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Research Intern

About this Job:

Objective: Perform daily animal husbandry and execution of trial protocols for PAR and its clients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Daily activities will include:
  • Working with wean to finish pigs — 10-320 pound pigs
    • Daily chores (Animal husbandry skills)
    • Maintaining exceptional health and biosecurity
    • General maintenance of facilities
    • Loading market hogs
    • Data collection
      • Weighing
      • Daily record keeping
      • Collection of diagnostics
  1. High degree of accuracy necessary

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Feedlogic (Feed delivery system) maintenance
  2. Excel data entry
  3. Power washing of wean to finish facilities
Requirement:

Education: Animal science degree or equivalent experience in swine husbandry

Experience: Experience with sow farm operations and wean to finish preferred

Training: Safety Orientation Video

Annual Safety Training

Sexual Harassment Orientation Video

Work Environment: Agricultural swine environment in rural area

Noise levels that require hearing protection in some areas

Modern wean-to-finish facilities

Physical Requirements: Standing, walking and ability to be on feet 8 to 10 hours per day

Frequent bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling

Frequent use of one or both hands/arms to grasp or pull

Frequent lifting of objects weighing 3-20 pounds

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or requiring up to 50 pounds of force to move

Occasional bending while pulling and/or lifting objects weighing up to 100 pounds or requiring up to 100 pounds of force to move with the assistance of another person as needed

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Ability to attend and participate in meetings of various lengths

Salary:
How to apply:

Click HERE to fill out the online job application.

Click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job”button to email your resume. Please state Pipestone System and the job title as the subject of your email application.

For questions please call 507-825-2532 or 866-918-7378.

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