To maximize the productivity of the breeding herd by making quality matings and meeting breeding targets
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 with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals and targets are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis
Maintain a clean / orderly appearance of grounds around breeding unit / office
Protect health and safety of staff and humane treatment of animals Provides accurate data on production records Properly carry out the breeding protocol Recognize the importance of animal comfort and good hygiene Properly handle and manage semen Recognizes and manages special situations that require special attention or treatment
Anticipate and prevent problems rather than allowing problems to develop and progress and then reacting to them
Make seasonally appropriate adjustments to breeding barn and hoop barns such as ventilation, bedding, and sprinklers
Maintenance and cleaning of waters, feeders, and pens Return misplaced sows and boars to proper pen Notifies and discusses openly with management any problems, concerns or questions
Conserves farm resources such as supplies, equipment and time Promotes cooperation within the unit and contributes to adequate staffing Communicates openly and freely with others
Experience working with and caring for livestock Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs Ability to lead by example, and work with a team of 2-5 people Ability to problem solve, be a critical thinker, goal oriented, and a team player
Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
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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