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Job Location: Ilorin
Title: Engineering Manager 
Seniority level: Associate

Industry: Consumer Goods, Food & Beverages, Food Production
Employment type: Full Time
Job functions: Engineering Manufacturing

Olam International is a main food and agri-business providing food, fixings, feed and fiber to 19,800 clients around the world. Our worth chain ranges more than 60 nations and incorporates cultivating, handling and appropriation tasks, just as a sourcing system of an expected 4.8 million farmers

Job Description

To organize and control all aspects of the maintenance function of process, utilities & plant infra to the required company standards. The incumbent would be responsible for plant maintenance of Fish feed & Poultry feed mills belonging to Animal feed business in Ilorin.


Set up & run Preventive Maintenance programme for both mills & ensure its effectiveness through adherence checks against schedule to maximize equipment availability

Ensure breakdowns are duly attended & RCA & CAPA is carried out to prevent re-occurence

Drive team capabilities to achieve the maintenance targets through structured problem solving, improvement interventions etc

Ensure team is trained & maintained on the EHS standards for all the jobs & processes

Ensure team follows correct codes of practice, both statutory and advisory

Ensure an effective Engineering spare management through Safety stock reviews & proactive ordering on time

Regular site inspection and maintaining a training calendar for the team to improve the overall technical capabilities

Cost-effectively manage external contractors – seek to challenge their costs and performance to ensure cost-effective yet quality service

Coordinate with direct reportees to maintain and administer all personnel records and systems relating to employees (excluding records of sickness, absenteeism and holidays etc)

Review maintenance performance through daily, weekly & monthly meetings with team members & relevant stake holders

Drive team engagement through team building practices, case studies & informal gatherings

Maintain a Statutory calendar covering all the Statutory inspections for the Plant covering Utilities & Infra

Review Repair & maintenance expenses & devise strategies to manage the actual costs against the allotted budget

Initiate ideation process within the team to generate value addition projects on reliability, process, efficiency & safety improvements & make plans for implementation

Execute minor & major Capex projects for the plant as per the agreed timelines & budget

Maintain good report & interpersonal connect with all peers & senior stake holders in the business for effective management of the department


Bachelors’ degree in mechanical/electrical engineering, QEHS, HACCP related certification job-related courses and training preferred

8-10 years of experience in handling plant maintenance, utilities and projects

– Good in English communication

– Good at MS Office (Word, Excel)

Work Experience: from 03 years in production supervision in Food Manufacturing industry
Knowledge in quality standards HACCP, ISO.

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