Job Summary

The Talent African Company seeks qualified candidates to fill this role for one of its clients in Nigeria

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Our Client, a diversified business group with interests in key sectors of the Nigerian economy. These sectors include Agriculture, Manufacturing, International Trade, Logistics, Pharmaceuticals and Supermarket is looking to hire a Project Manager. 

Responsibilities:
  • He/She will be responsible for general supervision of all phases of plant operations, including production, quality control, maintenance, receiving and shipping.
  • Responsibilities also include recruiting, hiring and training personnel and facility /physical plant up -keep and capital improvements.
  • Responsible for annual budget planning and execution. He will work closely with the production team to increase productivity and profitability.
  • Provide leadership for the successful day to day operations of the facility
  • Work closely with quality personnel to review product consistency while monitoring scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement.
  • Review established production schedules for all production departments to ensure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible
  • Coordinate the hiring and training of all production personnel
  • Monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining products quality .
  • Work closely with Environmental Health and Safety Manager to ensure all members of the production team are aware of safety policies to provide a safe workplace to our employees .
  • Maintain¬† inventory levels and control flow product from our subsidiaries
  • Maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program including all timely communication initiatives.
  • Develop and execute the plant production¬† budgets
  • Remove production constraints; allocate human and equipment resources and direct productions employees to attain all established goals
  • Remove waste and constraints from the production process to improve efficiencies and productivity
  • Work with purchasing manager to develop and improve supplier relationship

Requirements:
  • BSc Degree in engineering, chemistry, agricultural agronomy or any other related
  • Degree from accredited by higher learning institution.
  • Expert with at least 5 years in diverse areas encompassing Operations and Maintenance in cassava starch plant, Installation, Commissioning, Project Planning & Management.
  • Focused and hardworking professional equipped with thorough knowledge and technical understanding coupled with an analytic bent of mind and confident to take challenging assignments.
  • Have an excellent understanding of Nigeria Agro commodities markets
  • Experience in cassava bio-ethanol production is a strong asset Expert with at least 5 years
  • Good knowledge of Industrial Standards and Safety Norms, while commissioning projects; demonstrated capability in installation, commissioning, operations and maintenance of a wide range of process machinery/equipment

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