Relationship management
  • Good written and verbal communications
  • Good planning and organisation skills
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Packing Operator – Cereal
Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: T1
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for packing of products in the right packaging materials and of the right weight and reporting accurately for accountability. Ensures weighing equipment are calibrated regularly.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled products meet the desired specification.
  • Ensures accurate weighment of packed products.
  • Ensure the right packaging materials are used.
  • Monitoring of packaging material usage for accountability and to minimize variances.
  • Oversee Soya Flour production and report accurately
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of packing equipment (Sewing Machine, Scales etc.).
  • Ensure regular calibration of weighing equipment
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure weight verification of packed products is done hourly and records kept.
  • Ensure the right coding is applied during packing.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at the packing area.
  • Ensure product bins are cleaned regularly.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of packing area.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that packing line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Screen Room Operator

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Ensure raw materials are thoroughly cleaned of impurities/foreign materials and adequately conditioned for milling.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled products meet the desired specification.
  • Regular inspection of all cleaning equipment (Magnet, Separator, Destoner, etc.) to ensure they are in good working condition.
  • Weighing and reporting weight of impurities from individual cleaning equipment.
  • Regular validation of equipment effectiveness.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of cleaning equipment (Magnet, Separator, Aspirator, Destoner etc.), and replace worn-out screens when necessary.
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure conditioned Maize is free of foreign material.
  • Ensure adequate water addition during tempering using the water metering chart.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Pellet Press Operator

Location: Onitsha, Anambra
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Shift Production Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for tending to the Pellet Press, Cooling and Crumbling process of feed manufacturing.

Key Accountabilities
Production Efficiency:

  • Completely tends to all equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line to produce extruded feeds.
  • Maintains an understanding of the shift’s production schedule and how it affects the work to be done.
  • Adjust, calibrate and test the equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line at the beginning of every shift to ensure proper operation. This includes checking the functionality of control parameters like motor current and valves.
  • Execute a flawless setup and changeover procedure including the use of the right dies, knives, rolls and crumbler settings.
  • Completely responsible for ensuring the maximum output and efficiency of all equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line.
  • Report and act upon machine breakdowns in line with the established downtime escalation procedure.
  • Use regulated cleaning solutions, air hoses, cleaning cloths to properly maintain and clean dies and carry out all other necessary equipment maintenance procedure.
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of pertinent operational reports as requested by the Plant Manager or Factory Manager.
  • Initiate and maintain communications with the Shift Production Manager and the Plant Manager on all concerns regarding machine performance and product quality.

Leadership & People Management:

  • Train support staff on job-related tasks, including Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line operations.
  • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and the associated reporting and action closure.

Quality Management:

  • Ensure that all manufacturing processes are carried out according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Conduct product quality checks along the line and assure the conformance to company’s quality standards.
  • Maintains the cleanliness and housekeeping of the equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained on the production floor.
  • Take immediate actions to limit risk to personnel, plant equipment and production during emergency situations
  • Responsible for the trainings and induction of team members on the company’s safety policy.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Labour Trade Test.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field in the Manufacturing Industry.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Strong Logical, Analytical and Troubleshooting skill.
  • Quality and Customer Satisfaction Consciousness.
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
  • Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Roller Operator

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Ensure optimal running of plant machineries (Rollermills, De-germinators, Plansifters etc.) by controlling their performance through adequate adjustment of throughput, product granulation, break release, mill balancing etc. towards attaining desired product specification.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled products meet the desired specification.
  • Ensure the correct sieves are set in the Plansifters to deliver the product specification
  • Adjust roller mills for gradual reduction to achieve desired break release.
  • Ensure grinding rolls are always set to run parallel
  • Monitor break release to ensure in-process material distribution is balanced.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of packing equipment (Plansifters, Jet filters, Purifiers, Roller mills).
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure weight verification of packed products is done hourly and records kept.
  • Set Roller mills, Purifier and Plansifter sieves to deliver the specification.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.).

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Mill Operator – Cereal Plant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

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Purpose of Job

  • Works with the Rollerman to ensure optimal running of plant machineries (Rollermills, De-germinators, Plansifters etc.), arranging of sieves in the plansifter, adjustment of degerminators, regular inspection of plant machineries, to ensure all equipment are in proper condition when operational.

