West African Soy Industries Limited (WASIL) Job Recruitment – (5 Positions)

West African Soy Industries Limited (WASIL) operates one of the largest specialized oils and fats processing complexes in Africa. The manufacturing facility is located in Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria, with raw materials sourced from farmers in Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and other states across Nigeria. The Company is active in the Soy value chain through its out-grower farming activities by providing high quality agri-inputs to farmers and procuring farm produce from them through off-take arrangements. WASIL also educates the farmers on Yield Enhancement Techniques (YET) to improve their crop yield, and trains women on best practices in Shea collection and primary processing.
We are recruiting to fill the position of: 1. Shift Engineer, Mechanical Job Title: Shift Engineer, Mechanical Location: Ogun Department: Technical Services
Job Description
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance
  • Organizing routine servicing schedules
  • Allocating work to a team of fitters
  • Checking and calibrating instruments to make sure they are accurate
  • Diagnosing faults & Fixing of new parts.
  • Carrying out quality inspections
  • Responding immediately to equipment breakdowns
  • Fixing faults or arranging for replacements to be installed
  • Keeping production managers informed of progress
  • Creating maintenance procedures
  • Managing stocks of supplies and equipment
  • Supervising engineering and technical staff
  • Obtaining specialist components, fixtures or fittings
  • Managing budgets
  • Maintaining statistical and financial records
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all QMS standard.
  • B.Tech or HND in Mechanical Engineering
  • 6-10 years working experience in the field of Manufacturing and process companies such as food and beverage manufacturers).
Additional Information:
  • Records maintenance
  • Ability to plan, develop and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Leadership skill
  • Communication skills
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Computer / Technical skills
  • Organization / Adaptability.
Application Closing Date Not Specified.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online 2. Shift Fitter
Job Title: Shift Fitter Location: Sagamu, Ogun Employment Type: Full time Department: Technical Services
Job Description
  • Organize routine servicing schedules and carry out quality inspections.
  • Check and calibrate instruments to make sure they are accurate.
  • Respond immediately to equipment breakdowns.
  • Fix faults and arrange for replacements to be installed.
  • Organize teams to make sure 24-hour cover is available.
  • Monitor specialized equipment’s like Extractor, DT, Flaker, Expander, m/seal pumps, Centrifuge etc.
  • Plan and undertake scheduled maintenance.
  • Diagnose faults and repair equipment’s.
  • Handle maintenance of major specialized equipment’s.
  • Obtain specialist components, fixtures or fitting.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety legislation.
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all QMS standard.
  • B.Sc or HND in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3 – 5 years working experience in the field of Manufacturing, and process companies (SEP, Prep, Refinery).
  • Strong mechanical repair/troubleshooting and metal working skills.
  • Proficiency in Machine Repair, Machine Tool Operations, Pipefitting and Welding.
  • Functional knowledge of mechanical components (valves, pipe fittings, bearings, motors, gearboxes, etc.)
  • Ability to read and/or interpret mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic blueprints or schematics.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with all levels of the organization both written and verbal
  • Be able to perform basic reading and arithmetic problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Be willing and able to learn shop math, including simple geometry.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, job related internet research and ability to learn e-maintenance software for daily usage.
Application Closing Date Not Specified.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online 3. Purchasing Supervisor
Job Title: Purchasing Supervisor Location: Sagamu, Ogun Department: Purchasing
Job Description
  • Coordinate all material sourcing.
  • Manage Price negotiation and analysis for the department.
  • Process purchase order.
  • Reporting of periodic activities.
  • Responsible for vendor management.
  • Ensure timely delivery of materials and service completion.
  • Conduct market survey and be involved in contract management.
  • Ensure best procurement practices.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the head of department.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in Purchasing
  • Degree in Social Sciences, Engineering or related courses
  • MBA and/or any relevant professional body will be added advantage.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Negotiation skill
  • Good knowledge of engineering parts and SAP will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skill
  • Multi-tasking skill.
Application Closing Date Not Specified.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online 4. Boiler Operator
Job Title: Boiler Operator Location: Sagamu, Ogun Job type: Full-time Department: Technical Services
Job Description
  • Monitor Boiler plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems.
  • Start or stop Boiler, auxiliary pumping equipment, or other equipment when necessary.
  • Open and close valves and switches in sequence to start or shut down auxiliary units.
  • Daily observance of the sectional checklists.
  • Record and compile operational data by completing and maintaining forms, logs, or reports.
  • Clean, lubricate, or maintain equipment such as Boiler, pumps, and other equipment.
  • Check and report hourly change in readings from charts, meters and gauges, at established intervals.
  • Monitor the temperature, output, and water level of the system.
  • Operate or maintain distributed Steam generation equipment, including produce energy on-site for processing or other commercial purposes.
  • Communicate with incoming shift operator’s boiler status as needed
  • Collect oil, water, samples for laboratory analysis as needed.
  • Strictly adhere and conform to all Quality Management Standard
  • HND or OND in Mechanical Engineering
  • 6-10 years working experience in boiler house operation
Additional Information
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting of system fault or mal-functions
  •  Good knowledge of generators’ sequence of operation
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must to have good knowledge of the electrical basic components and power signal flow.
  • Carry out the PPM schedule for the section
  • Ability strictly adhere to lay down standard operation procedure, S.O.P.
  • Communication skills
Application Closing Date Not Specified.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online 5. Store Officer
Job Title: Store Officer Location: Sagamu, Ogun Job type: Full-time Department: Store
Job Description
  • Receiving and inspecting all incoming and outgoing material/equipment and reconciles with purchase orders, documents and tracks damages and discrepancies.
  • Maintains an inventory control system for the Store to ensure goods received, stored and shipped from the store are properly recorded and accounted for.
  • Timely issuance of materials with approved MRS to end users.
  • Ensures that all MRS are posted before close of work everyday.
  • Ensures store inventory is organized and stored in an orderly, accessible and safe manner by managing space and determining storage methods according to industry best practice and company’s safety procedures to minimize potential for accidents, injuries or hazards in the Warehouse/Yard.
  • With respect to { FIFO } move or transport materials to departments in response to production needs. Knowledge of equipment such as forklifts or pallet jacks is helpful. In addition, knowing how to move items safely without bodily injury to themselves or others is essential.
  • Maintains manual and electronic documents, files and records for the purpose of providing an up-to-date reference and audit trail for compliance.
  • Transmits all required documents and reports in timely manner
  • Performs other job-related duties as and when necessary.
  • Ensures that accurate data is timeously entered electronically in line with stipulated monthly deadlines
  • Participation in daily safety routine.
  • Comply with all WASIL policies, processes and procedures
  • Report any issues of non-compliance
  • Maintain accurate and professional records.
  • HND or B.Sc in Social Sciences, Engineering or other related courses
  • 3-4 years’ store keeping experience – Construction/Manufacturing/FMCG
Additional Information
  • High-level communication and interpersonal skills
  • ERP – SAP experience
  • Computer literacy – Good Excel skills, Ms Word
  • Sound written and verbal communications
Application Closing Date Not Specified.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online  

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