Feedlot Operations Supervisor

  • Full time
  • Chipinge
  • @Green Fuel Zimbabwe posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : 9 April 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Supervisor / Manager
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do Energy Fuels & Power
  • Qualifications Diploma level
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Job Description

Green Fuel is a local renewable energy company based in  Zimbabwe. We specialize in providing environmentally friendly and sustainable renewable vehicle fuel, contributing to reduced greenhouse gas emissions and improved air quality.

With our Green Fuel Ethanol Project being awarded National Project Status by the Government of Zimbabwe, we are dedicated to bringing significant benefits to the country through our operations.

Green Fuel is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Feedlot Operations Supervisor to join our dynamic team in Chipinge. As the Feedlot Operations Supervisor, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing the daily operations of our feedlot facility in Chipinge.

Your responsibilities will include ensuring the well-being and health of the animals within the feedlot, implementing herd health protocols, coordinating with the feed production department and other veterinarians, as well as supervising the feedlot staff. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the success of our sustainable agriculture initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement herd health protocols to ensure the overall well-being and health of the animals within the feedlot.
  • Monitor animal behaviour, feed consumption, and overall herd conditions to identify any signs of illness or distress.
  • Administer vaccinations, medications, and treatments as required, following veterinary recommendations and industry standards.
  • Implement and maintain biosecurity measures to prevent the spread of diseases and ensure a healthy environment for the animals.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the feedlot, including feeding schedules, animal handling, and record-keeping.
  • Lead and supervise a team of feedlot workers, providing guidance and support as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation pertaining to animal health, medications, treatments, and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with regulatory agencies during inspections and audits to ensure compliance with relevant local, government, and industrial regulations governing animal agriculture and feedlot operations.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve operational processes for enhanced efficiency and productivity.
  • Foster a culture of safety, teamwork, and professional development within the feedlot facility.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A degree or diploma in Animal Science or a related field.
  • Prior experience working in a feedlot or a related animal agriculture setting is highly desirable.
  • In-depth understanding of livestock health management, including disease prevention, treatment protocols, and biosecurity measures.
  • Familiarity with relevant local, government, and industrial regulations governing animal agriculture and feedlot operations.
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills with the ability to effectively manage a team.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and certified copies of relevant documents on or before 13th April 2024.

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