Key Accountabilities
Production:

  • Ensure milled Product meets the desired specification.
  • Ensure the correct sieves are set in the Plansifters to deliver the product specification
  • Proper setting of Degerminators and monitoring their performance.
  • Monitoring of Purifiers and cleaning of clogged sieves when required.
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of Plansifters, Jet filters, Purifiers, Rollermills, e.t.c.
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.
  • Regular inspection of machine drives.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Set and monitor Degerminators to perform optimally.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the Job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that Production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.).

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Shift Production Supervisor

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 12
Reports To: Plant Manager – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Ensure effective and efficient operation and maintenance of plant and machinery in the Production floor as well as packaging of products in the right quantity, quality, and cost dimensions in a Safe, Effective, Efficient and in Environmentally friendly manner.

Key Accountabilities
Production & Packaging

  • Ensure packaging of agreed quantity of products to meet sales and distribution forecasts.
  • Coordinate production activities to deliver the business plan in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Set and adjust machineries to deliver the right specification and quality consistently.
  • Coordinate and monitor activities in all sections (Intake, Screen room, Mill, Packaging, Richfil and Soya flour plants) to ensure SOP and GMP is adhered to.
  • Respond to production challenges (machine breakdown, quality deviation, etc.) promptly and follow the escalation procedure.
  • Check and confirm availability of all materials needed for production (Packaging, Chemicals, etc.) at the beginning of the shift.
  • Forward a verified shift activity report to the plant manager with Mill Planner in copy.
  • Do a shift hand over to the next shift and document pending issues.

Maintenance:

  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of Plansifters, Jet filters, etc.
  • Note and forward all abnormal equipment condition to the Mill Planner for collation and maintenance planning.
  • Ensure availability of team members to support maintenance.
  • Ensure all activities are done according to Standard Operating Procedure.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Ensure packaged products meet specification.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Monitor material usage to ensure inclusion rates are in line with recipe.
  • Ensure the right Packaging Materials are correctly coded and used.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance representative to deliver quality consistently.
  • Implement all food safety activities.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Carry out safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, also report same to the Plant Manager.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Assess performance and recommend development plan for junior colleagues.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.
  • Discipline and motivate as appropriate.
  • Identify training needs of team members and make recommendations

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that Production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.)

Education and Experience

  • First Degree (HND, B.Eng., or BSc.) in Engineering or Sciences.
  • 5 years of work experience

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Knowledge catalyst for personnel
  • Analytical thinking/Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Creative-thinking
  • Relationship management
  • People Development
  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Planning and organizing
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Technical Store Keeper

Locations: (Jos) Plateau and (Onitsha) Anambra
Employment Type: Full-time
Function: Supply Chain
Reports To: Technical Store Manager

Purpose of Job:

  • Responsible for receiving, stocking and issuing spare parts in the technical store and supports the management of inventory levels using SAP.

Key Accountabilities:
Goods Issues, Receipts and Storage:

  • Carry out verification of spare part reservation in work order, issue out spares physically and then post out in SAP while at same time updating physical bin card for issued spares.
  • Assigns proper storage areas for new items, determines and assign shelves, racks and bin numbers in a manner that supports 5S in work area and in accordance to established storage systems.
  • Reports to Spare Parts Store Manager in case a modification to bin number is required.
  • Transfers received items from receiving bay into appropriate bin location.

Documentation:

  • Maintains material requisition slips and material return slips in register for ease of referencing.

Work Preparation and Maintenance:

  • Supports the Planned Maintenance process by ensuring that spare parts are stored in such a manger that they are easily retrievable from stock and in good condition.

Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) Review and Update:

  • Supports the Periodic MRP review by Technical Store Manager to ensure availability of spare parts to support production by providing real time information on spares movement.
  • Proactively provide information to Technical Store Manager for modification (Description, OEM number, Make, MRP settings etc.) of spare parts description

Stock Count, Verification and Accuracy:

  • Carry out daily verifications of spare parts issues to ensure that stock accuracy is 100% at all times. Investigates discrepancies and ensures agreed measures from Analysis are implemented on time and in full.
  • Perform weekly cycle counts as assigned and reports observation to Technical Store Manager.
  • Participates actively in all scheduled inventory stock counts.
  • Actively takes part in reconciliations resulting from stock counts

Workplace Organization

  • Maintenance of 5S in the stores by ensuring that storage areas, shelves and bins are clean and tidy at all times and in line with agreed layout to enable ease of stocking, withdrawal and reduction of incidences of commercial obsolescence.
  • Ensures that the workplace is organized according to extant 5S standards

Health, Safety and Environment

  • Reports near misses, unsafe conditions and unsafe behaviour within and outside work area
  • Participate in period hazards identification and detailed risk assessment in work area as applicable
  • Participate in investigation of safety events (Incidents, accidents etc) in work area.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in any Engineering related discipline
  • A minimum of One (1) year relevant work experience in a technical role.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Basic knowledge of SAP MM and Inventory Management techniques
  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment
  • Analytical and Numerate Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Physical and mental alertness.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Maintenance Planner

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 12
Reports To: Engineering Manager

Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for managing the maintenance process across the factory, reducing breakdowns and ensuring equipment reliability and maintainability.
  • The role also ensures that maintenance related data that guarantees equipment reliability are kept up to date.

Key Accountabilities
Work Order Management:

  • Responsible for reviewing notifications from various sources, converting to work orders and assigning same to relevant maintenance personnel responsible for resolution.
  • Follow up the work order system to ensure that work orders are completed on schedule. Responsible for generating data that measures compliance to work order system.
  • Drive the system that ensures that all work done in the factory are accomplished using work orders.

Tag System Management:

  • Responsible for managing the tagging system to ensure that all identified equipment issues are tagged.
  • Follow up with Maintenance personnel to confirm that the tag record and analysis register is updated at all times.
  • Co-ordinate resolution of all tagged issues in good time.
  • Manage the process that integrates the tag system with SAP notification systems.

Maintenance Cost Management:

  • Generate monthly reports to track cost of maintenance across the plants.
  • Work with Maintenance Engineers to drive down the cost of maintenance by rolling out best in class maintenance practices.

Work Preparation and Maintenance:

  • Participates in Planned Maintenance preparation by coordinating the pre-maintenance inspection, pre-maintenance meeting, the maintenance process and post-maintenance inspection/meeting. Ensures that all processes are documented accordingly.
  • Follow up on maintenance planning and feedback and ensure files are properly documented on the server.

Maintenance Planning and Control:

  • Manage the planning and execution of maintenance by designing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to guide the planning and execution of maintenance.
  • Manage the execution of all 5why deliberations to ensure quality of the process and follow up on execution and documentation of all countermeasures generated from the RCA.
  • Manages and updates the Planned Maintenance System on SAP to ensure that task lists are updated and used during maintenance.
  • Manage weekly maintenance-related meetings and follow up to ensure that resulting activities are carried out to reduce breakdowns to the barest minimum.

Equipment and Plant Reliability:

  • Manages reliability metrics of MTBF, MTTR and number of breakdowns. Generate reports to track reliability of equipment and liaise with maintenance personnel to stem downtrends.

Workplace Organization:

  • Ensures workplace is 5S Compliant to enhance maintenance activities, safety and general working condition within the area where maintenance is being carried out.
  • Maintains files appropriate to the activities of maintenance structure.
  • Prepares reports and composes correspondence relative to the work.
  • Cleanliness and orderliness of work areas
  • Ensures that the workplace is organized according to extant 5S standards

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Reports near misses, unsafe conditions and unsafe behaviour within and outside work area
  • Participate in period hazards identification and detailed risk assessment in work area as applicable
  • Participate in investigation of safety events (Incidents, accidents etc) in work area.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma in any Engineering related discipline
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience with at least three (3) years in a role as technician.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Excellent knowledge of SAP PM and Work Order Management techniques
  • Basic knowledge of spare parts and relationship with equipment
  • Analytical and Numerate Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Multitasking and Time Management Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Physical and mental alertness

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Research Assistant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Reports To: Nutrition Manager – Feeds

Purpose of Job

  • To provide support to the Research and Development Team on Feeds. Designs & drives all research trials and projects to closure.

