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Reliability Engineer (Optimisation) - Malawi (D3)

Location: Dwanga, Malawi, Dwanga
Requirements: • Contribute to the in-Country Optimization Strategy with the objective of effectively optimizing machine maintenance and cost of Illovo’s production • Conduct reliability analysis and use the statistical data to drive machine reliability initiatives that will deliver products at volume, cost and quality levels that drive profitability. • Provide expertise on complex, multi-faceted reliability issues, support and advise on solutions. • Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, learnings, quick wins, frameworks and minimum standards within function across entities and through the Head Office platform, and provide additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing and collaboration • Address all technical risk audit findings and ensure these are managed through the site risk governance processes. • Support maintenance manager and foremen in developing the necessary skills and experience to meet current and future needs • Management of technical standards, MOPS, TOPS, process specifications, best practices and policies and the governance thereof. • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation to, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)
Description: Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc wishes to recruit Reliability Engineer to be based at Dwangwa Sugar Mill. The incumbent will be reporting to the Factory Optimisation Manager.

Reliability Engineer (Optimisation) - Mozambique (D3)

Location: Maragra, Mozambique, Maragra
Requirements: • Drive embedding of the “Illovo Way of Optimisation (iAMP)” by implementing world class practices to maintain the mill at optimal efficiency. • Contribute to the Optimization Strategy with a view towards long term growth, optimal efficiency and sustainability. • Audit and analyze maintenance systems & processes with the aim of uncovering and addressing inefficiencies • Support Country / site in realising their full Maintenance potential and are aware of areas for improvement • Provide specialized technical support to Country / site such that it is able to achieve its operational targets • Adhere to and promote relevant group MOPS & TOPS & Operational best practice guidelines • Adhere to group technical, risk and best maintenance practices standards, and management of technical governance requirements. • Promote cross-functional and stakeholder engagement & team work • Ensure effective external key supplier / external support services engagement • Model Leadership behaviors, collaborating, partnering and communicating effectively within and between teams and support functions • Promote a culture of consistently assessing risks and drive continuous improvement throughout operations • Adhere to and promote SHERQ & Food Safety standards • Contribute to the in-Country Optimization Strategy with the objective of effectively optimizing machine maintenance and cost of Illovo’s production • Conduct reliability analyses and use the statistical data to drive machine reliability initiatives that will deliver products at volume, cost and quality levels that drive profitability. • Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify and share opportunities for production optimisation. • Provide expertise on complex, multi-faceted reliability issues, support and advise on solutions. • Set direction, implement and monitor continuous improvement by driving work practices, and ensuring that tools and techniques are being applied to optimise operations and deliver high quality products made in a safe and sustainable manner at the optimum recovery rate. • Contribute to maintenance plan and monitoring of compliance. • Conduct regular internal and external benchmarking exercises to identify and develop maintenance and reliability best practices and improvement opportunities • Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, learnings, quick wins, frameworks and minimum standards within function across entities and through the Head Office platform, and provide additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing and collaboration • Address all technical risk audit findings and ensure these are managed through the site risk governance processes. • Support maintenance manager and foremen in developing the necessary skills and experience to meet current and future needs • Mentor reliability and planning trainees • Build a strong technical team and talent pipeline for Manufacturing Maintenance and Optimisation through ongoing coaching, mentoring, guidance and technical training • Ensure enablers are in place to promote success (e.g. systems and processes) • Management of technical standards, MOPS, TOPS, process specifications, best practices and policies and the governance thereof. • Lead and guide the iAMP programme, agreed preventative / preemptive maintenance processes and CMMS practices on site • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key maintenance & engineering service providers • Custodian of the Plant Modification process (focused on maintainability and operability) and site top RCA