For over seven decades, AG Leventis (Nig) Plc has provided West Africa with reliable, innovative & affordable products & services. By focusing on the core markets such as Power, FMCG, Logistics and Real Estate - AGL has become one of the Major forces in Nigeria & beyond.
AG Leventis is recruiting to fill the following positions:
Check raw ingredients for maturity or stability for processing and finished products for safety, quality, and nutritional value.
Develop food standards and production specifications, safety and sanitary regulations, and waste management and water supply specifications.
Develop new or improved ways of preserving, processing, packaging, storing, and delivering foods, using knowledge of chemistry, microbiology, and other sciences.
Evaluate food processing and storage operations and assist in the development of quality assurance programs for such operations.
Inspect food processing areas to ensure compliance with government regulations and standards for sanitation, safety, quality, and waste management standards.
Study methods to improve aspects of foods, such as chemical composition, flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, and convenience.
Test new products for flavor, texture, color, nutritional content, and adherence to government and industry standards.
Documentation of reports.
Confer with process engineers, plant operators, flavor experts, and packaging and marketing specialists to resolve problems in product development.
Study the structure and composition of food or the changes foods undergo in storage and processing.
Testing and Calibration of equipment.
Stay up-to-date on new regulations and current events regarding food science by reviewing scientific literature.
Qualification and Requirements
BSc, /HND in Food Chemistry or Microbiology with minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a food processing industry.
Knowledge of a range of sciences and their applications to food
Good business, IT, analytical and numerical abilities
Being a confident independent worker
Meticulous attention to detail, particularly with regard to health, safety and hygiene
Candidates must have worked in a food processing industry
Actively Market and sell the company range of equipment and services on Construction Equipment or Commercial Vehicles such as Bulldozer, Excavator, Forklift, Teletruk, wheel loader or Bus, Truck, Trailer etc.
Prospect for new customers to form enduring relationships via sales calls, meeting and follow up to secure customer /sales.
Write sales order; secure deposit and processes paper works in accordance with established policies.
Keep an up to date account of customers’ activities and operations.
Continually studies of equipment specifications to improve knowledge performance and applications.
Qualifications and Requirement
BSc. /HND/B.Eng. or any relevant degree and MBA Marketing will be an added advantage with a minimum of 5 years' experience in Construction Equipment or Commercial Vehicle sales and services.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Capacity to work well in a team and results-driven.
Confident and sound presentation skill.
Ability to prioritize activities and cope with time pressure.
Lead the QA/QC department to ensure the quality of raw material and packaged products
Manage the day to day activities of the analytical lab supporting QC functions for manufacturing plants and stores
Oversee the Internal Sensory testing
Maintain service contracts for laboratory equipment and trouble shoot and repair non-service contract lab equipment
Thorough in-process control supervision and risk management
Oversee planning and scheduling of routine and non-routine duties for the food Lab
Analyze supplier QC Charts submitted to company standards
Analyze returned products that involve customer complaints
Manage special projects with regards to regulatory and safety requirements
Develop and execute new Quality Assurance programs for continuous improvement of company products and operations
Oversee plant compliance and interactions with the QA group
Assure facilities meets all requirements related to product safety as related to HACCP, and other general employee safety
Qualification and Requirements
BSc/HND in Food Science or Food Chemistry with minimum of 5 years’ work experience in food processing industry.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Working knowledge of sensory evaluation theory and methodology, analyze and interpret sensory evaluation data collected
Lab equipment and procedures
Collection of prices and quotations from different suppliers for purchase decision.
Procure quality materials and services in the most cost effective and efficient way.
Ensure materials supplied are in line with company specification and policy
Carrying out market survey, analysis and strategy development on pastry raw materials to determine relationship between forces of demand and supply
Analyze product sales figures and inventory levels for current stock to determine what products should be purchased at any point in time
Sourcing for materials and negotiating with clients to get the best price
Maintains accurate data and information regarding purchases
Quality control/ material planning to ensure no down time due to material shortage.
Process all procurement documentation within reasonable time frame,
Ensure the maintenance of procurement best practices
Transparent and accurate record keeping of all procurement transactions.
Qualification and Requirements
BSc. /HND in Science, Engineering or Economics, with minimum of 2nd Class lower from a recognized tertiary institution and a post graduate degree will be an added advantage.
Candidate must possess a 5 years’ cognate experience as a purchasing officer in a reputable food or beverage industry.
The candidate must have excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
Great communication skills, both in writing and oral
Excellent problem solving, numerical, presentation and analytical skill
Must be have a thorough knowledge of computer spread sheet.
Comprehensive knowledge on bakery
Interested candidates should send their application to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the job position as the subject matter example Chemist .