RCL Foods Internship – Farm Manager

Website RCL Foods

Job Description:

The Chicken Business is currently recruiting for the Hopefield Rearing Farm in the Western Cape. We are looking for a Farm Manager to join the team. This role will report to the Breeder Production Manager. The Farmer will be relied upon to manage the operations, resources, and manpower of a site thereby ensuring the optimal number of the right quality birds at the right time and at the lowest cost.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assume total accountability for the farm cleanout including muckout, washing, fumigation, maintenance and house preparation for the next batch of birds
  • Ensure that daily/ weekly and monthly reports are comprehensive and submitted on time to enable effective decision-making and proactive trend analysis.
  • Manage contractors that provide services to ensure that compliance to the service level agreements
  • Ensure the correct number of birds are caught for processing as per the plan from the Agricultural Planner.
  • Manage consumable and emergency stock to ensure prudent financial control
  • Analyse water, feed, gas, coal and electricity consumption data to drive optimise production KPI’s and costs
  • Provide input into annual capex requirements and implement approved capex programs.
  • Manage company housing and residential areas within area of responsibility according to company procedures and policies.
  • Place and follow-up on orders well in advance of potential shortages.

Job Requirements:

  • Computer literacy
  • Budget planning and cost management
  • Labour relations legislation and procedures
  • Negotiation
  • Verbal and written communication
  • ISO and health, safety and environmental legislation
  • National best practice standards
  • Systems for SHERQ
  • Numeracy
  • Interpersonal

Qualification & Experience:

  • Valid Code EB drivers’ licence
  • Computer literate in all MS Office and related software
  • Verbal and written communication
  • A degree or diploma in Agriculture
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a similar environment, 2 to 3 of which should be in a supervisory capacity

Job Details:

Company: RCL Foods

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hopefield, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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