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Project Engineer (Mechanical) at WACOT Rice Limited

Employer : WACOT Rice Limited

Location: Argungu, Kebbi

Until Sep 28, 2021

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Job Description:

WACOT Rice Limited, a company under Tropical General Investments Group, is a Nigerian rice processing company operating a state-of-the-art rice mill in Kebbi State. The mill is one of the largest rice mills in Africa and sources paddy from various rice-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: 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.

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: Engineering
Work Experience
Years of Experience: 4
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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