Shift Miller at Olam Nigeria Limited

Shift Miller at Olam Nigeria Limited

Job Features

Job FieldEngineering / Technical
Job TypeFull-Time
EducationBA/BSc/HND
LocationOther

Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS Common

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:

  • 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:

  • 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).

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Nigeria Limited on careers.olamgroup.com to apply

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