Website RCL Foods
The Chicken Business is currently seeking an analytical, organized and skilled Hatchery Foreman to join the Chicken Agriculture Team. The role will be based in Rustenburg and will report to the Hatchery Manager. The successful candidate will be required to ensure that the best quality eggs are set to guarantee the hatch of the best quality chicks at the lowest cost.
- Prepare hatchers for transfer
- Monitor and record environmental conditions
- Maintain Pre-Heat Room and Preheating of egg sets
- Monitoring of cold room temperatures and RH% including hygiene and housekeeping
- Prepare delivery note to dispatch
- Dispose of culls and debris as per procedure
- Manage the vaccination process to ensure immunisations and vaccinations are done in time and according to the RPM, BOP and veterinary specifications.
- Ensure that effective rodent control measures are in place.
- Monitoring of environmental conditions and pressures including hygiene
- Planning and monitoring of setting of eggs in the incubators
- Planning and monitoring of transfers into the hatchers
- Monitoring of embryo temperatures
- Co-ordinating and management of the egg bank
- Planning of flocks to be set and setter cards
- Monitor environmental conditions
- Ensure availability of vaccines
- Prepare vaccine and administer
- Record culls per flock
- Transfer eggs into the hatchers
- Verify flocks transferred
- Monitor and record truck temperature prior to loading
- Ensure the submission of samples to the laboratory (blood, water, dust, mortality and feed) as required by best operating practices to enable proactive management of potential animal health issues.
- Minimum of 5 years in a Hatchery environment,
- Minimum of 3 years supervisory and leadership experience
- Well-developed interpersonal and labour relations skills.
- Ability to communicate on all levels within the organization.
- Minimum Grade 12 is required relevant qualification will be an advantage.
- Valid Code EB drivers’ license
- Attention to detail and Good analytical skills
Company: RCL Foods
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Rustenburg, North-West, SA
Application Deadline: N/A