processes • Identify and monitor KPIs to track performance and flag any issues • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) Funções e Responsabilidades Operacionais: • Impulsionar a incorporação do "Illovo Way of Optimization – Optiminização a Maneira da Illovo" implementando práticas de operação de classe mundial e manter a eficiência da fábrica. • Contribuir para o alcance da estratégia de optimização, visando o crescimento a longo prazo, eficiência e sustentabilidade. • Auditar e analisar sistemas e processos de manutenção com o objectivo de descobrir e resolver ineficiências. • Apoiar a entidade a alcançar o seu potencial de manutenção e identificar áreas de melhoria. • Fornecer suporte técnico especializado à entidade, de modo que, esta, seja capaz de atingir suas metas operacionais. • Aderir e promover directrizes de MOPS (Manufacturing Operating Practices = Práticas Operacionais de Produção de Açúcar), TOPS (Technical Operating Procedures = Procedimentos Técnicos de Operação) e Operacionais do Grupo. • Aderir aos padrões técnicos, de risco e de melhores práticas de manutenção do grupo bem como a gestão de requisitos técnicos. • Promover o envolvimento de equipas de trabalho multifuncionais e das partes interessadas. • Garantir o envolvimento eficaz dos principais fornecedores de serviços (internos/externos). • Enveredar por um modelo de liderança dentro das diretrizes da Illovo e manter boa colaboração, parceria e comunicação com as equipas de apoio. • Promover uma cultura de avaliação consistente dos riscos e impulsionar a melhoria contínua em todas as operações. • Contribuir para a estratégia de optimização com o objectivo de optimizar a manutenção da planta e do custo de produção da Illovo. • Fazer análises de fiabilidade e usar os dados estatísticos para orientar iniciativas de fiabilidade das máquinas de produção em níveis de volume, custo e qualidade e demonstração de lucros. • Impulsionar sinergias com o grupo para formar parcerias com os colegas do grupo no sentido de identificar e partilhar oportunidades de optimização da produtividade. • Partilhar experiência, apoio, aconselhamento, soluções em questões complexas e multifacetadas de rentabilização. • Definir a direcção, implementação e monitoria de melhores práticas, impulsionando práticas de trabalho em equipa e garantir o uso de ferramentas e técnicas de optimização de operações. • Garantir uma produção de maior qualidade obedecendo prácticas seguras e sustentáveis, com índices de recuperação aceitáveis. • Contribuir para o plano de manutenção e monitoria da conformidade. • Fazer exercícios regulares de padronização e comparação internos e externos para identificar e desenvolver melhores práticas de manutenção e fiabilidade. • Fazer a gestão e coordenação da partilha de melhores práticas, pontos de aprendizagem, realizações, estruturas e padrões mínimos dentro das funções das entidades e por meio da plataforma do grupo, para além disso, deveidentificar oportunidades adicionais para identificação de problemas e partilha de conhecimentos. • Abordar todas as incopatibilidades técnicas de auditorias de riscos e garantir que estas sejam geridas dentro da plataforma de análise de riscos da entidade. • Apoiar o gestor e o encarregado de manutenção no desenvolvimento de habilidades e experiências necessárias para fazer face às necessidades actuais e futuras. • Monitorar o plano de aprendizes. • Constituir uma equipa técnica forte e um repertório de talentos para a Manutenção e Optimização da produção através de treinamento, mentoria, orientação e formação técnica contínua. • Garantir a existência de facilitadores para fomentar o sucesso (por exemplo, sistemas e processos). • Fazer a gestão de padrões técnicos, MOPS, TOPS, especificações de processos, melhores práticas e políticas operacionais. • Liderar e orientar o iAMP (Illovo Asset Management Programme = Programa de Protecção de Activos da Illovo), processos de manutenção preventiva e práticas de CMMS - Sistema de Gestão de Manutenção da entidade. • Estabelecer e manter relações eficazes com os principais fornecedores de serviços de manutenção e engenharia. • Manter os processos de modificação da planta (focados na manutenção e operacionalização) e nos principais processos RCA (Root Cause Analysis = Análise de Causa Raiz). • Identificar e monitorar os Indicadores Chave de Desempenho para acompanhar o desempenho e identificar áreas de foco. • Promover e aderir aos procedimentos, políticas e diretrizes da Illovo, incluindo, sem limitação, os relacionados ao SHERQ - Saúde, Higiene, Ambiente, Risco e Qualidade, Direito de Competividade e política de Anti-suborno e Corrupção (ABC).
Description: Maragra Açúcar, SA, an Illovo Sugar Group company, the largest sugar producer in Africa, located 75 km north of Maputo, in the District of Manhiça, intends to recruit a Reliability Engineer - MM (Optimisation) for the Factory. A Maragra Açúcar, S.A., membro do grupo Illovo Sugar, maior produtor de açúcar em África, situada 75 km a Norte da Cidade de Maputo, no Distrito da Manhiça, pretende recrutar para o seu quadro de pessoal um Engenheiro de Fiabilidade das Máquinas e Equipamentos – MM (Optimização) para o Departamento Fabril .

