Hatchery Manager at Olam International

Olam International was established in 1989 with 1 product in 1 country, trading cashew from Nigeria into India. Today we are a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide.

Hatchery Manager

Function: MATS
Sub-Function: MATS Common

Job Description

  • The position requires efficiently managing a fully automated Petersime Hatchery with a capacity of 1.5 million D.O.C per week, along with its day-to-day activities.

Key Deliverables

  • The General Manager is responsible for overall general running of Hatchery activities whilst;
  • Manage large teams.
  • Plans, develops, and implements policies and practices for the operation of the commercial hatchery to ensure the attainment of goals and profitable operations.
  • Coordinates through Managers and supervisors’ strict compliance of standard Hatchery SOP and biosecurity protocol.
  • Manage budget for departmental consumables, vaccines, drugs and spare parts.
  • Ensure target setting, weekly technical reporting of operations.
  • Coordination and execution of Hatchery   production plan and design day to day operational decision subject to the approval of the Business Head/ General Manager.
  • Advise on cost efficient ways of achieving set objectives.

Responsibilities
Manages the entire Hatchery team to:

  • To ensure proper sorting of eggs by removing hatchable from unhatchable eggs (i.e. removal of crack, misshape, extra-large above 70g, small below 50g, excessive mineral deposited, double yolk egg), and very dirty egg.
  • Ensure adequate fumigation of hatchable eggs after sorting.
  • Monitoring the temperature and humidity inside cold room and egg sorting room and record them very well.
  • Ensure proper setting of eggs on the trolleys and into setter, keeping of setting eggs trolley report every setting day
  • Ensure adequate sanitary of the internal and external environment of the Setter room by cleaning and disinfecting of the setter room daily.
  • Ensure appropriate and standard parameters of the setter room are kept which includes: the temperature and humidity of the setter room by proper functioning of the AIR HANDLING UNIT, the oxygen inlet.
  • Ensure the Hatchers and the baskets in them are dry before candling on every candling day and ensure the Hatchers maintain their targeted temperature and humidity conditions before and after every candling process.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences/ Agriculture Science (Animal Production).
  • 8-10 years of experience in handling a state-of-the-Art Hatchery.
  • Experience is required in a Parent Stock Hatchery, alongside a Commercial Hatchery.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Nigeria Limited on careers.olamgroup.com to apply

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