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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

October 27, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Q-Sourcing Servtec, a hallmark of HR excellence in East Africa, stands as the go-to recruitment agency for organizations aiming for growth. As a frontrunner in human capital management, our expertise spans across talent acquisition, training, and outsourcing, catering to the diverse needs of businesses in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and South Sudan. Our solutions don’t just stop at hiring; we dive deep into assessing and developing both people and systems, ensuring organizations harness their full potential in this rapidly evolving work landscape.

For over 17 years, we’ve been the bedrock for countless East African businesses, offering them innovative staffing solutions and providing sustainable employment opportunities across various sectors. Whether it’s head hunting experts in Tanzania, casual management services in Kenya, or expatriate management in Uganda, our commitment to elevating the HR realm remains unwavering.

Job Title

Poultry Hatchery Officer job at Q-Sourcing Limited

Job Description

Ensure timely and safe receiving of eggs at the hatchery

Duties and Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Egg Receiving

  • Ensure timely and safe receiving of eggs at the hatchery

  • Ensure proper receiving, inspection, grading and sorting of hatching eggs and recording according to the grade of eggs

  • Make standards for settable eggs and follow up

  • Timely communicate with the breeding farm and finance if there is difference between delivery note and eggs received.


Egg Storage

  • Ensure appropriate room temperature and humidity for eggs based on storage duration

  • Ensure all egg refrigerators and air conditioners are well maintained always counting and balancing.

  • Setting, Transfer, and Hatching

  • Ensure second point of Quality control on setting eggs

  • Ensure oldest eggs are set first (first in first out)

  • Count and record the number of eggs set to incubator and the remaining and reconcile.

  • Communicate with and deliver table eggs and crack eggs for sale

  • Ensure proper pre-warming of eggs from cold store

  • Ensure efficient, fast, smooth and timely egg transfer and candling

  • Ensure proper selection and grading of DOCs

  • Ensure proper disposal of hatchery waste

  • Ensure all layer’s males are dead before they leave the farm for disposal

  • Ensure proper and timely cleaning of equipment after hatch and transfer.

  • Monitor targets for setting temperature, humidity, CO2/ventilation, and turning

  • Monitor dry and wet bulb thermometers and compare them with screen and calibrator

  • Ensure all wicks in the wet bulb thermometers are clean

  • Improve hatchery environment cleanliness

  • Make priority of assignments by discussing with line manager

  • Ensure cleanliness and orderliness of hatchery and surroundings

  • Ensure proper reporting of DOCs as finished goods and tracking of consumables/equipment from store

  • Keep records of all eggs coming to hatchery, going to store and incubators and calculate if there is any difference in a regular way

  • Monitor shift program for hatchery attendants and vaccinations

  • Ensure a report of weekly (from Sunday to Saturday) egg stock that is received from

  • Breeding eggs in cold stores, the discarded eggs which are table, crack & broken and report on time.

  • Keep recording of daily DOC no DOC wastages

  • Proper filing of hatchery SOP records,

  • Check the expiry date of vaccines while receiving.

  • Make sure that the vaccine with short shelf life has to be used on time.

  • Count and record the vaccine used and reconcile after vaccination

  • Make sure the vaccine storage is safe and to recorded each hour interval

  • Make sure that the level of nitrogen is standard and follow up and Order for procurement before it reaches the minimum level.

  • Make sure that distilled water, blue die and other vaccine related items are available for a minimum of one month consumption.

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Production and Management or any related field is essential.

  • 1 years’ experience in a similar role

How to Apply

All candidates who meet the criteria outlined as above should submit their applications under the job vacancy “QSSU-UZIMA-HO-POULTRY HATCHERY OFFICER”

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