Website Amatheon Agri Zambia
European agribusiness developing sustainable projects
Amatheon Agri Zambia (AAZ) is part of Amatheon Agri Holdings, a European agribusiness developing sustainable projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. AAZ was founded in 2011 to establish large-scale commercial farming operations in the Big Concession farm block, Mumbwa District. Since then, it has developed 3,000 hectares for rain-fed and irrigated cropping activities, manages a breeding herd of cattle and a feedlot. It operates irrigated pivots and state of the art machinery to successfully grow crops such as maize, soya and wheat.
AAZ is inviting suitable applicants to fill the following vacancy:
This role is responsible for driving tractors to meet the company’s planting and harvesting targets.
- Operating the tractor to plant maize, soya beans and wheat
- Calibrating planter, fertilizing and chemical application accordingly
- Adjusting settings of combines during harvesting (of maize, wheat, soya beans)
- Reporting any mechanical faults to the Workshop
- Ensuring that the machine is kept clean
- Carrying out safety checks
Qualifications & Experience
- Grade Twelve (12) Full Certificate
- Minimum of 3 years experience in driving farm tractors above 100 HP in a commercial agricultural set-up
- Ability to drive a combine harvester will be an added advantage
- Ability to work under minimum supervision
- Knowledge of planter, fertiliser and chemical spraying calibration
- Mechanical aptitude
- Valid driver’s licence
Interested candidates should submit their application letter accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae not later than Thursday 8th November 2018 to [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted