Agrastar is a newly formed an integrated agri solutions company that is a joint venture between Chin Corp Myanmar, Agrocorp International Pte Ltd (Singapore) and Riverwest Capital (Singapore). The goal of the company is to establish itself as a leading provider of quality agri commodities coming out of Myanmar into the global markets. The first initiative of this joint venture is to set-up and commence operations for a 500 ton per day rice mill and parboiling plant. The location of the plant is in Dadeye, 80km out of Yangon.
    Location: Dadeye, Myanmar (80km from Yangon) 

    Roles & Responsibilities: 
    • Review and familiarize themselves with the design of the plant
    • Partake in the commissioning of the plant equipment
    • Conceptualize the standard operating procedures of the plant
    • Assist in hiring quality machine operators and maintenance staff and managing them
    • Daily management and coordination of plant operations including production, logistics and maintenance
    • Controlling all aspects for rice transfer, handling, parboiling, milling, bulk storage and packing
    • Managing stock control & reconciliation and ensures optimal use of machines for quality rice production
    • Identifying training needs and develops training plans for the rice plant team
    • Ensuring compliance with all labour, safety, environmental and corporate policies and regulations.
    • Ensure that the plant meets daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly standards of production volume and quality
    • Hit targets concerning plant down times as well as incident free operation
    • Network with farmers and ensure a desired quality of paddy input arriving in a timely fashion
    • Develop and manage the strategies, plans and budgets as agreed with the CFO and the Board
    • Maintain supplier relationships to ensure that equipment maintenance and upgrades is done in a timely and cost-effective manner.
    Background requirement (Minimum):
    • Bachelors in Engineering 
    • A minimum of 5 years experience as plant manager for a white rice mill and 10 years of operation in a rice mill. 
    • 5 years of operation in a parboiled rice mill
    • 3 years of experience in paddy sourcing from farmers

    Background requirement (Plus): 
    • Graduate degrees in rice mill operation and agriculture 
    • Experience in Myanmar, Vietnam or Thailand 
    • Ability to speak Burmese 

    Minimum Contract Length: 2 years

    Start Date: November 2016
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