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Olam Nigeria Limited

Olam International was established in 1989 with 1 product in 1 country, trading cashew from Nigeria into India. Today we are a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide. Our team of 23,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses including cocoa, coffee, cashew, rice and cotton. We have 44 different products across 16 platforms.

Olam is committed to responsible growth, and believes that it is only by doing business in a sustainable way that long-term value for all stakeholders can be delivered. Olam is revolutionising seed to shelf supply chains through the Olam Sustainability Standard. Each step of Olam’s value chain is being examined to identify and implement measures to sustainably deliver products across all of its geographies by 2020.

Olam’s initiatives in rural communities are one aspect of this, and in 2010 The Olam Livelihood Charter (OLC) was launched to set a benchmark for projects that incorporate all eight charter Principles of finance, improved yield, labour practices, market access, quality, traceability, social investment and environmental impact. Today we manage 30 OLC initiatives and another 160 beyond the programme, from rural electrification and water facilities to building health centres and schools.Job Description

Overseeing the technical operations, manufacturing, quality and R&D of pasta manufacturing units across Nigeria.
Develop new technology for, pasta, cereals based products, Handling, cleaning, extracting, treating, and packaging
Managing Turnkey projects from the raw-material handling, processing, treatments, and packaging
Provide direct leadership for day-to-day technical activities for company’s commercial product manufacturing i.e., trouble shooting, process changes and improvements, new manufacturing technology implementation etc.
Technological support & Collaborate with the engineering department to develop new equipment and machines.
In-depth exposure in handling new project expansions (brown /green field)
Leads the of a culture development and embedding of risk-based continuous improvement and operational excellence within manufacturing.
Product Development Module to facilitate modification of existing products
Ensure the health and safety of all subordinates within company guidelines and current legislation.
Ensure all functional management 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 causes the minimum of dust and noise both internally and externally.

Key Deliverables

Research & Development
Quality and consistency of finished products.
Innovation Deployment & Project Management:
Seeking continuous operational improvement.
Effective management of raw material, intermediate and finished product stock levels.
Site Hygiene.
Health and Safety.
Direct management and motivation of production team.
New projects and greenfield  & brown field projects
Technical due diligence and turning around the pasta plant


15-20 years of Experience Bachelor’s degree in Food Science,
Pasta manufacturing experience preferred, with previous experience in managing large scale operations and implementing behaviour based safety programs
Demonstrate strategic planning experience
Strong organizational skills, including experience managing multiple high-priorities simultaneously
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Effective written and verbal communication skills


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