Sawmill Manager Job at Willers Solutions Limited

Willers Solutions Limited - Our client, a reputable firm into multiple lines of business is looking to fill the role below:

Job Position: Sawmill Manager
Job Locations: 
Ondo, Cross River


  • Will manage a group of people within a unionized context. Will plan, organize, direct, coordinate and control sawmill activities including activities to support production (quality, shipping, maintenance, safety, human resources and environment).
  • Prepare and submit operating budgets and capital expenses. Manage approved budgets in order to attain determined performance indicators (safety frequency, transportation costs, productivity, product quality, on-time delivery).
  • Develop and maintain a work climate that favors the mobilization and commitment of internal and external partners.
  • Assure staff development and training by optimal use of their skills.
  • Determine the number and type of continuous improvement activities required to attain and exceed performance indicators.
  • Optimize the saw line/planer and adapt other production components in order to maximize productivity or remedy operating difficulties. (Controlling stacking quality, wood inventory (length/size) and inventory rotation.
  • Coordinate the service and manufacturing equipment suppliers in order to optimize maintenance and maximize operation.
  • Responsible for dealing with regulating authorities and ensure the company is compliant.


  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Wood Tech, Engineering, Forest Resource Management or any related preferred or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 - 15 years’ Experience as Sawmill Manager.
  • Preferred Candidates must have Nigeria working experience and should be Nationalities of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, or Thailand etc.
  • Business Experience working in a Sawmill Business with financial and labour relations concepts responsibilities is a must.
  • Demonstrated track record of success to raise operational performance.
  • Knowledge and ability in utilizing computerized systems.
  • Must be accessible following operational needs required by the position.


  • Mobilizing and coaching leadership, ability to provide supportive feedback and to deal with conflicts.
  • Ability to influence and to lead the team to reach determined objectives.
  • Strong planning, organizing, prioritizing, time management and delegation skills.
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in operation analysis, Continuous Improvement and problem solving.
  • Capacity to instill a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV (MS Word Format) to: using “Sawmill Manager” as the email subject.

Note: Only qualified candidates would be shortlisted

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