Ongoing Recruitment at WACOT Rice Limited

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WACOT Rice Limited is a rice processing company which operates a state-of-the-art rice mill in Argungu, Kebbi State, Nigeria. The mill is one of the largest rice mills in Africa and sources paddy from various paddy producing states across Nigeria. WACOT Rice also engages in out-grower farming programs with paddy farmers to boost their yields and guarantees off-take of paddy from farmers through buyback arrangements. The rice mill is based on a robust sustainability platform and the company produces two leading brands of parboiled rice – BIG BULL and PATRIOT.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

 

Job Title: Civil Engineer

Location: Argungu, Kebbi (Office/Field Based)
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Engineering: Engineering

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for designing, managing various construction projects such as building, roads, foundations, structural buildings, general utility etc.

Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Manage, design, develop. Create and maintain small-scale through to large-scale construction projects in a safe, timely and sustainable manner
  • To manage and ensure precise land and construction surveys like ALTA/ACSM Survey, Boundary Survey, Construction Survey, Location Survey, Site Planning Survey, Subdivision Survey and Topographic Survey.
  • Perform or oversee surveying operations to establish building locations, site layouts, reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.
  • Manage design and use all applicable norms on building, roads, foundations, superstructures, structural buildings etc.
  • Manage budgets and purchase of equipment/materials.
  • Prepare cost estimates for materials, equipment, or labour to determine a project’s economic feasibility.
  • Conduct on-site investigations and analyse long range plans and data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other) and design projects.
  • Consider construction costs, government regulations, potential environmental hazards, and other factors during the planning and risk analysis stages of a project.
  • Analyse the results of tests on building materials, such as concrete. Asphalt, or steel, for use in particular projects.
  • Compile and submit permit applications to Local, State, or Federal agencies, verifying that projects comply with various regulations.
  • Oversee and analyze the results of soil testing to determine the adequacy and strength of foundations.
  • Manage the repair, maintenance, and replacement of infrastructures.
  • Assess potential risks, materials and and costs, provide advise and resolve creatively any emerging problems/deficiencies.
  • Oversee and mentor staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Comply with guidelines and regulations including permits, safety etc. and deliver technical files and other technical documentation as required.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Financial Targets
  • Operational Targets
  • Customer Targets

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to: Projects Manager
  • Supervises: All Civil Team Members.

Education/Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B.Eng/B.Tech in Civil Engineering or related discipline from a reputable University.
  • Computer literacy and IT skill/Power Point presentation.
  • AutoCAD and other project software like Primavera or programs compatible for Gantt charts/activity chart.
  • Knowledge of civil engineertools and their uses/reading outputs like vernier calipers, measuring tape, plum bob, water level, spirit level.
  • Good in MS Office/Power Point.
  • Knowledge of survey tools like Total Station Theodolite, Clinometer, Optical Level, Laser Level, GPS/GNSS, Dutch Hill T-REX Composite Tripod, Site-Pro Single, Tilting Prism System, sub-Surface, LL-3 Locator, SECO 2-Meter GPS Rover Rod and others.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and Man management skills.
  • Strong team working skills, with an ability to motivate others and to lead or manage teams and projects.
  • SOP and HSE implementation skills.
  • Relevant work experience with independent managing for at least 10 years. Ready to take challenges.
  • Will work unbound by working hours, should be willing to work in remote location.

Travel:

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Quality Control Manager

Location: Argungu-Kebbi
Job Type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Department: Quality Control    

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • To complete the requirement of quality management system, NAFDAC,SON etc.

Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Internally Relates with Procurement, Production, Warehouse, Sales and Logistics
  • Externally Relates with Regulatory Agencies, Budgetary Responsibility

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To ensure timely & accurate testing of raw material, packaging material, in – process checks during processing of paddy are being recorded and maintained.
  • To coordinate with production section for corrective measures on non-conformances observed during the inspection and testing.
  • To ensure that the quality of product produced and dispatched are as per statutory requirement of standard to meet customers satisfactions.
  • To carry out the inspection and analysis of final materials.
  • To ensure sanitation and hygiene inspection and bacteriological examination are being monitor and controlled at production area, line and equipment’s, stores and testing area.
  • To ensure that proper training, testing method, testing plan SOP are being adopted by all team members.
  • To ensure that fumigation and pest management services are being checked and effectively working in place.
  • To prepare training need identification and provides training to them as and when required.
  • To arrange timely calibration of measuring and testing equipment’s of laboratory and processing area.
  • To ensure that processes needed for the quality management system are established, implemented and maintained.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports to: Quality Control Manager
  • Supervises: Quality Analysts & Laboratory Assistants

Education/Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B.Sc or HND in Food Science Technology.
  • Core area of competency – QC Plan implementation, Laboratory Operations, Managing Shift Operation in Food Processing, Handling Quality in Procurement of RM/PM. Trouble shooting on Product and Process Quality.
  • Exposure to ISO systems implementation shall be preferred.
  • Computer literacy MS Word, Excel, Power Point presentation.
  • A high level of attention to detail; Process & Procedure implementation skills.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and time management skills.
  • Worked minimum of six (6) to ten (10) years in Agro processing plant with special attention to quality control roles.
  • Good people handling skills.
  • Effective communication & Problem solving skills.
  • SOP and HSE implementation skills.
  • Will work unbound by working hours, should be willing to work in remote location.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Project Engineer (Mechanical)

Location: Argungu, Kebbi (Office/Field Based)
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Department: Supply Chain
Reports to: Project Manager
Supervises: All Mechanical Team Members
Travel: 40% – 60%.

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for coordinating different teams, designing and developing engineering systems, resourcing, and managing technical activities to ensure project accuracy and quality.

Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, scheduling, coordinating, and monitoring of assigned engineering projects.
  • Formulating project parameters and assigning responsibilities to the most capable employees and monitoring the project team.
  • Interacting with clients, interpreting their needs and requirement, and representing them in the field.
  • Keeping records of new arrivals i.e. machines and supplies at sites, storage and handling of new equipment and machines.
  • Performing quality control task on budgets, schedules, plans, and personnel performance and reporting on the project’s status.
  • Reviewing the engineering tasks and initiating the necessary corrective actions.
  • Monitoring of tasks and ensure implementation as per drawing designs.
  • Ensure safety, adherence to SOP, and safety standards during installation of structure.
  • Liaison with clients and drawing up reports to present to shareholders and other relevant parties.
  • Ensuring that each project stays within the allocated budget and timeframe.
  • Scheduling meetings and training sessions when necessary.
  • Ensuring that staff remain in motivated by implementing feasible incentives and regular team-building sessions. Oversee and mentor staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Comply with guidelines and regulations including permits, safety etc. and deliver technical files and other technical documentation as required.
  • Ensuring the project’s compliance with applicable codes, practices, policies, performance standards, and specification.

Internally Relates with:

  • All Engineering Sections, Stores, Production, HR/Admin, Finance & Accounts .

Externally Relates with:

  • OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) representatives, Suppliers & Contractors

Education / Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B Eng / B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline from a reputable University.
  • COREN and NSE membership is a must.
  • Computer literacy and IT skill/Power Point presentation.
  • AutoCAD and other project software like Primavera or programs compatible for Gantt charts/activity chart.
  • Knowledge of reading engineering tools like vernier calipers, micro-meter, measuring tape.
  • Knowledge of structure calculation, weight, volume, area, perimeter etc.
  • Knowledge of steel sections like ISMB, ISMC. ISA, rod, pipe and their basic weight idea.
  • Knowledge of different grades of steel MS, Alloy steel, steel SS304, SS202 etc and their properties.
  • Knowledge of different machining, parts development, fabrication, tool room activities, i.e. types of welding and their application, cutting, drilling etc.
  • Previous project management experience is required.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and time management skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • SOP and HSE implementation skills.
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years’ project experience in similar position.
  • Will work unbound by working hours, should be willing to work in remote location.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Production Manager

