Multiple Positions – Zambeef Products

  • Contract
  • Zambia

ZAMBEEF PRODUCTS PLC

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and agribusiness company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.

Zambeef Products PLC is an equal-opportunity employer. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic candidate for the role outlined below. Women are therefore encouraged to apply.

1. PEST SCOUT – HUNTLEY FARM CHISAMBA (2)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • Daily monitoring of pests and diseases in the fields.
  • Monitoring plant growth and responses to feeding elements, fertilisers and foliar fertilisers.
  • Monitoring efficiencies of control and other interventions applied.
  • Monitoring soil moisture before and after irrigation cycles by using soil augers or moisture probes
  • Testing uniformity patterns of irrigation center pivots.
  • Maintaining pest scouting report files.
  • Monitoring planter performance during planting by checking seed placement in the soil, planting depth and seed density per unit of land as specified by management.
  • Monitoring grain moisture during harvesting of grain crops and advising management of any departure from prescribed grain moisture content.
  • Recording field to silo loads and grain parameters.
  • Checking grain losses from combine harvesters during the harvesting of grain crops

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Certificate or Diploma in General Agriculture
  • Must possess basic Computer Literacy Skills
  • Minimum 3 years work experience

The Required Attributes Include:

  •  Ability to work in a highly pressured and deadline-driven environment

2. MECHANIC (CROPPING) – HUNTLEY FARM CHISAMBA (1)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • Checking, repairing, and maintaining overhaul farm machinery and vehicles.
  • Repairing defective engines or engine components and service vehicles to maintain functionality.
  • Reassembling machines or equipment, implementing repairs, testing for operation and adjusting where necessary.
  • Listening to clients to learn more about the vehicle or machine’s history, potential problems and services they would like to receive.
  • Dismantling defective machines for repair using hand tools.
  • Carrying out physical checks of earth-moving machines, farm equipment and other machinery.
  • Cleaning equipment parts and tools, repairing and maintaining them in good working condition.
  • keeping detailed records of all work performance

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Crafts Certificate in Mechanics
  • 3 years of work experience in a similar position

The Required Attributes Include:

  • Team Player
  • Strong, conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a deadline-driven operating environment.
  • Ability to self-manage workload and work independently.
  • Detail-orientated with the technical aptitude and ability to perform tasks accurately and comprehensively.
  • Results-driven, biased for action and a passion for excellence.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their application letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:

THE HR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or

Email: [email protected]

NB. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Zambeef Products PLC values gender diversity in the recruitment process as we promote gender equality.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 7th June 2024.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to Recruitment@zambeef.co.zm


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