Factory Optimisation Engineer (Electrical and Instrumentation) - Mozambique (D3)

Location: Maragra, Mozambique, Maragra
Requirements: • Drive embedding of the “Illovo Way of Optimisation (iAMP)” by implementing world class practices to maintain the mill at optimal efficiency. • Contribute to the Optimization Strategy with a view towards long term growth, optimal efficiency and sustainability. • Audit and analyze maintenance systems & processes with the aim of uncovering and addressing inefficiencies • Support Country / site in realising their full Maintenance potential and are aware of areas for improvement • Provide specialized technical support to Country / site such that it is able to achieve its operational targets • Adhere to and promote relevant group MOPS & TOPS & Operational best practice guidelines • Adhere to group technical, risk and best maintenance practices standards, and management of technical governance requirements. • Promote cross-functional and stakeholder engagement & team work • Ensure effective external key supplier / external support services engagement • Model Leadership behaviors, collaborating, partnering and communicating effectively within and between teams and support functions • Promote a culture of consistently assessing risks and drive continuous improvement throughout operations • Adhere to and promote SHERQ & Food Safety standards • Contribute to the in-Country Optimization Strategy with the objective of effectively optimizing machine maintenance and cost of Illovo’s production • Conduct reliability analyses and use the statistical data to drive machine reliability initiatives that will deliver products at volume, cost and quality levels that drive profitability. • Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify and share opportunities for production optimisation. • Develop in-Country medium and long term Optimisation Strategy (by discipline) to optimize reliability, performance, quality and cost of production • Develop initiatives that will deliver products at cost and quality levels that drive profitability • Audit and analyse maintenance systems & processes with the aim of uncovering engineering related inefficiencies and identify reliability improvement opportunities • Develop engineering maintenance & support plans (outside of scheduled maintenance) and monitor compliance to plans • Reduce production losses caused by inefficient engineering systems by critically analysing and maximising the systems’ performance • Conduct regular internal and external benchmarking exercises to identify and develop maintenance best practices and improvement opportunities with Group Specialisation Team. • Recommend improvements that ensure sustainability of engineering systems • Provide expertise on day-to-day maintenance issues, support and advise on solutions • Conduct deep root cause analyses of recurring problems, with support from Group Specialisation Engineers as needed • Set direction, implement and monitor continuous improvement by driving best practices within the discipline, and ensuring that suitable tools and techniques are being used. • Develop preventative / preemptive maintenance initiatives (incl. improvement opportunities identified by CMMS and data analytics) to reduce costs and downtime in Country • Build a strong technical team and talent pipeline for Optimisation through ongoing coaching, mentoring, guidance and technical training • Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, frameworks and minimum standards within function across entities and through the Head Office platform, and provide additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing • Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify, share, trial and introduce optimisation innovations • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key maintenance & engineering service providers • Ensure technical standards and specifications are upheld and address deviations with maintenance and production teams • Ensure onsite engineering drawing services are available to provide effective engineering support; ensure these drawings comply with Group best practices and standards • Identify and monitor KPIs to track performance and flag any issues • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) Funções e Responsabilidades Operacionais: • Impulsionar a incorporação do "Illovo Way of Optimization – Optiminização a Maneira da Illovo" implementando práticas de operação de classe mundial em