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Assistant Production Manager at WACOT Rice Limited

Employer : WACOT Rice Limited

Location: Argungu, Kebbi

Project Management
Until Sep 28, 2021

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Job Description:

WACOT Rice Limited, a company under Tropical General Investments Group, 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 below:

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:

  • Regulatory Agencies

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:

  • Travel: 0% - 20%

Application Closing Date
28th September, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Company Name / Industry
Work Type
Work Type: full time
Industry: Agriculture/Dairy/Forestry/Fishing
Job Function
Function: Project Management
Work Experience
Years of Experience: 3
Job Level
Job level: 3
Monthly Salary
Deadline of Application
Deadline: September 28, 2021


Contact Personnel

Name : WACOT Rice Limited
Contact No. :

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