OverviewVALACTA INC. Dairy Production Technician Temporary in Fredericton, NB
Branch Fredericton NB CA
Dairy Production Technician
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook). Collect a variety of other data at the farm and upload it to the computer system….
Maternity Leave Replacement, 40hours/week
Starting October 2015
The person will principally be in charge of supervising milkings and collect milk recording data for supervised tests. Collect a variety of other data at the farm and upload it to the computer system. Determine the strengths and weaknesses of the herd with the producer. Guide the producer towards the best solution to solve problems and improve herd performance. Contribute to client development.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Collecting milk production data.
Analyzing the performance of the herd; its strengths and weaknesses.
Representing Valacta in shows, fairs and other dairy production gatherings.
Helping the producer find the best resources to improve herd performance.
Promoting Valacta services to ensure territory growth.
Working in synergy with the other members of the Valacta team.
Performing various administrative tasks (data validation, client file follow-up, contribution to team schedule, planning visits, expense reports, etc.).
Training, Experience and Competencies
College diploma in Livestock Production Technology, Farm Management or equivalent.
Excellent knowledge of and strong interest in the dairy production industry.
Very good knowledge of English, written and spoken.
Must own a vehicle and possess a valid driver’s license.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Aptitude for comprehending and explaining reports.
Aptitude for sales, problem solving and communication.
Team spirit, willingness to learn and service oriented.
***The work is done at the farm. We supply a laptop and a printer.***
Valacta is a dairy centre of expertise, with a mission to contribute to the sustainable development and the prosperity of the dairy sector through knowledge transfer and its analytical and information management services. Valacta is a constantly evolving organization, offering a wide range of opportunities for professional development.
Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Fredericton, NB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23