Olam International Recruitment (6 Positions)

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Olam International Recruitment: Get RECRUITED in the Olam International Recruitment for all disciplines. Apply HERE via Olam International Recruitment Career Portal. Olam Internationalis a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 4.8 millionfarmers.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

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1). Job Title: Maintenance Head

Location:
 Nigeria
Function: MATS
Sub-Function: Engineering

Job Description

  • We invite dynamic and seasoned experts to lead maintenance & engineering dpartment for three pasta manufacturing factories.
  • The incumbent will be directly responsible for  engineering, Plant maintenance, and projects for the plants.
  • As a process leader, you will also manage site hygiene, health and safety of the unit and the teams working in them.

Strategic Effectiveness:

  • Manage provide effective technological support & collaborate with the engineering department to develop new equipment and machines.
  • Strong ability and In-depth exposure in handling new project expansions
  • Create SOP’s to ensure minimising down time and improve plat operations and effciency

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Understand the preventive maintenance system and equipment are down due to negligence and proper care on maintenance part ensure hygiene standards in all areas are maintained to the highest standards at a minimum above those required by BRC.
  • Planning of preventive & predictive maintenance for long and short pasta lines, Bhuler & Fava lines
  • Co-ordination with associates departments & contractors, generate of regular progress reports.
  • Strategic planning, decision making, analysis of operation parameters production efficiencies, yields, wastage reduction, manpower output,  EHS targets monitoring activity at sites, reviewing schedule, ensuring cost control within budget.
  • Handling technical indents, control, inspection & handling the materials & spares including workshop jobs for optimized plant availability & downtime reduction execution of out preventive and breakdown maintenance jobs of all mechanical equipment.

Requirements

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  • 15+ years’ experience of handling maintenance, utilities and projects in several jobs as Mechanical engineer
  • Experience in managing large scale operations and implementing behaviour-based safety programs.
  • Have a demonstrated ability in strategic planning with experience of successful implementation of new strategies.
  • Strong organizational skills, including experience managing multiple high priority projects simultaneously.  A detailed oriented person with a high level of accuracy.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to motivate a team of diverse experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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2). Job Title: Aqua Technical Manager

Location: Nigeria
Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS Common

Job Description

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  • The Aqua Technical Manager will be the Aquaculture expert for the Fish Feed business.
  • He/She should not only be the subject matter expert on Aquaculture (Tilapia Farming in particular) but also have good project management & consultancy skills.
  • The primary responsibility of the person would be to help drive growth of aquaculture in Nigeria through development of Tilapia culture and thereby help grow our Aqua feed business.

Strategic Effectiveness
Develop Tilapia Farming:

  • Create economically viable models for Tilapia farming – both land and lake farming, suitable for Nigeria
  • Design & implement Tilapia farming projects in partnership with government & private organization.
  • Provide consultancy services to our customers who are into Tilapia farming in Nigeria (& rest of WAF)

Operational Effectiveness:

  • As an Aquaculture expert (particularly Tilapia expert) liaison with government bodies, farmer associations & other stakeholders (like developmental NGOs, financial institution etc.) to help direct the policies & actions in developing & diversifying aquaculture in Nigeria
  • Help create SOPs for land-based Tilapia farming for smallholder farmers & successfully role out the same in in selected farmer groups
  • Provide training to ATEs & farmers on Tilapia farming
  • Help develop Tilapia Hatcheries for ensuring Fingerling supply
  • Successfully role out model Tilapia farms (small holders) across different states and ensure their optimal operations & profitability so that they can help in faster adoption of Tilapia farming by the catfish farmers
  • Help the Aqua Technical Executives in managing farm level emergencies in the Catfish farms
  • Develop customized SOPs for catfish farmers working with different type of farming systems & Olam feeds
  • Should have a basic understanding of ROI and should be able to calculate farm level profitability & explain the same to farmers.
  • Monitor all feed trails being conducted from time to time & ensure structured data collection and reporting of the same

Requirements

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  • Ideally a Bachelor’s degree in Aqua Culture (masters preferred). Should possess 8 to 10 years of work experience in hands-on Tilapia farm management
  • Experience in managing large scale operations and implementing behaviour-based safety programs.
  • Have a demonstrated ability in strategic planning with experience of successful implementation of new strategies.
  • Strong organizational skills, including experience managing multiple high priority projects simultaneously.  A detailed oriented person with a high level of accuracy.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to motivate a team of diverse experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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3). Job Title: General Manager – Farming Operations

Location: Nigeria

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Job Description

  • The Incumbent would be responsible in managing a large scale, fully mechanized farming operation preferably in rice, The Project cultivates two crops of 4,400 ha per year, under flooded conditions, which are delivered to an onsite company owned Rice Mill.
  • The Job resposibilities would alos include Overseeing  farming operations. This is headed by a Farming Head and 6 Assistant Farm Managers.  Managing and Overseeing overall Mechanical operations.

