Miller at 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 inclu…

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    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 7 – 12 years
    • Location Not specified
    • Job Field Manufacturing&nbsp

    Job Description

    • Responsible for efficient daily milling activities to assure operations are optimized.
    • The primary activities of this position include the operation of the milling process, prioritizing and assigning proactive and reactive milling maintenance, troubleshooting milling issues and maintaining quality product output.
    • The role also includes activities like repairing day planning, procuring needed milling materials, controlling spare parts inventory for rolls, sifters, purifiers, and other milling equipment.
    • This is a people management position and requires managing hands-on training for new and existing millers, ensuring best practice execution and performing work quality checks.
    • A keen understanding of costs and a business acumen to ensure profitability is critical for the position.

    Key Deliverables

    • To manage an efficient, safe site producing finished products that fulfill the requirements of our customers at least cost/maximum financial benefits.
    • Experience: 7-12 Yrs. of Work exp. with relevant exposure in handling multiple milling lines  

    Strategic Effectiveness

    • Ensure all areas operate efficiently within agreed financial budgets.
    • Purchase of all materials necessary to maintain efficient production – ensuring availability and cost-effectiveness of the purchase process.
    • Handling and packaging of animal feed products and aqua feed-based products
    • Control stock levels of both raw materials and finished products. Optimize inventory for efficiency in working capital deployment
    • Ensure efficient response to product specifications and volume requirements (in line with forecasts and new product development)
    • Maintain and monitor production in respect of output yield/extraction capacity against set targets – exceed the targets
    • Continually analyse output for variances and effectively manage negative variance.

    Operational Effectiveness

    • Implement work environment safety guidelines – ensure the health and safety of all subordinates within company guidelines and current legislation
    • Regularly monitor the entire operations.
    • Hold regular health and safety meetings as chairman of the site committee
    • Implement agreed on recommendations from the annual contracted audits, reduce audit observations.
    • Ensure all functional managers 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 produces minimal dust and noise both internally and externally
    • Build a structured site inspection and employee training plan, ensure effective implementation of the same.
    • Ensure full employee awareness of safe working practices and their role in maintaining the required standards


    • The candidate should have proven experience in production, milling operations role in flour/feed products, and managed large independent operations 
    • Excellent people management skills and should be able to lead a diversified team of different nationalities and skillsets.
    • Communicate and interface with all levels of the organization and external agencies/contacts including statutory bodies
    • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple activities concurrently (Multitasking)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Nigeria Limited on to apply

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