Engineering Manager Job at Olam Agri

Olam Agri is a market-leading, differentiated food, feed, and fiber agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities, and deep understanding of market needs built over 33 years. With a strong presence in high-growth emerging markets and products across grains & oilseeds, animal feed & protein, rice, edible oils, specialty grains & seeds, cotton, wood products, rubber and commodity financial services.

Olam Agri is at the heart of global food and agri-trade flows with more than 40 million MT in volume traded annually. Focused on transforming food, feed and fiber for a more sustainable future, it aims at creating value for customers, enabling farming communities to prosper sustainably, and strive for a food-secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Engineering Manager

Job Location: Ilorin, Kwara
Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS-Common

Job Description

  • The Chief Engineer will be responsible for overall Engineering activities across all sites of the company, ensuring the maximum availability of the plant by implementing the best maintenance practices.  
  • He will report functionally to the VP-Engineering with a dotted line reporting to the Plant Managers of Feed mill & Soy Crush plant.
  • The Chief Engineer will be responsible for overall Engineering activities across all sites of the company, ensuring the maximum availability of the plant by implementing the best maintenance practices.
  • He will report functionally to the VP-Engineering with a dotted line reporting to the Plant Managers of Feed mill & Soy Crush plant.

Key Deliverables

  • Providing technical support to the onsite engineering team as and when required
  • Ensure safety compliance at all sites.
  • Develop departmental goals and strategies.
  • Good knowledge on plant utilities like steam boiler, air compressor, Genset, water treatment plant, fire protection system etc.
  • Basic knowledge in electrical and instrumentation (for candidate with a mechanical background)
  • Proven leadership and management skills with ability to develop a competent maintenance team.
  • Prepare maintenance budget, capex proposals. Take the ownership of maintenance cost.
  • Leading daily morning meetings and ensure RCAs are done for any downtime happens on a day-to-day basis.
  • Implement effective Preventive and predictive maintenance for maximum equipment availability.
  • Achieve all KPI targets like Power, steam and R&M cost. Improve OEE, MTTR and MTBF
  • Manage engineering store and inventory of engineering spares & consumables.
  • Good knowledge of project management, planning, negotiations with sound commercial judgement, able to set priorities.
  • Work closely with the procurement team to establish annual maintenance contracts to agree on service, delivery timelines, price and performance requirements for those equipment wherever applicable.
  • Work with the procurement team for alternate/local vendor development

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical / Electrical) with 10-15 years of maintenance experience in large manufacturing facility. Out of which 2 to 3 years as head department hea