Poultry Technician

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Average: 4.5 (19 votes)

Sector: 
Agriculture

Zamura Feeds is Rwanda’s leading manufacturer of animal feeds. As a full service livestock feed production company, our objective is to provide farmers access to high quality, affordable feeds in order to increase their egg, dairy, and meat production yields. This is not only important for helping farmers grow their business but to provide adequate nutrition to the population served. Currently, our state of the art mill produces seven types of animal feed for chickens, pigs, and dairy c

POSITION: Poultry Technician.

Summary of Key Job Tasks& Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for providing consistent technical assistance to farmers in good poultry husbandry practices for optimum and timely productivity. Duties will include but are not limited to;

  1. Advising farmers regarding building and equipment specifications
  2. Littermanagement and farm sanitation/Biosecurity
  3. Conduct routine farm visits in order to document (In real-time);
  • Bird comfort, management of the flock and equipment settings
  • Monitor bird health, body weight and conformation and advising on remedy when possible
  • Monitor feed consumption and feed conversion ratios
  • Pull blood and fat samples when required
  • Coordinating bird placements to the farms and helping with catch schedules
  • Ensuringgood and timelycommunication between the hatchery andthe feed mill
  • Ensuring the farmer and company are in compliance with customer requirements so as to produce flocks of the highest quality and at the lowest cost due to good performance
  • Ensuring all government regulations are followed when handling poultry
  • Attendance of all scheduled trainings for broiler technicians

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the field of Animal Nutrition, Animal Production, Veterinary medicine or equivalent

Experience: 1+ years' experience in poultry/livestock husbandry

Computer Skills: Basic computer skills in database management and Microsoft Office software’s (Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint)

Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills in Kinyarwanda and English

Additional skills:

Ability to operate/ride a motorcycle (Be ready to present a riding license upon request)

Ability to operate/drive a vehicle (Be ready to present a driving license upon request)

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified applicants should submit their CV and cover letter on or before 20th April, 2017 to zamurafeeds@gmail.com and indicate on the subject line: Application for Poultry Technician. Position.

Only shortlisted qualified applicants will be contacted for the selection test.

How to apply: 

Job summary

This job has been viewed 1,080 times
Location:
Musanze District
Rwanda
Sector:
Education level:
Bachelor
Desired experience:
Entry level (less than 2 years of experience)
Contrat type:
Full-time
Apply before:
20-04-2017
Number of positions:
1

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