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Swine Production Technician

About this Job:

Job Summary

The Breeding and Farrowing Technician assists the Department Manager and other team members in safely carrying out daily responsibilities in the breeding or farrowing department while adhering to the Company Standard Operating Procedures for maximum productivity, efficiency and profitability.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complies with the practices and principals of biosecurity to safeguard the life and health of the swine herd
  • Performs routine tasks assigned by the Department Manager
  • Complies with company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) to complete all daily tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Ensures and follows the highest level of a safe work environment and work practices
  • Routinely cares for the welfare of the animals on a daily basis, including feeding, watering, providing health and vaccination treatment, detecting heat, conducting artificial insemination procedures, moving pigs, and power washing following company SOPs
  • Works with team members to ensure cleanliness and sanitation in the work area
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Farm Manager

 

Requirement:

REQUIREMENTS:

Desire to work with pigs, willingness to learn and understand animal behavior, tolerate and willingness to perform animal husbandry tasks on a routine basis*
Must be available to work 11 of 14 days in a pay cycle, including some weekends and holidays* *
Must have a solid work history and have ability to provide solid work references*

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Ability to stand, walk, kneel, squat and be on feet for up to 10 hours per day
Frequent bending, reaching, pulling, lifting – occasionally lifting and pulling up to 100 lbs with assistance of another team member
Ability to lift up to50 lbs
Ability to work in noise levels that may require hearing protection in some areas
Ability to display a high level of respect to team members and animals
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to follow directions
Ability to work in fast moving environment

Salary:
Experience:
1 year
How to apply:

For consideration, submit a resume to: Human Resources, PO Box 220, Carthage, IL 62321.

OR to email a cover letter and resume, click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job” button . Please state Professional Swine Mangement the job title as the subject of your email application.