optimização • Desenvolver a estratégias de optimização operacional e de manutenção da entidade, com vistas a eficiência e sustentabilidade a longo prazo • Identificar e fornecer melhorias para maximizar a disponibilidade dos sistemas • Fornecer suporte técnico especializado a entidade para que esta, seja capaz de responder às suas necessidades operacionais • Garantir que a entidade alcance o seu potencial operacional e de manutenção bem como estabelecer áreas de melhoria • Apoiar iniciativas de manutenção preventiva para reduzir custos e perdas de tempo • Apoiar as melhores práticas operacionais para reduzir custos de produção e optimizar o desempenho • Aderir aos requisitos e padrões técnicos de gestão de risco e de melhores práticas de manutenção do grupo • Promover o envolvimento multifuncional e das partes interessadas e o trabalho em equipa • Estabelecer um compromisso efectivo com fornecedores externos/serviços de suporte • Ter um modelo de comportamento de liderança, colaboração, parceria e comunicação eficaz no seio das equipas e funções de suporte • Promover uma cultura de avaliação consistente dos riscos e impulsionar a melhoria contínua em todas as operações • Aderir e promover os padrões SHARQ e Segurança Alimentar • Desenvolver iniciativas que reduzam os custos de produção e fomentem a rentabilidade • Auditar e analisar sistemas e processos de manutenção com o objectivo de descobrir ineficiências relacionadas à engenharia e identificar oportunidades de melhoria e fiabilidade • Reduzir as perdas de produção causadas pela ineficiência dos sistemas de engenharia pautando pela análise e maximização criterioza do desempenho dos sistemas • Fazer exercícios regulares de padronização interna e externa para identificar e desenvolver melhores práticas de manutenção e oportunidades de melhoria com a Equipa de Especialização do Grupo. • Fazer recomendações de melhorias que garantam a sustentabilidade dos sistemas de engenharia • Partinhar conhecimentos sobre questões de manutenção numa base diária, prestar apoio e aconselhamento técnico sobre soluções • Fazer análises profundas de causa raiz de problemas recorrentes, com o apoio dos Engenheiros de Especialização do Grupo, conforme necessário • Definir o trajecto, implementar e monitor a melhoria contínua, direcionar as melhores práticas e garantir o uso de ferramenta e técnicas adequadas. • Desenvolver iniciativas de manutenção preventiva (incluindo oportunidades de melhoria identificadas pelo CMMS e análise de dados) para reduzir custos e perdas de tempo • Constituir uma equipa técnica forte e um repertório de talentos para optimização através da formação, desenvolvimento e orientação técnico contínuo • Gerir e coordenar a partilha de melhores práticas, estruturas e padrões mínimos identificados, dentro das funções entre as entidades ao nível do grupo, e criar oportunidades adicionais para identificação de problemas e partilha de conhecimento • Impulsionar sinergias com o grupo , estabelecer parceria com colegas do ao nível do grupo para identificar, partilhar, testar e introduzir inovações de optimização • Estabelecer e manter relacionamentos eficazes com os principais fornecedores de serviços de manutenção e engenharia • Garantir o cumprimento de normas e especificações técnicas e fazer face aos desvios de manutenção e produção com as equipas • Garantir que os serviços de desenho de engenharia da entidade estejam disponíveis para fornecer suporte de engenharia eficaz; garantir que esses desenhos cumpram com as melhores práticas e padrões do Grupo • Identificar e monitorar Indicadores de Desempenho (KPI’s) para melhor acompanhar o desempenho e identificar quaisquer problemas • Promover e aderir aos procedimentos, políticas e diretrizes da Illovo, incluindo, sem limitação, os relacionados ao SHARQ - Saúde, Higiene, Ambiente, Risco e Qualidade, Direito de Competividade e política de Anti-suborno e Corrupção (ABC)
Description: Maragra Açúcar, SA, an Illovo Sugar Group company, the largest sugar producer in Africa, located 75 km north of Maputo, in the District of Manhiça, intends to recruit a Factory Optimisation Engineer - MM (Electrical and Instrumentation) for the Factory. A Maragra Açúcar, S.A., membro do grupo Illovo Sugar, maior produtor de açúcar em África, situada 75 km a Norte da Cidade de Maputo, no Distrito da Manhiça, pretende recrutar para o seu quadro de pessoal um Engenheiro de Optimização da Planta (Electricidade e Instrumentação) para o Departamento Fábril .

