RCL Foods Jobs – Hatchery Foreman

Website RCL Foods

Job Description:

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 Hammarsdale 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Planning and monitoring of transfers into the hatchers
  • Observe quality of chicks during chick transfer from chick basket to carousel
  • Sample chick fluff per hatch
  • Monitoring of environmental conditions and pressures including hygiene
  • Planning and monitoring of setting of eggs in the incubators
  • Planning of flocks to be set and setter cards
  • Cleaning and sanitising processes to be audited
  • 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.
  • Audit chick counting and record any variances
  • Observe chick quality and contamination of chick debris
  • Maintain Pre-Heat Room and Preheating of egg sets
  • Monitoring of cold room temperatures and RH% including hygiene and housekeeping
  • Transfer of chicks to the chick holding area

Job Requirements:

  • Valid Code EB drivers’ license
  • Ability to communicate on all levels within the organization.
  • Attention to detail and Good analytical skills
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory and leadership experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in a Hatchery environment,
  • Well-developed interpersonal and labour relations skills.
  • Minimum Grade 12 is required relevant qualification will be an advantage.

Job Details:

Company: RCL Foods

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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