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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 24, 2021
  • Grand Cereals Limited (GCL) is an integrated foods company whose primary activity is the creation of superior value from local raw materials, with leading brands in the Cereals, Vegetable Oil and Animal Feed categories. In 1997 UAC of Nigeria Plc acquired a major shareholding in Grand Cereals Limited, located on a 16-acre site at Kilometre 17, Zawan Round...
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    Pellet Press Operator

    Location: Onitsha, Anambra
    Function: Supply Chain
    Reports To: Shift Production Manager - Feeds

    Purpose of Job

    • Will be responsible for tending to the Pellet Press, Cooling and Crumbling process of feed manufacturing.

    Key Accountabilities
    Production Efficiency:

    • Completely tends to all equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line to produce extruded feeds.
    • Maintains an understanding of the shift’s production schedule and how it affects the work to be done.
    • Adjust, calibrate and test the equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line at the beginning of every shift to ensure proper operation. This includes checking the functionality of control parameters like motor current and valves.
    • Execute a flawless setup and changeover procedure including the use of the right dies, knives, rolls and crumbler settings.
    • Completely responsible for ensuring the maximum output and efficiency of all equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line.
    • Report and act upon machine breakdowns in line with the established downtime escalation procedure.
    • Use regulated cleaning solutions, air hoses, cleaning cloths to properly maintain and clean dies and carry out all other necessary equipment maintenance procedure.
    • Prepare and assist in the preparation of pertinent operational reports as requested by the Plant Manager or Factory Manager.
    • Initiate and maintain communications with the Shift Production Manager and the Plant Manager on all concerns regarding machine performance and product quality.

    Leadership & People Management:

    • Train support staff on job-related tasks, including Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line operations.
    • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and the associated reporting and action closure.

    Quality Management:

    • Ensure that all manufacturing processes are carried out according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Conduct product quality checks along the line and assure the conformance to company’s quality standards.
    • Maintains the cleanliness and housekeeping of the equipment along the Pellet Press, Cooler and Crumbler line.

    Health, Safety and Welfare:

    • Ensure safe working practices are maintained on the production floor.
    • Take immediate actions to limit risk to personnel, plant equipment and production during emergency situations
    • Responsible for the trainings and induction of team members on the company’s safety policy.

    Education and Experience

    • Minimum of a Labour Trade Test.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related field in the Manufacturing Industry.

    Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

    • Strong Logical, Analytical and Troubleshooting skill.
    • Quality and Customer Satisfaction Consciousness.
    • Strong Mechanical Aptitude
    • Occupational Safety and Health.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Integrity.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Grand Cereals Limited on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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