National Feed Production Manager- Re-advertised

at EthioChicken
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted January 22, 2020
Category Business Administration
Production / Manufacturing
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



EthioChicken is a leading distributor of chickens to rural farmers in Ethiopia. We are a rapidly growing Company that believes in investing in our employees and offers them opportunities for career advancement. Ethiochicken is an Ethiopian based company.


Our vision is to bring a chicken to every family in Ethiopia in 2021, and a chicken to every person in Ethiopia in the future, transforming the Ethiopian poultry industry, making it a model of inclusive growth.

Job Summary:

The feed business manager is responsible for directing and overseeing, sourcing, inventory controlling, manufacturing, sales, distributing and overall administrative activities of the feed business unit.

Key Functions


  • Ensures quality control manual and procedure is in place.
  • Selects and approves reliable, consistent and genuine of feed raw material suppliers.
  • Prepare based on the sales and production of chicks forecast, prepare purchase planning.
  • Conducts different training and development activities to subordinates when and wherever needed.

Inventory Management

  • Ensures that there is adequate level of raw materials in store.
  • Ensures that inventories are handled properly and safely.
  • Ensures that there is a proper system of controlling of inventories while receiving and issuing.
  • Create minimum inventory level and reorder amount for each feed raw materials.
  • Create minimum inventory level for finished feed based on the demand forecast.

Manufacturing / Processing

  • Ensures that products are produced according to standard.
  • Prepare quality control system for manufacturing, like mix timing.
  • Make sure GRN and ISSUE vouchers are in place.
  • Ensures a smooth and continuous supply of utilities, labor.
  • Ensures the readiness of milling machines for proper production all the time.
  • Devises proper production control systems.
  • Formulation optimization.
  • Management of production efficiencies (reducing utility, labor, packaging, downtime, etc)
  • Product pricing.
  • Gross margin management (protecting our target 25% gross margin of all products)

Distribution/ Sales

  • Conducts feed market research.
  • Prepares future demand and supply forecast of feed.
  • Delivery and dispatch to internal customers and 3rd party customers (layer feed, broiler feed, “non-agent feed”)
  • Achieving sales target for non-breeder/ agent feed

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Requirement

  • Degree in economics, agriculture or related fields.


  • 5 years and above experience


Applying Instructions

Please title your application with subject line: - "National Feed Production Manager"

Only candidates meeting the required qualifications are invited to send their applications(Cover Letter) including a detailed CV through or



Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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