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Farrowing Manager

Date:  Nov 19, 2020

Pierce City, MO, MO, US, 65723

Req ID:  27962
Job Function:  Live Production

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

  • Responsible for all aspects of farrowing and meeting weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs
  • Oversee and manage GESTAL farrowing feeder system
  • Ensuring that ALL animals across the farm have received proper feed, water, ventilation, and bedding on a daily basis
  • Assisting with all other aspects of the farm to ensure farm goals are met and tasks are completed on a daily basis
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • 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
Minimum 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.
  • 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
Experience Requirements
Experience Preferred
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

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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