Ongoing recruitment at West African Soy Industries Limited



  2021-01-19
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West African Soy Industries Limited operates one of the largest specialized oils and fats processing complexes in Africa. The manufacturing facility is located in Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria, with raw materials sourced from farmers in Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and other states across Nigeria. The Company is active in the Soy value chain through its out-grower farming activities by providing high quality agri-inputs to farmers and procuring farm produce from them through off-take arrangements. WASIL also educates the farmers on Yield Enhancement Techniques (YET) to improve their crop yield, and trains women on best practices in Shea collection and primary processing.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Instrumentation Technician

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Ensure optimized equipment performance for all field instruments (Sensors, Transmitters, Flowmeter, Control Valves, etc.) Motors and Drives by maintaining and improving equipment, line electrical & automation controls.
  • Drive innovation and improvement.
  • Manage people and resources to ensure uncompromised safety, availability and quality and minimizing the impact of the activities on the environment.
  • Upskilling, training and development of electrical, Instrumentation and automation technicians.
  • Coordinate and ensure, when important, successful implementation of process optimization (modifications) projects becomes.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc or HND Electrical / Electronics
  • 3-5 years working experience in the field of Electrical & Automation Industries, Versatile with PLC systems (Siemen, Allen Bradley) VSD and VFD
  • Good knowledge of circuit troubleshooting via electrical diagrams, ladder Diagrams, pneumatic diagrams etc.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations where limited standardization exists
  • Strong electrical design and debugging skills
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to formulate and document a high-level plan with input from many functional groups.
  • Experience with embedded controllers, I/O handling systems and PLC’s
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests
  • Good hands-on experience in Siemens and Allen Bradley PLCs programming and surfing.
  • Good knowledge in SCADA and HMI units.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Apt in field instruments calibration.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Fitter, Preparatory

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • This position will support operations by maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and optimizing manufacturing equipment including but not limited to fitting, plumbing, welding, heating/cooling, automation and fire protection systems in a safe and orderly fashion as directed by the Chief Engineer at prep section.
  • This position creates value for the factory by performing preventative and corrective maintenance leading to increased uptime and reliability, thus helping the facility to meet their production and quality goals.

Duties

  • Identify, troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic problems on plant facilities and production equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance per defined interval/schedule in a timely manner,
  • Recognizes and corrects potential equipment failure or unsafe conditions and communicates this to Maintenance Manager.
  • Performs pipe fitting of both threaded and welded pipe of various sizes,
  • Ensures that all work performed meets required codes and is in accordance with plant policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, safety glasses, face shields, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves and aprons.
  • Responsible for proper care/cleaning of tools, parts, materials and work area.
  • Responsible for providing coverage in the absence of other Maintenance Technicians.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Be able and willing to work in non-ideal environments such as: confined spaces, working at heights, dusty/dirty and around chemicals.
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all QMS standard.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of experience in an Industrial Maintenance environment.
  • Technical/vocational training
  • HND, ND or its equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong mechanical repair/troubleshooting and metal working skills.
  • Proficiency in Machine Repair, Machine Tool Operations, Pipefitting and Welding.
  • Functional knowledge of mechanical components (elevators, conveyors, flaker rollers, destoner, seed cleaner, expander, valves, pipe fittings, bearings, motors, gearboxes, etc.).
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment completing objectives efficiently with a sense of responsibility.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Operative, Cleaning & Flaker

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Oversee and manage the full production process of a manufacturing plant.
  • Monitor equipment to ensure the quality, efficiency and safety of the product and plant.
  • Responsible for the safe operation, basic maintenance, and troubleshooting of the facility’s equipment’s and instruments.
  • Program and operate the facility’s computer system that operates the machinery.
  • Conduct continuous inspections of all key process points in the facility to identify anything abnormal
  • Ensure that the products being produced under their supervision meet all specification
  • Maintain detailed reports of operations.

Qualifications

  • OND, HND or any related Engineering degree
  • 3-5 Years Work Experience in similar industry.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Electrical Technician

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Support system engineering operations by designing, planning, developing, scheduling, installing and analyzing the company’s instrumentation and electrical systems
  • Make decision and resolve issues, work as a business unit leader, develop constructive relationships with Heads of the department, external vendors and contractors
  • Review the implementation of measuring devices or new control systems, ensuring each part is installed properly and conduct test runs before initiating actual operations.
  • Supervise the maintenance, installation, calibration, and repair of a variety of electronic instrumentation, metering devices, electrical equipment, process control computers and peripheral equipment.
  • Demonstrate integrity, and commitment to innovation, efficiency, and fiscally responsible activity.
  • Assist in the preparation of preliminary and long-range plans, cost estimates and budgets.
  • Complete the more difficult installation, calibration and repair jobs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Electrical, Mechanical, Physics, Computer Engineering
  • A work experience of at least 5 years.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Broad knowledge of principles and practices allied with technical disciplines.
  • Excellent communication skills along with the ability to translate project requirements into the design and then develop it into hardware as per the demand of the task.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Shift Fitter

