Regional Manufacturing Head at Olam Agri

Olam Agri is a market-leading, differentiated food, feed, and fiber agri-business with a global origination footprint, processing capabilities, and deep understanding of market needs built over 33 years. With a strong presence in high-growth emerging markets and products across grains & oilseeds, animal feed & protein, rice, edible oils, specialty grains & seeds, cotton, wood products, rubber and commodity financial services.

Olam Agri is at the heart of global food and agri-trade flows with more than 40 million MT in volume traded annually. Focused on transforming food, feed and fiber for a more sustainable future, it aims at creating value for customers, enabling farming communities to prosper sustainably, and strive for a food-secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Regional Manufacturing Head

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Regional manufacturing head would manage the operations and success of Olam Agri Pasta manufacturing units.
  • You are responsible to meet customer needs and achieve standards related to cost, line efficiencies, waste, safety & productivity.
  • He plays a critical role which enables our plants to reach optimum efficiency level this means zero defects, zero waste and zero losses

Key Deliverables
The Role is responsible but not limited to leading teams to drive engagement and increased performance:

  • Maintain & monitor production in respect of output yield/extraction capacity against set targets. 
  • Eye for detail: You control stock levels (through line managers/supervisors) of both raw materials and finished products to ensure efficient response to product specifications.
  • Purchase of all materials necessary to maintain efficient production, handling and packaging products.
  • Completion of any incident or near miss Root Cause Analyses (SHE-EWO) actions
  • Strong understanding of the commercials in the manufacturing operations
  • Strong communication skills for effective teamwork and stakeholder engagement.
  • An ability to enhance process efficiency in production.
  • Analytical skills to tackle organizational challenges and drive improvements.
  • Negotiation skills, particularly with key stakeholders like union, suppliers, government agencies
  • Strategic thinking to align operational strategies with the company’s goals.
  • In this role you will be challenged to develop your line leadership team. You build people capability through effective employee relations, hiring, training, and communication. Motivates team members to achieve plan goals.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with 15-25 years’ experience.
  • Preferably in engineering, business, operations management or similar field
  • An enthusiasm to work in an unstructured environment will always add value.
  • Your ability to communicate effectively will be an enhancer for this role especially as part of a team.
  • You should be able to understand business issues outside of one’s area of expertise.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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