Wean to Finish Herdsperson

About this Job:


GENERAL JOB STATEMENT:Assist with all daily aspects of wean to finish production including, but not limited to, day to day care of wean to finish pigs, wean pig placement, individual and group medication, record keeping and minor facility maintenance.  This position will require travel among multiple sites within the pig flow group.

BENEFITS: New Fashion Pork offers health, dental, vision, life, short- and long-term disability, 401K, PTO and holiday pay to new full-time employees on the first of the month following 60 days of employment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

DAILY HERDSMANSHIP: Assist with day-to-day care of 14 wean to finish barns.  Groups of pigs will range from 18 days to 26 weeks of age

Primary responsibility will be to care for the wean pigs in each barn until a portion of the pigs are moved to finishing at approximately 8 weeks.

Responsible for load in and load out of pigs

Ensuring accurate pig count, pig placement, sorting, and quality control

Assist with the administration of vaccination, and consulting with service staff and company veterinarian on individual and group treatments.


Responsible for ordering feed in a timely manner from the NFP Feed Department

Ensure all records are filled out accurately and completely and faxed into the Production Records Department in a timely manner.


Maintain strict bio-security protocol, and consult company veterinarian with questions

Assist in minor facility maintenance

Notify Environmental Manager of any environmental issues immediately


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED required.

SKILLS and/or ABILITIES: Ability to communicate effectively and read and interpret procedure manuals. Effective time management and to independently schedule activities.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Interacts closely with the Wean to Finish Supervisor and other Contract Growers

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

Able to lift up to 50 lbs and climb 4 foot gates.

SPECIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: Work 2 weekends/month; work 3 holidays/year.

CONTINUING EDUCATION/DEVELOPMENT: Develop personal short and long-term goals

0-1 year
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