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Organize routine servicing schedules and carry out quality inspections
  • Check and calibrate instruments to make sure they are accurate
  • Respond immediately to equipment breakdowns
  • Fix faults and arrange for replacements to be installed
  • Organize teams to make sure 24-hour cover is available
  • Monitor specialized equipment’s like Extractor, DT, Flaker, Expander, m/seal pumps, Centrifuge etc.
  • Plan and undertake scheduled maintenance
  • Diagnose faults and repair equipment’s
  • Handle maintenance of major specialized equipment’s
  • Obtain specialist components, fixtures or fitting
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all QMS standard

Qualifications

  • B.Sc or HND in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3-5 years working experience in the field of Manufacturing, and process companies (SEP, Prep, Refinery)
  • Strong mechanical repair/troubleshooting and metalworking skills.
  • Proficiency in Machine Repair, Machine Tool Operations, Pipefitting and Welding.
  • Functional knowledge of mechanical components (valves, pipe fittings, bearings, motors, gearboxes, etc.)
  • Ability to read and/or interpret mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic blueprints or schematics.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization both written and verbal
  • Be able to perform basic reading and arithmetic problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Be willing and able to learn shop math, including simple geometry.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, job related internet research and ability to learn e-maintenance software for daily usage.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Expeller / Oil Mill Operator

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Tend machine that flattens and dries oilseed, such as soybean and presses it to extract oil: Turns handwheels to adjust distance between rollers that flatten oilseed.
  • Starts rollers and turns gate valve to admit oilseed.
  • Observes rolling process to ensure that pressure of rollers on oilseed is not sufficient to extract oil.
  • Turns control of heat drier to specified temperature, and opens chute to admit flattened oilseed to drier.
  • Turns steam valves of heat cooker to cook dried oilseed.
  • Turns handwheels to adjust roller pressure of oil expeller.
  • Feels samples of expelled oilseed to determine that sufficient quantity of oil has been removed.
  • Tend attrition mill that breaks up dehydrated oilseed.
  • May be designated according to process phase as Crusher Tender; Drier Tender II; Oil-Expeller.

Qualifications

  • ND or HND in any Engineering field
  • Minimum of 3-5 Years work experience as an Oil Mill operator.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Warehouse

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Maintain file & document in a coordinated system (EXCEL & ACCESS) & manual file etc.
  • Document Preparation for all seeds on SAP
  • Maintain housekeeping & safety in warehouse.
  • Dispatch Report Preparation
  • Coordinate with logistics department
  • Prepare team Members for SOP procedure.
  • Manpower Allocation of seed receipt and Warehouse.
  • Maintain housekeeping & safety in seed Receipt Area and WH.
  • Follow SOP for Fumigation and Pest control.
  • Handle supply chain related issues for inbound materials to warehouse, outlets and stores.
  • Document preparation & handling of standard operating process (SOP) on food quality
  • Daily and monthly MIS Report preparation.

Qualifications

  • 8-10 years work experience in Warehouse Management
  • Have good knowledge of operations and preparing MIS reports
  • Understand the GMP/GHK alongside adopting safety precautions and fumigation.
  • Skilled in handling both local and export sales under good housekeeping.
  • Have good knowledge in warehouse standard operating procedures.
  • Have good knowledge in Tank Farm standard operating procedures.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Boiler & Utilities

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • The role is responsible to provide leadership and technical expertise for the efficient operation, monitoring, assessment of site utilities and mechanical systems.
  • Develop unit capabilities to achieve maximum utilization of technology and equipment
  • Perform condition-based maintenance on all utility equipment using CMMs
  • Ability to pass the technical proficiency test, and shows a high level of hands on skills;
  • Handle responsibilities of monitoring tools, equipment and spare parts inventory
  • Responsible for ensuring use of spare parts in most effective and productive manner
  • Ensure conformance to power network layout and trouble shooting.
  • Apply EHS procedures and good practices in order to prevent personal injuries and damage to equipment;
  • Ensure a prompt end of shift report of all Technical issues preventing the machines in his domain from achieving optimum performance;
  • Decision making and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all QMS standard.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / B.Tech / HND
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience on utilities plants and equipment in a fast-moving consumer goods environment.
  • Ability to understand safety & environmental risks associated with working of plant
  • Proficiency in fault finding/troubleshooting;
  • Decision making and problem-solving capabilities.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: QA Officer, Raw Materials Analysis

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Sampling, Analysis and Testing of all Incoming materials against specifications.
  • To ensure conformance of all incoming materials against approved specifications.
  • To ensure incoming materials are being tested according to approved specifications and operating procedures.
  • Reports deviations to departmental head and takes necessary action
  • Maintains necessary records and all documentations of all incoming materials

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years in Edible Oil Industry as a Raw Material Analyst.
  • Required to have full testing knowledge in Soya bean seed and Soya bean oil.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Turner / Machinist

Location: Sagamu, Ogun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description
The role is responsible for fabrication and machine all required parts:

  • To fabricate or reproduce spare parts for the machines.
  • Assist the fitter mechanics in the maintenance and repairs of machines
  • To ensure that all working machine parts are in good working condition.
  • To ensure that the workshop is properly cleaned at all time.
  • Responsible for ensuring use of spare parts in most effective and productive manner
  • Performing any other related duties as assigned from time to time
  • Shall understand and practice company HSE requirements
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all QMS standard

Qualifications

  • Minimum of OND or FSLC in General Educational Development (GED)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the operation of workshop machines like lathe, milling, drilling, grinding etc.
  • Ability to understand safety & environmental risks associated with working of plant.
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible and open to changing priorities and challenges.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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