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Shift Miller at Olam International

Jul 17, 2020, 11:59 PM
Olam International is 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 million farmers.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
     
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.
  • 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.
  • 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)
Operational Effectiveness:
  • Implement work environment safety guidelines - ensure the health and safety of all subordinates within company guidelines and current legislation
  • 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
  • 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
Organizational Effectiveness:
  • Vendor management, contracts and cost control for routine services like cleaning, refuse disposal, gardening, and other routine services
  • 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
  • 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)
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).
     
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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