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Head of Grain Processing Innovation/ R&D Center

Bühler

Supply Chain & Procurement

New
3 weeks ago

Job Summary

 

Job Description/Requirements

Tasks

  • Conceptualize, plan, execute and manage Buhler Application Center for Local Grains (maize, sorghum, millets, local wheat, fonio, soya, beans, etc.)
  • Greenfield project: Bring idea of Buhler Grain Processing Innovation Center to reality and establish the knowledge and application hub for Local Grains in Kano, Nigeria.
  • Full oversight of Buhler Grain Processing Innovation Center in project phase and afterwards in conceptual, technical, and financial/commercial aspects.
  • Build partnerships and collaborations to drive innovation in Local Grains.
  • Engage with local and international stakeholders, Foundations etc. on partnering and utilization of the center.
  • Plan, conduct and analyse application tests in close collaboration with internal and external partners (new grains, new/simplified processes, new finished products)
  • Develop, plan, market and execute professional and vocational training offerings.
  • Promote Grain Innovation Center in the market and guarantee full utilization with trainings and application tests
  • Drive sales of trial and training offerings.
  • Sales support for Ancient African Grains milling solutions.
  • Strict financial control of all related costs (e.g. project management, civil structures, labour, energy and operations)
  • Work within the companies EHS policies and promote the same.
  • Ensure excellent stock control and reconciliation within all aspects of the operation.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in milling industry; working in multicultural environment is an advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Milling Science, Food Manufacturing, Food Technology, Engineering, or related field.
  • Certificate from the Swiss Milling School or African Milling School or equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Advanced NABIM qualification or above, HACCP and IPM trained.
  • Knowledge of Grains and Food processing.
  • Strong leadership and people development skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of sales and relationship management.
  • Strong sales conversations and contract negotiations skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interface effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Great multicultural understanding.
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization.
  • International and successful company with sustainable prospects for the future.
  • Wide technically and modern environment with interesting challenges.
  • Professional environment with an open communication culture.
  • Exciting development and training opportunities.
  • Great and dynamic work environment.
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