Agriculture Optimisation Manager- Zambia (D4)

Location: Nakambala, Zambia, Nakambala
Requirements: • Develop sustainable agronomic strategies with the objective of closing the gap between the actual and the attainable yield potentials for each field on the estate • Drive agronomic modernisation, and optimisation improvement plans through innovation and new farming systems, improving the cost of production through yield and efficiency improvement • Support adoption and embedding of agreed best practices, frameworks, minimum standards and processes for agronomy • Develop an estate master plan that guides strategic decision agriculture to maximize sucrose production and profitability– e.g. seasonal planting variety and ground usage, sugar cane agronomic trials, Estate nursery fields management, seed quality, plant nutrition, water usage, fertilisers, and cane improvement practices • Develop an integrated pest and disease management program across the cane supply area, monitor / report on status and changes, and ensure best practice is applied • Provide Agronomic support service to Growers through Extension Officers • Own design and management of systems + data analytics methodologies / reporting • Manage data to maximise accuracy and integrity • Coordinate capability building in data management, analytics and benchmarking, and drive on-site utilization • Set direction, implement and monitor continuous improvement by designing standardized work practices for in-Country nuances, and ensuring that tools and techniques are being applied to deliver high quality, sustainable supply of Estate sugar cane • Develop and update standardized work procedures in line with Head Office best practices and on-site constraints
Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Optimisation Manager. The position reports to the Agriculture Head, and operates within the Agricultural function. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing direction, technical guidance and leadership in agronomic optimisation, including agriculture business systems and data management, to ensure estates realise their full potential.To lead the adoption and embedding of step-change improvements in sugar cane production and optimize crop production performance by holding agronomy teams accountable to the highest standards, whilst meeting the required cane crop volume and yield at the optimal cost. The operational performance ensuring accurate agricultural data is managed effectively in all data management systems, and is used effectively in farm management, estate performance monitoring, and decision making

Grower Agriculture Manager- Zambia (E1)

Location: Nakambala, Zambia, Nakambala
Requirements: • Develop the long term cane supply plan; ensure that appropriate processes are run to refresh plan at appropriate intervals and that initiatives are in place to deliver on the plan strategy • Oversee coordination of a rateable supply of cane to the mill aligned with mill requirements, ensuring delivery equity between Growers (including Estate cane) and hauliers is maintained, and that “no cane“ stops, other than those for rain, are minimised and plant crushing capacity & OTE maximised • Develop crop forecasts from review of strategic analysis of crop growing areas being cognizant of prevailing conditions e.g. weather, soils, politics, social etc. • Build a strong leadership team and talent pipeline for Grower agriculture through ongoing coaching, mentoring and guidance • Drive rigorous performance management, biased towards rewarding strong performance and compliance with critical behaviours, and including managing consequences where required • Drive operational excellence across Grower agriculture by making informed tradeoffs and driving initiatives that will deliver a sustainable cane supply at optimal cost and quality levels • Ensure adoption of group standards and processes for identifying and securing cane supply, supporting the Grower ecosystem, managing Grower relationships and managing Grower cane supply. • Oversee integration of Estate Agriculture technical expertise into Grower Optimisation initiatives • Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify, share and embed opportunities for optimisation • Oversee relationships with Growers, key stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers • Report on cane supply and Grower performance, including key adverse or positive developments, to Country Executive and Group Grower Agriculture • Initiate and develop the business case for key projects (including innovation opportunities), ensuring required outcomes are delivered on • Establish and maintain a cane production and grower relationship management database that satisfies business requirements • Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, frameworks and minimum standards within function through Head Office platform, and provide additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing • Oversee effective talent and performance management within function • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC) • Ensure enablers are in place to promote success (e.g. systems and processes) • Identify and monitor KPIs to track performance and flag any issues
Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Grower Agriculture Manager. The position reports to the Agriculture Head, and operates within the Agricultural function. The successful incumbent will be responsible for Develop Grower development strategy with a view towards long-term sustainable cane supply, optimisation of Grower operations, relationship management and practices for environmental sustainability and climatic resilience. The role will also be responsible for Ensuring a long term, sustainable cane supply by holding the function accountable to the highest standards of sustainable cane supply and Grower optimisation

