StreSERT Services Limited Job Vacancies [2 Positions]

Posted on :

5 Dec, 2017

Category :

Agriculture Jobs in Nigeria

StreSERT is a professional services organisation that offers quality stress-free solutions to corporate organisations. We offer business support and integrated solutions in different areas that ensure business objectives are achieved.

Critically, we evaluate issues as they impact your business, and consequently deploy the appropriate skills and competencies to proffer the needed solutions.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Quality Control Manager (Rice Farming and Milling Company)
 Kogi (Site accommodation available)
Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for quality checks for better production and high yield during processing;
  • Achieve consistent quality with zero defect in collaboration with all stakeholders by constantly developing, planning and implementing quality systems & processes and training of plant personnel;
  • Develop, plan and implement quality systems to meet Food Safety standards;
  • Ensure food safety requirements including PRPs, audit processes (factory, market, warehouse, etc.), conducting root cause analysis, implementing corrective action plan, review compliance status for all the quality related observations and lead the process of sharing observations with all stakeholders for implementation/closure;
  • Continuously improve quality awareness and standards including sensory evaluation of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods;
  • Setup, maintain and operate lab to meet all requirements of testing of incoming, in-process and finished goods consistently;
  • Coordination with external laboratories and external calibration agencies for all testing requirements and new methods;
  • Support vendor quality improvement programs and looking for opportunities for improvement with vendors;
  • Overall responsibility for managing the quality of rice milling operations;
  • Perform Quality incident investigation and corrective actions;
  • Monitoring end-to-end QA process and logistics;
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.

Additional Qualification/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree/HND, or M.Sc.;
  • At least 7 years experience in the food industry; particularly rice milling
  • Food Science/Technology or other related courses;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of food safety systems, GMP, GLP, Auditing, Compliance, Training, Food testing (including sensory), basic regulatory knowledge;
  • Ability to independently develop standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for routine analysis of products (e.g. basic panels – protein, moisture, carbohydrate, ash, etc.);
  • Conduct routine chemical and compositional analysis of new and existing product lines;
  • Deploy and operate analytical equipment in the laboratory, as well as identify areas for expansion or improvement of our analytical capabilities;
  • Provide routine quality control oversight and input to manufacturing units to ensure establishment, maintenance and/or compliance with standards;
  • Interface with external laboratories and service providers to supplement our in-house analytical capability;
  • Provide reasoned and commercially relevant advice to management on ways to continually enhance in-house analytical capability.

Salary is negotiable based on experience.


Job Title: Silo Manager (Agriculture/Agro-allied Sector)
Location: Niger, Plateau, Ondo, Kano, Kogi, Ekiti, Cross River, Bauchi, Sokoto
Position Summary

  • As the on-site head of operations of the silo facility, the Silo Manager will have overall responsibility for planning, logistics, grain handling and storage, facility maintenance, staff management and general administration.

Job Purpose

  • Manage the overall day to day operations and maintenance of silo facility to ensure proper and safe grain handling, storage and distribution, minimise grain losses and ensure proper documentation and security of processes.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the storage, handling, quality control, testing, weighing and maintaining the grain quality;
  • Manage the process, procedures, and security of grain within the silo;
  • Lead, manage and develop the Storage Operations team;
  • Responsible for the overall security, storage, handling and bagging of grain on site;
  • Maintain safety stock levels in accordance with demand planning schedule;
  • Ensure inventory is managed appropriately for safety and quality standards;
  • Manage and coordinate the efficient and effective logistical movement of grain into and out of the site to meet DIFOT (Delivery In Full, On Time) performance targets;
  • Organise and coordinate the transportation of bulk grain in to and out of the site; bagging and loading of trucks for delivery of grain to various customers and distribution centres;
  • Ensure proper documentation of the dispatch and receipt of stock/goods; Ensure invoice/receipts meet contracts and comply with company audit procedures and standards;
  • Ensure periodic quality controls and checks of stock including testing, weighing grain and fumigation;
  • Implement and lead stock counts on a continual basis, check for current placement and identification of stock;
  • Develop and implement health, safety and environment policies and procedures to ensure HSE obligations are fulfilled;
  • Develop and train all employees in HSE obligations in their roles, including reporting of hazards, near-misses and accidents;
  • Manage staffing levels and rosters to adequately meet delivery schedules;
  • Prepare monthly operational reports to communicate performance metrics including grain inventory, supply and movement;
  • Ensure all records in the areas of safety, logistics, procurement, human resources, inventory etc. are maintained in an orderly and logistical manner;
  • Keep abreast of trends in food and consumer goods packaging technology and commercial applications;
  • Keep abreast of latest industry regulations and codes relative to materials, labelling, and equipment system design and operation;
  • Keep abreast of latest key customer regulations and guidelines relative to materials, labelling, and equipment system design and operation;
  • Carry out any other project or ad-hoc duties as directed;

Minimum Required Job Specifications

  • A First Degree or its equivalent in Agriculture, Engineering, Economics or related fields
  • All appropriate grading courses (including bag and bulk fumigation)


  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the silo industry, with at least two years in as a Silo Manager

Required Competencies:

  • Organisational Competencies
  • Integrity and Ethics
  • Detail Orientation
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Professionalism
  • Grade Category Competencies
  • Planning and Decision Advocacy skills
  • People Management skills
  • Communication skills [Verbal and Written]
  • Resource Management skills
  • Stakeholder Management skills
  • Team Building skills
  • Emotional Intelligence skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Business Knowledge
  • Relationships building and maintenance skills
  • Conflict Resolution skills
  • Delegation skills
  • Innovative problem solving skills
  • Functional Competencies
  • Grain Handling and Storage Knowledge
  • Inventory Management Skills
  • Quality Management Knowledge
  • Logistics and Movement Management
  • Resource Management
  • Organisational Health and Safety Knowledge
  • Loss Control and Prevention Skills
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Computer literacy (SAP and Excel)
  • General Working Conditions
  • Ability to work in high pressured environments and/or deal with particularly emotional or stressful situations.
  • High attention to details


  • Negotiable based on experience.

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]using “Grain Storage-Niger” as subject of mail.

Application Deadline  15th December, 2017.

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