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FIELD OPERATIONS OFFICER (TRAINEE)

ACCOUNTABLE TO:  AREA MANAGER

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To assist the Area Manager in achieving the objectives of the section especially with regard to cost reduction, efficiency enhancement and mechanisation programme.
  • This is a cross functional job where the job holder will perform in field operations and in other specific functional areas like mechanised harvesting, soil preparation and planting.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assist the Senior Operation Officer in ensuring effective communication with Field Supervisors in order to achieve daily and monthly targets.
  2. Train Field Supervisors and agricultural trainees when the need arises.
  3. Assist in the maintenance of strict quality control in field operations by clearly communicating to Field Supervisors section’s parameters.
  4. Verify daily tonnage of cut canes from weighbridge and correct any discrepancy and differences.
  5. Limit spillage of cane in fields and on roads. Take necessary actions to gather and transport all spilt canes.
  6. Control seed cane fungicide treatment density, planting parameters, tasks assigned, check fertiliser dosage rates and keep field records.
  7. Control mixing of herbicide products, spraying equipment, standard of application and keep field records.
  8. Ensure that safety regulations concerning handling of hazardous chemicals are strictly adhered to.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Preferably Degree in Agriculture or Agri-science or Food science.
  • Candidates with Diploma in Agriculture or Agri-science or Food science with at least 1 year of experience in the sugar industry can also apply.
  • Good leadership skills and proactive
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to Work odd hours
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