STRATEGIC IS VENDOR RELATIONSHIP AND COMMERCIAL MANAGER (D5)

Location: Corporate Head Office, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
Requirements: Establish and maintain executive relationships with strategic vendors. ? Evaluate external markets for sourcing developments and opportunities. ? Assess current IT Vendor management capabilities in place and identify roles, process, tools and technologies required to manage vendors. ? Ensure effective contracts with all strategic suppliers are in place, including appropriate structure, governance, ownership, etc. ? Develop a roadmap to ensure contracts are maintained in line with Illovo strategic and operational requirements. ? Develop an appropriate understanding of the current Technology environment by engaging Illovo stakeholders and suppliers. ? Participate in and contribute to the development of an IT Operating model, with specific responsibility for Vendor Management. ? Assess the OEM and Service provider environment and ensure the development of IS vendor management best practices across the Illovo businesses. ? Lead the development and implementation of the IT sourcing model (identifying what should be retained and what should be outsourced and how it should be bundled/contracted). ? Lead the sourcing and contracting of non-commodity IT services and technology providers. ? Manage the ongoing evaluation and benchmarking of IS vendors and IS services ? Participate in the development of an Illovo IT Service catalogue. ? Drive business value from technology investments through an analysis of IT Total Cost of Ownership
Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Strategic IS Vendor Relationship and Commercial Manager in the Group Information Technology Team based at the Group Head Office in Ridgeside, Umhlanga. Reporting to the Chief Information and Digitisation Officer (CIDO), the successful incumbent will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of a sourcing strategy in support of Illovo’s strategic IT goals.

Category Specialist: Logistics (D2)

Location: Corporate Head Office, Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal
Requirements: Generate cost savings through the development and execution of category strategies Manage the procurement category process from compiling the tender/ enquiry, issuing tender/enquiry,evaluating/adjudicating tenders received, bid clarification, assistance towards negotiating the contract through tofinalizing the contract Assist in the management of ongoing supplier relationship and develop criteria and processes to monitor supplierand internal operational compliance and performance Support internal customer projects for sourcing and purchasing needs Support and drive mill and cross-functional efforts to achieve standardisation, adopt new supplier technologies andreduce purchasing costs Negotiate contracts and approve prices, delivery and payment terms, quality requirements and establish supplierperformance metrics that meet standards and supply objectives Build strong value-adding relationship with suppliers, end users and internal cross functional teams Ensure category is procedurally compliant, meeting , audit and SHERQ requirements Drive utilisation of e-Procurement tools Understand and monitor market trends and new innovation solutions to evaluate feasibility in Illovo operations Implement supplier performance management and development (including BEE development) mechanisms Track key performance improvement indicators
Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Category Specialist in the Group Procurement Department based at the Group Head Office at Ridgeside, Umhlanga. Reporting to the Category Lead: Logistics, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring for the effective management of Logistics related procurement and optimisation activities in line with the business requirements and the Group Logistics Category strategy covering both inbound and outbound requirements.

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