Hub Operator at SureChill

Surechill is a leading provider of cooling solutions in the health sector and now pivoting with a focus on sustainable agriculture. We are piloting cold room hubs in Nigeria, offering cooling as a service to empower farmers and retailers in preserving their fresh produce. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Hub Operator

Location: Kaduna
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are seeking a reliable and experienced Hub Operator to oversee the day-to-day operations of our cold room facility.
  • As the Hub Operator, you will play a critical role in ensuring the efficient and effective management of the cold room hub, including inventory control, maintenance, and customer service.

Facility Management:

  • Ensure the proper functioning and maintenance of all cold room equipment, including temperature control systems, refrigeration units, and storage racks.
  • Conduct regular inspections and maintenance checks to identify and address any issues or repairs promptly.
  • Maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards within the cold room facility to ensure the quality and safety of stored produce.

Inventory Control:

  • Monitor and manage inventory levels within the cold room, including tracking incoming and outgoing shipments of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Implement inventory management systems and procedures to optimize storage space and minimize wastage.
  • Conduct regular inventory audits to verify stock levels and reconcile discrepancies.

Customer Service:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for customers utilizing the cold room facility.
  • Provide assistance and support to customers in accessing and utilizing storage services, including crate allocation, loading, and unloading.
  • Address customer inquiries, concerns, and requests in a timely and professional manner.

Security and Safety:

  • Implement security protocols and procedures to safeguard the cold room facility and its contents against theft, vandalism, and unauthorized access.
  • Enforce safety guidelines and regulations to ensure the wellbeing of staff and customers within the facility.
  • Coordinate with relevant authorities or emergency services in the event of security or safety incidents.

Record Keeping and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of inventory transactions, equipment maintenance, and customer interactions.
  • Generate regular reports on cold room utilization, inventory levels, and operational performance.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for process improvements and efficiency enhancements.

Community Engagement:

  • Engage with local farming communities, agricultural organizations, and government agencies to promote the benefits of cold storage and cooling solutions.
  • Participate in community events, workshops, and outreach programs to raise awareness and drive adoption of our services.
  • Represent the company in a professional and positive manner at all times.


  • Proven experience in facility management, logistics, or related fields, preferably within the cold storage or agricultural industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of cold room equipment and refrigeration systems.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends or evenings, to accommodate the operational needs of the cold room facility.
  • Fluency in Hausa languages is preferred.


  • Competitive compensation based on a service provider contract.
  • Opportunity to play a key role in supporting local businesses and promoting food security within the community.
  • Hands-on experience in managing a state-of-the-art cold room facility and contributing to its success.

Application Closing Date
20th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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