Feeding Supervisor

Mkambo Farms (Chisamba)

REPORTING TO   :  FARM/Dairy Manager

JOB PURPOSE: To ensure the implementation of the adopted feeding program including monitoring the inputs, accurate mixing of formulations and distribution of the correct feed to the Dairy animals at various stages.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

1.     Fore Manage Feeding Operations:

  • Oversee the daily feeding routines for the dairy animals on the farm.
  • Ensure that animals receive the appropriate feed, supplements, and water according to their nutritional needs.
  • Monitor feed quality and storage conditions.

2.     Inventory Management:

  • Track inventories of feed and other supplies coming onto the farm.
  • Manage inventory levels and ensure efficient utilization of feed resources.

3.     Supervise Staff:

  • Lead a team of feeders and assistants.
  • Assign tasks, provide training, and ensure compliance with safety protocols.

4.     Quality Control:

  • Monitor feed quality and adjust rations as needed.
  • Address any issues related to feed contamination or spoilage promptly.

5.     Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate records of feed consumption, inventory levels, and feeding schedules.

6.     Prepare reports for management.

7.     Health and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and environmental guidelines.
  • Promote a safe working environment for all staff
  • To carry any other duties as may be assigned.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to operate and maintain farm equipment.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Record – keeping abilities

 Education and Work Experience

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Certificate/diploma in Animal Nutrition
  • 8 years post qualification and 3 years in a Supervisory role as a feed supervisor at large livestock farm

To apply for this job email your details to Hr@tug-argan.com


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