Zee Rice Quality Control Personnel Jobs in Nigeria

Zee Rice Quality Control Personnel Jobs in Nigeria


  • Zee Rice is a part of Zee Synergy. Our businesses include rice milling, maize milling, distribution of fertilizer and agro-chemicals, which are sold nationwide via our drop-points, trading in grains such as maize, sorghum and groundnuts.

  • We also support the production of crops such as soya, rice, yam, and maize as part of our out-growers initiative.

  • Our employees have the chance to develop highly rewarding careers while making contributions in their communities.

  • We are looking for an astute Quality control personnel.

  • One who can multitask at some certain level and still meetup with the procurement of rice in order to ensure good control over the quality of rice being supplies to the production unit

  • To be successful as a Procurement Officer you should have an analytical mind and keep up with product and service trends.

  • Ultimately, a top Procurement Officer should be able to negotiate well and ensure that all purchases comply with company standards.

    Quality control tasks

  • Responsible for quality checks for better production and high yield during processing;

  • Achieve consistent quality with zero defect in collaboration with all stakeholders by constantly developing, planning and implementing quality systems & processes and training of plant personnel;

  • Develop, plan and implement quality systems to meet Food Safety standards;

  • Ensure food safety requirements including PRPs, audit processes (factory, market, warehouse, etc.), conducting root cause analysis, implementing corrective action plan, review compliance status for all the quality related observations and lead the process of sharing observations with all stakeholders for implementation/closure;

  • Continuously improve quality awareness and standards including sensory evaluation of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods;

  • Setup, maintain and operate lab to meet all requirements of testing of incoming, in-process and finished goods consistently;

  • Coordination with external laboratories and external calibration agencies for all testing requirements and new methods;

  • Support vendor quality improvement programs and looking for opportunities for improvement with vendors;

  • Overall responsibility for managing the quality of rice milling operations;

  • Perform Quality incident investigation and corrective actions;

  • Monitoring end-to-end QA process and logistics;

  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.

    Procurement Tasks (Rice only)

  • Overseeing and supervising employees and all activities of the purchasing department.

  • Preparing plans for the purchase of equipment, services, and supplies.

  • Following and enforcing the company’s procurement policies and procedures.

  • Reviewing, comparing, analysing, and approving products and services to be purchased.

  • Managing inventories and maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records.

  • Maintaining and updating supplier information such as qualifications, delivery times, product ranges, etc.

  • Maintaining good supplier relations and negotiating contracts.

  • Researching and evaluating prospective suppliers.

  • Preparing budgets, cost analyses, and reports.

    Qualifications and requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree/HND, or M.Sc.;

  • At least 7 years experience in the food industry; particularly rice milling

  • Food Science/Technology or other
    related courses;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

  • Thorough knowledge of food safety systems, GMP, GLP, Auditing, Compliance, Training, Food testing (including sensory), basic regulatory knowledge;

  • Ability to independently develop standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for routine analysis of products (e.g. basic panels – protein, moisture, carbohydrate, ash, etc.);

  • Conduct routine chemical and compositional analysis of new and existing product lines;

  • Deploy and operate analytical equipment in the laboratory, as well as identify areas for expansion or improvement of our analytical capabilities;

  • Provide routine quality control oversight and input to manufacturing units to ensure establishment, maintenance and/or compliance with standards;

  • Interface with external laboratories and service providers to supplement our in-house analytical capability;

  • Provide reasoned and commercially relevant advice to management on ways to continually enhance in-house analytical capability.

  • Provide Bank Reference letter (Request for format after application)

    Competencies (in order of importance)

  • Strategic Industry Management – Establishing long range business plans which can anticipate the global market. This is particularly important for commodity procurement.

    Category Management Arranging or categorising your spend according to specific goods or services (direct & indirect); and keeping in mind quality, service, risk and cost.

    Project Management Driving the procurement process by designing, implementing and managing projects to a successful conclusion. Establishing accountability, establishing timelines and establishing goals are paramount.

    Relationship Management The ability to leverage interpersonal skills to establish rapport and develop relationships with all key stakeholders: suppliers, customers & colleagues.

    Results-Focused The ability and drive for achieving and surpassing targets against an internal or external standard of excellence. This is about showing a passion for improving the delivery of services with a commitment to continuous improvement in your procurement process.

    Basic Benefits

  • You would be provided with Housing, Security, Electricity & Water Supply

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Zee Rice Quality Control Personnel Jobs in Nigeria


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