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Hatchery Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9430
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Retail/Whoelsale/Distribution/Production/Agriculture
Job Role Hatchery Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Package Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to All

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client, a large group of companies in the Agricultural industry is seeking a Hatchery Manager to join their Poultry Division Team
This position is responsible for directing operations which include receipt of fertile eggs, traying, vaccination, grading, and placement of baby chicks at gr

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Creates feed orders and transmits them to the feed mill
Direct the Hatchery to produce the highest quality chicks at the highest percentage hatch rate possible for the lowest cost.
Ensure that the Hatchery, Tech Advisors, and Contract Producers follow Animal Welfare guidelines.
Plans production, spending, and capital improvement projects.
Prepares yearly budget for the hatchery.
Controls cost in labor, repairs, supplies, and vaccines.
Prepares monthly reports and graphs on hatchery performance.
Reports egg fertility and hatching residue results, as needed, to breeder department.
Ensure compliance with Company and OSHA safety guidelines.
Ensures completion of all quality assurance checks for the following: chick quality, vaccination checks, equipment checks, and maintenance work.
Consults with company veterinarian before making changes.
Prepares employee schedules, approves vacation requests, and hires new employees as needed.

Key Skills
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

  • Job Role: Hatchery Manager
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable Package Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Bachelor's Degree in Animal or Poultry science is required

Additional Requirements

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