Location: Argungu – Kebbi (Office/Field Based)
Job type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Department: Production
Business Unit: WACOT Rice Limited

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Responsible for coordinating different teams, and to assist Plant Head in ensuring smooth plant operations i.e., production process, Packing Storage, Dispatches etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate timely production reports in coordination with production and warehouse team and reports the same to Plant Manager.
  • Monitoring and tracking of packing materials.
  • Minimize losses of paddy/rice during loading/offloading and storage.
  • Supervise paddy movement and stock transfer (paddy and finish good warehouse).
  • To supervise and coordinate with different processing section for smooth plant running and optimum production.
  • To ensure packing as per SKU’s as per sales demand.
  • To assist and suggest Plant Manager in all matters of concerns relating to the production and warehousing section.
  • To ensure efficient use of men and material.
  • Coordinate, set up and implement standard operating procedure for all production operations.
  • Minimize losses of packing material during packing and loading.
  • Optimize resource utilization by implementation of an effective production organization.
  • Work with managers to implement Company’s polices and goals.
  • Ensure follow up GMP in all process & packing area.
  • Coordination of all internal and external audits.
  • Daily reconciliation of packing material and reporting.

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to: Plant Head    
  • Supervises: Warehouse In Charge/Packing Supervisors

Internally Relates with:

  • QA, Stores, Procurement, Sales, Logistics & Supply Chain, HR/Admin, Finance & Accounts, HSE

Externally Relates with:

Requirements
Education/Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other:

  • B.Eng / B.Sc in Engineering or Business Management discipline from a reputable University.
  • Strong team working skills with an ability to motivate others and to lead or manage teams and projects.
  • Computer literacy and IT skill/Power Point presentation as well as good knowledge of SAP.
  • A high level of attention to detail; Process & Procedure implementation Skills.
  • Strong leadership, organizational and time management skills.
  • Preferably worked in Agro-processing plant with special attention to production and warehousing roles.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • SOP and HSE implementation skills.
  • SOP and HSE implementation skills.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in similar position.
  • SOP and HSE implementation skills.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in similar position.
  • Will work unbound by working hours, should be willing to work in remote location.

Physical Requirements:

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Assistant Manager (Accounts)

Location: Kebbi
Employment Type: Full Time
Reports to: AGM Treasury/Financial Controller (WRL)
Internally Relates with: Sales, Warehouses, Admin, Procurement, Engineering and Production
Externally Relates with: Businesses within the TGI Group

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Monitoring and controlling all international transactions

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and recording all approved Capex (ORP).
  • Recording overseas order to vendor against the ORP.
  • Monitoring and controlling all the payment to the overseas vendor through Vink or directly as per Vendor PFI and ORP.
  • Monitoring and recording all back-to-back PFI of Vink Corp. on WACOT Rice Limited Argungu against ORP and Vendor order.
  • Monitoring M form and LC details.
  • CBN bidding details & successful bidding.
  • Imports coordination for WACOT Rice Limited Factory.
  • Payment against LC and balance.
  • Require to provide details of LC charges and interest cost on LC payment.
  • Require to provide all customs duty details against the machinery/spares immediately along with the file number generated.
  • Require to provide all the clearing charges details against the machinery/spares immediately along with the file number generated.
  • Require to provide all the clearing charges details against the machinery/spares immediately along with the file number generated.
  • Also needs to be provided commercial invoice, packing List, bill of lading, marine insurance certificate etc.
  • Any other activity related to bank/treasury.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Financial Targets
  • Operational Targets

Education / Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B.Sc / HND in Accounting.
  • Any additional qualification is an added advantage.
  • Any additional qualification is an added advantage.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Responsible to motivate others and to manage teams and project.
  • High level of attention to details.
  • Knowledge and use of SAP is a must.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years working experience in any food processing company.

