Machine Operator

Website VKB Group

Job Description:

To push litter on a heap with the tractor (or any other powerful farm machine for which you are properly licenced, with large rear wheels used chiefly for pushing/ hauling manure and other items), and then load the litter on the provided vehicle in alignment with predefined work objectives (as per agreed standard operating procedures).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Litter that fell outside of the building must also be loaded on the provided vehicles.
  • Continuously ensure that damages to buildings and equipment are avoided to prevent financial losses.
  • Do a pre- and post-inspection daily before and after catching and report any faults or damages to direct supervisor.
  • Pushing litter from the back to the front of the building, litter is then removed from the building and placed on the provided vehicle.
  • Ensure that the relevant tractor/ machine does not clean nearer than a meter from the walls of the building.
  • Off-loading of machines and equipment upon arrival at the farm.
  • Wash and disinfect all equipment at the end of the day, and before equipment is taken to another farm.

Job Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or NQF Level 4 Equivalent.
  • Exposed to loud noise, moving machinery and farm equipment.
  • A clear criminal record is a must.
  • Position is based in and around chicken houses setting on farms.
  • At least 1 year experience as tractor operator in a similar environment.
  • A valid tractor licence is required.

Job Details:

Company: VKB Group

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Reitz, Free State, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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