Pilmico Foods Corporation is the integrated agribusiness and food company of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV). Composed of four divisions: Flour, Feeds & Animal Health, Farms, and Trading, we are well positioned at the beginning of the value chain. True to our brand promise of being Partners for Growth, we nurture our business and communities by providing business solutions and building partnerships for growth.
We operate in the Philippines nationwide and have a growing international presence in the following ASEAN countries: Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and Hong Kong.
Investing in talent and upholding Aboitiz values of Integrity, Teamwork, Innovation, and Responsibility are key drivers to sustaining the growth of our business.
Here at Pilmico, we value each talent for the unique contribution they bring to the organization. We recognize that today's global workforce is made up of diverse individuals with different skills, abilities and aspirations that enable them to achieve superior results; as such, we select our partners based on these attributes that are not typically found in someone's resume.
We are advocates of self-development and believe that people's success lies in their passion to learn something new and different every day. This is why our hiring philosophy is to open up and give equal opportunity to any talent regardless of where they are today in pursuit of education.
The Farm Production Technician (for Breeding & Gestation) is responsible for the over-all activities relating to the breeding and gestation unit which include breeding and implementation of breeding related programs, management of pregnant sows/gilts, feeding, health assessment & medication, biosecurity, barn management, data recording and data management and other related programs under the Breeding & Gestation operations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implements genetic program and monitors, evaluates and analyzes results of the genetic program.
Ensures compliance of the section to the approved genetic program.
Monitors and ensures accuracy, completeness and correctness of breeders' profile and breeder animals' individual records in the field and in the swine production management software.
Carry out heat detection, artificial insemination, boar semen collection and semen processing activities and ensures compliance to the section's SOPs.
Assess and monitors the breeding activities to ensure that production performance targets are achieved.
Reports any issues or concerns that may be noted in the breeding activities.
Analyzes performance gaps and recommends measures to address gaps.
Recommends and implements enhancements to existing breeding programs and activities.
Coordinates with other sections to ensure seamless integration of the breeding processes to the entire swine production flow.
Breeding & Gestation Operations
Carry out barn management activities to maintain the cleanliness, orderliness and functionality of the breeding and gestation facilities.
Carry out procedures relating to the proper management of gilts, sows and boars in the section.
Conducts activities related to hog sales declaration and selling of pigs in the farm.
Collects and records swine operations data & maintains production records.
Conduct other farm operational duties that may be assigned to ensure attainment of the farm's goals and deliverables.
Train breeding and gestation staff to build the competency of the team in order to achieve performance targets.
Ensures execution of quality and food safety policy, standards and regulations within the team.
Responsible for reporting problems related to Halal, food safety & quality management system to identified authorities.
Actively participate in all company programs and activities under quality improvement, safety & security, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, risk management etc.
Performs other tasks related to the job as may be assigned by the immediate superior.
Must have a degree in Animal Science, Animal Husbandry or other related courses
Preferably 3 years work experience in a 500-sow level swine operation preferably as a supervisor in Breeding and Gestation unit.
Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.
CRITICAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Working knowledge in swine breeding, heat detection, artificial insemination, boar semen evaluation and processing and gestation procedures.
Basic computer skills
Basic communication skills
Above average numerical skills
Very good leadership abilities
Very good problem solving and analysis
Very good organization skills
Very good coordination skills
Moderate physical effort, working with moderate heavy weight (10 to 20kg)
Working Conditions and Hazards:
Occasional exposure to some disagreeable elements