Hillcrest Agro Allied Industries Limited an agricultural products processing company located in Kwara State. We operate a rice processing mill that produces par-boiled head rice and we deliver to the final customer through distributors. Our Vision is to be Africa's the most profitable and respected agro-allied processing company by delivering quality Food Brands.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Production Manager
Location: Kwara State
Employment Type: Full-time
Organize and oversee the milling of rice and assure the smooth running of all production lines and the quality of output.
The goal: To ensure that the rice mill and associated production processes run reliably, optimally and efficiently to customer requirements of head rice and minimize defects and wastes.
Responsibilities and Duties
Responsible for the smooth running of rice mill production and associated activities; and the quality assurance of production process of head rice.
Establish workflow policies and procedures that enhance efficiency in rice milling and meeting deadlines without compromising safety, quality or integrity.
Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines.
Monitor production to resolve issues timely.
Carry out regular cleaning, checking and serving of all production machines and equipment.
Establish checklists for the smooth of all production processes and activities
Identify and initiate repairs and maintenance work and purchasing of equipment etc.
Ensure head rice product meets quality standards specifications.
Plan all process and activities of rice production to ensure all schedules are met.
Minimize production issues and costs
Guarantee that rice output meets quality standards and the demanded quantities.
Achieve rice production goals.
Determine the amount of necessary resources (workforce, paddy rice and other raw materials, etc.).
Understand production requirements and realise them.
Determine optimal staffing levels for all production schedules
Develop standard operating procedures (S.O.P.) for all production processes and activities and ensure compliance by all production staff.
Guarantee that new employees are trained on how to safely use machinery and follow procedures.
Supervise and evaluate performance of production personnel.
Train and coach employees for overall smooth production processes.
Track and set goals for performance and growth, morale and ethical standards.
Guarantee that all production processes are carried out in line with standard operating procedures to produce rice that meets specified quality and quantity at all time.
Devise procedures to monitor and inspect processes and report quality assurance issues during production.
Assure the reliability and consistency of the mill processes by checking stored paddy, in-the-mill rice and rice product.
Continually appraise customers’ requirements and make sure they are satisfied.
Assure that all non-conformances in quality are acted upon and corrected immediately.
Safety and Hygiene:
Ensure that all production processes are carried out in clean and hygienic machines and floors.
Implement food safety measures that guarantee zero contamination of finished rice.
Set procedures that assure production employees follow company health and safety policies
Enforce health and safety precautions.
Responsible for raw materials and finished goods variances
Prepare and submit daily, weekly and monthly production reports to Head of Operations timely as required.
Be accountable for all production hours for which the lines were available.
Bachelor's degree and MBA from reputable Institution will be an added advantage.
Years of Relevant Experience - 7yrs in the Food processing industry.
Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Coordination: Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
Special Skills and Key Behavioural Competencies:
Dependability: Being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Initiative: Willingness to take on responsibilities, and challenges.
Integrity: Being honest, and ethical.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Open to change (positive or negative), and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Leadership: Willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Stress Tolerance: Accepting criticism, and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
Achievement/Effort: Establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals, and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Persistence: Persistence in the face of obstacles.
Analytical Thinking: Analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Attention to Detail: Being careful about detail, and thorough in completing work tasks.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should send their Applications via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org stating the position as the subject matter.