Assist with daily sow farm operations with a focus on bedding in gestation and farrowing
Ensure that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis, and 100% of all NR protocol and guidelines are followed
Assist as requested with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals and targets are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis
Farrowing – Assist the Farrowing Manager to:
Ensure bedding in farrowing pens is adequate and properly maintained
Daily scraping of pens, replenishing as needed Gestation – Assist the Gestation Manager to:
Ensure bedding is adequate and properly maintained Animal Movement and Placement
Assist in animal movement and placement to ensure proper animal handling goals are met and sows/gilts are penned appropriately
Maintenance and Repair
As requested, ensure maintenance of manure scraper chains, feeder lines, feeders, waterers, gates, curtains.
Grounds keeping including mowing, trimming, road grading, and general clean up
Hauling and spreading of manure/ compost Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor
Must posses a valid driver’s license Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player
Previous farm and livestock experience preferred
Minimum of High School diploma
At least 18 years of age. Legally authorized to work in the United States. Strong work history. Willing and able to stand for several hours. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Willing and able to work in wet and extreme cold or hot conditions. Willing and able to work around dust, feathers, animals, and various cleaning chemicals.
Experience with knife and/or general harvest floor duties is helpful. Previous manufacturing, production, especially food production experience preferred.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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.
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