Current Job Placements at DMA Agric LTD (DA)

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DMA Agric LTD (DA) is the agribusiness company of DMA Capital LTD. DA is a value chain developer and facilitator in agricultural value chains operating from seed to plate in Nigeria with the objective to develop and facilitate profitable and sustainable agricultural value chains in Nigeria for all stakeholder across the value chains. This company invests nationwide in strategic projects, companies and operators to promote sustainable agricultural production to ensure food security in Nigeria. They have forged partnerships and alliances with key global players in the agribusiness ecosystem with the aim of securing and improving food production and supply chain that are in harmony with the environment and safe for human consumption.

As part of DA, DMA Trading and Storage a major player in the grain and oilseeds value chains in Nigeria owns a total of 250,000 metric tons storage and pre-storage processing facilities is looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below;

Contents

  • Open Jobs
    1. Silo / Location Manager
    2. Senior SIlo Operator
    3. Local/ Technical Field Agent
    4. Forklift Operator
    5. Laboratory Operator
    6. Weighbridge Operator
  • Method of Application

Silo / Location Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HNDMBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience5 – 7 years
  • LocationLagos
  • Job FieldProcurement / Store-keeping / Supply Chain

 

Duration: Fulltime (subject to yearly review based on performance)

Job Description

The Silo / Location Manager will manage the day to day business activities and operations of the silo facilities to store grains and oilseeds.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

Relationship with host communities;

  • Develop and maintain good and healthy relations with local communities and their traditional authorities.
  • Management of all key operations in and around the silo;
  • Responsible for storage, handling, quality control, testing, weighing and maintaining the grain quality
  • Responsible for the storage, handling and bagging of grains on site
  • Ensure periodic quality controls and checks of stock including testing, weighing grain and fumigation
  • Leads and manages the Storage (Site) Operations.
  • Supervision and management of logistics and haulage activities in the site;
  • Coordination of Haulage trucks in and out of the site
  • Organizes bagging and loading of trucks for delivery of grain to various customers and distribution centres.

Record-keeping;

  • Report and document the dispatch and receipt of stock/goods.
  • Ensure invoice/receipts meet contracts and comply with company audit procedures and standards
  • Maintain safety stock levels in accordance to demand planning schedule
  • Prepare weekly and monthly operational reports to communicate performance metrics to the management.

Inventory Management;

  • Ensure inventory is stored appropriately to ensure safety and quality standards
  • Assist in stock counts on a continual basis, check for current placement and identification of stock
  • Ensure all records in the areas of safety, logistics, procurement, human resources, inventory etc. is maintained in an orderly and logistically manner
  • Ensure strict adherence to HSE rules and regulation within and around the silo;
  • Develop and implement health, safety and environment policies and procedures to ensure HSE obligations are fulfilled
  • Develop and train all staffs  on HSE obligations and reporting of hazards, near-misses and accidents

Team Management;

  • Supervise, lead and coach a productive team on the silo location through effective and ongoing communications to achieve the Company objectives (up to 10 employees)
  • Organize resourcing levels and rosters (i.e. casuals) to adequately meet delivery schedules including grain inventory, supply and movement.
  • Performs other tasks or ad-hoc duties as directed by the director of operations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Agribusiness Management or other related Management courses with at least 5 years relevant working experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness Management with at least 7 years relevant working experience in the agro-processing industry.
  • Good Knowledge and experience of fumigation and pesticide in relation to grains.
  • Good commercial knowledge of the industry parameters and an appreciation for operational costs of crops (specific to grains and oilseeds).
  • Proven Project Management experience is required.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of commercial grain and using a commercial ERP system is very essential.
  • Safety Licenses and qualifications (including car, forklift, truck, and weighbridge) are preferred
  • Strong English language skill in writing and speaking is very essential and effective communication in Native Language of the specific location.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent judgment, analytical, planning, organizational and supervisory skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated written, analytical, presentation, reporting and computing skills and familiarity with modern communication systems (internet, the worldwide web, Emails and WhatsApp).

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Senior SIlo Operator

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 – 5 years
  • LocationBauchi, Cross River, Ekiti, Kogi, Niger, Oyo, Plateau, Sokoto
  • Job FieldAgriculture / Agro-Allied

 

Locations: Bauchi, Ekiti, Jos, Ikenne, Minna, Ogoja , Sokoto and Oyo.

