Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.
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.
To manage an efficient, safe site producing finished products that fulfill the requirements of our customers at least cost/maximum financial benefits.
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.
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
Experience: 7-12 Years of Work experiencewith relevant exposure in handling multiple milling lines
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)
Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.