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Pig Farmer

KES 15,001 - KES 30,000
Ad ID
1114023
Posted at
25. Jul, 19:01
Details
Company Industry
Agriculture
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Minimum Qualification
Diploma
Years Experience
5 years
Application Deadline
2018-09-08
Location
Mombasa Mombasa
Description

Salary Currency: Kenyan Shilling

Pig Farmer – Wells Farm

We are a growing farm based in Mombasa that rears our own animals, produces, processes and sells products of the highest quality possible while providing a comfortable and safe, equal opportunity working environment for our people.

The Company:

We are committed to delivering local, high quality, and wholesome animals and we are known for the great care we take with our animals. We apply stringent bio-security practices to maintain the health of our animals.

The Position: We are looking for 2 pig farmers. The duties of a pig farmer will include distributing food, giving medication, observing animals for signs of illness, performing facility maintenance, checking for proper ventilation and temperature conditions, assisting with problem births, performing artificial insemination or other breeding duties, keeping records, and coordinating waste removal. They also may be responsible for marketing animals and transporting stock to farms or processing plants.

Requirements:

Required:

  • Diploma in Agriculture/Animal production
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a busy pig production establishment
  • Analytical with attention to detail
  • Good organizational, communication, inter-personal, cross-culture and team skills
  • Well-developed problem solving and decision-making skills

Preferred

  • Should have customer service abilities.

Responsibilities:

  1. Ensure animal products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets
  2. Ensure that farm activities comply with government regulations
  3. Monitor animal health and welfare, including liaising with vets
  4. Maintaining a knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
  5. Ensure health and safety standards across the farm estate are followed
  6. Arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
  7. Ensuring productive and engaged production team by employing suitable and acceptable human resources practices
  8. To ensure attainment of plans that support strategic direction by developing, implementing and evaluation of the business plans, operating budgets and strategic plans from time to time
  9. To safeguard both company’s physical and intangible assets by instituting proper internal control systems and procedures
  10. To ensure the Directors are informed on the animals’ performance through provision of quality periodic reports
  11. To ensure proper management of the company’s projects through carrying out their monitoring and evaluation
  12. Budgeting and maintaining accurate financial records
  13. Carry out any other roles assigned by the Management from time to time

The Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Ksh 27,500

Duties of a pig farmer will include distributing food, giving medication, observing animals for signs of illness, performing facility maintenance

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