Direct the production, processing and associated operations
Assist with the development and formulation of long and short range plans, operating budgets, policies, programs, operating procedures and objectives in conjunction with company officers and associated management
Manage through motivating techniques, delegation of appropriate authority and be responsible to subordinate managers, staff personnel, line supervisors, etc.
Co-ordinate and expedite activities in the areas of production, egg packing, maintenance of company facility and assets, pullets, procurement, staffing, training, safety and security, finance, employee relations, quality and other related functions
Maintain close oversight over operations through the use of appropriate reporting, staff meetings, observation and personal contact to ensure coordination and integration of work flow, timely production, hen care and handling, budgetary conformance, schedules, utilization of personnel, skills, machines, equipment and facilities
Direct, advise and otherwise expedite and solve production, egg packing, egg breaking and related problems by utilizing resources to resolve and implement corrective action and procedures
Co-ordinate and direct major projects (such as expansions of facilities, acquisition and installation of capital equipment, major repairs and overhauls, facility layout changes) in a manner for required timeframes, budget and quality indicators
Liaise between corporate headquarters, management and supervisory levels to ensure staff is adequately informed on matters of communications, decisions policies and all other matters affecting their performance, attitudes and results
Direct the planning and continuous improvement of operational areas and associated staff by ensuring effective selection, development, promotion of teamwork and motivation for best in class performance levels
Plan and determine manpower requirements based on forecasts and business plans to ensure adequate levels of appropriate staff and talent exist for business objectives
Provide positive leadership in representing corporate interests
Establish operational standards for areas of responsibility, including cost control, waste reduction, quality indicators, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, safety, hen care, production and other key performance indicators and appropriate measures that reflect performance and results
Effective people management skills
Ability to carry out manual duties
Proficient computer skills
At least 5 years’ experience in poultry production or similar would be desirable.
An in-depth experience and knowledge of the business side of production and management Recent experience in Agriculture industry and strongly preferred Poultry background
Preference will be given to people have recent experience in general management
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