Main Accountabilities

  • Collection of data required  by the Nutritionist.
  • Experimental designs and protocol development, Implementation and Reporting.
  • Feed Performance Evaluation and Field Complaints Review.
  • Innovation – research into new findings in nutrition that will be of cost advantage to the company to be presented and implemented.
  • Develop proposal for Trial for Feed Additives and others that will enhance performance of feed.
  • Monitoring of all assigned projects.
  • Experimental data collation and statistical analysis.
  • Statistical analysis of all project reports and graphical presentations for business decisions
  • Show readiness to build capacity in all related functions in Animal Nutrition.
  • Documentation and report of all activities.
  • Ensure that tasks are delivered based on company’s Standard Operating Procedures.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (or its equivalent) in Animal Science.
  • Exposure to or experience in feed mill and/or livestock production is preferred.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Integrity and team orientation
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, SPSS or other statistical analytical tools is an added advantage
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter; ability to drive things from start to closure
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Factory Finance Manager

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Finance
Reports To: Supply Chain Finance Controller

Purpose of Job

  • This role is a key member of the factory management team, which is responsible for supplying highly volatile markets and subject to massive swings in demand, while at the same time managing costs to a minimum.

Key Accountabilities
Operational/Professional/Business:

  • Lead the preparation and consolidation of the monthly / quarterly / annual / Budget / Capex operations financial reporting for the factory in order to present a consolidated management information pack to the factory top team and GCL management reporting Manager in line with the GCL reporting requirements and timetables.
  • Provision of internally consistent, timely and accurate dashboard information, Raw Material and Packaging variance analysis, management & statutory information with clear commentaries and sensitivities
  • Generate the factory monthly scorecard and relevant variance analysis pertaining to waste, manufacturing cost, Raw Materials, Packaging materials, Capex, R&Rs usage etc.
  • Work as a business partner with Manufacturing; proactively use the Manufacturing finance data to:
    • Positively challenge all expenditure and savings
    • Identify and propose business development opportunities / projects.
    • Identify and propose areas of cost savings / business development within the Manufacturing scope of activities
  • As a member of the Supply Chain Finance Drive Team, develop and drive the Supply Chain finance strategy.
  • Work as a business partner with Manufacturing to drive key financially-focused projects within the Supply Chain scope of activities.
  • Ensure that accurate conversion cost forecasts and related variance analysis are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Proper and rigorous control of overheads across manufacturing to ensure no loss of control resulting in overspends. This should be done through training of functional managers as well as reviews with the Supply Chain director
  • Consistently ensures the application and effectiveness of key controls in different areas Manufacturing and use of materials through risk assessment and identification of key areas for improvement and ensure corrective measures are executed within agreed time frames.
  • Drive implementation of various action points from internal and external audits. Ensure that commitments (actions/deadlines) made are subsequently respected at all times
  • Ensure full and proper use of SAP in Finance and supervise the Factory Finance supervisors to ensure:
    • Upload of accurate manufacturing cost activity prices for product cost computation in SAP
    • Identify detailed business requirements, including all reporting and interface requirements for the success of SAP project.
    • Seamless processing of Product Costs through to Material Ledger run in SAP on a monthly basis based GCL calendar.
    • Regular SAP training for users within Manufacturing Finance ensuring that any issues pertaining to the functionality of SAP are promptly resolved
    • Ensure distribution of Inventory Differences on monthly basis
    • Perform variance calculation and production settlement monthly
    • Perform actual cost splitting monthly
    • Perform Actual Price Calculation
    • Run ML month end closing
    • Run Value Flow monitor to Confirm ML closing

Leadership:

  • Develop and agree Manufacturing finance staff technical skill and personal / career preparation plans
  • Identify high potential staff
  • Forge a team spirit across the manufacturing finance team that encourages all staff to engage with each other and leverage each other’s learnings / experiences
  • Work with the Manufacturing top team to develop financial awareness and understanding among the operations staff

Management:

  • Contributory budget management for supply chain costs including CapEx and COGS.
  • Frequent, regular and clear feedback to staff including appraisals / career development / succession plans
  • Track and monitor projects
  • Plan staff workloads and projects

Innovation:

  • Lead continuous improvement in efficiency / effectiveness of Manufacturing finance work in the factory
  • Look for ways to reduce complexity
  • Leverage and be a subject matter expert in the use of the Company’s ERP system for all matters pertaining to MM and ML SAP modules

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND or BSc.) in Accounting
  • Professional certification – ACA / ACCA
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a financial control function of an FMCG.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Business Partnering
  • Professionalism
  • Numerate/Analytical Skill
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good Interpersonal Skill
  • Good negotiation/influencing skill
  • Good presentation skill
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: General Ledger Accountant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Finance
Reports To: Finance Controller

Purpose of Job

  • Will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of financial statements and accounts, and ensuring financial data accuracy.

Key Accountabilities

  • Handling accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness to include auditing master records and transactional data.
  • Managing journal entries and ensure proper general ledger coding in support of monthly closings
  • Fixed Asset Accounting and Management
  • Accounting for Insurance & Other Prepayments
  • Intercompany Accounting and Reconciliations
  • Preparation and Presentation of Monthly Balance Sheet Accounts Reconciliations
  • Responsible for the creation of new GLs and Cost Centers on need basis
  • Coordinate Monthly Balance Sheet Review sessions/ meetings with relevant GL Account Owners
  • Maintain and Reviews General Ledger Ownership Matrix (GLOM), on an ongoing basis.
  • Payroll posting, reconciliation and monthly Staff Expenses provisioning
  • Any other task assigned by the Financial Controller.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND or BSc.) in Accounting
  • Professional certification – ACA / ACCA.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a financial control function of an FMCG.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Numerate/Analytical Skill
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to interpret financial data.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Power Point
  • Good Interpersonal Skill
  • Good negotiation/influencing skill
  • Knowledge of IFRS and GAAP
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP
  • Integrity.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Distribution & Inventory Finance Manager

Location: Jos, Plateau
Employment Type: Full-time
Function: Finance
Reports To: Supply Chain Finance Controller

Purpose of Job

  • Inventory is critical to the operation and financial performance of the organization. Having accurate value and level of inventory and minimizing financial loss to the business is critical to the success of the jobholder.

Key Accountabilities

  • Inventory-related controls – responsible for policies and procedures around the physical flow of goods to ensure the accuracy of all inventory.
  • Responsible for all general ledger inventory accounts and inventory detail/ sub-ledgers
  • Leverage and be a subject matter expert in the use of the Company’s ERP system for all matters pertaining to inventory
  • Physical inventories/cycle counts – coordinate all physical inventories/cycle counts and perform book-to-physical research/corrections
  • Partner with all areas of the Company to ensure appropriate levels of inventory are maintained
  • Review, reconciliation, and correction of production information and related inventory impacts
  • Reporting and analysis – provide decision making information with accurate and timely reporting that is insightful and helpful to the management team and relevant stakeholders

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of First Degree (HND or BSc.) in Accounting
  • Professional certification – ACA / ACCA
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a financial control function of an FMCG.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Business Partnering
  • Professionalism
  • Numerate/Analytical Skill
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point
  • Good Interpersonal Skill
  • Good negotiation/influencing skill
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Proficiency in the use of SAP

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  24th November, 2021

Note

  • Apply only if you have the desire qualification
  • We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted

Scholarships you may like to Apply:

International Excellence Scholarship at London Metropolitan University, UK

Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale University

Burger King Mclamore Foundation Scholarship 2022/2023

Hertie School New Perspectives Scholarship for International Students

2022 Davenport University Scholarships for International Students

WAEL Oil and Gas Recruitment for Graduates and Experienced Professionals

Arco Marine and Oilfield Services Limited (AMOSL) Graduate Opportunities

UNSW Global Academic Award to Study in Australia 2022

2022/2023 Marian University International Scholarships for Study in USA

Postdoctoral Fellowship on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford University

DAAD In-Country/In-Region Programme Sub-Saharan Africa (Masters and PhD Studies) 2022 Scholarship.

Mercedes-Benz South Africa Graduate Development Programme 2022 (Paid Traineeship)

University of Toronto Fung Yiu King Memorial Scholarship

University of Copenhagen PhD Positions 2021-2022 [Paid Positions]

British Council International Collaboration Grants 2021 (£3.5m Support Grant)

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