Key Deliverables
Strategic Effectiveness:

  • Oversee overall administration departments and functions, including the procurement department, Human resources
  • Handle farming operations – Preferably have a good understanding of wetland rice production, Understand soil chemistry and be able to interpret soil and leaf analyses.
  • Developing the annual R&D projects in order to enhance the ability of achieving yields in excess of 6 mt/ha, twice annually.
  • Timely acquisition of spares and ensuring that pre and post season maintenance is carried out within the prescribed time frame and to the required standard in order that optimum availability is achieved at the lowest cost.

Operational Effectiveness

  • Farming Operations:
    • He/She would culture and maintain relationships with external Rice Agronomists, Rice Breeders and other specialist consultants in weed control and soil management.
    • Preferably have a good understanding of wetland rice production.
    • Understand soil chemistry and be able to interpret soil and leaf analyses.
    • Understand the pests and diseases associated with rice.
    • Understand water management in rice.
    • Assist in developing the annual R&D projects in order to enhance the ability of achieving yields in excess of 6 mt/ha, twice annually.
  • Financial, Administration and other farm related activities:
    • Oversee the annual zero-based departmental budget construction.
    • Timeously advise the financial controller and Vice President of any anticipated deviations to plans and the budget.
    • Oversee all administration departments and functions, including the procurement department.
    • Oversee the HR department.
    • Oversee the Security Department with the help of the Chief Security Officer to ensure that employees and assets are kept safe.
    • Maintain a healthy relationship with External Stakeholders, Government, Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police and Local Community Chiefs and the community.
  • Oversee Aircraft operations
    • The aircraft are used for Seeding, applying herbicides, fungicides, insecticides and fertilizers.
    • Monitoring the status of the runway and support equipment to ensure that they do not impede on the operations of the aircraft.
  • Machine shop managed by a qualified fitter and turner that also manages all field equipment.

Organizational Effectiveness
Requirements:

  • He/She should be in possession of either a BSC degree in Agriculture or an Agricultural Diploma from a recognized Agricultural institute
  • He/She would be a person with sound practical farming experience and a love for machinery, which calls for a person with a strong mechanical aptitude.
  • He/She would be a sensitive person with strong leadership abilities in order to lead, motivate and mentor a team of talented multinational Managers who would be reporting to him.
  • Out of the box thinker and finds solutions to challenges presented by circumstances that arise.
  • Have a keen eye for neatness and build on an image of a world-class operation.
  • Have a keenness for nature conservation.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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4). Job Title: Sales Analyst

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Location: Nigeria
Function: Others
Sub-Function: Others

Job Description

  • Responsible for evaluating and predicting sales trends in order to optimize promotional strategies by drawing up detailed sales reports and making informed suggestions on how to improve profitability.

Key Deliverables:

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  • Collects data from sales reports for analysis.
  • Develops methods and strategies for assessing large amounts of data.
  • Closely studies past sales data to determine trends in productivity.
  • Examines company budget.
  • Conducts research into competitive companies and the surrounding market.
  • Studies shopping and purchase trends of consumer base and target demographic.
  • Uses sales prediction software to determine future trends.
  • Creates sales evaluation reports based on collected data.
  • Suggests adjustments and revisions to promotional strategies to improve sales and profitability.

Requirements
Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND in any discipline from a reputable Institution

Experiences/Knowledge/Skills
Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Customer Service, Planning experience

Skills:

  • Possesses market knowledge
  • Knowledge of SAP or any ERP is required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to think both analytically and creatively.
  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills.
  • Product and Customer Knowledge
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Manages time efficiently.

