Perdue Farms, Inc.


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Description/Job Summary

  • Responsible for all aspects of farrowing and meeting weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs
  • Oversee and manage GESTAL farrowing feeder system
  • Ensure that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis
  • Assist with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis


  • Oversee proper procedures are followed for Day-One pig, fostering
  • Direct and manage processing of piglets in accordance with company procedures
  • Manage treatment/care of sows in farrowing
  • Direct cleaning/bedding of farrowing pens; and clean-out and disinfecting farrowing room after weaning; and oversight of Patz barn cleaning system
  • Keep, communicate, and report accurate records on a daily basis
  • Maintain correct temperature/ventilation settings, and that all associated equipment is in full working order
  • Maintain current inventory and supplies order list for farrowing, including bedding, propane, etc.
  • Assist in Period Close inventory, cost analysis, and cost control
  • Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor

Required Skills

  • Ability to lead by example, and manage a team of 2-5 people
  • Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player

Required Education

B.S. degree in Animal Science or related field, OR minimum of one-year experience in straw-bedded pork production system/farrowing unit, OR minimum of two years’ experience in traditional pork production/farrowing unit.


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.