Plant Manager

March 2, 2022

Job Description

Saroafrica International Limited

Saroafrica International Limited is an indigenous private sector player with 3 decades of experience in Nigeria. Saroafrica has five Subsidiaries (Saro Agrosciences, Saro Lifecare, Saro Agro-Allied, Gossy Warm Spring and Saro Oil Palm) and two Joint Ventures (AgriseedCo and Green Hills Agricultural Products). Saroafrica is set to become a leading consumer, manufacturing, FMCG and integrated agricultural value chain group. In pursuit of this ambition Saroafrica is making significant investment in a Palm Plantation and Cassava to Ethanol Plant. This role is expected to be for the Saro Agrisciences.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Plant Manager

Location: Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Drives the manufacturing strategy of the business. Perform Short, Mid & Long-term capacity planning etc- to ensure seamless execution.
Engages the sales, planning and market facing team to be able to deliver the right products that serves the customer needs.
Ensure Finished goods (FG) availability to support sales ambition (Zero stock out situation).
Supervise daily factory operations cutting across Material receipts, core production, engineering, quality, warehousing, and distribution.
Ensure raw & packaging material planning is done so production is not impacted.
Good knowledge of formulation process and able to cascade to the team
Developing skill sets of team members, onboarding plans, operator trainings (both internal & external interventions as required) etc.
Liaise with relevant regulatory bodies


Engages with the Factory Engineers and other technical support team to deliver the right level of support
Drives efficiency in manufacturing by working with engineers/ technical operators to optimize machine's uptime with minimal breakdown.
Ensure the machine Overall Equipment Efficiencies is monitored and improved.
Identify areas of manufacturing Wastage and drive them down.


Responsible to ensure that product quality defects are tracked, monitored, and reduced.
Ensure that manufacturing related market complaints are tracked and driven down to near zero as much as possible.
Ensure that system and analytical processes, documentation, testing are done, and documents kept.
Ensure a robust cGMP, and relevant ISO certification are done, and team are abreast with current manufacturing standards.
Drives Inbound, In processing and outbound manufacturing quality.

Health, Safety & Environment:

Drive Safety of People, processes, Equipment, and facility.
Ensure Zero loss time accident or fatality on site (through implementing relevant safety controls and culture).
Ensure Zero effluent discharge to municipal/ environment.
Drive cleanliness and ensures the well-being of every worker in the facility.
Assume strategic leadership of entire manufacturing function of the Company


Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of Second class upper in Engineering / Technical or Chemical processing related field
7-15 Years of relevant Formulation/ Processing or manufacturing experience
Nationality: Nigerian / Expatriate.

Application Closing Date
10th March, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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