Solvent Extraction Plant (SEP) Operator (Soyabean Plant) at SaroAfrica International Limited

At Saroafrica International, we believe in turning challenges, stemming from customers’ needs into success stories. This has motivated and inspired our journey from the beginning. Our flagship company, Saro Agrosciences, was founded out of a desire to satisfy under-served customers in the crop protection industry especially with the departure of multinati…

Solvent Extraction Plant (SEP) Operator (Soyabean Plant)

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: OND
  • Experience3 – 5 years
  • Location: Benue
  • Job Field: Agriculture / Agro-Allied 

Job Purpose

  • The SEP operator will ensure smooth operation of the SEP plant as per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and ensure maximum productivity and minimum solvent loss and high SBM recovery.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Receive and inspect incoming flakes from preparatory.
  • Monitor and control the flow of flakes into the SEP plant.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address any issues affecting the extraction process.
  • Collaborate with the quality control team to ensure incoming flakes, SBM and Crude Soya Oil meet required standards.
  • Identify and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions, collaborating with maintenance teams when necessary.
  • Maintain accurate records of oil extraction activities, include quantities processed and any deviations from standard procedures.
  • Provide detailed shift reports to ensure smooth transitions between operators.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and procedures, ensuring working environment.
  • Must be able to synergize with other departments to achieve set goals.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Accountability for assigned works with attention to detail is a must.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering (Electrical, Production, or industrial Engineering, or related field).
  • Proven experience of 3-5 years as a Solvent Extraction operator or similar role in a soyabean processing plant.
  • Age Requirement: 23-35 Years

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good teaming skills.
  • Good knowledge of solvent types
  • Baseline problem analysis and solving skills.
  • Creativity and an ability to think out of the box.
  • Robust experience in troubleshooting, motor checks & repairs
  • Should be knowledgeable on general maintenance mechanics.
  • Should have basic electrical knowledge and troubleshooting.
  • Strong attention to details to detail and a commitment to quality.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to SaroAfrica International Limited on to apply

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