Competencies:

  • Aligned to the Olam culture and Shared Values
  • Demonstrates communication, collaboration, managerial and leadership competencies required to perform in the role
  • Demonstrates the functional competencies and skills required to perform in the role
  • Overall is well suited to be selected for the role

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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5). Job Title: Shift Miller

Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • Responsible for efficient daily milling activities to assure operations are optimized.
  • The primary activities of this position include the operation of the milling process, prioritizing and assigning proactive and reactive milling maintenance, troubleshooting milling issues and maintaining quality product output.
  • The role also includes activities like repairing day planning, procuring needed milling materials, controlling spare parts inventory for rolls, sifters, purifiers, and other milling equipment.
  • This is a people management position and requires managing hands-on training for new and existing millers, ensuring best practice execution and performing work quality checks.
  • A keen understanding of costs and a business acumen to ensure profitability is critical for the position.

Key Deliverables
Strategic Effectiveness:

  • Ensure all areas operate efficiently within agreed financial budgets.
  • Purchase of all materials necessary to maintain efficient production – ensuring availability and cost-effectiveness of the purchase process.
  • Handling and packaging of animal feed products and aqua feed-based products
  • Control stock levels of both raw materials and finished products. Optimize inventory for efficiency in working capital deployment
  • Ensure efficient response to product specifications and volume requirements (in line with forecasts and new product development)
  • Maintain and monitor production in respect of output yield/extraction capacity against set targets – exceed the targets
  • Continually analyse output for variances and effectively manage negative variance.

Operational Effectiveness:

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  • Implement work environment safety guidelines – ensure the health and safety of all subordinates within company guidelines and current legislation
  • Regularly monitor the entire operations. Hold regular health and safety meetings as chairman of the site committee
  • Implement agreed on recommendations from the annual contracted audits, reduce audit observations.
  • Ensure all functional managers are aware of the correct codes of practice, both statutory and advisory, that govern accepted standards of safe operation at all premises
  • Ensure production plant produces minimal dust and noise both internally and externally
  • Build a structured site inspection and employee training plan, ensure effective implementation of the same.
  • Ensure full employee awareness of safe working practices and their role in maintaining the required standards

Organizational Effectiveness:

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  • Vendor management, contracts and cost control for routine services like cleaning, refuse disposal, gardening, and other routine services
  • Discuss the costs and performance with external contractors to ensure cheap yet quality service, explore innovative approaches to improve delivery.
  • Ensure perimeter and yard areas are well maintained, build an aesthetically pleasing workplace
  • Maintain and administer all personnel records and systems relating to employees (excluding records of sickness, absenteeism and holidays, recorded in the general office)
  • Coordinate with managers to ensure the safekeeping of all company agreements and financial instruments
  • Encourage excellent communication across plant workplace through team briefing, formal and informal discussions. Use multi-channel communication for better outcomes.
  • Coordinate with managers to identify personnel training needs. Actively promote training and personal development on site
  • Exhibit a flexible approach to working, explore new possibilities.
  • Performance of other management tasks may be required for the wellbeing and advancement of the business

Requirements

  • The candidate should have proven experience in production, milling operations role in flour/feed products, and managed large independent operations
  • Excellent people management skills and should be able to lead a diversified team of different nationalities and skillsets.
  • Communicate and interface with all levels of the organization and external agencies/contacts including statutory bodies
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple activities concurrently (Multitasking).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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6). Job Title: Day / Shift Miller

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • To manage an efficient, safe site producing finished products that fulfill the requirements of our customers at least cost/maximum financial benefits.

What We Seek !

  • Responsible for Operation and Maintenance of Flour Mill.
  • Operation and Maintenance of All types of Wheat processing machines like De Huskers, Polishers, Color Sortex Machines, Roller Mills, Purifiers, Plan Sifter, Scourer, Destoner, & Graders & Buhler Corporation.
  • Ensure hygiene standards in all areas are maintained to the highest standards at a minimum above those required by BRC
  • Ensure that all stocks are maintained at minimum levels. (contribute to the forming of operating budgets.
  • Responsible for controlling further Processing, delivery or installation of machinery.
  • Man management skills, problem solving and motivate people to achieve stretch targets.
  • To plan the work schedule in the department, distribution of work, leave planning, maintenance activities.
  • Carrying out planned inspections and audits as per the specified frequency and mitigate the identified gaps.
  • Development of systems, processes and metrics for plant optimization

Requirements

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  • An understanding of how, and the willingness to go the extra mile, to bring added business value. Self-driven with a strong result orientation.
  • Bhachelor’s degree in Engineering or simillar domain
  • You should be able to communicate at all levels Outstanding Organisation Skills along with an approach that pays attention to detail.
  • Basic Computer Skills, Advanced Skills with Microsoft Office,

Application Closing Date
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How to Apply
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