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Farrowing Tech

Date:  May 15, 2019
Location: 

Pierce City, MO, US, 65723

Req ID:  449
Job Function:  Live Production

Niman Ranch supports a community of more than 720 independent farmers and ranchers who raise pork, beef and lamb traditionally, humanely and sustainably to deliver the finest tasting meat. Niman Ranch is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation.

Summary

  • Assist in all aspects of farrowing and lactation and meeting weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs
  • Ability to operate 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

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper procedures are followed for Day-One pig, fostering
  • Processing of piglets in accordance with company procedures
  • Proper treatment/care of sows in farrowing
  • Maintain cleaning/bedding of farrowing pens; and clean-out and disinfecting farrowing room after weaning
  • Keep, communicate, and report accurate records on a daily basis
  • Notify and discuss openly with management any problems, concerns or questions
  • Conserve farm resources such as supplies, equipment, and time
  • Promote cooperation within the unit and contributes to adequate staffing
  • Communicate openly and freely with others
  • Any other duties as assigned, requested, or directed by management/supervisor

Minimum Education

Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • 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

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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