Travel:

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Project Engineer (Electrical)

Location: Argungu, Kebbi (Office / Field Based)
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Engineering: Engineering
Reports to: Projects Manager
Supervises: All Electrical team members
Internally Relates with: All Sections like Production, Warehouse, Power Plant and Utility
Externally Relates with: Vendors / Suppliers / Contractors / Site team

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Reviewing all project’s engineering design plans, performing complex components, liaising with other engineers, and maintaining relationships with clients, vendors, and other stakeholders.

Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Analysing technical (Electrical Engineering) drawings, interpreting specifications, and determining the electrical requirements of a given project.
  • Managing and monitoring all assigned electrical projects and related activities.
  • Using CAD software to draw designs and complete technical drawings.
  • Complete quality assurance on all electrical components and projects, and writing up reports.
  • Diagonising problems and troubleshooting equipment and installations.
  • Ensuring all deadlines and budgetary requirements are met.
  • Keeping abreast of the developments in electrical engineering.
  • Design or modify electrical systems, recomend process improvements.
  • Perform quality control tests on electrical systems.
  • Managing power generation, transmission and distribution (HT/LT).
  • Working with high and low voltage equipment for power factor correction, load factor correction, reduction in losses.
  • Carrying out feasibility studies for new technical developments.
  • Budgeting and estimating timescales.
  • Overseeing technicians and electrical installation team.
  • Ensuring projects meet safety regulations, health and safety codes are obeyed at all times.
  • Overseeing inspection and maintenance programs.
  • Liaising with clients.

Education / Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B Eng / B.Tech in Electrical Engineering or related discipline from a reputable University.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ project experience in similar position.
  • A suitable Master’s Degree may be of added advantage.
  • COREN and NSE membership a must.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Previous experience in Project Management.
  • Experience with CAD software and MS Office.
  • Sound Knowledge in electrical components, switch gear, load calculation, cable size and motor selection.
  • Knowledge of AC/DC electrical system, AC/DC single/three phase electrical motors, circuits, drives, sotft starters.
  • Knowledge in basic instrumentation and automation mechanism like sensors, transducers, pnuematic gates, control valves.
  • Excellent time management and diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and remain professional at all times.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Trave:

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: ETP & WTP In Charge

Location: Argungu, Kebbi ( Office / Field Based )
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Grade: 3
Department: Engineering
Travel: 0% – 20%
Reports to: Head, Engineering
Supervises: Shift Operators

Objective / Purpose of Job

  • Safe operation of the ETP & WTP with designed output parameters. 100% provision of water to plant and 100% processing of water before discharge.

Job Duties / Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Safe shift operation of plants.
  • Keep the equipment in safe condition.
  • Periodic inspection, preventive, breakdown, planned and unplanned shutdown maintenance of Bore Wells, PSF and ACFs, IRFs, EO Membranes, Mixed Bed, Dosing Systems.
  • Monthly run of fixed assets depreciation with the aim of fixed asset schedule preparation.
  • Maintain documentation as per the QMS systems.
  • Maintain minimum stock level of consumables and spares.
  • Generate quality water from Bore Well and supply to plant, uninterrupted.
  • Process waste water according to NESREA regulation before discharging from plant to the environment.
  • Safe handling of chemicals and follow zero accident norms as per EHS plan.
  • Training and development of team.

Key Performance Indicators

Reporting Relationships:

  • Internally relate with Boiler, Parboiling and EHS
  • Externally relate with NESREA, Federal Ministry of Environment, SON etc.
  • Reports to: Head, Engineering
  • Supervises: Shift Operators

Education / Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, Experience & Other Requirements

  • B.Eng in Chemical Engineering / BSc in Chemistry or Biochemistry.
  • Knowledge of ETP, WTP, RO and DM plant and water chemistry of High Pressure Boiler.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team-building/team development skills.
  • Analytical and good computer skills.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years operating experience in ETP & WTP including liaison with NESREA.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  28th September, 2021.


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