Duration: Fulltime (subject to yearly review based on performance)

Job Description

The Senior Silo Operator will work with the Location Manager of the Silo to ensure operational efficiency.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Monitor activities affecting environmental quality.
  • Inspect incoming and outgoing products for quality checks and strict adherence to customer specifications.
  • Set up and operate silos equipment in accordance with current good storage and food handling practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Operate industrial equipment efficiently.
  • Calibrate or adjust scientific or technical equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as callipers, micrometres, height gauges, protractors, or ring gauges.
  • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
  • Troubleshoot problems with equipment, devices, or products; determining causes of operational problems or failures.
  • Monitor the productivity or efficiency of silos operations, monitoring and adjusting production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Start up and shut down processing equipment; Operate silos equipment efficiently.
  • Assist engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures.
  • Measure and record data associated with operating equipment, measuring physical or chemical properties of materials or objects.
  • Keep production logs, and prepare daily operational reports.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Select cleaning materials, tools, project materials or equipment.
  • Package outgoing grains in the appropriate packaging materials for transport in recommended standards
  • Performs other duties or ad-hoc duties as directed by the Director of Operation.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Agricultural or Mechanical/Production Engineering with between 2-5 years of relevant working experience.
  • Technically sound and flexible with proven operational handling experience is required.
  • Good Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work technically with generators, electric-motors, conveyor-belts, dryers, car, forklift, bagging equipment, truck, and weighbridge) are preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrated written, analytical, presentation, reporting and computing skills and familiarity with modern communication systems (internet, the worldwide web, Emails and WhatsApp).
  • Strong English language skills are essential and effective communication in Native Language of the specific location.

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Local/ Technical Field Agent

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years max
  • LocationBauchi, Cross River, Ekiti, Kogi, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto
  • Job FieldAgriculture / Agro-Allied

 

Location: Bauchi, Ekiti, Ikenne, Jos, Minna, Ogoja and Sokoto

Duration: Fulltime (subject to yearly review based on performance)

Job Description

The Local Technical Field Agent will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing grains from the farmers and grain market and developing and coordinating a network of farmer’s cooperative to produce grain DMA Trading and Storage.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Facilitate the sourcing and purchase of grains for the silos together with Trading Assistant/Commercial Officers;
  • Develop and manage a network of grain producers and suppliers.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with farmers and grain traders and other key stakeholders in the grain value chain.
  • Monitor industry trends and competitor activities together with Trading Assistant/Commercial Officers;
  • Plan and complete frequent desk and field marketing research on the grain value chain.
  • Monitor and report daily and weekly farm gate and spot market price of grains around and within the states where the silo is located.
  • Report weekly/monthly on the status of the grain market to the grain trade and storage directors.
  • Identify, develop and manage network grain farmers to produce grains for the silos;
  • Develop and maintain a database of all farmers in DA’s farmer’s cooperative including their assets.
  • Supervise and monitor the production of grains on the field of farmers in DA’s farmer’s cooperative from land preparation to the silos to align with global GAP.
  • Organize and coordinate on-time distribution and delivery of farm inputs to grain farmers in DA’s farmer’s cooperative.
  • Plan and organize production timetable for all crop production activities.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all farm machinery and equipment used by the DA’s farmer’s cooperative.
  • Daily, weekly and monthly record-keeping of all grain production activities and report writing to the Junior Master Farmers
  • Design and implement knowledge transfer and capacity building program for DA’s farmer’s cooperative in close consultation together with the Junior Master Farmer;
  • Training of DA’s farmer’s cooperative on the latest good agronomic practices and technology.
  • Advisory and consultancy service to DA’s farmer’s cooperative.
  • Actively participate in the monitoring and evaluation of all activities on the farm and market.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a good educational background in Agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, (crop, soil and weed management), agribusiness, agricultural economics and extension;
  • Should have a minimum of 0-2 years working experience with relevance in agriculture and agribusiness;
  • Previous experience with the private sector and hands-on market linkages will be an added advantage;
  • Well proven skills in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must be energetic, creative, and willing to learn;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English Language;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Understanding of local languages is an added advantage.

Key Competencies:

  • Must have previous experience in agribusiness and be willing to spend long periods travelling and staying in rural areas;
  • Must have a good theoretical and practical understanding of the grain value chain in Nigeria especially grain production and marketing and major grain trading routes in the country;
  • Thorough knowledge of grain market development and information systems particularly within Nigeria.
  • Proven depth knowledge in modern crop production technologies and farm mechanization.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment and to transfer knowledge and experience;
  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven planning, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Demonstrated written, analytical, presentation, reporting and computing skills and familiarity with modern communication systems (internet, the worldwide web, Emails and WhatsApp).
  • Must be able to speak the indigenous dialect of chosen state.

