Mill Operator – Cereal Plant at Grand Cereals Limited (GCL)

Job Title: Mill Operator – Cereal Plant

Location: Jos, Plateau
Function: Supply Chain
Job Class: JC 11
Reports To: Shift Supervisor – Cereal Plant

Purpose of Job

  • Works with the Rollerman to ensure optimal running of plant machineries (Rollermills, De-germinators, Plansifters etc.), arranging of sieves in the plansifter, adjustment of degerminators, regular inspection of plant machineries, to ensure all equipment are in proper condition when operational.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure milled Product meets the desired specification.
  • Ensure the correct sieves are set in the Plansifters to deliver the product specification
  • Proper setting of Degerminators and monitoring their performance.
  • Monitoring of Purifiers and cleaning of clogged sieves when required.
  • Regular inspection of operational equipment to ensure they are in good condition.


  • Ensure efficient operation of plant and equipment.
  • Perform routine operation maintenance of Plansifters, Jet filters, Purifiers, Rollermills, e.t.c.
  • Report any identified anomaly to the Shift Supervisor.
  • Support technical maintenance.
  • Regular inspection of machine drives.

Quality Assurance:

  • Maintain quality assurance to ensure product quality and consistency.
  • Set and monitor Degerminators to perform optimally.
  • Ensure correct handling of products at various stages of manufacturing.
  • Always ensure good housekeeping of plant.
  • Perform routine cleaning and sanitation of plant and equipment.

Health, Safety and Welfare:

  • Ensures health, safety and welfare of employees are assured so that organizational objectives can be optimally met.
  • Participate in safety and 5S audits and follow through on closeout of action points.
  • Ensure working conditions are safe for operations.
  • Report unsafe conditions, near miss and unsafe acts and encourage others to do same using the Safety Observation Cards, and inform the Supervisor.

Leadership Responsibility:

  • Ensure that departmental organization has the continuous availability of sufficient motivated and well-trained personnel.
  • Train and guide new employees and OSPs in your team on the Job.
  • Challenge team members to perform at their peak.
  • Maintain internal communication.

Operational Responsibility:

  • Ensure that breakdowns are promptly arrested to promote the achievement of targets.
  • Ensure that Production line efficiencies are maintained.
  • Ensure set targets of Key Performance Indicators are met (Overall Equipment Effectiveness, Volume, etc.).

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of OND in Engineering or Sciences.
  • Minimum of 1 year of work experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Attitude:

  • Teamwork/Team Player
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail; quality consciousness
  • Safety consciousness
  • Integrity.

Application Closing Date
24th November, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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