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Maintenance Manager

Date:  13 May 2024
Country:  Nigeria
Function:  MATS
Sub-Function:  Plant Operations


About Us

Olam Agri supplies food, feed and fibre to meet rising demand and a shift to protein-based diets, particularly in Asian and African countries. Headquartered in Singapore and present on all continents, our value chains include farming, processing, and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of an estimated 2.5 million farmers. Our teams have built leadership positions in many Olam Agri businesses, including rice, flour, animal feed, sesame, cotton, wood, and more. As a purpose-driven company, we aim to contribute positively to the prosperity and well-being of people along our supply chains, the protection and regeneration of our natural resource base, and the fight against climate change.

Job Description

  • Optimize utilization of processing and quality resources in the country to derive maximum capacity utilization and efficiencies and to eliminate controllable losses and minimize the impact of non-controllable losses
  • Manage external contractors in a cost effective manner - seek to challenge their costs and performance to  ensure cost effective yet quality service.
  • Through managers, maintain and administer all personnel records and systems relating to employees (excluding records of sickness, absenteeism and holidays, recorded in the General Office).
  • Maintain and monitor processes in respect of breakdown and performance. (Running hours; kW/t; capacity per hour against set targets. (KPI)  React to variances.
  • Ensure hygiene standards in all areas are maintained to the highest standards at a minimum above those required by BRC.
  • Through respective managers, ensure the safe keeping of all company agreements, financial instruments etc.
  • Ensure the Health and Safety of all subordinates within Company guidelines and current legislation.
  • Ensure all functional management are aware of the correct codes of practice, both statutory and advisory, that govern accepted standards of safe operation at all premises. Ensure production plant causes the minimum of dust and noise both internally and externally.
  • By regular site inspection and training, ensure full employee awareness of safe working practices and their role  in maintaining the required standards.(ongoing exercise)
  • Through managers identify personnel training needs. Actively promote training and personal development on site.  (Costs to be controlled within agreed budgets).


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, QEHS, HACCP related certification Job related courses and training
  • 8+ years’ experience of handling maintenance, utilities and projects in several jobs as Mechanical/Electrical engineer and project related management

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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