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Forklift Operator

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND
  • LocationBauchi, Cross River, Ekiti, Kogi, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical

 

Location: Bauchi, Ekiti, Ikenne, Jos, Minna, Ogoja and Sokoto

Duration: Fulltime (subject to yearly review based on performance)

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

  • Clean, sterilize, and maintain equipment, machinery, and work stations, using hand tools, shovels, brooms, chemicals, hoses and lubricant. Clean facilities or work areas, machinery or equipment and maintain material moving equipment in good working condition.
  • Perform the testing and calibrating of industrial equipment in preparation for specific tasks.
  • Operate elevator systems in conjunction with conveyor systems or other industrial material moving equipment.
  • Manipulate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows.
  • Stop equipment or machinery and clear jams, using poles, bars, and hand tools or remove damaged materials from conveyors.
  • Repair or replace equipment components or parts such as blades, rolls, and pumps maintaining moving equipment in good working condition.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control
  • Operate generators and other silos equipment and assist maintenance team in repairs.
  • Recognize and report any equipment and safety issues

Key Competencies:

  • Possess a ND/Technicians
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate and fully conversant with office equipment including photocopier, scanner and printers.
  • Good knowledge of health and safety practices with prior experience in a similar role; however

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Laboratory Operator

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 – 5 years
  • LocationBauchi, Cross River, Ekiti, Kogi, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto
  • Job FieldManufacturing

 

Location: Bauchi, Ekiti, Ikenne, Jos, Minna, Ogoja and Sokoto

Duration: Fulltime (subject to yearly review based on performance)

Job Description and Key Responsibilities

  • Implement quality control tests in the lab as well as on-site when necessary
  • Perform the testing and calibrating of laboratory equipment in preparation for specific tasks;
  • Perform quality control tests on ingredients, completed products and product samples;
  • Prepare samples prior to shipping them to customers;
  • Follow all company policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control;
  • Collect samples of materials or products, checking them to ensure conformance to specifications or testing them in the laboratory;
  • Analyze retrieved data and prepare reports for laboratry management;
  • Recognize and report any food safety issues.

Key Competencies:

  • Possess a ND/HND/Bachelor’s degree in Food Science/Technology, Science Laboratory Technology or Food Microbiology;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Computer literate and fully conversant with office equipment including photocopier, scanner and printers;
  • Good knowledge of health and safety practices with prior experience in a similar role; however training will be provided if necessary;
  • Safety Licenses and qualifications related to food safety are preferred;
  • Between 3 and 5 years laboratory experience in food manufacturing/processing environment;
  • Capable of prioritizing tasks to meet goals and ensure product quality.
  • willing to meet on-call obligations as needed

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Weighbridge Operator

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationONDBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationBauchi, Cross River, Ekiti, Kogi, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto
  • Job FieldEngineering / Technical

 

Locations: Bauchi, Ekiti, Jos, Ikenne, Minna, Ogoja , Sokoto and Oyo.
Duration: Fulltime (subject to yearly review based on performance)

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Monitoring the weigh bridge and calibrating the inward and outward movement of all trucks/vehicles in the silo locations and farms;
  • Operate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows. Operate conveyors or other industrial material moving equipment;
  • Controlling traffic flow and safety of vehicles within the weighbridge area;
  • Ensuring all visiting drivers/contractors and customers are issued the location rules and have signed in and out of location;
  • Ensuring accurate data entry for containers and vehicles as needed;
  • Keep fuel and lubricants records and along same the maintenance record on the location;
  • Fill reports of maintenance and operation of the weighbridge;
  • Support location operations manager with HSE reporting including reporting of hazards, near-misses and accidents;
  • Record production’ data like weights, types, quantities and storage locations of materials; as well as equipment performance problems and downtime;
  • Performs other project or ad-hoc duties as directed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possess a ND/HND/Bachelor’s degree in a technical field;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Computer literate and fully conversant with office equipment including photocopier, scanner and printers;
  • Good knowledge of health and safety practices with prior experience in a similar role; however training will be provided if necessary;
  • Safety Licenses and qualifications (including car, forklift, truck, and weighbridge) are preferred;

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV and Letter of Motivation in one pdf or word document to hr@terraagric.com  with the job title and preferred location as the subject of the email. E.g‘‘SILO / LOCATION MANAGER_BAUCHI’’

 

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