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Ongoing Recruitment at WACOT Limited – Gombe and Katsina

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WACOT is all about making the most of opportunities. We are a part of TGI Group well diversified into Agro-Allied, manufacturing and trading operations. We started in Nigeria more than 20 years ago and today our ambition to build strong and sustainable businesses for the benefit of all our stakeholders has continued to grow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Quality Officer

Locations: Gombe/ Funtua-Katsina
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We seek a Quality Officer to ensure quality in line with established specifications and system from production inputs, in-process and finished products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor Input Seed Cotton and production processes to ensure alignment with the established desired Lint Cotton quality standard and Outturn
  • Follow/Develop efficient and adequate sampling and testing techniques
  • Conduct conclusive analysis on the quality of production lot
  • Ensure timely, consistent and informative reporting
  • Develop effective methods to monitor and control wastages
  • Ensure proper storage of Bales to prevent losses
  • Ensure cotton seeds are properly classified based on level of quality
  • Ensure quick and clear communications with the production and maintenance team
  • Ensure proper utilization and management of quality data

Qualifications

  • HND/BSc in Science related course
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in quality systems capacities, ideally in commodity industry. Cotton Preferable
  • Local Language Fluency
  • Hard working and Integrity
  • Analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • High level of professionalism and the ability to multitask.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Cotton Procurement Officer

Locations: Gombe/ Funtua, Katsina
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We seek a Cotton Procurement Officer to establish a sustainable relationship with trusted suppliers that can be leveraged to gain competitive advantage.

Job Responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of the developments in the local cotton market to identify the value chain and leverage on opportunities
  • Build relationship with Farmer/ LBAs/ Ginneries
  • Understand Seed Cotton and Lint Quality and ensure adherence to quality standards during Procurement
  • To work ethically and maintain and promote the image of Wacot among suppliers and across the market
  • Develop and report insights and analysis of local cotton market covering elaborate capacities of Farmer/ LBA/ Ginneries; quality and availability of Seed Cotton
  • Regularly conduct SWOT analysis to create and sustain a competitive edge within the market
  • Establish a sustainable and strong relationship with trustworthy partners
  • Ensure successful closing of a procurement process with regards to contractual agreement, documentation, and shipment.
  • Design and execute profitable initiatives

Qualifications and Experience

  • 4 years’ experience in procurement industry, ideally in cotton related procurement
  • Existing relationships with LBAs, Ginneries and other operators in local cotton market preferred
  • Understanding of Cotton Quality preferred
  • Integrity, Team Player, Hard working
  • Fluency in Local Language
  • HND/ BS in any discipline
  • Business acumen
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good bargaining, pricing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving, data literacy and analytical skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Production Supervisor – Cotton Ginnery

Locations: Gombe/ Funtua, Katsina
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We seek a Production Supervisor- Cotton Ginnery to coordinate production activities to achieve out-turn targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create efficient and sustainable systems and procedures to enhance the productivity of both the human and machine resources
  • Ensure consistency in operational and output quality
  • Make informative daily reporting tools that captures all cost elements
  • Regularly and thoroughly analyse the data in the daily reporting tools to identify patterns/deviations and take initiatives for adequate control measures
  • Create and submit comprehensive report on process/team performance and progress
  • Consistently meet production target without jeopardizing product quality
  • Maintain and promote safe and clean work environment
  • Facilitate cordial relationship amongst team members and other internal/external partners
  • Ensure general compliance with Standard Operating Procedures

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in manufacturing operations, ideally in cotton production
  • Local Language Fluency
  • Working knowledge of applicable HSE regulations
  • Managerial and leadership skills
  • Ethical and Hard working
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Excellent reasoning and decision making skills, analytical, and report writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Excel etc.)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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