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General Production Farm Tech. Sign On Bonus!

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Pierce City, MO, US, 65723

Req ID:  58177
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.


  • Assist in maximizing the productivity of the breeding herd by making quality matings and meeting breeding targets
  • Assist in all aspects of farrowing to help meet weekly shipping targets of full-value pigs
  • Ensuring 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
  • 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

  • Properly carry out the heat checking and breeding protocol
  • Assist in animal movement and placement to ensure proper animal handling goals are met and sows/gilts are penned appropriately
  • Make seasonally appropriate adjustments to ventilation, bedding, and sprinklers
  • Maintenance and cleaning of waters, feeders, and pens
  • Complete proper procedures for Day-One pig care, fostering
  • Assist with processing and vaccination of piglets in accordance with company procedures
  • Assist with the treatment/care of sows across the farms
  • Assist in cleaning/bedding of farrowing and gestation pens; and clean-out and disinfecting farrowing room after weaning
  • 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
  • As requested, ensure maintenance of manure scraper chains, feeder lines, feeders, waterers, gates, curtains

Minimum Education

  • Minimum of High School diploma
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • 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 is preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. 
  • 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